Thursday, December 31, 2009

For Christmas this year I asked for a Singer Dressform, and it was under the tree Christmas morning – almost hijacked by an overzealous two year old unwrapping gifts! I am excited to be able to create my own clothing from scratch without a pattern, as patterns are never exactly what you want to make. […]

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

I can’t believe that with the entire month of December free Christmas has still snuck up on me. But, we are ready, the presents are wrapped and tomorrow we head to Vancouver.   Merry Christmas!  

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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

I’ve just finished collaborating on a web site with my friend Jeremy Brown.  I came up with the basic layout and supplied the flash based Picasa Web Album viewer, he did the rest!  Have a look: http://www.jeremy-brown.ca   Here’s a photograph of one of his beautiful wood bowls.    

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Monday, December 14, 2009

I finally brought my sewing machine out today and finished off a project I started months ago. Here is a little clutch made with grey denim and blue cotton canvas.

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Sunday, December 13, 2009

I thought I would have a look through my favourite sellers on Etsy and create a list of some items from Canadian designers that I love. Here they are: Etsy: Your place to buy & sell all things handmadealisonrea.etsy.com

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