Tag Archives: Cape Breton

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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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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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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Lino printing

So here I am back in Cape Breton. It has been raining for six days straight – great weather for getting into my wonderful studio. So nice to be back in it! In preparation for the much more challenging Japanese … Continue reading

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Anticipating wood block printing

I signed up for a Japanese wood block printing course which ran over the past couple of weekends. In anticipation of the course, I had a burst of watercolour energy. What designs are appropriate for printing and wood block in … Continue reading

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