These useful objects of beauty take great care, skill, patience and the will to sit down every day to keep going. The work is a sensory delight, from the roughness of the wool to the sweet smell of the beeswax, the audible rhythm of rasps on wood, to the visual rhythm of the weave, over and under.
In a world where everything is available at a click, isn't wonderful that our children here at Shearwater have this experience. They are grounded in the knowledge that everything comes from somewhere and someone, and that it is their own continual care and effort, day by day, which brings these objects into fruition.
Class 1 Teacher