When you own regalia that you look forward to wearing, the best version of you is presented in your attitude and in your prayer. You end up better focused, at ease, and ready to take on the present moment. I'd like to help you feel even closer to these ideas. More comfortable in your own skin, even proud.
I am a mixed blood first nations person. My family has reclaimed our culture, and thanks to the efforts of my mum, I have been in ceremonies since I was very young. I am an active member of my spiritual community, a grandmother’s helper and I have been sundancing for 8 years.
I have been sewing professionally and for my spiritual community since 2006. I hold a BFA in costume design and technology and have worked in costume shops at multiple regional theaters. For many years I worked as an assistant to a master dressmaker, making costumes for off-broadway shows in New York City. Most recently, I was the bridal alterationist at a bridal boutique in Ottawa, Ontario.
But, after all this time, I have found that I am the most fulfilled when sewing a garment that helps someone on a spiritual, ceremonial level. The desire to help the people in this way was the ultimate inspiration to start Sacred Tree Sewing. I feel that the creator has led me to this place, right now. If I am able to help clothe you on your spiritual journey, I would be honored to do so.