Thursday, April 21, 2011
Friday 27th May in Winston Park, KZN. All facilites will be provided and Margarida will provide all materials. This is a fantastic opportunity for us to learn from an expert before she leaves for Germany 5 days later!!
The cost is R850 and full payment must be made to secure your booking.
To book, call Colleen 031 7672239 or 083 311 4647 as soon as possible as this workshop is limited to 10 delegates.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
c/o Jackie Herbst
England and Wales Cricket Board / ECB
Lord's Cricket Ground
3A Stompits rd
So get stitching and lets see how many donkeys we can send to Mongolia. Don't forget, there's a ColourSpun prize for the cutest one - 10 x 50g skeins of ColourSpun Natural Designer Yarn.
Dash on over to their blog to keep track of their progress.
...and a big thank you to everyone in advance :)
Sunday, April 17, 2011
Read more about the club offering and how you can join on my ColourSpun blog.
Friday, April 15, 2011
Jo, Gene, Shan and Heehaww-Dan will hit the road on the 23rd July 2011 when they embark on "the greatest adventure on earth" - all in aid of charity and they need your help!
Read all about the epic journey they have planned and how you can help them make it a reality on their website and in return for your help, you could be a hero and one of the 1000 Travelling Names going along for the ride. Share this with your friends so that they can go along too.
I will be posting a simple pattern for a knitted soft toy donkey here soon, one of the items on their wishlist is lots of soft toy donkeys, to be given to needy children in Mongolia. If you have your own pattern, or prefer to stitch a fabric donkey, please feel free to start immediately - the more we can make the better. I'll be posting the address in London for them to be sent to in the next day or so, and I'm putting together a prize for the person who sends the most adorable donkey.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Carlé, of NURTURING FIBRES, will teach the ‘toe up cast on and turning the heel’ method of sock knitting. If you wish to participate kindly RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a place.
Time: 10am for 10.30am
Place: ORION STUDIO, 12 Woodburn Crescent, Cape Town.
If you are not able to participate but will be visiting the studio that day, Carlé will be available throughout the morning to advise , instruct and demonstrate.
ORION will be discounting all NURTURING FIBRE products purchased on the day.
For further details or enquiries please contact Roger.
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
PATCHWORK TSUSHIN CO. LTD
Please note, the value must be noted for customs, but limit to between 50 and 100 dollars to avoid import duty. Please do not mention that they are quilts.
Please spread the news – talk to as many people you can about this initiative. Quilts are physical manifestations of love. Let’s respond to the plea and warm someone who is trying to deal with this awful situation.
Saturday, April 9, 2011
Date: Saturday 28th May 2011
Time: 9.00a.m. - 2.00p.m.
Wakkerstroom NG Kerk hall.
What the Fair is all about:-
To create awareness of all the “old skills” that are still being practiced today. This is an excellent opportunity for the exhibitors to sell their creations. To promote as many NATURAL fibres as possible, so we can also do our bit in lessening our “carbon foot-print”. Anyone who would like to demonstrate their skills as well will be a most welcome exhibitor. All weavers, lace makers, quilters, knitters, embroiderers, spinners, fabric painters etc., are welcome. Anyone with cleaned and carded fleece has an opportunity to sell their fibre and an event for the Guilds to attract new members and to network with like-minded people.
Friday, April 8, 2011
To coincide with the launch I am organising a yarn bombing in Cape Town- more on that later.
Kathryn Harmer Fox - workshops
· Boots, Shoes, Sandals; design them to fit your own foot and wardrobe
· Make them from fabric, string, glue and thread
· Clothe your feet with imagination, flair and attitude
Join Kathryn Harmer Fox (professional fibre artist) in a 3 day workshop from Tuesday 7th to Thursday 9th June 2011 at Dana Biddle’s ColourSpun Studio in Heidelberg, Gauteng
You will need: Your sewing machine (even the most basic) and sewing tools, different coloured sewing threads and a whole lot of oomph! …and I'll supply the shoe making kit.
For more info and to book, call Kathryn on 043 737 4814 or 082 350 7024 or e-mail email@example.com
Half Price Yarn
Save a massive 50% on ColourSpun Pure Merino DK while stocks last. I have discontinued this range of DK and need to clear it to introduce my new Merino DK
Visit ColourSpun Natural Designer Yarn to grab your share.
Sandra Ratto - Workshops
Well known knitting designer, Sandra Ratto, will be presenting two workshops in Dana Biddle's Studio in Heidelberg, Gauteng. The first, Knitting on Fabric, will be presented on the 7th May 2011. from 9:00 till 16:00.
The second workshop, Knitting Papal Scarves, will be presented on the 18th July 2011 from 9:00 to 16:00. Sandra will cover the creative use of yarn, colour, texture and stitch pattern.
For more information and to book, contact Sandra on 011 894 1011 or 082 639 7323 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Woman's Day Exhibition
This is a call for entries for
“Izikhwepha Zethu V11 ” EXHIBITION 2011
“shaping our minds”
see the call for entries page for more details
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