Sunday, March 31, 2013


Join us for one of many and varied D.I.Y. workshops.
A great Mother's day gift can be the gift of a shared experience.
Bring her to a workshop and spend a fun and inspiring day with her.
Space is limited, so don't delay. Register early.
You aren't considered registered until you have paid in full.
All classes are non refundable. All workshops are for ages 16 and up.
For more details on workshops stop into
the studio to see class samples.


Elf Hatchling
Sunday, April 14, 10am-4pm

Create one of these adorable little elf hatchlings in polymer clay. All materials supplied. Students are required to bring a stylus or metal knitting needle to sculpt with. Any other tools needed will be on hand. No experience required. A light lunch will be provided.

A fibre Art Journal Cover
Sunday May 5th 10am-4pm
In this delightful workshop you will create a removable journal cover utilizing numerous techniques. Students will be taught basic needle felting, free motion embroidery, and ribbon embroidery. Students require a sewing machine that will drop feed dogs, and has a darning foot, You will also need a variety of colours of thread and a felting needle.( These items are available at the shop for purchase) All other materials supplied. A light lunch will be provided.

Creating a Faerie Chair
for home or garden
Tues., April 23 6pm-9:30pm
Wed., April 24 6pm- 9:30pm

This delightful project is a lovely addition to your home or garden. The first evening will be spent constructing your chair in a 2-part epoxy clay that is totally weatherproof. The second evening you will paint, and embellish your chair and ready it for wee folk. All materials supplied. No experience necessary

 Just Winging it!
Wed., May 15th 6pm-9:30pm
Thurs., May 16th 6pm-9:30pm
In this two evening workshop we will explore various mediums to create 4 unique pairs of beautiful fairy or angel wings. These are applicable on all sorts of figures whether you create soft sculpture, polymer sculptures or other crafts. All materials are supplied including a light lunch. Students are required to bring a sewing machine on night 2 and know how to use it. (we do not teach sewing)
 Romance in the bag
Sunday, May 26 10am-4pm
This charming project is great for many uses, whether an evening bag, glasses or cell phone bag or for display on a dressing table. Choose one of four lovely colours for your bag. (Gold, Sage, Blue, Rose) Students must bring a sewing machine  and sewing kit, and have basic sewing skills. All materials supplied including a light lunch.
Sculpting the faerie for beginners
Sat., April 27th 10am-4pm
Sun., April 28th 10am-4pm
In this workshop you will learn step by step techniques to sculpt a pretty faerie in polymer clay. We will sculpt the head, hands and feet, as well as a breast plate, and apply them to a wire armature. Polymer clay will be provided. Students are required to have a basic tool kit for sculpting.  (kit is available for purchase) All skill levels welcome.
Mosaic Window
Sat., May 11, 10am-4pm
Mon., May 13 6pm-7:30
Back by popular demand. There is nothing more stunning than sunlight streaming through stain glass. In this workshop you will learn to create and mosaic a basic design to hang in a window. We supply your frame, glass and adhesive and safety glasses. Students are required to bring glass nippers. ( we do sell wheeled glass nippers at the studio) Sunday will be spent designing and then creating your piece. A light lunch will be provided on the Sunday. You will return Monday evening to grout and polish your design.

Glass Mosaic Vase
Sat., May 4th, 11am-5pm
Monday May 6th, 6pm-7:30pm
This stylish vase is a great vessel for flowers, candles or fruits. You will learn the basics of creating a mosaic on the Sunday and then on Tuesday evening the piece will be grouted. All materials are supplied, including a light lunch. Students are required to have wheeled glass nippers (available for purchase at the studio).no experience required.
 With Mother's day approaching, visit us at the studio to see the delightful and unique additions to our shop. New items arrive daily. Everything from vintage treasures to new and original creations. You are sure to find something special. Remember to keep us in mind when planning your own creative projects. We have an excellent selection of exclusive embellishments, great for that special project or to add to your stash.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

The warmer days and the Easter weekend bring promise of spring. Longer days, early blooms, and windows thrown open to let in the crisp fresh air.
“Spring is the time of plans and projects.”
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina    
Spring is also a time to embrace your creativity. To help you in all your projects we now carry "Angelina fibre" and wool roving in wonderful delicious colours.

we will be listing new spring workshops in the next few days so check back...

Friday, March 8, 2013

Clocks spring forward this weekend

(Daylight Saving Time arrives 2 a.m. Sunday)

“How did it get so late so soon?” Dr. Seuss


“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” Marthe Troly-Curtin, Phrynette Married

“Even a broken clock is right twice a day.” Stephen Hunt, The Court of the Air    

“There are many vintage style clocks in the studio that need to spring forward.” Leslie Bailey, Vintage Pixie Studio

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Another group of satisfied mosaic creators...


What a wonderful gift of time and creativity. Shannon had given her mom this workshop for Christmas. A great idea perhaps for mothers day...