Ode to a Friend
Frank was the "Mr. Rogers" of the neighbourhood. And the neighbourhood was the world of everyone who knew him. You always felt when you were in his presence, that you "mattered".
How to Take Your Measurements
It's important to take accurate measurements when ordering online to make sure you get a good fit. Here's how.
A Message for Our Time: Keep Calm and Carry On
We've all become familiar with the "Keep Calm" slogan in whatever iteration it has taken over the years. The touching story of the "Keep Calm and Carry On" poster's origin is told through this short video.
Three Women - With Gratitude (International Women's Day)
"Who are the elders I can look up to that have forged ahead and inspired me to be my best and better self?" Today I take time to share three of these women who come to mind.
The Simplicity of a Poncho
Ponchos have a universal appeal, and for good reason. They are simple, elegant and forgiving of fit. Casual as well as dressed up, they can be worn with jeans, leggings and skirts.
How To Create a Layered Look: Q&A Style With Kathleen
Nichole asked a question about how to layer clothing. Here are some basic tips to consider for achieving a layered look.
At the Cauldron - A Natural Dyer's Dream
I love dyeing with natural dyes. There are a number of steps involved in the dyeing of a wool scarf. In its simplest form this is the process (it varies with protein fibre - wool and silk and cellulose fibre - cotton, linen, hemp, etc.).
Q&A Style with Kathleen
I am happy to announce that I am starting a new Q&A Style series. I'll be answering your questions on a regular basis. Please send me your questions relating to style, fit and fabrics. Let's dive in with our first question - from Colleen...
Wool: The Warmest of Fibre
I have always loved wool. And if you are as crazy about wool as I am, here are a few interesting things to know about it.
Tea Plantations and Finding Indigo
The Tata Tea group set up its natural dye unit in Kerala, India in 1995 and will celebrate its 25th year anniversary in 2020. The green and lush hills were breathtaking and it became clear why it's called "God's Country".
An Old-Fashioned Barn Dance
Much fun was had this weekend at a good old fashioned dance in the country. It had been many years since I'd attended a community dance 'like the old days'.
Saskatchewan Fashion Week 2019
Saskatchewan Fashion Week was a three-day gala event from May 9 - 11. Designers from Saskatchewan and beyond participated.