Booking Myself for 2015

I’ve been offline the last couple of weeks as I’ve been tidying, and brainstorming, and sketching out some NEW (to be revealed next year) projects, which take a certain amount of quiet time alone to develop. Yesterday I finally cleaned up my linen closet, which sounds boring, but was actually a revelation for me. I received an advance notice of rent …

Chat with me!

Let’s talk about fibre, textiles, gender, craftivism, design, art, high-brow vs low-brow, and story-telling of all sorts! This Sunday, October 26th, I will be the guest artist/author at FibreArts Now online chat FANFARE! I hope you’ll joining editor Cami Smith and I for a lively discussion, and I will be answering questions live via the internets.  The chat will start …

Upcoming Event: A Day of Knitting

This weekend I’ll be in West Vancouver  at the West Vancouver Memorial Library to talk about the origins of yarn bombing and teach eager yarn bombing newbies how to make ‘pom pom bombs’. It will be a fun couple hours of looking at different knit graffiti projects from around the world and sharing stories. Here is the library’s official release …

Fictionknitstas Tour – Vancouver Tomorrow Night

Tomorrow night, join me and a fabulous group of female authors at Vancouver’s People’s Co-Op Bookstore for a night of reading and knitting. Authors Cathy Ace, Stella Harvey, Gillian Campbell and Nicole Dixon will read from their work: Cathy Ace is the author of the Cait Morgan mystery series, which includes The Corpse with the Silver Tongue and The Corpse …

One of a Kind Vancouver, Dec 8 – 11

One of a Kind Vancouver, Dec 8-11

I’ll be at One of a Kind Vancouver tomorrow giving a short talk on Subversive Craft. Find me on the main fashion stage between 2-2:30. Afterwards, I’ll be teaching Siobhan Long’s ‘Photo Feelism’ an embroidery craft from Hoopla: The Art of Unexpected Embroidery which will have participants learning to stitch on photographs. Books, as always, will be available for sale …

Vancouver to Courtenay

Crocheted cherry blossoms

Photo caption: Cherry Blossom photo by Jeff Christenson I have two free public events this week: Tomorrow night I will be at the Roundhouse with Ann-Marie Metten and Lenore Rowntree discussing the Joy Kogawa House Cherry Blossom Project for the Vancouver Community Arts Council’s ‘Eco Arts Salon’ series. This is a free event held from 7-9 pm. I will be …