more flax weaving - this is an awesome machine - cutting the flax strips to precision!

more flax weaving - this is an awesome machine - cutting the flax strips to precision!

michael parekowhai - friends of ours have one of these... i would love one

michael parekowhai - friends of ours have one of these... i would love one

Kete Piupiu is made of flax (harakeke) the Puipui are half flax and half Muka Flax fiber). By using a Paua shell to strip the husk fibre off the flax leaving a beautiful white fibre known as Muka. The Kete has been dyed a soft geen colour.

Kete Piupiu is made of flax (harakeke) the Puipui are half flax and half Muka Flax fiber). By using a Paua shell to strip the husk fibre off the flax leaving a beautiful white fibre known as Muka. The Kete has been dyed a soft geen colour.

Harakeke (Flax) Whariki (Mat) Weaving at home by Jackie Wallace.

Harakeke (Flax) Whariki (Mat) Weaving at home by Jackie Wallace.

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