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INSPIRED BY PATTERN, PEOPLE AND TRADITION.

INSPIRED BY PATTERN, PEOPLE AND TRADITION.

The largest reason for moving my studio to CSpace King Edward was to reach out to the public.   I had forgotten how rewarding it is to connect with...
NEW THIS FALL - OUR NEW ORI SERIES

NEW THIS FALL - OUR NEW ORI SERIES

I find silkscreen printing to be a very rewarding process.  I love getting my hands dirty, mixing colour and the physical printing process. It is...
WHAT IS IMPROV - QUILTING, THAT IS! GUEST POST BY CHERYL ARKISON

WHAT IS IMPROV - QUILTING, THAT IS! GUEST POST BY CHERYL ARKISON

About Improv Curves... This is a focused workshop on improvisational curves. A lot of people are scared off my curves – precise or improvised – bu...
ARE YOU READY FOR SOME ECO PRINTING!  GUEST POST BY CAROLINE FORDE

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME ECO PRINTING! GUEST POST BY CAROLINE FORDE

I came across eco printing while studying Textile Design at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario. This natural printing technique has taken the te...
SASHIKO STITCHING WITH ARTIST JOLIE BIRD

SASHIKO STITCHING WITH ARTIST JOLIE BIRD

Our summer workshop series starts next week!  We’ll be offering the Surface Design Discovery Series over two weeks and I’m excited to be adding a c...
SURFACE DESIGNED AND THE ART OF NATURAL DYEING

SURFACE DESIGNED AND THE ART OF NATURAL DYEING

Over the spring we ran a series of workshops introducing surface design through a variety of techniques from screen, block and eco printing to na...
BLOCK PRINTING WITH CHARIS BIRCHALL

BLOCK PRINTING WITH CHARIS BIRCHALL

My introduction to block printing happened a few years ago when I mentioned to a fellow designer that I wanted to continue my work in surface des...
WORK, LIFE, BALANCE AND QUILTING

WORK, LIFE, BALANCE AND QUILTING

I had the opportunity to catch up with Cheryl Arkison this week for a quick Q + A.  We’re so thrilled to be hosting her as a guest instructor next ...