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In This Segment

Learn how to make charming canvas art using photos, shells, found objects and memorabilia. Heather Shaw, a textile designer and owner of pi’lo, shows how to treat the canvas, cover it with unbleached cotton or old book pages, and then secure display items.

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canvas
sewing needle
thread
felt
objects (i.e. shells, leaves, photos)
hemp twine
muslin
scissors
typewritten labels (optional)
fabric (optional)
old paper (optional)
paint (optional)

Heather Shaw is a textile designer and owner of pi’lo, a small Toronto based business that makes simple heirloom accessories for the home.
Site: www.pilo.ca
Blog: www.pilo.typepad.com
Shop: www.etsy.com/shop/pilosale

Credits

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Lynda Reeves

DIRECTOR TV PRODUCTION & ONLINE VIDEO

Sheri Graham Delagran

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Jason Stickley

SEGMENT PRODUCER

Ryan Louis

EDITORS

Patrick Malone
Erin Gulas

DIGITAL DIRECTOR

Michael Zimmermann

ONLINE DESIGNER

Julie Aubie

Runtime: 6:43
Released: July 25, 2010
Featuring: Heather Shaw
Channel: DIY