Ayse Busra

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I’ve had a quiet obsession with this Tibetan form of weaving over the past year. Nomads of Tibet weave these tiny pieces to form the base of a traditional slingshot they use to herd + protect their yak. Back in Tibet last May, I visited our partner workshop hoping the oldest and most badass lady artisans could finally teach me. When I got there they were gone, all had taken off for the high mountains for the annual mushroom harvest. So over the past few months I’ve been learning from my…

So many interesting skills going on in this nomad women's textile workshop! This piece is part of a traditional Tibetan slingshot.

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This is how my studio looks when it's all tidied up, in this case because I was participating in a studio open day in Utrecht. The big yarn wrapped frame isn't shippable because of its size, but I'm working on a series of shippable variations!