Category Archives: Weaving & Textiles

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

Posted in Cape Breton Studio, Galleries, Painting, print, Weaving & Textiles | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Cape Breton Studio, Weaving & Textiles | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Cape Breton Studio, Weaving & Textiles | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Cape Breton Studio, Weaving & Textiles | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Cape Breton Studio, Galleries, Weaving & Textiles | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Big Hill Pottery, Cape Breton Studio, Painting, Show and Sale, Weaving & Textiles | 4 Comments

Prepping work for Friday/Saturday’s show and sale

Getting there . . . the studio is cleared out although I am still weaving and painting. It’s always nice to feel on a roll. Finished another set of alpaca & silk scarves – this set comprises more neutrals. Each … Continue reading

Posted in Cape Breton Studio, Weaving & Textiles | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments