Julie Blaney has been sewing and crafting since she was a child and designing/creating her own clothes since high school. Blaney has worked in the fashion industry from 2007 – 2010 before transitioning into teaching home ec. and continuing to make custom items to this day. Blaney has a Diploma of Visual Arts from Camosun College, Bachelor of Fashion Design and Technology from Kwantlen Polytechnic University followed by a Bachelor of Education from UBC. Blaney has been involved in the arts from a you ng age through dancing ballet on pointe and teaching herself to knit in her college years. Blaney’s collections, particularly this one, are inspired by vintage sewing techniques. Knitting, crocheting and embroidery often factor in; Blaney likes to explore new modern methods of applying them. Blaney’s most recent collection is called Winter Garden and transforms from Fall colours and florals into icy Winter.
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