Category Archives: Fibre Art

A View from Shelby’s Garden

A View from Shelby's Garden

In 2014, I received a provincial arts board grant to explore the landscape on a more intimate level, and with larger fibres. My goal was to create expressive, impressionistic art after years of detailed realism. A View from Shelby’s Garden is handstitched yarn on felt. This is what I saw from under boughs of evergreens, […]

Flowerz Kanzashi Petals

Flowerz Kanzashi Petals Pattern - Festive 2011

These flowers are fun to work up and can be used to embellish almost anything. Here are a few ideas: bracelets, brooches, cards, gift bags, hair clips, jackets, shoe clips, tree ornaments, wreaths. Read more in our Festive 2011 issue. Download the PDF pattern now. Designed by Erla Wilson Country Garden 905.772.3757 [email protected]

The Artsy Chair

The Artsy Chair Pattern - Fall 2016

In this article, we’re exploring some very exciting techniques for texturing. This chair ensemble can be used for any season of the year. Batik fabrics work very well. The colours seem to blend very well with yarns. However, you may choose to use any type of print or solid. There are no restrictions. Read more […]

Tandem: the present and the past together – part 3

Tapis Rug 1800-1850
[columns] [span4] [/span4][span4] [/span4][span4] [/span4][/columns] The Fibre Report with Joe Lewis Working with Denis Longchamps, publisher and editor of the Cahiers métiers d’art ::: Craft Journal and curator on the exhibition Tapis Crochetés / Hooked Rugs January 16th – April 13th, 2008, Judith Penny Burton presented the work of four contemporary artists working in this […]