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Weaving workshops with Angela Paikea

by beth sorensen

We continue our weaving tradition at Blacktown Arts with Angela Paikea weaving with materials found around the home and New Zealand flax from The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre Weaving Garden. 

Learn practical weaving methods to create art from recycled plastic and other recycled materials introduced by the artists.

Part one: Making a decorative box out of ribbon


Part two: How to make a headband out of ribbon or string


Part three: Weaving out of New Zealand flax


Angela Paikea

Angela Paikea is a self-taught weaver of Maori and Portuguese descent.  She is based in western Sydney and works predominantly with New Zealand Flax.

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