Anyone can weave from anywere!
Missed the LIVE TUTORIAL? Fear not, visit EARRING HIGHTLIGHT in the bio at www.instagram/maryanntaliapau and weave your own earbling. This t-shirt and sneaker wearing mama loves Pacific Island weaving and wants to teach you how to weave, starting online in the safety and comfort of your home.
Thank you everyone who joined in on Friday 24th April on Instagram Live for the live tutorial. So much fun!! Send your earring pics in to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or DM to @maryanntaliapau on instagram.
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.
Follow @maryanntaliapau for news of an online WEAVE JAM or weaving circle / membership for all kinds of weaving projects.
Materials list and links below to buy online, get your favourite snacks and drank and let's weave! #WINNING
MATERIALS: 1) Oder one roll of paper raffia online at https://www.giftpackaging.com.au/ribbons/paper-twine-and-paper-raffia or use rope as the inside of your earrings.
2) 1 x craft needle. Spotlight or your local $2 store
3) 2 x earring or clip on hooks (what ever your lobes love) from Spotlight or your local $2 store
5) cardboard toilet roll : )
OPTIONAL: All the good snacks and stretchy clothes you can handle.
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.