Category Archives: Textiles

Cutting the Union Jack Corset

Hey, if you’ve been following along on this group of posts about the building of the Union Jack Corset, then I’m guessing you probably know how to cut out a pattern! Take the pattern pieces, lay them on the fabric … Continue reading

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Hunting and Foraging: Sourcing Fabric for the Union Jack Corset

Well, a week has gone by because we’ve both been really busy with other things. With film work, summer guests and the sunshine that has finally deemed us worthy of its’ presence in Vancouver, we’ve had a hard time finding … Continue reading

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The Show I lost my 20/20 site on…

For those of you who have seen the movie 3000 Miles to Graceland, you know how much shooting and blood there was. For some viewers, that means more tension or excitement, and for others it means a queasy feeling in … Continue reading

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Quilters Show Off

The Lions Gate Quilters Guild has a lot to show off.  They are 143 dedicated members strong and every other year they organize a wonderful display of their cumulative talent. As a costume maker and general all textile enthusiast I … Continue reading

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