Happy New Year! After a quiet holiday rest, it’s been so enjoyable to see all the posts and discussions from makers gearing up for the year ahead. It’s carried me along on this wave of excitement… ready to hit the ground running into 2020 armed with ideas, projects, new skills to learn and eager anticipation […]Continue reading "Member Update // Planning your Make Nine!"
It really is beginning to feel a lot like Christmas – each weekend is filled with holiday celebrations with colleagues, family, fibre art friends and more, and holiday traditions gleefully fill the hours. The gifts are mostly done, the cards… well, some still need to be written, but it’s been an enjoyable season with plenty […]Continue reading "Member Update // All About Colour in our Handwoven Colour Series!"
As December is approaching, I feel everything around me slowly begin to get more festive. Holiday goods on the shelves weeks ago, and the trickling in of Christmas tunes now playing in shops. But even before noticing any of this, there was something about the pace of everyday life that felt amped up… that the […]Continue reading "Member Update // Spinning with Suspended Spindles!"
It’s been a week of reflection (and sleep… lots of sleep) after getting home from last weekend’s Escape with SweetGeorgia fibre arts retreat in Whistler. It was such an inspirational weekend and I feel so fortunate to have spent the weekend among the amazing support and excitement of these talented group of makers. I wasn’t […]Continue reading "Member Update // Multishaft Weaving Basics Course Now Available!"
It’s been a busy past couple of weeks after wrapping up our participation at Knit City Vancouver (see Felicia’s recap vlog episode here)… items have found their way back to their proper homes at the SweetGeorgia studio, and life has returned to business as usual. With each item we’d put away though, it would bring […]Continue reading "Member Update // Tapestry Weaving with Janna Maria Vallee!"
Just under a month ago, I was longing for temperatures to drop… for rainy days and chilly nights that allow you to bust out the lofty and warm hand-knits which moved to the back of the closet throughout the summer. Well, hello rainy days and chilly weather (although definitely not as cold here in Vancouver […]Continue reading "Member Update // Spin to Knit Socks with Rachel Smith!"
With the first day of fall just around the corner, and short days and long nights soon following, it can be enjoyable to go through a shift of projects inspired by the change of seasons. A shift from focusing on projects of portability to instead projects that can be savoured and enjoyed inside the home. […]Continue reading "Member Update // Tapestry Weaving Coming Soon + Our Latest Updates!"
September is here, and despite the fact that it’s still technically summer (and also quite warm outside), all we can think of is sweater weather. With even just a slight chill in the air, we’re ready and busting out the woolens. There’s something so wonderful about bundling up in a hand-knit garment – so comforting […]Continue reading "Member Update // Spin to Knit a Sweater Now Available!"