Home / Archive by Category "blog"

Archives

Yarn Twisters in Calgary

Hey Calgarians! We have goodies for you at Yarn Twisters! They are at 122 Mahogany Plaza in the southeast just off 52nd St SE and we’ll be working hard to keep them stocked with bowls, mugs, and buttons. They have ONE DRAMA LLAMA mug (and lovely llama yarn), a herd of sheep mugs, some communicative mugs to express how…

artistry

    Driving home from Edmonton last night and the sunset reminded me of a colourway I fell in love with. The makers created an art book of their inspiration photos with samples of projects in each of their colourways plus swatches of each and I just thought WOW this is an intentional heightening of…

Thank you Edmonton!

Thank you @edmontonfibrefrolic ! You were wonderful hosts and we had a fabulous day. We met THEE “Monogamous Knitter”, Jay found other kilted men, and so many hilarious fibre artists stopped by for a laugh. Thanks to everyone for welcoming us and making us feel at home. I can’t wait to be back! #makersmovement #buyhandmade…

Slipper soles

We love to make things to make projects better. These non-slip leather heels & toes are perfect to sew on to slipper projects. Knit, crochet, felted, sewn – they add the perfect finishing touch. We have them available in two colours in four sizes, from baby to large adult. I’ve tested them and this giant…

Fresh

Fresh from the kiln! Collaboration with Shauna at Epic Fail Studio result in kintsugi beauties like this faux wood and copper yarn bowl.   A new glaze technique plus Shauna: Sometimes a combination of glazes create a powerful glow, run, and altogether breath taking result: Mermaid tails? The mother of pearl is hard to capture…

go go go yarn bowls!

Scales everywhere! Fibre Shindig is in less than 2 weeks (April 21 at Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Centre) and we’re building and glazing in preparation for this amazing show. This is our 5th? Year at Shindig and it’s always so fun. The vendors and customers make it a great day. This means we’d better have things…

1 2 3 18