Author Archives: Claire


Today I have an unexpected slice of time to myself and I am under the weather.  How weird to spend and morning dozing in bed!  Anyway I’m up now, with only a short time until Kindergarten pick up…. so here … Continue reading

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Fossil Hunting

In a brief moment between winter ailments (cough cough, sniff sniff) this weekend we went on a bushwalk / fossil hunt / mushroom spotting adventure. I regularly walk this track on the lower slopes of Mt Wellington. It leads up … Continue reading

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Little Knitting

Hand dyed (by me) sock in progress.

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In Context

Photo by Valeri Pain The rug was completed in time for the submission cut off for the Handweavers, Spinners and Dyer’s Guild of Tasmania exhibition at Design Tasmania in Launceston. I think the Design Tasmania staff and the Guild coordinator … Continue reading

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Getting going

I have been ignoring my loom – the rug was growing too slowly so I stopped weaving on it. Not exactly logical! A decision to enter it into the guild exhibition and the realisation that I would surely miss the … Continue reading

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A Rag Rug

I have finished the rag rug 😀 Starting Notes I had planned to make a taupe and white rug but I wasn’t happy with the way the taupe fabric frayed, even when cut with a rotary cutter. So I decided … Continue reading

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Persistence and Potential

Some time in the middle of 2013, probably about the time of my last post, Ada suddenly stopped having a day time nap.  The effect on me being the lack of space to think and read and do…. to weave. … Continue reading

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