I’ve been meaning to learn to dye for a long time. I dipped my toes (metaphorically not physically) in dyeing silk scarves, but didn’t go much further. The long Canadian winter (go home Mother Nature – you’re drunk) has left me craving colour. So I watched eleventy billion YouTube videos and went for it. FirstRead more
I’ll admit it – I was a home economics class failure. Sewing has never been my thing, and after a traumatic experience sewing a rayon polka dot dress with a peplum (hello, it was 1985 – cut me some slack!) that turned into a night-before-it’s-due disaster (apparently you need to wash fabric before you sewRead more
The last few years have not been fun lovelies. I was in an abusive job situation that completely demoralized me and made me doubt my self-worth. When I found myself in fear of opening emails and crying at my desk, I knew I had to do more than just increase my antidepressants and anxiety meds.Read more
It’s July, which means it’s brutally hot in Toronto (38C) and it’s time for Tour de Fleece (#tourdefleece2019)!
It all started with a trip to the Woodstock Fleece Festival and a 90 minute class in making a lacey felted scarf. Fast forward 30 days and I am now teaching how to felt! We had our first felting class at Creative Yarns, but based on the response, I can guarantee it won’tRead more