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Learn why Frances Taylor loves Free Form Crochet

Written on September 28, 2010 at 6:47 pm, by

    Who is Frances Taylor? Born in England, Frances Taylor emigrated to Canada in the late 1960’s and completed degrees in Biology and Business Administration. While she has been practicing her art work for decades, since retirement she has devoted most or her time to her fibre art. Frances’ training and environmental awareness brings a deep…

Local & Lovely

Written on September 28, 2010 at 10:36 am, by

Hurrah, Turtlepurl yarns are back. This time we have two kinds: Softshell Turtle Toes and Fat BFL Platinum. Soft Shell is a blend of SW Merino, Nylon and Cashmere. It comes in a some great colours: Violent Violet, Voodoo Queen, Kiss Me I'm Irish, Fiesta, and Golden Sunset. Fat BFL Platinum is a blend of…

Make Your Own One-Of-A-Kind Doll

Written on September 28, 2010 at 10:10 am, by

Have you noticed Denise's fabulous dolls at Heaven's to Besty? Finally you have a chance to learn how she does it. Denise is running a 5-week course in which she will teach the essentials of this craft such as doll form, costuming, as well as how to paint the face. She will demonstrate how to use…

Meet our new crochet teacher, Sandra. I know you’ll love working with her. Check out her creations on our blog.

Written on September 20, 2010 at 12:52 pm, by

 

Written on September 20, 2010 at 12:41 pm, by

More of Sandra's creations. I fancy a red one for myself.

Written on September 20, 2010 at 12:39 pm, by

Some of our new crochet teacher's amazing hats.

New Crochet Classes

Written on September 14, 2010 at 11:19 am, by

Hi Fiber Fans, For those of you who’ve always wanted to learn how to crochet, we’ve got the teacher for you. Sandra, the newest member of the Wabi Sabi team, has just returned from exploring the UK craft scene. In October, Sandra is running a Crochet Beanie class, where participants will learn the essentials of…

Classic Designs from New England

Written on September 14, 2010 at 10:31 am, by

A review by Lesley Buxton New England-based knit designers Cecily Glowik MacDonald and Melissa LaBarre’s new book, New England Knits, is a classic collection of patterns inspired by the seasons of their home state. Knitters will enjoy slowly leafing through their work. Sadie Dayton has done a remarkable job on the photography. Her photos capture the fundamental…