Category Archives: canadiana

i can’t help it. i am canadian :)

weekend in a nutshell: nature’s palette

one of my favourite things when choosing yarn or fabric for a project is mixing and matching colours, patterns and textures. we went for a hike this weekend, and what i love about this time of year is mother nature … Continue reading

Posted in canadiana, ideas & inspiration, sewing & fabric arts, thinking out loud, weekend in a nutshell | Tagged , , , , | 13 Comments

road trip: the needle emporium

{ the needle emporium } this week, i went to a lovely little spot in a lovely little town. an old stone house filled with a solid selection of woolly goods. julie, the owner, was helpful and friendly. mary ann … Continue reading

Posted in canadiana, yarn | Tagged , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

bamboo wool socks for the boy

i may sound like a yarn snob, because i love working with luxurious yarns (who doesn’t?) and prefer natural fibres. and it’s true that good yarn knits up better, you can’t dispute that fact. but i’m really not a yarn … Continue reading

Posted in canadiana, yarn | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

snippets of summer

the making and sharing gets a little quiet here during the summer months. i’ve been refuelling on lots of fresh air and lots of inspiration. here’s just a snippet… { scenic drives }  { lovely walks } { marvelling at … Continue reading

Posted in canadiana, thinking out loud, yarn | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

weekend in a nutshell: cute-cumber & tennis anyone?

the first veggie to appear this season. cute little thing… somewhat appropriate, given that i watched wimbledon this morning, and got a little hankering for pimm’s. the last time i had pimm’s (a drink often served with sliced cucumbers floating … Continue reading

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Posted in canadiana, green thumb, weekend in a nutshell | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment