Anyone can weave from anywhere!


Missed this tutorial, fear not! You can still learn the star weave by:

- Clicking on the STAR WEAVE highlights at

- emailing for a PDF of star weaving instructions lovingly put together by @brisstyle

- visiting and watch the youtube video there


Share your star picks and tag @maryanntaliapau or @onemillionstarstoendviolence and hashtag #onemillionstars 


At SNU, we acknowledge the spirits and ancestors of the lands and waters where we live, work and weave. We acknowledge and give thanks to the Quandamooka, Turrbal and Yuggera Peoples, the traditional owners and custodians of the country also known as the Redlands and Brisbane.  


Join me, Maryann Talia Pau, star weaver and founder of the One Million Stars to End Violence project, for an online tutorial to learn the star weave! This beloved 8 pointed star is used by star weavers around the world, creating symbols of courage, light and solidarity to end all forms of violence for the One Million Stars to End Violence movement. Learn more at


I'm trying something new and taking these workshops online. It's not the same as weaving in person and groups, but with COVID19 around and the need for us to #lockdownforlove & #stayhomestaysafe, why not give it crack? Plus I've always wanted to try this! So, let's meet, weave & learn together in comfort, with our fave drinks and yum yums, this time at Cafe FACEBOOK LIVE & INSTAGRAM LIVE #WINNING


FOLLOW: @maryanntaliapau on instagram for updates and share with someone who needs some weaving time in their lives xx


DATE: FACEBOOK LIVE. Friday 3 April. 6:30pm - 7:30pm (Brisbane Time). Make sure you drop me an email at or follow me at @maryanntaliapau for any changes and updates.

& INSTAGRAM LIVE. Saturday 4 April. 11am - 12pm (Brisbane Time)


MATERIALS: 1) Oder your tear ribbon on line via or check out your local $2 stores or check out my stories for how to prepare you own materials!

2) ruler to measure your ribbon

3) scissors

OPTIONAL: All the yummy snacks and comfy clothes you can handle!

Let's weave!


About your tutor:

Maryann Talia Pau is Samoan-Australian weaver and artist. Maryann has been weaving and exhibiting for the last 10 years. Her work has shown in major galleries including the National Gallery of Victoria, Craft Victoria, Artisan and the Gallery of Queensland and Modern Art. She is a maker of body adornment, or "Pasifika bling."

Maryann is the founder of the One Million Stars to End Violence project, which began as a personal response to the rape and murder of a young local woman, culminating in a major installation during the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Maryann is passionate about mental health, the Pacific Islands and living your joy.

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