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07Feb

Inspiration on a "Small" Scale - Designer Inspiration: Nigel Chia

Thanks to the wonders of social media, in particular Facebook and Youtube, I was recently introduced to Nigel Chia.  According to the bio on his website, Nigel is a veterinarian and fashion designer, which may seem like a strange combination, but both require much dedication and attention to detail.  He is currently pursuing his love of fashion design.
 
06Oct

The Evolution of Sewing

What started off as a means of necessity has slowly evolved into more of a hobby for most people. Let’s have a look at how sewing has changed over the years.
 
27Sep

Visiting Hermes at Work: A Maker's Perfect Day Off!

The Hermès at Work exhibit was an amazing opportunity to interact with the craftspeople that create Hermès’ world-renowned luxury goods.  Lucky to have a Friday off, I headed downtown to Jack Poole Plaza to check it out, and I’m so glad I did.  As a sewer, quilter, and knitter, I have at least a rudimentary understanding of what goes into a hand-crafted product, but this exhibit opened my eyes to a whole new level of workmanship, quality, patience and pride in a job well done.

08Sep

A Maker's Australian Vacation Pt. 2

Today on the blog, Myles shares about an exciting trip to a historical quilt exhibit.