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June 2017 Newsletter


Louet Sale until July 31st Until July 31st 2017 all our Louet looms (but not the Louet accessories) have a 5% discount. So if you were splashing out on a Louet Megado Floor Loom, you’d save almost $1,000… and yet still incur the wrath of your bank manager. Due to high demand, delivery may be […]

May 2017 Newsletter


Mercerized Cotton, the end of an era We’ve carried mercerized cotton for over 25 years. However, recently UKI has changed their policies and small stores like ours have to buy 20 cones per colour per weight in order for them to deal with us. Unfortunately we cannot afford that inventory or space. Whilst we’re sad […]

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, […]

March 2017 Newsletter


Oh My Gosh….we are waiting for Spring – we can hardly wait! I hope that you have all survived the cold and snow and if you are lucky to live in warm places….well……how lovely, we are so happy for you! I should not complain because I spent February in India travelling around with Charllotte Kwon […]

December 2016 Newsletter


It is a snow day on Salt Spring Island! We don’t get much of this white stuff but when we do I revel in it. There is a quiet that accompanies it and it slows us all down. It has been a very busy year, so many classes, so many happy weavers, a fabulous trip […]

Colour & Weave Inspiration : Plain Weave and Twill


Colour and Weave Inspiration During the past few weeks some great cloth has walked through our doors and I just have to share it with you. All of these pieces are based on Colour and Weave Technique…. basically working with dark and light colour combinations in simple cloth. In my workshop Colour and Design we […]

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’s April Newsletter


 Happy Spring: Fibre Sale!  20% off all spinning fibre JST is offering a discount coupon to all our loyal customers!  Visit our online store to see available colours and fibres. Enter your coupon code on the checkout page in the lefthand bottom corner. Coupon only valid on in stock fibre. *Coupon Code: woolies (valid until April 30, […]

JST’s Spring Newsletter


Last Minute Vacancy: Lacey Places Workshop April 13 -17, 2015 JST, Salt Spring Island A last minute spot in Jane’s Lacey Places workshop has come available! If you want to explore the world of lace weaves, now is your chance! Visit our website to read the course description. Farm stay is available at JST. Contact us […]

January 2015 Newsletter


The First Newsletter of 2015! The New Year has brought a flurry of change and activity to JST. As we begin to prepare for the first Colour and Design workshop, we want to pause and update you on some of the upcoming events and recent changes. Now is a Great Time to Shop in Canada! […]