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Denman Island, British Columbia, Canada
Jean Cockburn retired from her professional career as an academic librarian in 2008 to become a textile artist living on Denman Island, British Columbia. She draws, quilts, embroiders, knits and crochets, makes wearable art, weaves baskets, dyes fabric, and paints watercolours. Her work has been exhibited locally in juried and group shows on Denman Island, in Courtenay, Comox, and Duncan on Vancouver Island, in West Vancouver, and across Canada with the Surface Design Association.

Sunday, December 1, 2013

December 1st!

The first day of the darkest month of the year is a great one. JM put up the Christmas lights and I spent most of the day making scrap quilt Christmas stockings for the upcoming Craft Faire (photos of those pending). Walked over to see my neighbour who has thankfully survived carotid artery surgery - took her some dark chocolate covered almonds which have been recommended to her by her doctor along with red wine :-)

Listened to my favourite Christmas song of all time, Mincemeat Tart by Roy Forbes. Listen here  http://www.royforbes.ca/wma/tart3.mp3



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