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November 2017 Newsletter


It’s Blankie Season… YAY! At this time of year we always love to encourage blankie weaving… we need to stay warm up in these parts! To this end we’ve done two things. 1) We’ve produced a free leaflet to download: Quick yarn requirements for Shetland, Mohair and Alpaca 2) We are giving a 10% discount […]

October 2017 Newsletter


You’re the fringe twister… twisted fringe twister! If you’ve been finding that twisting fringes has been twisting your melon then I’ve put up a short “how-to” video showing how to twist fringes on handwoven items. Don’t be a twisted sister, subscribe to our YouTube channel as I’ll be putting up more video shorts. Brand spanking […]

September 2017 Newsletter


  Workshop Registration 2018 We are so grateful to all our students who travel from far and wide to attend workshops here at JST. I’d love nothing more than to have the opportunity to teach everyone of you one-to-one but there are more of you than me! We cannot accommodate everyone at our in-house workshops […]

July 2017 Newsletter


Louet loom sale ends July 31st Our Louet loom sale ends July 31st 2017. All our Louet looms (but not Louet accessories) have a 5% discount. Treat yourself to a Louet Jane Loom, or really push the boat out and grab yourself your dream loom. You really can’t go wrong with a Louet Spring Loom. […]

April 2017 Newsletter


  “Absolutely love these video’s! Now I have Jane in my studio anytime I want! I think this was a fabulous idea to create this online Guild, so many helpful tips and learning moments! And as usual, I had big smiles and chuckles as I watched Jane in her unique teaching style!” – Mary, Seattle, […]

JST November Newsletter


This beautiful Japanese Maple is what I see when I come home from the studio every afternoon. I wait for this time of year so I can see it in all its glory. Autumn is my favourite time of the year, right after Spring. In the Spring, spring is my favourite time of year, right […]

JST September Newsletter


Hello Lovelies, It is that time of year again….the time when we start to talk about registration for the upcoming workshop season in 2017. We will open workshop registration on October 12th at 9 am. Registrations will be taken over the phone only at (250) 537-9468. A New Year a New Format There are big […]

JST August Newsletter


August is a magical time for us at JST – read about our Natural Dye workshop, our Yarn news, and general Yarny business here – in the Old Ladies with String Digest. Newsletter begins after the Jump…   Do the best you can until you know better. Then, when you know better, do better. – […]

JST’s New Tussar Silk


We are so pleased to introduce you to our lovely new line of Tussar Tweed Silk that we are carrying at JST. Direct from India, this silk is a beauty to weave with.   Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself. – Chinese Proverb View this email in your browser Introducing Tussar […]

JST July Newsletter


Ah, July – the month of road-trips, workshops, and garden bounty. See what we’ve been up to here at the studio this July. Newsletter begins after the Jump. Happy Weaving!   Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself. – Chinese Proverb Throw * Beat * Change * Beater Back Dispatches from the […]