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Happy New Year!!

A New Year Brings New Life! Happy New Year Everyone!  I hope you can forgive us for not sending out our Usual Festive Holiday Greeting…..we had great plans, but alas, our computer had major health issues and was sent to MacHospital the week before Christmas!  You can imagine our distress. As they say, better late than […]

December Newsletter

And the winner is …. We know you’ve been waiting with bated breath all week to find out who our Grand Prize Winner is! The lucky person who gets to spend 5 days immersed in weaving, eating great food, drinking good wine, and laughing with a bunch of other wonderful folks….. nestled here in the […]

November Newsletter

Win a Free Retreat! Someone will get an early Christmas present! For every $100 you spend in the month of November, before tax and shipping,  you get your name put in for a big draw and the prize is a 5 day retreat with B&B at your choice of an available JST workshop in 2012.  If […]

September Newsletter

EXTRA EXTRA! Read all about it! Workshops for Beginners and those who need Refreshing! Here is your chance to spend a day or three learning some great weaving basics. On Salt Spring In October, we’ve got three consecutive 1 day workshops: Honing Your Basic Weaving Skills; Project Planning 101 and Warping with Sticky Threads. You […]

June Newsletter

Big Exciting News! Cashmere! You just have to feel this to believe it! Softer than a cloud. I love working with finer yarns more than any yarn and I have always wanted to stock Cashmere ~ so I have finally taken the plunge. After all – that’s what my line of credit is for, isn’t […]

Spring Inspiration

Inspiring Weavers You met these two beautiful, brilliant women over 2 years ago on our blog in September 2008. Jane and Susan have been weaving with Pam and Josie since forever and they always bring their latest projects to show us. They’ll both turn 91 this year! Every once in a while they arrive at […]

March Newsletter

SPRING! Today as we are working on this newsletter, the sun is shining outside our windows. The leaves are beginning to work on their Spring glow. Soon my kids will begin to tease me, apparently, I never stop talking about the magnificent vibrancy found in the greens of Spring. I’m not talking about salad, I’m […]

Textile Travels

Well howdy everyone. I’m just ending my first week here in the studio without Jane. It’s been weird and I miss her a lot. I was pretty nervous at first but am actually finding out that I know a lot more that I thought I did. Whew! I’ve heard from her a couple times. As […]

Visits and Upcoming Sale

  We’ve got one spot left for our November 8-12 Lacey Places workshop for intermediate weavers. Lace weaves are a time-honoured tradition, appreciated for generations. You will learn: Canvas Weave, Huck, Swedish Lace, Spot Bronson, Bronson Lace and Blended Lace, the structural differences between these often similar looking weaves and why one might be more […]

Weaving, Workshops and Contemplations

Jane left Wednesday for Vancouver where she is teaching her Weaving in the Maiwa Tradition workshop. Her students are learning double weave, cording, double width, fringe on four sides, denting with elasticized silk and some contemplations on the Zen of plain weave. Her inspirations come from Maiwa’s elegant and ingenious textiles. In November we have […]