Author Archives: foreshadowandlight

About foreshadowandlight

I am a weaver and artist working out of Meadowbrook Weaving and Art Studio in Cape Breton. I also work part of the year from Toronto, Ontario CONTACT: jane.alderdice@hotmail.com

Textile Group Show at Gerrard Art Space

Happy New Year! 2018! I am happy to start off the year with a textile show at GAS (Gerrard Art Space). I have four framed washi¬†paper and stitching pieces in the group show. I will post pictures of the four … Continue reading

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Upcoming Intro to Tapestry classes in Toronto

I am looking forward once again to be offering Intro to Tapestry classes starting Tuesday evenings, November 7 & 14 and continuing through the rest of the fall at Eweknit & Craft store at Bloor & Shaw in Toronto. The … Continue reading

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New Website Launches Today

I am very pleased to announce the launch of my new website! It still requires work – but is ready to be seen. I have included a few images from different website galleries just to give you an idea of … Continue reading

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Fibre Festival Opens Today in Baddeck, Nova Scotia

Folks in the South Haven Weavers Guild, including myself, have been working very hard for this day. I am about to head out the door to help with the Fibre Festival set up. The Festival is open today, Friday, noon … Continue reading

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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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