Sunday, June 29, 2008
I was able to take a quick picture of the one I am happy with. Unfortunately, it's a white fabric and the lights reflects off it weird-ly. I'll need to experiment with different types of background to make it look nice. Once I get good pictures, I'll be listing it in my Etsy shop.
Saturday, June 28, 2008
Below is a list of questions and the participating shops. Search the shops and answer at least 10 of the questions to be entered into a random draw to win our Team Canada Goodie Bag! Check out our Team Shop for an example of the goodie bag!
When you are ready to submit your answers, please contact PiggytailsStationary through her Etsy shop! Submit your answers by MONDAY JULY 7th!!!!!
Which Saskatchewan jewelry artist has over 350 sales?
Which Winnipeg artist lives in a small rural community with her husband, 2 kids, cats and a dog?
Who has poppies in her avatar?
Which Ontario Etsian has 3 etsy shops?
Who has a link to a supply shop with the number 28 in the shop name?
Which BC artist grew up in South Africa?
Which Edmonton artist makes dinner napkins?
Who has a thing for Giraffe's?
Which jewelry artist gives a description on how to determine your ring size?
Which Ontario Etsian is a stay at home Mom to 3 girls?
Which artist has a love of books?
Whose favourite saying is "Black is easy. Colour is hard"?
Which artist is moonlighting as a Tree Nymph?
Which Edmonton artist has a category for sock monkeys?
Whose colourful shop features vintage fabrics and was an Etsy Featured Seller?
Whose store is named after fruit?
Which Eco conscious artist is generating good vibes?
Who is a published knitwear designer and mom to 3 boys?
Which jewelry shop is owned by 2 sisters? One in Canada and the other in Australia?
Whose shop name was inspired by and named for her two daughters?
Whose Etsy banner has hearts on it and a heart in her shop name?
Which jewelry artist creates from refashioned vintage items and has an entirely blue banner?
Who went to College in Nova Scotia but now lives in Vancouver?
Search these TCET shops for the answers:
Friday, June 27, 2008
In the picture below, I'm marking a line on the stretch jersey to make a 1/2" band as part of the
finishing on a halter top. I bet you thought soap was just for washing !
Thursday, June 26, 2008
- Basic sewing course
Choose one of the following patterns (pj bottom/top, skirt, drawstring pant/capris) and we'll go through the steps together. You'll learn the patterns symbols and terminology, measuring techniques, assembly, interfacing/facing, pressing technique and finishing. I can also teach you alteration techniques and tricks.
- Basic serger course
Learn how to properly thread your serger. Learn all the different stitches with 3 threads and 4 threads. Sew a few examples (tshirt, tank top..) using only the serger.
- Pattern drafting course
Learn how to draft your own patterns using standard blocks. Learn how to alter your pattern after a fitting. Grading for commercial purposes also available.
- Kids/teen sewing camp
Kids camp days are available for July and August only. Courses will begin at 9am and finish around 3pm with a half hour lunch (after/pre care also available). Student will learn the basic requirements to sew and will hopefully be able to complete 2 projects per day. Prior sewing experience is not necessary. Student will be required to bring their own sewing machine and materials . Maximum of 3 kids per day.
A student's list of bring-to-class supplies will be provided upon request. You can also view my studio here. Please contact me for more information.
**Please note: no classes will be given in SUMMER of 2009 **
Sunday, June 22, 2008
They featured my NYC skirt that's made out of recycled t-shirts. It's still available in my Etsy shop.
Saturday, June 21, 2008
The polka dot dress still has the original tag attached with the designer name Kayman of Toronto. The second dress is silk (oh la la !) and has the name of Jack Mulque of NY on the tag. I tried to Google these names but nothing came up. If anyone recognizes these names please let me know :)
Friday, June 20, 2008
Monday, June 16, 2008
Saturday, June 14, 2008
Well, it's been a week since I received the last email so I'll take that as a NOT.