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 gmmader@hotmail.com to make arrangements.
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What's Happening this Fall at Gwen's Handmade Creations

 I will be CLOSED September 30th, 2022 (Friday) for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 29  Cancelled till a can get a new date " Thanks to Fiona" - Needle Felting a FAll LANDSCAPE

Fall Landscape

This is an evening workshop and we will be making making a fall landscape similair to the one in this photo using a variety of fibres and yarns. Location: 40  Douglas St. Truro Douglas Street Recreation Center from 6pm to 8:00pm. Cost $48

Coming up in October - October 8th  - I Love Yarn Day -  Learn to Spin Yarn on a Drop Spindle

Drop Spindle

I will be joining  all the other participating Northern Fibre Art shops in Northern Nova Scotia and celebrating the I Love Yarn Day on October 8th. To celebrate the age old art of  yarn makeing I will be in the Studio practicing and will have a limited supply of Drop Spindle Kits. Stop in and try your hand at making yarn using a drop spindle. If you would like to pre register an reserve a kit please sign up ( limited supplies). Call 902- 893-4874 or email gmmader@hotmail.com if you would like a special time slot. I will be open from 10:00 am till 5:00pm.

Who's participating in I Love Yarn Day?  Gwen's Handmade Creations;  Yarn and Company Wentworth; Lismore Sheep Farm, Woolies of Upperbrook Farm and Sisterhood Fibres.  Come on out and visit all the wonderful fibre art locations in Northern Nova Scotia.

October 19th, 2022 - Embroidery Punch Needle Workshop

I will be doing a  embroidery punch needle workshop at the Douglas St Recreation Center from 6pm to 8:00pm - $60.00 for everything you need to get started in Embroidery. Choose from a variety of patterns draw on weavers cloth or light weight canvas for punching with fingering yarn ( instead of floss ).

 

 

 

 

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 $485.00 and $555.00 with shipping.


Needle Felted Snowman Coaster- Finished Coaster  Price: $45.00 Studio Pickup, $55.00 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.   

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

 Lots of  Felting Kits are avaliable. Sheep, hedgehog, doggies, birds, Koala's  and Penguins.

 All three of the 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.