Monthly Archives: September 2017

Final set of alpaca silk scarves

I’ve taken a simpler approach to the final set of alpaca silk scarves. The warp is all one colour and the weft will also be one colour. I threaded the warp so that there is one large section of lace … Continue reading

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Ikat cotton and silk scarves finally finished!

Ikat is a challenging technique requiring patience, strong hands, and careful control of thousands of yards of yarn. I am always surprised at the results which, despite my efforts at control, have a life of their own. This set was … Continue reading

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More alpaca silk scarves

The alpaca silk scarves are so beautiful – I keep making more. I am building stock for the upcoming Fibre Festival which is part of Celtic Colours held at the Community Fire Hall in Baddeck, Nova Scotia in early October. … Continue reading

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Showing work in local galleries

I am very lucky to be able to show my work at both the Victoria County Creates Gallery and the Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design Gallery. Both are wonderful galleries with committed people running them. Their support means … Continue reading

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Follow up from Jane & Linda’s joint show in August

A thousand thank yous (wish i could remember how to say it in Gaelic – I will have to check the signs on the Cabot Trail) to all the wonderful folks who came out to our show and sale in … Continue reading

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