The Qualicum Weavers and Spinners Guild’s annual sale is set for Nov. 17 and Nov. 18.
The ‘Elegant Threads’ sale is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., both days, at a new location of St. Stephen’s United Church (150 Village Way), according to a news release. Parking will be available off Village Way.
“It features high quality unique items, hand-spun yarns, art clothing and accessories,” the release said. “This free event also includes demonstrations, the popular silent auction including hand-crafted items and an assortment of surprises as well as the opportunity to meet the makers in a relaxed atmosphere.”
The wide variety of items are hand-woven, hand-knitted, hand-spun, felted and hand-dyed.
These items include scarves, shawls, blankets (including baby blankets), rugs, clothing, toques, mittens, and socks.
Table linens include place mats, napkins, table runners and the ever-popular handwoven tea towels. All sale items are hand crafted by guild members.
Qualicum Weavers and Spinners Guild, started in 1991, consists of more than 60 members dedicated to supporting personal growth through fibre arts, including weaving, spinning, felting, knitting and basket weaving.
— NEWS Staff, submitted