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Free Pattern For Weavers

Written on November 22, 2010 at 2:28 pm, by

Make this open weave felted scarf for someone special. It's perfect for both young and old. It's a classic. Of course, something as nice as this might be difficult to give away. I guess you'll have to make two, or three or four. These scarves were made by Marie'-France of "Out of the Box."  Here are…

Lynne pin’s With Lynne Morin November 28th

Written on November 19, 2010 at 8:52 am, by

Have fun making fabulous pins or hair clips for gifts, using rovings and embellishments. Lynn is a mixed media artist, who began combing fibre and paint ten years ago. In her work she attempts to convey the emotions portrayed by the human face using stitched lines, acrylic paint and various textural fibres. Her work can currently be…

Twiss and Webber are in Halifax

Written on November 19, 2010 at 8:22 am, by

Our two talented in-house designers, Laura Twiss and Tonia Webber are selling their wonderful wares at Love, Me Boutique in Halifax. Word on the street is that their work is all the rage. Talented musician and song writer, Jill Barber was recently seen buying one of their felt bags. According to Jill's twitter account she's playing…

The Prefelt Is Here

Written on November 10, 2010 at 5:24 pm, by

  Yes, it’s true, it’s finally arrived. And, fibre fans say it’s fabulous. For those of you who’ve never worked with it check out our very own felt mistress extraordinaire's article in the current issue of Living Craft Magazine. As well as Fiona's work at her website, Wool Felt Design.    

Out Of The Box Is In Our Window

Written on November 10, 2010 at 4:52 pm, by

Our latest window display is by Ottawa fibre artists Out of the Box. These talented ladies do everything but the expected. Their works uses a wide-range fiber mediums such as: quilting, silk-painting, wet-felting, tapestry, embroidery. The group consists of artists with an array of passions that include: painting, doll making, weaving. The work is dynamic …

Art Attack

Written on November 8, 2010 at 11:15 am, by

One of the things I love most about fibre and wool is that you can make amazing sculpture with it. I make a lot of tea cozies based on famous women.  Here is my Marie-Antonette.  This is my Frida Kahlo. Anyway recently a friend sent me images of work by Zoe Williams. I love her…

Fluff Alert

Written on November 8, 2010 at 11:01 am, by

Hey crafters, We're looking for beautiful fibre-licious works of art, buttons, jewlery, toys, clothing, housewares, anything at all,to sell at our holiday sale in December. It's strictly consignment. We're in the process of ironing out the details. However, in the past a percentage of our sales have gone to support a local charity so we…

Operation Sock Monkey

Written on November 1, 2010 at 7:52 am, by

SOCK MONKEY-A-THON III Join our friend Georgia and her mum, Catherine for a sock monkey workshop. They make sock monkeys in support of Operation Sock Monkey.  A wonderful charity that provides families dealing with HIV/AIDS support.  The way it works is that you make a sock monkey and donate it or pay a fee and take it…

Join Margaret Ferraro at Wabi-Sab

Written on November 1, 2010 at 7:40 am, by

Ferraro Art Workshops presents:  Childrens' Art workshops with artist/instructor Margaret Ferraro. Do you have a child who is keen to draw? Building a strong foundation of skills in a nurturing environment will give your child the skills to enjoy drawing anything and everything. Every class begins with warm-ups, then several exercises, each appealing to different…