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Yarn is like potato chips

Written on November 28, 2013 at 10:57 pm, by

For fibre enthusiasts, fibre (yarn, roving and the like) is like potato chips … you just can’t get enough. To those of you who love us, we appreciate the willingness to support our craftier side, like giving up your side of the closet for the ever creeping collections which seem to slowly take over like…

November round-up

Written on November 25, 2013 at 8:08 am, by

Maureen lead our nuno felting class earlier this month. Here are some of our graduates’ masterpieces!   Carol’s students worked on these lovely Christmas stockings:   Karen’s class made Advent Calendars: And here are some of the gathering of ornaments Wendo’s group did!

Holiday Shop Hop

Written on November 23, 2013 at 9:51 am, by

Mark your calendar. December 5, from 5 to 8 pm. Wellington West Shop Hop. 25 merchants are participating. Donate non-perishable food items for the Parkdale Food Centre. Discount on certain items. Get some shopping done by having a look at our finished goods on consignment from local artists and find very unique gifts. On that…

Have we got sole

Written on November 21, 2013 at 7:26 pm, by

Want to slip into something more comfortable? Just in moccasin soles, made of soft leader for home-made slippers or slipper socks. And the best thing yet, they’re WASHABLE. Shouldn’t all of life be this easy? ******* ‘Tis the season of giving. If you’re here, reading this, you’re probably one of those who may be identified…

Bus to Montreal?

Written on November 16, 2013 at 12:59 pm, by

There are still seats available for December 9 to go to one of the best show in the country. 50 $ return, door prices, chocolate and lots of fun!

Classes for kids

Written on November 16, 2013 at 12:34 pm, by

Come and join Wendy on Friday, November 22 from 4 to 5:45 pm and make Felted soap. On November 29, you can make Felt jewelry. So much fun! Only $ 20 per class.

A few spots left

Written on November 16, 2013 at 12:27 pm, by

There are a few spots left for some of our classes. Make a Holiday stocking or tea cosy made of recycled wool – Nov 23 and 30 between 3 and 5 – $ 60 Make an advent calendar with recycled wool – November 23 – $ 60 Crochet 101 – November 22 and 29 –…

Finished goods from local artists

Written on November 15, 2013 at 3:41 pm, by

We have finished goods from local artists in the store until December 24. Get an early start to your holiday shopping. Woven scarves, silk fusion birds, rug hookings, felted friends, hand spun fibers, felted purses and the list goes on. Come and check it out.  

SMAKK-a-FAIR

Written on November 15, 2013 at 3:37 pm, by

Wabi Sabi is at Smakk-a-fair tonight between 7 and 10 pm at ARTisIn Bakery.  

Salon des metiers d arts in Montreal

Written on November 14, 2013 at 4:57 pm, by

Still a few seats on the bus to Montreal.  You can even registered on line.