One day early this year, just before the world as we knew it was about to change, we had an idea. The idea was not new. It had been brewing for a while.

The idea was to create a series of work, each piece using a single colour from The Raffia Connection's Hand Dyed range. Exploring shape and pushing the material were key, as was the bringing together of form and function. We had no idea that the idea would become so beautiful.

We contacted Melbourne maker, Catriona McLean out of the blue, having no idea of her availability or circumstances. We're so happy that she said yes to the idea. Here's the progress of her creative journey with our raffia so far...