Where does the time go?

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015 | 0 comments

I’ve neglected this page again.  That’s partly because I forget the password for this site most times and have to go look it up.  I will have to change it and make it something I can easily remember. I received a call yesterday to ask if I’d be a vendor at a quilt exhibit this summer (more information when things are confirmed).  I was also asked to come to ‘a monthly meeting or two’ over the next year.  And, I am speaking to a downtown store about carrying my rug hooking kits.  I am really torn between finding another day job (did I mention I’m losing my job at the end of this month?) or really throwing myself in to the store and seeing if I can make a go of it full-time.  I certainly have enough work to do in the store getting ready for the multitude of shows/events coming up. I have a wonderful young woman working in the store most days when I’m not available.  She will be there this Saturday while I’m in Oakville for a hook – in.  Please come by and say hello and remember to stock up on any yarn you might need before I head out on the 1st –  For those of you who do not read my Facebook page – I will be away April 1-8 and will be closing the...

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It’s been a while……

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 | 0 comments

It’s been so long since I updated this site that I forgot my user name and password.  I try to use all kinds of different user names because I was hacked once and it wasn’t fun, but I’m getting too old to remember all of these and if I wrote them down I’d likely forget where I stored them…. There’s been a lot of changes in the store.  Lots of new yarns and rug hooking fabric.  I am in the process of ordering a new line of acrylics.  In the fall I had a ‘Try Me Would You Buy Me?’ section and got lots of feedback on what types of yarns you all think I should be bringing in.  Well, I listened and am now just waiting for the shipment to arrive.  I’m excited to see some of the colours that were chosen. Oh, and very new to the store is a selection of hand dyed wool that can be used in rug hooking.  I call these skeins Higgledy Piggledy   hig·gle·dy-pig·gle·dy       Origin  late 16th century: rhyming jingle, probably with reference to the irregular herding together of pigs. 2.  in a confused, disordered, or random manner <tiny hovels piled higgledy–piggledy against each other — Edward Behr> Because of the way these skeins are dyed, they create beautiful colour patterns when hooked and although some are dyed together no two are alike. Come in to the store to see the two samples I have and the wonderful options of colours. Over the next couple of months I will be at a number of shows/events (see the events page).  I will make every attempt to keep the store open but at times I won’t be able to.  Some of the events are large and will require me to take almost all of my inventory.  Please consider calling before you come by (647-785-5394).  I’d hate to have you make the trip only to find the door locked. And, having said that, I will be changing my hours for summer.  I’m not sure when I will do this or what the changes will be.  I just wanted to mention summer since winter seems to finally be on its way...

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