Saturday, December 7, 2013

Pottery Class





I took a pottery class at the City Arts Centre recently with my buddy. It made me so happy but I was kind of terrible. I gave away what was good and only kept a couple little awkward bowls for my precious kittens. 



Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Royal Treasures











I used some restraint and only bought a couple things at the Royal Bison last weekend. Hand painted Christmas ornaments by Smokey and a hand woven pillow by Jessica Fern Facette. Feathering my nest.

Monday, December 2, 2013

there's a storm coming









Early morning walk into the mist and to the final day of Royal Bison with my best buddy and favorite neighbour laurel west. i stole this photo of me off of her instagram. 
Not sure if i am ready yet for instagram. seems like more work.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Royal Bison tags











I made some special edition Royal Bison leather tags for all the purses i'm selling at this year's christmas sale.


Thursday, November 14, 2013

ghost pumpkin



White pumpkins were all the rage this year.
Yeah, it's after Remembrance Day and I just carved my pumpkin....so what?!








Thursday, November 7, 2013

Salome


On Halloween night I took my bestie to see the Opera I sewed costumes for in October at the Edmonton Opera. Salome sung by German soprano Maida Hundeling. She was magnificent and creepy.



Monday, October 14, 2013

Royal Bison




It's official, I will be selling at the Royal Bison Christmas sale this year. 
(November 29, 30 and December 1, 2013)

Please come and visit me. I'll be sitting next to my best buddy El W.




Saturday, October 12, 2013

Opening night


A photo of the beautiful set for the play I recently sewed costumes for at the Citadel Theatre: 'Long Day's Journey into Night' by Eugene O'Neill. (Costumes set in 1910). 

I was accompanied by the lovely Josée Aubin Ouellette, who got a headache from all the family fighting in the play.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

my new studio


Cement floors and full wall windows are so pleasant for the loud lonely bag sewing i've been doing at nights. i hope to have stock soon and open my door to customers for private shopping.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

free spirit


Canadian made Free Spirit 80's road bike perfectly preserved in a good old man's garage. It's light and fast. He also insisted I bring it back to him for any repairs since he is retired and loves to fix bikes, sweeeet! 


Tuesday, September 24, 2013

gate of happy arrival


My new apartment is right next to the Chinatown gate. Wonton soup and dragon parades are just a few of the perks. This is the view from my giant windows.







Sunday, September 22, 2013




At the end of August I had an incredible journey driving across Canada. It was a wonderful and brave adventure. I camped along the way and the weather was so hot I sometimes drove in my swimsuit so I could stop at every little root beer coloured lake to take a swim break.. 

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Opera Wardrobe

This fall I have a contract job sewing costumes at the Edmonton Opera (excited). With fall coming and a classy job like that I can't help online wish-shop for a new wardrobe. Both for day work clothes and night time attire (for attending the opening of the opera of course).




Kilim shoes on etsy





isabel marant jacket on totokaelo







marmo8 ring on etsy






eatable of many orders bag on anaise





osei-duro dress on pour porter







creatures of comfort dress





arielle de pinto earrings





fieldguided totes




Rawaan Alkhatib dino scarf on etsy








Anntian jumper on No.6 store

Elaine Ho on etsy


rachel comey on pour porter















Saturday, August 3, 2013

adopt a pet


These 'adopt a pet' Canadian stamps make me cry everytime I use them. look at how smile-y his little dog face is!

I am really serious about correspondence. 

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

fashion cleanse

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I'm having another fashion cleanse. I get into these moods in the summer where i only want to wear the same thing everyday for weeks at a time. For me it's this old ratty silk dress i made a million years ago.





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It's not just because i am poor. I sometimes get sad with how much disposable trends we create and consume in the fashion industry. 
This dress makes me feel like i live in the future. It is my uniform and I am free from the North American obsession of buy buy buy buying things. 

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It's so simple. In the morning all i have to choose is my accessories. 

Monday, July 29, 2013

http://picasion.com/i/1VRkH/





Crystal tote bags are on sale until i run out of waxed cotton fabric and then i am not going to make them anymore.  You've been warned.

Thursday, July 25, 2013

montreal botanical gardens

gardens

Great plant sculptures at the montreal gardens. go see them! Also Happy 60th birthday to my dear dear mummy! i love that old lady so much.


still wearing my black silk prison dress every single day.

Sunday, July 14, 2013

pesto factory

pesto
my friend stacy bought me this enormous basil plant for $10 at the Jean-Talon Market the other day. Haza!

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

myrtle magic

http://picasion.com/i/1UQ7Z/

Last week I recieved this myrtle wood wand in my mailbox from a good prairie witch. I have been practising some disappearing spells on Pipi.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

i rescind my invitation


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god help me i love those sexy vampires and werewolves. lucky sookie gets to have sex with all of them. true blood is my not-so-guilty summer tv pleasure. watch it here.

Monday, June 10, 2013



I was a little hungover this morning after going to see 
Tonstartssbandht play at Renata Morale's 8-day extravaganza at phi. so I almost didn't get out of bed and answer the door but then i remembered it is my birthday and it was probably a surprise for meeee! thank you kayla, the flowers are beautiful!!!








Sunday, June 9, 2013

Monday, June 3, 2013

inspire
































































All photos pillaged from the internet (various blogs that are in my blogroll)

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