Category: Inspiration

11 Dec

A Beautiful Frosty Foggy Morning

A few photos from one of my morning walks last week. It was foggy and cold with frost on the ground. Such a beautiful way to start the day!

04 Dec

Visiting Frida and Diego in Mexico City

I’ve been slow to share photos and write more about my trip to Mexico last month, mostly because enough time has now passed that it almost feels like it didn’t happen. It was such a brief trip that I mostly tried not to have expectations or make specific plans in advance about what to see. […]

24 Nov

Beautiful Embroidery in Mexico

At the beginning of November I had the privilege of tagging along on Boris’ business trip to Mexico, with stops in Mérida and Mexico City. It was a very short five day trip but I managed to fit a lot in while visiting each city. My friend Carlyn is staying in Mérida for a few […]

23 Oct

Work In Progress: Test Stitching on Wool Fabric

Fall and winter are the seasons I tend to concentrate on stitching, and this year I am going to work on a project to make a hand-stitched wool blanket. My friend Michelle Sirois-Silver had a studio sale a few months back and she was clearing out unused materials. I came away with a pile of […]

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 […]

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