DAY 17

In the process of making all these dresses, I’ve bumped up against many tiny failures: I bought one single spool of thread and thought, “this will be enough.” It ran out almost immediately. I thought spools of thread were bottomless

DAY 17

In the process of making all these dresses, I’ve bumped up against many tiny failures: I bought one single spool of thread and thought, “this will be enough.” It ran out almost immediately. I thought spools of thread were bottomless

DAY 10

I have to admit I’ve been putting off this particular post, but I feel it’s important for me to talk about my studio. If, after all, I am to talk about making, I should probably talk about the place where I

DAY 10

I have to admit I’ve been putting off this particular post, but I feel it’s important for me to talk about my studio. If, after all, I am to talk about making, I should probably talk about the place where I

DAY 05

I’m now a few days into Habit and am still feeling unsteady about the project – partly because I’m waiting on fabric that will make up a large majority of the dresses. It’s hard, it turns out, to find enough of

DAY 05

I’m now a few days into Habit and am still feeling unsteady about the project – partly because I’m waiting on fabric that will make up a large majority of the dresses. It’s hard, it turns out, to find enough of

DAY 01

Welcome back to the Handmade Assembly blog – I’m so happy to be an online artist in residence this year, and to be attending the Assembly later this month! As you may have already read, my name is Claire, I’m

DAY 01

Welcome back to the Handmade Assembly blog – I’m so happy to be an online artist in residence this year, and to be attending the Assembly later this month! As you may have already read, my name is Claire, I’m

Habit

I am not a disciplined person. I’ve been meaning to sew this one particular dress for over a year now. I think of it as my ideal dress, but I can never get around to making it. As punishment I’ve

Habit

I am not a disciplined person. I’ve been meaning to sew this one particular dress for over a year now. I think of it as my ideal dress, but I can never get around to making it. As punishment I’ve

Claire Ellen Paquet

Claire Ellen Paquet was born and raised in Orleans, Ontario before following in her mother’s footsteps to complete her BFA at Mount Allison University. Since moving to Montreal post-grad she has tried to juggle making work with being a barista

Claire Ellen Paquet

Claire Ellen Paquet was born and raised in Orleans, Ontario before following in her mother’s footsteps to complete her BFA at Mount Allison University. Since moving to Montreal post-grad she has tried to juggle making work with being a barista