Inspired by Haeckel: jellyfish

Three weeks to go until our exhibition and I still haven’t finished any of my pieces. Finally succumbing to Covid last week hasn’t helped, putting me out of action for a couple of days, including what should have been a day at college. But here’s an update on the progress of my plaited piece. I […]

Triaxial weaving and mad weave

basket containing triaxial balls

For the past couple of weeks at City Lit we have been working on triaxial weaving. Unlike conventional weaving, which uses two axes at right angles to each other (warp and weft), this uses three axes, at 60º to each other – hence the name triaxial. It is also known as hexagonal weaving, but as […]