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Megan Goodacre Book Signing!

Written on May 31, 2014 at 11:09 am, by

Join local knitter extraordinaire Megan Goodacre as she talks about her new book Idiot’s Guide to Knitting on Saturday, July 5 from 11-1! Idiot’s Guide to Knitting is a great reference book that will be handy for beginners and experienced knitters alike! For more information about the book signing, click here!

Bussin’ to Twist!

Written on May 31, 2014 at 11:03 am, by

  Don’t forget to book your spot on the Wabi Sabi bus to the spectacular Twist Fibre Festival! Join us on Saturday, August 23 for a fabulous fibre-focused road trip, and treat yourself the delights of Twist, including the opportunity to visit an art exhibit with a modern twist! With multiple pick-up and drop-off points…

FREE Summer Scarf Pattern!

Written on May 31, 2014 at 10:39 am, by

  Looking for a nice scarf or wrap for the summertime? Look no further! Carol has whipped up a pattern for the perfect funky, textured cotton scarf using 2 balls of Lang Ella and a package of recycled sari silk ribbon! Get your copy of this free pattern right here on ravelry!

Take your felting or spinning to the next level with hand-dyed roving!

Written on May 29, 2014 at 3:39 pm, by

Our upcoming Wool Roving Dyeing Class on Thursday, June 5 from 6-9 PM is the perfect opportunity to learn! Instructor Maureen Ballagh will demonstrate three different techniques (vat dyeing, ball dyeing, and hand-painting). You will learn how to prepare the wool, how to measure acid dyes, and how to dye without felting the roving. More information…

Time to get your felt on!

Written on May 29, 2014 at 3:30 pm, by

Literally! Don’t miss out on our upcoming one-of-a-kind Felted Vest course on Saturday, June 7 from 11-3, taught by Wabi Sabi’s Carol Secord and Tonia Weber of Twist&Weber! This course will combine white-on-white nuno felting with pot dyeing to create a piece that is completely unique to you! More information and online registration can be…

Needlefelted Bird Class

Written on May 29, 2014 at 3:02 pm, by

We’ve still got a few spots left in our Needlefelted Bird Class coming up Saturday, May 31 from 3-5 PM. Learn the basics of needlefelting while making an adorable bird figurine! All materials are included, and students who have already taken the course will have the option to make a different design! This course is suitable…

Woven Art from Recycled Material

Written on May 24, 2014 at 11:39 am, by

  We’ve still got a few spots left in our Woven Art from Recycled Material course coming up on June 14 from 11-3:30. Learn the basics of tapestry weaving including how to warp the frame and basic weaving! You’ll be using recycled fabric, plastic, and other unwanted items to create a unique, personalized woven mat,…

Fiber Bombing in Hintonburg!

Written on May 24, 2014 at 10:43 am, by

Get your needles ready! On Thursday, June 19, 2014, Wabi Sabi and Fabrications will ‘fiber bomb’ Somerset Square in preparation for Hintonburg Happening! You can participate by knitting, crocheting, weaving, felting, or sewing recycled wool in twelve-by-twelve squares. Don’t have any yarn to spare? Have no fear! One of our customers has generously donated some…

All aboard the Wabi Sabi Bus!

Written on May 23, 2014 at 2:15 pm, by

We’re on the road again! Wabi Sabi and friends will be going to the Twist Fibre Festival in St-Andre-Avellin on Saturday, August 23, 2014! Twist is a unique 3-day event with activities, classes, workshops, exhibitors, and an art exhibit with a modern twist. All the trades of the fibre industry are represented at the festival, including…

Spring has sprung and the birds are out!

Written on May 23, 2014 at 11:23 am, by

Looking to get into needlefelting? Our upcoming Needlefelted Bird Class on May 31 from 3-5 PM will be right up your alley! Learn the basics of needlefelting while making an adorable bird figurine! All materials are included, and students who have already taken the course will have the option to make a different design! More…