Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Wood Spirit Nostepinne

I just posted Dave's Wood Spirit Nostepinne in our Etsy shop. A nostepinne, also spelled "nostepinde", is a fiber art tool used to make balls of yarn. This is one of his best pieces! The top section featuring the wood spirit, is carved from Oregon myrtlewood, and the lower section was turned from a beautiful piece of walnut. The overall length of this nostepinne is 10 inches.

Monday, April 23, 2007

Some Things "Wizardy" This Way Comes....

Dave is currently in a "Wizardy" mood, and has been carving wizards and wood spirits on everything! To see some his most recent Fiber Art tools and accessories, check out our current Ebay listings . We also have four "Wood Spirits of Oregonia" crochet hooks for sale in our Etsy shop. To see those, click on one of the photos on the left hand side of this page, and it will take you there.

UPDATE: Dave just finished a gorgeous carved wood spirit Nostepinde (or Nostepenne), which is a fiber art tool used to wind yarn balls. I will get it uploaded to Etsy either this evening or tomorrow morning.

Sunday, April 22, 2007

Slow but Sure!

Our Etsy shop seems to be working now, albeit a little slow. The text is loading quickly, but the photos take a little longer. Hopefully, this problem will be corrected shortly.

Etsy.com Store Closed for Repairs

If you have tried to visit our online store at Etsy.com, you may have encountered a notice that the site is down and that Haim is working on it. Apparently, the system upgrades and repairs are taking longer than planned. The Mini-Etsy on our sidebar to the left is also down, but should return as soon as the main Etsy.com site is up and running. Clicking on an item in the Mini-Etsy will take you to that item in our Etsy shop.



Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Additions to Our Show Season

July 7th & 8th - Sisters Summer Faire - Located in the Village Green Park. Faire hours are from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. For more information,please go to www.sisterschamber.com.

August 4th & 5th - Sisters Summer Faire - Located in the Village Green Park. Faire hours are from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. For more information,please go to www.sisterschamber.com.

August 11th - 19th Annual High Desert Celtic Festival - Located at Cline Falls Ranch, corner of 67th & Highland Ave (Highway 126 between Redmond and Sisters) Festival times 9a.m. to 6p.m.- Scottish Highland Games, Celtic Dancers, Children's Activities, Vendors of Fine Celtic Wares, Clan Representation, Southern Oregon Scottish Bagpipe Band, Festival Pub, food and fun! For more information, please visit www.hdcs.net/festival.htm

September 1st & 2nd - Sisters Western and Native American Festival - Vendors from all over the Pacific Northwest selling top quality handmade traditional and Native American Wares. Displays of jewelry, woodcrafts, western art, traditional American artists and much more. Demonstrations of early settlers, pioneers and Native American living. Food court and live entertainment will be available at the Creekside Park. 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information, please go to www.sisterschamber.com.

October 13th & 14th - Sisters Harvest Faire - Now in its 24th year, this Faire brings together over 200 juried vendors of handcrafted quality arts and crafts, plus food and entertainment. Located on the streets of downtown Sisters! Hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Admission. Contact: 541.549.0251. Sponsor: Sisters Area Chamber of Commerce For more information, please go to www.sisterschamber.com.

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Monday, April 16, 2007

First Show of the Season!

We just received word that we have been juried into our first show of the season! We'll be participating in the 10th annual "Crafts on the Coast" show the weekend of May 26-27th in Yachats, Oregon. If you happen to be on the Oregon coast Memorial Day weekend, be sure and stop by the Yachats Commons, which is right on highway 101. This show will coincide on Sunday with the Yachats Farmer's Market which is held outdoors on the Commons grounds.