Entries by Amanda Stewart

Come Visit Us!

Provenance will be attending the next Creative Fibre Northland Area Meeting/Spin In at the Wellsford Community Centre, 1 Matheson Road, Wellsford on Saturday 11th September 2021. Members from 10 a.m. and General Public from 12pm, until 2pm.      

Indigo Dye Classes 2021

Spend a magical day learning to dye using a natural indigo fermentation vat. We show you how to: * setup your own indigo dye vat (indigo kits available from $30ea) * simple shibori techniques * dye using our indigo vat Maximum of 8 people All materials included + morning & afternoon tea *Please bring your […]

Fabric+Yarn+Thread @ Pokeno

Come visit Us! Pokeno Community Hall Cnr Market Rd & Great South Rd. November 6th 10am to 4pm & November 7th 10am to 3pm. Puddle & Quilt Books, Aroha Quilts, Widebacks, Yarn Away & Provenance. We will have a huge range of products available, including… books, haberdashery, quilt kits. Batiks & Kaffe Fassett fabric ranges. […]

Fabric+Yarn+Thread @ Pokeno 2020

Fabric+Yarn+Thread Friday 6th November 2020 – 10am to 4pm Saturday 7th November 2020 – 10am to 3pm Pokeno Community Hall, Pokeno Cnr Market Rd & Great South Rd New product will be available for sale! Recycled Silk Sari Fibre – Eri Silk Fibre – Tussah Silk Fibre Handloom Silk Fabric – Varanasi Silk Fabric – […]

Lockdown Projects

Provenance customers are a clever bunch! Some amazing projects are being attempted and completed during lockdown that we wanted to share to inspire others. Old black T-shirt strips were used as the core for this amazing 82cm coiled crochet floor cushion. What an amazing project to complete! The finished product is fantastic!

Solar Dyeing with Kids

This is such an easy dye technique anyone can do it! All you need is… A jar with a lid that can secure to the top or alternatively wax paper & string/rubber band Water Natural fabrics, yarn or thread Plant materials String I always find onion skins both yellow and red transfer to the fabric […]

Natural Dyeing Summer 2020

Rather a delayed post but better late than never! Whilst Provenance didn’t have an indigo dye class this year we did take the time to get a few pots on the simmer. We have had some amazing results with onion skins and better success with madder this time around. Our trusty indigo vat was re-invigorated […]

Trip India 2020 Update

Well our trip was unfortunately very short! We managed to get to Singapore but could not fly on to India due to border closure to all foreigners. Unfortunately we had to return to NZ but we hope to re-schedule our trip at a later stage. Stay posted by joining our community e-letter  

Selvedge World Fair – London

THE SELVEDGE WORLD FAIR – A CELEBRATION OF CLOTH, CULTURE & CREATIVITY 3rd – 5th  September 2020, Mary Ward House, London, UK   Selvedge magazine has a passion for handmade textiles at its heart and a responsibility to support the artisans who make these textiles in its conscience. Over the last 15 years, Selvedge Magazine […]