Amanda Wood / @amanda_f_wood

Amanda Wood is a member of the Canadian Guild of Weavers and the Craft Council of BC and she exhibits her handwoven structures across the country. Her work is grounded within the context of traditional hand weaving yet lives in the interstitial space between art and craft. Working with local Vancouver businesses such as the Silk Weaving studio, Amanda enjoys teaching new weavers on Ashford rigid heddle looms. She has developed a curriculum for 101 and 102 weaving classes as well as a one day scarf workshop.

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Megan Samms / @livetextiles

Megan is a cloth maker, a modern hand weaver and dyer utilizing organic and natural fibres, plant dyes, looms, spinning wheels and other tools of the textiles trade. She works to bridge the gap between fine and functional craft creating heirloom quality, deeply personal and detailed textiles for practical use at home, to wrap yourself and loved ones in, as well as to adorn your space. Beauty, function, fine craftswomanship and intimacy with our day to day form the motivation behind her craft making.

Megan is a member of the Craft Council of British Columbia and can be reached here, can be found in the Yukon Art Guide as well as Citizens of Craft.

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Dani Ortman / @hand.woven

With the root of each textile born from a desire to cultivate knowing relationships to where and how our products are made.  Each piece is thoughtfully considered, calculated and developed.

All textiles are executed with extreme care and high standards of craftsmanship.  Redefining our connection to textiles, opening our minds to regard them as the precious commodity they are.

Allow the threads you wear to grow with you, change with you and connect you back to the roots of our human existence.

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