[For Armchair & Studio Members] Andrea Tsang Jackson’s large-scale public art installation, “In Conversation,” adorns a parkade in Kjipuktuk/Halifax, Nova Scotia. The work uses textile imagery to tell six stories about diverse craft traditions and makers, illustrating history for all to see.
[Open Access] In which D&T publisher Kim Werker goes for a sail and encounters the largest sewing project she’s ever seen: the mainsail of the iconic Bluenose II. Kim spoke with fourth-generation sail-maker Michele Stevens about her career, and about how she and her team made sails so large they had to be laid out (in halves!) in the Lunenburg, NS, community centre.
[Open Access] Cynthia Levy’s father insists that grey mittens are bad luck; it’s a maritime superstition extending back through generations in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. This essay is best enjoyed with a hot beverage and a cozy blanket.
Textile artist and printmaker Julie Rosvall captures the textures of knitting by printing it on paper. Here, enjoy a photo tour of the process she used to create her Iterations exhibition at the Harvest Gallery in Wolfville, Nova Scotia
In this short video, artist Julie Rosvall takes us on a tour of her exhibition, Iterations, at Harvest Gallery in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Due to COVID-19 restrictions at the time of publication, the gallery is closed to the public. Here, Julie shares the history behind several key pieces, and explains her process for creating them.
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