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:

Tea towels for the Toronto store

Eweknit, the wonderful yarn shop in Toronto where I have been teaching tapestry, has requested a tea towel as a sample for their new floor loom weaving program. They supplied me with beautiful cotton/linen yarns. I wove a sample out … Continue reading

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Studio is Open!

It’s been a busy day in the studio on this hot and humid final day of spring. Now that the folks managing the St. Ann’s bay website ( have kindly posted a page for Meadowbrook Studio, I thought I better … Continue reading

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June drawing sessions

An enthusiastic group of 8-9 artists are gathering at my studio every Friday morning this month. We had session #3 today. They diligently performed the exercises I suggested and then spent the last hour working on one drawing incorporating the … Continue reading

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Little fingers learn tapestry technique

Five adventurous young souls spent two sessions at the library with me recently learning tapestry technique. Each walked away with a small tapestry bookmark. I was so impressed with their perserverence and ability to learn quickly! Thanks to Kate and … Continue reading

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Ink and Watercolour for Spring

Fifteen new small watercolours have emerged from the studio this week based on some spring flowers from my garden. I produced a somewhat similar small set of paintings with limited edition cards last year. This new set is the result … Continue reading

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Tapestry for Kids

This week, I am offering a free tapestry workshop for a limited number of kids at the Baddeck Library. The workshops is divided into two 1.5 hour sessions. The kids will be making tapestry bookmarks. I have prepared a few … Continue reading

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Spring and My Neighbour’s Waterfall

My friend and neighbour, Deanie, took me on a hike back to her waterfall recently. It was so invigorating to feel the cool air and bit of spray at the bottom of the falls. Oh, Cape Breton! You do¬†delight!  

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