handmade textiles- knit and crochet
About Miss Lizzie
Beanies for Babies
Metal Mesh and Wire
Working for Lui Hon
My Virtual Spinning Wheel Collection
Australian Textile Art Award 2022
I have been privileged
to collect a variety
of beautiful spinning wheels with
interesting stories over a number of years and I would like to share them with you. Please be patient as I endeavour to work on this page and build the collection online
A peak inside my studio which houses most of my collection.
Great or Walking Wheels
Canadian Wheel from Prince Edward Island. Approximately 100 years old and still spins well
Demonstrating at Werribee Park Farm, Vic, Aust
Handmade by Matthew Simms of Tasmania. Crafted from Tasmanian myrtle and wattle without use of power tools.
Normandy Spindle Wheel with some small replacement turnings on wheel and spindle (bat's) head.
Replacement spindle made by Bobbin Boy USA.
A "find" at the local homewares store which imports unique items from Jaipur, India.
A spindle wheel- missing spindle. Traditionally used to spin cotton.
Note the beautiful "bird" handle
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