23 Mar

Looking for new Podcasts to Listen to?

As most artists I know seem to do these days, I listen to podcasts when I’m working in the studio. I add new ones to the list all the time, and remove older ones I am no longer interested in. At a recent get together with artist friends we made a point of having each […]

20 Mar

Sashiko Embellished Skirt

I put the finishing touches on the sashiko stitched denim skirt last week with the addition of a few more circles and half circles. I kept most of the design to the front of the skirt with a few small details on the back and sides. I love all of those straight stitched lines against […]

16 Mar

Finding Rainbows on Granville Street

Boris and I were over on South Granville earlier this week in a rare moment between rain showers when the sun was out. I needed that break in the rain because the constant state of grey has been bringing me down (please do not read that as depressed). It was the perfect time to visit […]

13 Mar

Sewing Improv and a Case for Sunglasses

For someone who is an inexperienced sewer I seem to make many sewing projects without a pattern. I’ve done this in the past to make a laptop case for Boris, bedroom curtains, and pillow slip covers. They’ve all turned out okay, so I keep diving in with my patternless improv. I’ve been wanting to make […]

09 Mar

Work In Progress: Spirals and Waves

Progress on this piece has been much slower than I would have liked¬†but I managed to put the finishing touches on it yesterday. The actual size is 19.5″ x 19.5″ hand cut from 98lb Canson Mi-Teintes paper. I think this is the largest 3D paper cut piece I have created to date. I drew an […]

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