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Lucy Staples

Artist Bio: 

I was born and raised in Yellowknife.  I remember when people would wear new mukluks, gloves, moccasins, stroud jackets for the Christmas season. 

My mother taught me to sew when I was 10 years old. She told me that one day I would have a family of my own and that I needed to learn how to sew for them. I have never forgotten her words.

I sew mainly small crafts like card holders, beaded eye glass cases and other crafts.I use beads, embroidery yarn, embroidery threads. I am glad that more women are sewing traditional crafts, it keeps our culture alive.

Last Updated: December 7, 2016
Region: 
North Slave
Community: 
Yellowknife
Primary Art Type: 
Phone: 
(867) 873-6541

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