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Happy Wattle Hand Weaving is owned & operated by Emily Travis and based in Bairnsdale, Victoria. I’m proud to be part of the East Gippsland community, and hope that I can inspire and encourage you on your weaving journey!



Recent Posts

Craft Show Entries

This week I received some exciting mail – the 2021 Woolcraft Schedule for the Australian Sheep & Wool Show held in Bendigo, VIC. The show was cancelled for 2020 and so I did not get a chance to enter any exhibits last year, but I thought this might be a good time to reflect back on my experiences from 2019…… Continue reading Craft Show Entries

Wet Finishing and Fulling

The final step of weaving your cloth is (usually) to give it a wash – wet finishing. Depending on your fibre and intended use of the cloth you might have different aims for your wet finishing. Maybe you don’t want it to change much and just want to give it a quick and gentle soak… Continue reading Wet Finishing and Fulling