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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.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Framing day today

This morning I finished making the apron and tea towel from remaining fabric. I made the apron from these instructions for a butcher style apron  http://etherwork.net/ejmtph/sew/apron.html  .
Okay, nothing amazing here. I want to make a more exciting apron, maybe patchwork. That is for another day.


I picked up our Guild's latest community quilt from Ann, and will start the machine quilting on it this afternoon.

I went over to Marilyn's and she helped me with the exhibition standard for framing of my few pieces for our May 22 show. 

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