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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.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Grandchildren visit coming up!

 Ooooo I have so much fun making things for the grandchildren. We are heading out tomorrow for a visit, and I made animal costumes, that is a cape and a mask for each of them, of a zebra and a leopard. I used these patterns:
For the capes   http://threadridinghood.com/wordpress/made-by-me-monday-super-hero-cape-pattern-tutorial/
And for the masks  http://slowmama.com/arts-crafts/diy-kids-felt-superhero-masks/

Then I decided that they each needed a stuffie of the animal in question, so I made those. I used these patterns:
For the leopard  http://dollmaker.nunodoll.com/plushie/leopard.html
And for the zebra  . . . eek, no matter how I search I cannot find the link. Luckily I printed out the pattern.

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