September 11 & 12, 2021 - 10 AM to 5 PM

Evelyn Haskell

My stash of vintage sweaters, linens, blankets, and yarns inspires me because of its huge variety of colours, textures, origins, and imagined histories: an antique hand-embroidered pillowcase can become a Christmas angel, an out-of-style cashmere sweater can become a cosy winter hat, a misshapen grey cottage blanket can become a statement cushion. Using traditional techniques such as felting, appliqué, knitting, embroidery, and machine sewing on a 50-year-old Bernina, I can continue the life story of each piece of fabric.

Not only does my work connect the past with the present, it connects the present with the future. It pleases me that my creative repurposing of discarded “stuff” is one small step in caring for our environment.




462 George St, Cobourg, ON

Payments Accepted: Cash, Cheques

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