The Simplicity of a Poncho

The Simplicity of a Poncho

November 20, 2019

Ponchos have a universal appeal, and for good reason. They are simple, elegant and forgiving of fit. Casual as well as dressed up, they can be worn with jeans, leggings and skirts. 

 

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...

"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...
BAZAART 2018

BAZAART 2018

June 20, 2018
This past weekend I participated in the 45th Annual BAZAART event. It's held every year and sponsored by the MacKenzie Art Gallery in Regina, SK.
Weavers in India

Weavers in India

April 22, 2018
We spent a month in India this winter and I'd like to share with you some of the highlights.  This is the first of several postings of our trip.
A Whole Whack of Rupees

A Whole Whack of Rupees

December 20, 2017
Our trip to India is soon arriving. Making contacts with old friends and continued adventures await us.
Caring for Your Naturally-dyed Scarf

Caring for Your Naturally-dyed Scarf

December 18, 2017
Garment care labels can be difficult to navigate. In this blog post you can find a link to the Canadian website for care symbols and what they mean.
Dyeing with Cochineal

Dyeing with Cochineal

September 26, 2017

This amazing pink and dark red is achieved from small bugs called cochineal that live on desert cactus. See some of the dying take place in this video.