Friday, July 18, 2014

Meet the Artist @ Loft Gallery this weekend

Loft Gallery
tel 519-599-5912
Summer Hours:
July/August: Open Thursday to Monday
Thursday         11-5
Friday              11-6
Saturday         10-6
Sunday            11-5
 Monday           11-5

Hi Everyone
We are into mid July now and open 5 days a week for the summer (see times above).
This Saturday is and "Meet The Artist Day" in Loft Gallery on "Artsburg Day" weekend.
"Meet The Artist Day"  July 19   10am to 6pm

visiting artists:
Debra Carroll, Janet Liesemer , John Adams and Kelly MacIntyre
Some of the artists will have new paintings and you can talk to them about possible commissions if you like.

The artists also love meeting customers of their paintings and getting feedback from them.
Check out our website to view their current paintings that are in the gallery.

Look below to see some of our new paintings in the gallery.
Announcing: Launch of new Website

Debra has launched a new website with a history of many of her paintings never before seen in Clarksburg from her career in Toronto.

You will also see some paintings she has painted and sold since coming to Clarksburg and opening Loft Gallery with me 8 years ago.

If you don't see your painting here please take a photo of the room with Debra's painting hanging in it and send it to us at

Phil and Debra,
Loft Gallery,

 John Adams - Endless Trail 

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Join the Heron Accessories Club

The Heron Accessories Club
Knit “Must-Haves”: Experiment with new techniques in small projects: Sharing time with others

Each month we offer a new technique and a pattern to try – or bring a pattern of your choice

Beading: Braided Cast On: Colourwork: Lace: Latvian: Stripes: Brioche: Cables
Double Knitting: Miters: Thrums: Slip Stitches: Short rows: Fancy cast ons:  

Knit -----   Hats: Scarves: Mittens: Berets: Cowls: Shawls: 
Fingerless: Jewellery: Slippers

We have chosen patterns from  Ravelry -  “the Cream of the Crop”
They might not be the easiest – but they certainly are interesting and well liked!!

Once you register you will receive an email with the pattern.
Print your download, review the pattern for areas you need help with, drop in to the club meeting, purchase your materials and get ready to start.

If you run into trouble, you can attend the Wednesday FREE help afternoon and/or join in the drop in help each other group.

Six months until the gift giving season!!  We will keep you on schedule!!

Membership card - $30.00
Member Benefits
10% discount on yarn used for the project of the month pattern
10% discount on knitting needle sets – Addi, Knit Picks, ChiaGoo
FREE accessory pattern each month – advanced to intermediate
FREE pattern review/techniques day – instructional
Drop In – Sit’n knit group – help each other – share tips and tricks – date flexible  
Drop in help afternoons – Wednesday 1pm to 4pm FREE with membership
Club meeting times
Review pattern/techniques day = 3nd Thursday and/or 3nd Saturday in August – December - FREE
Thursday 10am to 11:30am – Aug 21, Sept 18, Oct 23, Nov 20, Dec 18- Intermediate
Saturday 10am to 11:30am – Aug 23, Sept 20, Oct 25, Nov 22, Dec 20 – Advanced Beginner
Drop by to register. If you have questions, give us a call or send us an email.
Grey Heron 65 Simcoe St. Collingwood, ON

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Just arrived 12" ChiaGoo circulars - perfect for knitting socks!!

This is Chiao Goo's new line of stainless steel circulars. They have been working hard to get this right for us knitters.
The multi-strand, steel cable is coated with a nylon allowing for your yarn to slide right over. The tips and joins are just spectacular!
In China, the color red signifies happiness, hence the little slogan, "Knit Red. Be Happy".

12 inch cables in sizes 2mm, 2.25mm, 2.5mm, 2.75mm and 3.25mm = $7.85 each