Yarn

Weaving is a method of textile production using two distinct sets of yarn or threads interlaced at right angles to form a fabric or cloth. The method in which the threads are interwoven affects the characteristics of the cloth. The majority of woven products are created with either a plain, satin or twill weave. These weave methods produce plain, decorative or artistic design patterns.

Sydney-based fibre artist and colour designer Sky Carter creates woven wall hangings. Featured in various magazines and exhibited around Sydney, her designs reflect cultural movements or global happenings. ‘Striations’, one of her latest works, resembles a geographical landscape. Through colour and texture, Sky aims to celebrates our imperfections, faults and differing physical appearances as a protest against a world which favours perfection.

In her Free-Form Weaving workshop, surround yourself with beautiful yarn available in every colour of the rainbow, produce different textures with your own bamboo weaving loom. Express yourself with materials that echo soft, warm, evocative and inviting vibes. Leave Sky’s workshop with your very own woven wall hanging to adorn your home with.





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