Amy Tyler: the creative process

Amy Tyler’s talk on Sunday at Ontario Handweavers and Spinners biennial conference gave me pause to reassess my creative process. For a brief introduction to Amy, read the previous post. The term “creative process” has a pompous air about it. … Continue reading

An exotic pigeon inspired this handspun, knitted shawl

Bath Time by Sue Demetriou Last year our local Guelph Guild of Handweavers and Spinners presented a show at Greenwood Quiltery‘s gallery, featuring fibre crafts inspired by images (paintings or photographs). When I saw this photo of a Nicobar pigeon … Continue reading

Digging For the Story in Urban Nature

My weekend retreat brought a burst of creativity. It has been many months since I did so much pen-and-paper writing in the space of a few days. Since returning home, I have tried to recreate the sparking sense of connection … Continue reading

Bringing Inspiration Home

It was good to be away. It is good to be home. Normally vacations leave me mildly depressed about returning to life as usual. This time I am buoyant with new inspiration for the present, and hope for the future. … Continue reading