Category: Good things

17 Feb

One Final Art & Craft Social at Hot Art Wet City

Join us for one final Art & Craft Social at Hot Art Wet City before the gallery closes at the end of March. This is a crafternoon and an art jam all rolled into one. Bring a small creative project such as stitching, sketching, crocheting, whatever you’re into. The event is an opportunity to bring […]

13 Feb

Work In Progress: Ideas for a Clothing Embellishment Project

I have many pieces of clothing that are waiting in the wings to receive an awesome upgrade of stitching, but at the moment I’ve been focused on sorting out a design to add to a stretch denim skirt I purchased secondhand last summer. Pictured above is the start of a sashiko design made up of […]

02 Feb

Letting Go of Older Work

The studio sale I hosted in person last weekend went amazingly well – so much better than I had dared to hope. I sold thirteen pieces, and two additional works before and after the day of the sale. Woot! Everyone got themselves an excellent deal on art, and I happily made money on work I […]

16 Jan

Learning How to Darn Socks

Darning a sock is one of those things I’ve been meaning to learn for a really long time. I even bought myself a darning egg from Dressew a few months ago, with the intention of finally doing it. But it wasn’t until last week that I finally gave myself the time to figure it out. […]

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 […]

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