Saturday, September 25, 2010

Head toppers of unusual substance

it's my favorite time of year. autumn may be bringing the cooler weather and is the precursor to winter, but i love the smell and sight of the air, the beauty of nature's transformation into it's long sleep. the harvesty feel to edibles & wearables. this includes hats. hat people are HAT people- lovers of the noggin-toppers, and i am proud to call myself one. i also am grateful that i have the ability to make them from start to finish, raw wool to completion; i can create each one as a work of art in it's own right.

a friend who owns her own fabulous cafe here on Whyte Ave (Sarah from LAZZARA) is in the beginnings of planning her own market taking over the space in the shop beside her. i'm eager to participate, and have already started creating a plethora of varied and unique hats. made of soft organic merino wool mixed with raw tussah silk and organic cotton- felted leaves and flowers and pom-poms, and who knows what else! bare heads, never be bare again!

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Work up in my old "flying" ground

with the gracious help of my dear sister, i hung my new work up at the Slave Lake Library this weekend. it's a wonderful thing to see a series of work all together, having a nice rhythm & flow, and working as a unified show, not just one piece at a time sitting on my easel. there are a total of 10 pieces hanging, including a fun little self-portrait that i did just for me.

so, if you're in the area, feel free to drop by & have a look.