Arts Workshops

Free Beaded Eye Template

Free Beaded Eye Template

If you tried out the My Beading Heart Tutorial and got hooked on the art of embellishment, here’s a great next project to get some practice in. I beaded mine on my well-loved Joe Fresh denim shirt (I loooove Joe Fresh), but like the heart […]

My Beading Heart – Free Tutorial

My Beading Heart – Free Tutorial

My materials: Embroidery needle – a beading needle is needed if you are using small seed beads. 2 strands of DMC embroidery floss (can use fishing line) Size 6 glass Czech beads – assorted coloursMuslin fabric (can use many fabrics as a foundation – linen, […]

Fall Classes at Hello Studios – Ottawa

Fall Classes at Hello Studios – Ottawa

Join me this Fall at Hello Studios by Lovisart for 3 Textile Arts Workshops! Weaving Workshop – Warp and Weft 101  Thursday, October 25 at Hello Studios by Lovisart 6-9pm $60 + HST Needle Felting Workshop Saturday, November 10 at Hello Studios by Lovisart 10am […]

DIY Embroidery Stitches – Satin Stitch Video

DIY Embroidery Stitches – Satin Stitch Video

Here’s a quick how-to video of the Satin Stitch, a traditional filling stitch. My stitching is a little open here to show each stitch, but really is best to get as close as possible to the previous stitch. A good tip is to always put […]

DIY Embroidery Stitches – My Cat Needed Attention Video

DIY Embroidery Stitches – My Cat Needed Attention Video

Beause EVERYBODY has to stop what they’re doing when the cat needs attention. This video has no sound to distract you from the beauty of Stella. haha!

DIY Embroidery Stitches – Outline Stitch Video

DIY Embroidery Stitches – Outline Stitch Video

Here’s a quick how-to video of the Outline Stitch (or Stem Stitch). A great stitch for outlining and is an alternative to the Back Stitch. Pull stitch up from the back just on the bottom of the line you want to outline and pull thread […]

DIY Embroidery Stitches – French Knot Video

DIY Embroidery Stitches – French Knot Video

Here’s a quick how-to video of Embroidered French Knots. Pull thread up from the back and wrap the thread around the needle 3 – 4 times.  Gently hold the thread while putting the needle back through the fabric very close where you came up. Continue […]

Tulip Festival 2018 – Art Exhibit and Demo

Tulip Festival 2018 – Art Exhibit and Demo

I am proud to be exhibiting my work again at the Canadian Tulip Festival – at Lansdowne Park – The Art and Culture Tulip Experience Activities Art Gallery. I have two pieces on display (update: Now SOLD!) and I will also be giving a demonstration […]

WAM: Women Artist Mentors Interview

WAM: Women Artist Mentors Interview

It was such a pleasure to be interviewed by WAM: Women Artist Mentors, by women artists I admire and follow! For the full interview, please visit their website!