All posts by: Rachael

05 Dec

Mystery Mugs Fundraiser, Craft Council of BC

I created this cut paper piece as a donation for the Craft Council of BC’s Mystery Mugs fundraiser happening tomorrow evening. The event is to help raise money to replace the broken furnace at their Granville Island shop. I briefly considered creating a paper sculpture mug, but then I came up with this idea. The […]

28 Nov

30 Days of Handmade Comes to An End

As I wrap up a month of sharing handmade items from my personal collection on Instagram, I thought I’d share a few more of these on my blog. It’s been challenging to keep up with this every day, and also take good photos of the pieces I’ve shared without going into an elaborate photo shoot. […]

19 Nov

Progress On The Pattern Project – Part 2

I’ve been steadily working away on pieces for the pattern design project, and finished these two a few weeks ago. Each design seems to present new learning experiences with interesting surprises along the way. Before I started, I assumed each of these would be relatively simple to cut, and maybe a little boring. But studying […]

12 Nov

Artists To Visit During Culture Crawl 2018

The annual Eastside Culture Crawl kicks off this week, and I am looking forward to visiting my fellow artists in their studios. If you’re planning to attend here is a short list of recommended people to visit.           To see the full list of 482 (!) artists visit the Eastside Culture […]

05 Nov

Thirty Days of Handmade

I’ve been sharing a photo series of personal handmade objects collected over the years as a project on Instagram for the month of November. The focus will mostly be items I’ve bought myself rather than things I’ve been gifted, and includes handmade functional items as well as artwork. It’s been interesting to look around the […]

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