Our recent indigo dye class inspired Kirstie to create this cute little woolly pot! Kirstie’s beautiful yarn shows the amazing subtleties of hand dyeing yarns, such gorgeous shades of blue!
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A great sunny day meant perfect drying weather for a range of beautiful fabrics created by 4 enthusiastic stitchers! Very technical patterns were stitched at speed to produce some amazing effects; another successful indigo class!
A couple of years ago I came across the Cambodian Charitable Trust which was setup by Denise Arnold of Tauranga. The board members include patron Theresa Gattung and ambassador Nadia Lim. As some of you may know both Yvonne and I are keen advocates of education and in particular that of young girls and women. […]
Provenance will be holding the following classes on Auckland Anniversary weekend 2018 (January Saturday 27th, Sunday 28th & Monday 29th) Indigo Dye Class $200 NZD – January Monday 29th 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 […]
Jo Dixey has recently released her new book “Stitch People” which covers 20 projects on modern embroidery techniques. Grab a copy at your local book store today! Jo will be stitching at All Things Bernina in Westgate Auckland on the 16th September and the Women’s bookshop in Auckland on October 7th.
Recently came across this great episode from the Handmade in Japan Series. Beautiful handmade Kimono’s made on the remarkable island of Amami Oshima in the southern oceans of Japan. Amazing artistry! Was very interested to see the use of mud in dying the yarn black which is used in many cultures the world over, including […]
We finally posted to Youtube a few video clips and still shots from our trip to India in 2013.
Part of Provenance’s goal is to be able to support groups and individuals doing great work to help make a difference to peoples lives around the globe…
Provenance now belongs to The Fair Trade Association. Read more about the association here…
Provenance is thrilled to hear that our carved woodblocks have been used to create home-made gifts for family members. Anissa, from GrowMama blog, spent some creative time with her young children block printing some fabrics and t-shirts. To see the great results check out Anissa’s blog.