How To Create a Layered Look: Q&A Style With Kathleen

How To Create a Layered Look: Q&A Style With Kathleen

November 04, 2019
Nichole asked a question about how to layer clothing. Here are some basic tips to consider for achieving a layered look.
At the Cauldron - A Natural Dyer's Dream

At the Cauldron - A Natural Dyer's Dream

October 21, 2019
I love dyeing with natural dyes. There are a number of steps involved in the dyeing of a wool scarf. In its simplest form this is the process (it varies with protein fibre - wool and silk and cellulose fibre - cotton, linen, hemp, etc.).
Q&A Style with Kathleen

Q&A Style with Kathleen

October 13, 2019

I am happy to announce that I am starting a new Q&A Style series. I'll be answering your questions on a regular basis. Please send me your questions relating to style, fit and fabrics. Let's dive in with our first question - from Colleen...

Wool: The Warmest of Fibre

Wool: The Warmest of Fibre

September 23, 2019
I have always loved wool. And if you are as crazy about wool as I am, here are a few interesting things to know about it.
Tea Plantations and Finding Indigo

Tea Plantations and Finding Indigo

June 16, 2019
The Tata Tea group set up its natural dye unit in Kerala, India in 1995 and will celebrate its 25th year anniversary in 2020. The green and lush hills were breathtaking and it became clear why it's called "God's Country".  
An Old-Fashioned Barn Dance

An Old-Fashioned Barn Dance

June 03, 2019

Much fun was had this weekend at a good old fashioned dance in the country. It had been many years since I'd attended a community dance 'like the old days'.

Saskatchewan Fashion Week 2019

Saskatchewan Fashion Week 2019

May 21, 2019

Saskatchewan Fashion Week was a three-day gala event from May 9 - 11.  Designers from Saskatchewan and beyond participated. 

A Master Revives Textile Traditions in Cambodia

A Master Revives Textile Traditions in Cambodia

May 03, 2019
This post in an ode to my memorable trip to Cambodia in 2010.  I was on a mission while there, and it was to meet Dr. Kiku Morimoto.
"How to Respect the Journey Your Clothes Have Taken" (Fashion Revolution)

"How to Respect the Journey Your Clothes Have Taken" (Fashion Revolution)

April 24, 2019
A number of stories are featured as the world celebrates Fashion Revolution Week. This is one of many...
A Fashion Love Story

A Fashion Love Story

April 17, 2019
Most of us have a favourite piece of clothing (or two) that we can remember from our childhood. What made that piece special?
APRIL 22 - 28 is Fashion Revolution Week

APRIL 22 - 28 is Fashion Revolution Week

April 13, 2019
The simple act of mending a sock or sewing a button on is a small yet, powerful step in connecting with our clothing. April 22 - 28 is Fashion Revolution Week; 
The Kite Festival of Ahmedabad

The Kite Festival of Ahmedabad

January 20, 2019
It was just over a year ago that we had the good fortune to be in Ahmedabad, India for the International Kite Festival that takes place every year on January 14th. Skill, stealth and a whole lot of good-natured fun.