Monthly Archives: May 2010

Win at MDSW

One of my goals this year was to enter a few skeins in various competitions around North America. There’s not much in the way of competitions in Canada, but many in the States accept mailed-in entries. One of the largest, … Continue reading

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Tarts n’ Crafts

Last weekend was Ladyfest’s annual Tarts n’ Crafts show, a good-sized indie craft fair with vendors from Ottawa, Montreal, and Toronto. I didn’t buy much (and I’ve heard from many of the sellers that it was unfortunately a very slow … Continue reading

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Grab bags from Darrell Thomas

Ottawa’s not a great place to buy fabric. Last time I asked someone where the best place to buy fabric was, the answer I received was, “Montreal.” If you’ve got a little money to burn, however, there is one great … Continue reading

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