Category: Inspiration

20 Mar

Sashiko Embellished Skirt

I put the finishing touches on the sashiko stitched denim skirt last week with the addition of a few more circles and half circles. I kept most of the design to the front of the skirt with a few small details on the back and sides. I love all of those straight stitched lines against […]

15 Feb

A Heart for the Day of Hearts

I drew this heart as a gift to give friends we were joining for dinner on Valentine’s Day. It’s inspired by line work I revisited last week as I worked on a commission that combines paper cut and drawing. I decided to shoot a hyperlapse of the work in progress and shared it on Instagram. […]

06 Feb

Unfolding Cloth Across Cultures at MOA

Despite the crazy snowfall on the weekend, Boris and I made the long trip across town to the Museum of Anthropology at UBC. We went to see Layers of Influence: Unfolding Cloth Across Cultures, which is an exhibition of textiles taken from the museum’s permanent collection. The focus is on textiles from a cross section of […]

23 Jan

Three Cities at Grunt Gallery

I have visited this exhibition at Grunt Gallery twice since it opened a week and a half ago, because I love it so much. Three Cities: Prayer and Protest is an interactive paper cut installation made by the artist team at Mere Phantoms, which is Maya Ersan & Jaimie Robson. They created pared down miniature sets of […]

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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