FINAL GRADUATE COLLECTION

FINAL GRADUATE COLLECTION

For thousands of years, Maori tattoo design have entranced us with their simultaneous simplicity and complexity. By layering simple shapes and solid lines together, the body becomes a canvas for a huge portrait of life. Each shape and design has meaning, and when put together, they form a story. Maori garments were hand woven, using both plaiting and weft-twining techniques. Many techniques were used to create patterns and to make fabric with different qualities. The range consist of hours upon hours of hand craft and weaving techniques.