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CITY GUIDES FOR CRAFTSTERS => Northern Canada => Topic started by: yukonviolet on July 30, 2006 04:18:34 PM

Title: northern view of "fashion" scarf
Post by: yukonviolet on July 30, 2006 04:18:34 PM
This weekend was the Pelly Art something or other here in Faro and they had some craft demonstrations.  One lady was demonstrating crochet so I had brought my latest project: a spiral scarf.  The lady was a senior citizen I should add.  I brought out my scarf and she wanted to know what it was.  I said a spiral scarf.  People came over to look at it and everyone figured it was a pretty useless scarf and wondered why you would wear a scarf as a fashion accessory.  I feel out of my element her sometimes even though I am not a really fashionable person (my glasses broke in June and the arm is held together with duct tape until I get to Whitehorse on Friday).  At least my 3 year old had fun making paper and there was a wild meat BBQ potluck.

Still I take my 2 puppies for a walk with my baby in a backpack and son beside me and look at the beautiful scenery and still love the north (and the housing is dirt cheap in Faro).


Title: Re: northern view of "fashion" scarf
Post by: d on September 05, 2006 10:09:03 PM
I would love to see a photo of the scarf. :) d 8)

Title: Re: northern view of "fashion" scarf
Post by: Spiderbite on September 05, 2006 10:13:45 PM
I'd like to see the scarf as well.

Sometimes I feel the opposite way you do. Living in NY, especially in the midst of Williamsburg Brooklyn (famous for hipsters), I feel like sometimes people OVER accessorize. I feel half the clothes they wear are superfluous. Kind of detracts from the specialness of the accessories if you ask me. Highlighting a piece you are wearing by making it the one special thing can be nice I think.