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December 2016
At "Show and Tell" I displayed the beading I had done on the dyed silk cocoons.

 

November 2016
I taught a fun Lutradur class. Everyone enjoyed using a soldering iron and a heat tool to make 3D dragonflies and butterflies.

 

October 2016
I had a fun time using ice cubes and procion dyes to create some lovely fabrics. The photos below show how the ice looks with one colour of dye sprinkled on it, and how the final fabric looks after it all melts. I used three different dye colours to get this effect. Iím looking forward to creating a lovely art piece with this fabric.

   

September 2016
I was hired to embellish some African fabric for a woman who wanted to wear it like a shawl. After stabilizing it, I was able to then add beads to the neck-lines and skirts of all the cute little figures. A different woman wanted to buy it before the new owner could even put it on!

   

August 2016
I was commissioned to make a wall hanging for this unusual spot in a front entranceway.

 

July 2016
I am honoured that my piece, "Monkey Puzzle Tree", has been accepted into the 2016 Sooke Fine Arts Show! The show runs from July 22 to August 1 at SEAPARC Leisure Complex (2168 Phillips Road, Sooke, BC).

   

June 2016
The Fairfield Artists Studio Tour was a pleasure to participate in and a great success! The display was a riot of colour and people were enthusiastic. Many pieces were sold on the first day and I received some exciting new commissions.

     

May 2016
I am one of several local artists in this year's Fairfield Artists Studio Tour, an annual self-guided tour that provides art-lovers an opportunity to meet local artists, tour their studios and view their work while exploring the beautiful neighbourhood of Fairfield, Victoria BC. Come visit me, Saturday May 7 and Sunday May 8, 2016, 11am - 4pm.

 

April 2016
Heavy duty, extreme sewing, major fun!

 

February 2016
This is my response to the challenge issued by the Canadian National Quilting Association. I had to use the five fabrics that they provide, and it is donated to their 2016 fundraiser.

 

January 2016
Here is what I did when I was challenged to upcycle a piece of clothing! Want one?

   

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