Flax weaving instructions - fantail

This flax is the leaf of Phormium spp, found in NZ. Looks similar to dracaena or yucca with long strap like leaves, but often colorful varieties.

Ali Brown shows us how to weave flowers from native New Zealand flax. I've got her book which is rather fabulous.

"putiputi"(woven flax flower) Made by basket weaver, Ali Brown from New Zealand

Navy woven flax flowers with authentic Hapene flax foliage.  Flax bridal bouquet handmade in New Zealand by Artiflax

Navy woven flax flowers with authentic Hapene flax foliage. Flax bridal bouquet handmade in New Zealand by Artiflax

Basket weaving DIY easy guide! An idea for Fridays Class??? @Laura Jayson Hunter ?? LOL...

Maori Basket Weaving Handmade Flax Laundry Basket …while in Rome…! While on our annual vacation to New Zealand (my husband is a Kiw.

Easel and Bytes

Palm Weaving Lessons The design is now available on zazzle.

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