From the marche to the jars, I'm loving all the stages of canning. This past weekend we did tomatoes. Here are some of my photos from the process, and below the tomato canning assembly line.
I'm so happy living in Montreal, only a couple of blocks from Marche Jean Talon. So much culture, and so much colour this time of year.
My inspiration for this roundup is my tomato-filled weekend. Danny and I spent all day yesterday canning romas with some friends and today our little apartment is full of red accents. I'm kind of loving it.
I've always loved the Vancouver based clothing line Adhesif by Montreal-born designer Melissa Ferreira. I remember visiting her booth at Portabello West years ago and shamelessly hinting to her that I wanted the Adhesif vest SHE was wearing. Did I actually ask for the shirt off her back? How embarrassing.
Actually that's the thing about Adhesif, every piece is one-of-a-kind since everything is made from recycled cloth. So if you fall in love with a piece, be sure to get it there and then - unless the designer is wearing it!
Above are some designs from the Fall 2011 line. Isn't that outfit cute?
Did you know that Adhesive has a shop on Main Street? It's a super cute shop: 2202 Main Street, Vancouver
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Hi, I'm Janna. I'm the owner and natural dyer at Everlea Yarn and the tapestry instructor at The School of SweetGeorgia. I am a tapestry weaver, longtime knitter and 2013 graduate of Concordia University's Fibres and Material Practices program.
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