Tag: Teafarm

Sew Easy

sewing supplies

For our second Renaissance Women workshop we decided to learn to sew from a pattern. Patterns have always seemed like some other world to me. Delicate paper that makes me think of old people’s skin. A whole new language of “notions.” And, while the clothes pictured on the pattern envelopes are frequently unstylish, I want…

A Meeting of Minds

Heather Walker tells the story of the first meeting of the Renaissance Women, a group of 15 women in the Cowichan Valley. The two requirements for the group are: 1. commit to learning a new practical skill as a group once a month in 2011, and 2.) commit to sharing your experience through your art, whatever that may be.