Hanna - Crafter - Calgary, AB, Canada

Kaila Hanna

Calgary, AB, Canada




I am big into crafts and love doing anything related. Contact me with any of your crafting needs and I'll be happy to help. I love trying anything new!

Work History

Bookkeeping - Data Entry

Strongbox Bizness Solutions

From November 2013

My mother is the owner of her company, Strongbox Bizness Solutions and I work as self employed contracted from her. I have started with just data entry and am working up to learning new and bigger things in the industry. This allows me to work from home and spend more time with my son.

Warehouse Worker

Elite International Foods Inc.

May 2010 - October 2012

Shipper & Receiver, then became Supervisor.

Costume Cutter And Stitcher

Red Deer College - Practicum For Olds College

January 2010 - April 2010

Did costume cutting for their theater department for a show.

Warehouse Worker

Elite International Foods Inc.

July 2006 - August 2008

Warehouse Worker

Recreational Coach

Altadore Gymnastic Club

Coached little kids recreational gymnastics.


Minion Crochet Hook Case

This is a case I made for my crochet hooks. The pattern I found online was originally for a pencil case but I made it a bit smaller for my hooks instead.

Crochet Octopus

I made these little guys for the 3 younger kids next door. They are made from a pattern I found online.

Plastic Canvas Door Name

I made this for my sons bedroom door. It is done with yarn and plastic canvas. I found the letters to do online but the rest I decided to do it that way myself.

3D Lettering - Canvas Art

I saw the tutorial for the 3D lettering online and wanted to try it out. It worked out pretty well, although it was a little time consuming with the embroidery floss. In the end I think it turned out really cute for a 3 year old named Alia. This was a birthday gift for her.

Gift Card Holders

I saw some similar tutorials and patterns for gift card holders online and decided to make them my own. I liked the Tim Hortons one the best =)

3D Paper Star

This is a star I found a pattern for online that I wanted to make for my little Christmas tree. It is made out of medium cardstock. The little holes you see I also had to cut out with an exacto knife.

Fabric & Button Canvas Art

This is a canvas art piece I did with fabric and buttons. As well I made the fabric flower to go with it. This was for my best friend for a birthday gift.

Quilled/Paper Art Canvas

This is a project I did on canvas with paper. I had to cut out the pieces as well as do the quilling. As well as I made the paper roses too. This was done on 3 canvas pieces that go together in the end.

Quilled Canvas Art

This is a project requested by a customer. They found the pattern they wated online so I re-created it using different & brighter colors. They loved it, and so do I =) Still have to do 2 more similar ones to complete their project!

Quilled Wooden Letter

This is a wooden letter that I painted then quilled with pieces of thin paper. I found some designs online that I put together to get the finished design. This was made as a gift for some friends and their new home.

Crochet Scoodie

This is a hooded scarf, also known as a scoodie that I made. My first real crochet project besides a couple wash cloths. I used a puff stitch for this project.

Crochet Yoshi

This is a crochet amigurumi that I did of Yoshi. It was my first ever crochet project like this but I had a lot of fun learning and trying it out. I think it turned out pretty good for never doing anything like this before =)

Nightmare Before Christmas Purse

This is a purse I designed and made for myself.

Jessie Halloween Costume

This is a costume I did for Halloween. I used an old pair of jeans to use to sew the cow print chaps part onto that I had made. Then bought a white button up shirt with collar to use to sew the yellow and red parts on. For the back I used one of those retractable pen key chains and had sewn it under the yellow fabric and put a big white ring onto it so you could pull it like the doll. For the hat I just bought a plain one and had sewn the white onto it to make it look like hers. I also made the wig just out of yarn.

Diaper Bag Makover

I started with just the plain bag I had received from Nestle and made it unique by adding my own touch. The guitar part is called Iris folding, which is usually done with paper but I wanted to try it with fabric.

King Blanket

This is a king size blanket I made when we got our new bed. I used the pattern from a quilt square but just made it bigger!

Baby Blanket

This is a blanket I made for my son when he was born.


These are some of the ties I designed and made.

Christmas Stockings

These are the stockings I made for our first family Christmas after our son was born.

College Projects

Here are the projects I did while I was in College. Men's Period Costume, Woman's Period Costume, Leather Hand Sewn Gloves, Couture Project - Lederhosen, Casual, Coat, Lingerie Top, Men's Period Coats for Red Deer College. Also made a bathing suit and hand tailored wool jacket but they are not pictured at the moment.

Diaper Bag

Finished a diaper bag for a baby shower, has many pockets as well as many different types of materials used.

Work Aprons

Custom aprons the employees wear while fitting a cast as well as making braces. Has one little pen pocket and two bigger pockets on the front, also crosses in the back and is adjustable for different size people.

Qualifications & Certifications

Costume Cutting And Construction

Olds College

Forest Lawn High School

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