Category: Inspiration

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 […]

30 Aug

Uninterrupted Under The Cambie Bridge

Uninterrupted is a stunning video installation that has been playing under the Yaletown side of the Cambie Street Bridge all summer, in Cooper’s Park. I saw it for the second time last night with friends. The 25 minute video is mapped to the pillars and underside of the bridge, and follows the migration of Pacific […]

02 Aug

Public Art Murals on The Streets of Seattle

Over the last few years Seattle has been developing their local mural scene just like Vancouver has with our Mural Festival. I came across two new (to me) murals in Belltown and I really like the use of pattern, colour, layers, and the use of stencils. There’s also a brand new section thats been added […]

31 Jul

Cut Up Cut Out at Bellevue Art Museum

I’m back from a short trip to Seattle to visit friends and see art. A highlight of gallery hopping from the past few days was to see an incredible show of cut paper art at the Bellevue Art Museum, titled Cut Up Cut Out. All of the best known artists working with cut paper are […]

21 Jun

Sashiko Patterned Pillow

I look at this finished project sitting in our green chair and part of me can’t quite believe I am the one who made it. I finished stitching the sashiko design over the weekend and felt intimidated to tackle sewing it all together. I am much more comfortable with hand sewing over machine sewing, but […]

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