Category: Good things

04 Jan

Scenes From Wintery Bowen Island

Boris and I spent a few days away on Bowen Island at his parents place over the holidays, and it was the winteriest Christmas I’ve experienced in eight years. It’s been way colder than is normal this season and the snow has been sticking when it falls, which is not at all typical for Vancouver. I’m […]

02 Jan

Embellished Jacket with Hand Stitching

I gave a little hint about this clothing upcycling project when I was getting started at the beginning of December, but I had to wait until now to share it because it was a gift for Boris. We picked up this sports jacket from Value Village a few months ago with the idea I would decorate […]

30 Dec

2016: A Year End Review in Twelve Photos

It’s always good for me to do a year end review in twelve photos at the end of a year, because it gives me the opportunity to reflect on the work I’ve done over the past twelve months. I’ve been feeling like my paper work was stuck in a rut this year, but the photos […]

21 Dec

Best of Nine in 2016

The “best of” listing thing that tends to happen at the end of every year began on Instagram two weeks ago. Everyone does a 2016 Best of Nine post as generated by a sketchy website I will not link to here. These are the nine images that were chosen from my last year of Instagram […]

07 Dec

Making Marks with Thread

I’ve been working on another clothing embellishment project in my head over the last few weeks, and when I sat down to finally start it on Monday I realized the idea was not going to work well with the fabric. I wanted to do more sashiko style patterns but the type of fabric doesn’t take […]

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