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.
Salon Metiers D'Arts 2018 - It's a Small World (After All)

Salon Metiers D'Arts 2018 - It's a Small World (After All)

January 06, 2019
I was selected by the Saskatchewan Craft Council along with two other artisans (we are juried members) with assistance by Creative Saskatchewan to participate in the historic 11-day craft show in Montreal called Salon Metiers D’Arts (SMAQ)
2018 Saskatoon Fashion Design Festival

2018 Saskatoon Fashion Design Festival

October 22, 2018
This past weekend was a great time at the Saskatoon Fashion Design Festival. I presented ten looks of my designs. I like cropped jackets and layered looks. 
Loved Clothes Last

Loved Clothes Last

October 01, 2018
I've been inspired by this book - another part of the ever-growing world wide movement that challenges us all to begin asking questions about our current world of fashion and what it means to us and our future world.
Slow Clothing vs Fast Fashion

Slow Clothing vs Fast Fashion

September 23, 2018
You might have heard the term 'Slow Clothing' cropping up here and there in conversations. Let me tell you a bit about what slow clothing is. To do this, I find it easier to first explain 'Fast Fashion'.
When 'Made in Italy' meant 'Made in Italy'

When 'Made in Italy' meant 'Made in Italy'

September 11, 2018
Yesterday I purchased a new pair of shoes. I was working at my design studio and wanted to take a break, so I decided to head down to one of the better shoe stores in Saskatoon. I arrived at 5:00 with only a half hour until the store closed.
Natural Dye Workshop - Dyeing with Protein Fibre

Natural Dye Workshop - Dyeing with Protein Fibre

July 31, 2018
I conducted a Natural Dye workshop for the Saskatoon Spinners and Weavers Guild. There were 10 students. We were welcomed by one of the Guild member's homes to have the workshop there in the country, over-looking the river just near Waneskewin National Heritage Site.