Gwen's Handmade

Fibre Art Studio

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Studio is Open Tuesday to Friday from 10:am to 5:00pm
Other days by appointment. You can call (902)-893-4874 or email to make arrangements.
Holiday Hours- Closing  Friday December 23rd and remaining closed till Tuesday, January 3rd 2023. HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYONE
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What's Happening the end of December 2022 and January 2023 at  Gwen's Handmade Creations

I will be starting some new workshops in January if the weather cooperates .

January 9th  Monday - Needle Felting Necklace - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Felted Necklace

Join me for an afternoon of felting a Necklace. These necklaces are on birch disks which are provide in the course. If you have a hot glue gun and glue please bring it. I only have two and we will have to share.  The workshop will be at Douglas Street Recreation Center ( 40 Douglas St.) Truro from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. All supplies are provided however if you have your own felting mat and tools bring them along.  Cost $30 Limited amount of kits and space. Pre registration by calling 902-893-4874 or email


January 21 Saturday 2023  - Embroidery Punch Needle Demo in the Studio


We will be doing an embroidery punch needle demo at the Studio on Saturday January 21 from 9:30am to 3:00pm ( One hour slots for 3 people at a time )

If you ever wanted to learn the basic techniques of embroidery punch needle stop on by the Studio for a demo and try your own hand at this unique craft. I will explain the types of backings and the different types of threads/floss and yarns that you can use. I will have backing's stretched in frames for folks to try out.  I will have the Rico punch needle back in stock for purchase at $32

I love punch needling and look forward to showing folks just how easy it is. Please  register by calling 902-893-4874 or email the Studio is small so I will need to book you into a 1 hour slot and only 3 people at a time.

Some new felting kits will be arriving this week and into the the Studio for Januaray felting fun. Here are a few of the ones that will be avaiable.


Fibre Art For Purchase - In Studio Pickup or Shipping Avaiable

Three Rascals-  Three adorable raccoons ( approx 4" high by 4" long) on a 10" circular log with stumb approx 7" high.  Price : $240 In Studio Pickup - $285 with Shipping .

Fall Sunset -  Needle Felted and Free Motion thread work Fibre Art Landscape on a Mixed Media Painted Canvas. A rich and vibrant lanscape with beautiful textures. Price for In Studio Pickup $500.00 and $555.00 with shipping.

Needle Felted Snowman Coaster- Finished Coaster  Price: $45.00 Studio Pickup, $60.00 with shipping inclued.

Other Fibre Art Materials such as Rug Hooking , Felting Supplies,

Yarns and Fabrics avaiable online and In the Studio

Rug Hooking Kits  and stand alone patterns avaliable as well as Punchneedle patterns on Monks Cloth and Embroidery Punchneedle patterns on light canvas for fingering yarn and weavers cloth for floss punching. Shipping is available with in Nova Scotia and Canada .  Check out all other kits in my Square On-line Store.

SunFlowers, Star Fish Mat and Coasters, Funky Flowers, mug rugs, winter nights and more.


 SaltWater Books are avaliable in the Studio $30 each.


Lots of New Fibres are in the Studio such as Hand dyed silks, Silk Hankies,Silk Chiffon Fabric, Maroi Fibres, felting needles/tools and beautiful colour packs of Merino and Corriedale.

New Silk & Merino Fibres from Ashford are in the Studio and waiting to be spun or felted.  They are beautiful. $30.00 for 100g bag, 50 g for $16 or 25g for $8.00

Avocado, Flamingo, Citrus, Berries and Skyscape and I Just love Sunset for felting and making those wonderfully soft nuno scarfs.