As we enter month 5 of life in a Covid world, I suspect I'm not the only one who feels a bit aimless and frazzled by the stress of it all. To help me feel more settled and in control of my life, I've decided to make a "To Enjoy" bucket list. I mentioned the … Continue reading The Summer “To Enjoy” Bucket List
Mask Making in the Time of Covid-19
Yes, I'm publishing a post about masks, as has ever sewing enthusiast in the past month. Why? Here's why... Over the past few weeks, I went through the internal debate of whether to make fabric masks, who to make them for, and how to communicate the importance of good handling if one chooses to wear … Continue reading Mask Making in the Time of Covid-19
Scrubs Drawstring Bag for the NHS: A Simple Tutorial
This is a simple sewing pattern for a large drawstring bag. This was created to suit the needs of the Scrub Hub project, which aims to provide NHS front line workers with scrubs at a time of need. The bags are approximately 20" x 25" finished size and have a drawstring channel at the top. … Continue reading Scrubs Drawstring Bag for the NHS: A Simple Tutorial
Fancy seeing you here!
Well, gosh, you're a little early, my lovely! *brushes clay-covered hands down her apron* It's wonderful of you to visit, please don't mind the mess! There'll be much more to look at soon. In the meantime, please do come say hi on Instagram where I'm @thatcanadiangirl. I'll be sharing my latest ceramic makes (and breaks), … Continue reading Fancy seeing you here!
A Wobbly Start
A handful of joyfully-made wibbly wobbly pinch pots mark the beginning of the journey.
Springtime Apple Blossoms
That September feeling
I've always associated September with going back to school, starting new notebooks, celebrating birthdays. After my first summer of gardening, it'll also be a month of bittersweetness, picking the last of the fruits and vegetables we've tended to over the past few months.