It feels like Spring here today (yes-we’re feeling a little optimistic!)- inspiring us to do a little spring cleaning in the studio and shop….
We’d like to offer you an amazing 40% off all stock in our Shop, to make way for our new [...]
Just for the month of November we’ve added some custom felt toys to our Esy Shop.
These are toys our children and many others have grown up with and loved.
In our felt studio we’ll be making Gnome Houses, Felt Playmats, and small dolls…creating a world of enchantment within our small space…
Just the right [...]
….in stock at Wabi-Sabi in Ottawa. Wabi-Sabi is a gorgeous fiber arts store, with just the right amount of the most beautiful yarns and fibers to find the perfect fiber for the project you have in mind, and inspire you to create 10 [...]
We just received a shipment containing the most luscious fibers for felting, spinning, and just savouring!
Shown here are our new Blue Faced Leicester rovings…we also have lovely organic merino rovings plus extra fine merino rovings, bundled into 4 ounce rolls. These will all be handpainted, bright and jewel [...]
Dyeing with plant dyes is a slow process…each step requires time…time to gather the plants, time to steep them to extract the pigments, time for the fibres to soak in the colour. It is time consuming, but meditative and peaceful, and pure dyeing [...]
One day we made these Flying Felties together, an easy to make felt toy that my sons [...]
Last year I designed a wedding shawl for the spring issue of Living Crafts magazine. It is such a special project. The shawl is knit in two halves, with the families of the bride and groom each knitting a side, which is then joined with an [...]
I love taking some time to as I drive from place to place, errand to errand, to observe a prevalent feeling or observation during the journey. This weeks meanderings ventures into pinks…the predominent roadside color these days here on the island. I parked and walked and snapped photos and observed…just taking a few minutes, in [...]
Oh! What a gorgeous and sunny and lovely day. A great day for dyeing lots of local merino wool rovings….I’m just going to post the pictures today…soak up the sunshine and colour! Yum! I feel some sweet and soft children’s projects coming on!
We’re back! And Ohhhh! We had so much fibre fun! Well, I should only speak for myself really, but Graham did have a good time talking wool with the ladies while I was teaching my classes, and the boys were so helpful, setting up and taking down displays, making hangtags, doing emergency woodwork, and [...]