CTV Winnipeg - Manitoba Fibre Festival 2015
Fine Lifestyles Magazine
Sask Fashion Week 2015
This year I have been collaborating with designer Dean Renwick for Sask Fashion Week. Here is a clip that was on Global News where Dean talks about what he is brining to the show and he mentions me, when talking about the items I have knit for him.
Let's Knit Issue 92
My Cosmic Cozy rat/hamster bed was included in an article on knitting for pets in Let's Knit which is the UK's best-selling knitting magazine.
CBC's Future 40 Under 40 - 2015
I was so grateful and humbled to have been nominated for CBC's Future 40 Under 40. Anglea did a nice write up for me on the work I do for the wool industry, for my business and fellow makers in the handmade community. I feel very honoured and appreciative <3
Spin-Off Summer 2014
One of my spindle pictures was used for the Fibre from Around the Globe Spin-a-long article on pg.4 of the Summer 2014 edition of Spin-Off magazine. They said that my picture had them itching to start spinning. The kit included Yak, Alpaca, Falkland and English wools.
Sask Fashion Week 2013
Such exciting news!! Riley won the Emerging Designer award for her collection at Sask Fashion Week! She is the first winner of this prestigious award which will help her move her business, designs and creativity forward. She was chosen out of a total of 18 designers! I am happy to share in her success with the sweaters and socks I knit for her! Well deserved Riley, congrats!! You can read more about it here.
"Lawson's attention to every detail, skillfully constructed garments, and
cohesive design aesthetic earned her the recognition." -www.saskfashionweek.com
*Special thanks to my good friend Sara Yip, who helped me with the seaming :)
Sask Craft Council Cover
A couple of my handspun skeins were featured as the cover photo in the Sask Craft Council's April newsletter
I was featured on the Handmade Saskatchewan website in their "Artist Spotlight" section. You can read all about how I got into fibre here
I was lucky enough to be able to judge my first wool show in Drake Saskatchewan at their annual Sheep Show and Exhibition in 2012. I was on the cover of "Sheep Shape, which is a quarterly magazine published by the Saskatchewan Sheep Development Board and there was an article written about the show by my friend Val Fiddler. You can read all about it here