Category: Good things

16 Oct

Learning The Art of Kumihimo

I am so grateful Vancouver has Maiwa and their school of textiles because they manage to bring to town so many interesting and skilled artists from all over the world to do talks, teach workshops, and share their work. When I looked through their latest brochure earlier this year I knew I wanted to take […]

18 Sep

10 Good Things From The Weekend

I used to do this series of posts on my previous blog called, “10 Good Things From The Week/Weekend”, that I’m hoping to revive here going forward. The past few months have been a struggle on many levels, and it’s been important for me to focus on the good things in my life and cultivating […]

04 Sep

Cute Fox Embroidery Kit by Kiriki Press

I bought this embroidery kit by Kiriki Press at the Paper Place when I was in Toronto earlier in the year. I loved the cute design and thought it would be a good practice project to brush up on my embroidery skills. But when I started working on it in July I was really frustrated […]

28 Aug

A Visit to Fort Smith

While I love to travel, and don’t do it often enough, I really hate flying. I haven’t travelled on my own in a long time so as I waited for my flight to Edmonton I was feeling nervous and anxious about the two flights I’d have to get through in one day before I reached […]

25 Aug

Scenes From a Paper Cutting Workshop in Fort Smith, NWT

I had the pleasure of spending five days in Fort Smith NWT and teaching a paper cutting workshop there this past weekend. I was hosted by the Northern Life Museum and Cultural Centre as part of their annual Summer Splash Festival. It was a two day class to introduce students to a few different techniques […]

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