Archives: Producers

Noud de Rover—Data Roots Web Design

Noud de Rover, of Data Roots Web Development, provided invaluable assistance to the Sunshine Coast Fibreshed in developing our new website, for which we are extremely grateful. Data Roots continues to be available for those tech questions that leave the rest of us puzzling. Data Roots is a full service web design agency with locations […]

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Asgard Tog and Thel

We raise Icelandic sheep for their fibre and sell as homestead or breeding stock on request. We are proud to practise ethical sheep husbandry.

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Valerie McKeen

I raise my sheep on a grass/hay diet to ensure fleece quality. I have Shetland, Scottish Black Face, and Clun Forest cross sheep. I process the fleece myself and then sell it in locks, carded rovings, or carded batts.

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Wendy Drummond—Three Stone Soup Fibre Studio

The underlying intent in my work is engaging fibre, heart, and story into every piece; increasing awareness and appreciation of sustainable, natural fibres; promoting the local fibre community; and advocating for the slow cloth/slow fashion movement.

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Penny Stewart

Penny is a spinner and weaver and has been a long-time member of the Sunshine Coast Spinners and Weavers Guild. She has a fibre art Studio on Granville Island in Vancouver and specializes in natural coloured yarns and naturally dyed yarns.  

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Deanna Pilling—La Belle Cottage

My earliest memories of a deep relationship with fibre arts come from my paternal Irish grandmother, Margaret Isabelle Patterson, affectionately known as Belle. Granny taught me and my sisters to knit, crochet, sew, and hook rugs. For many years I had to place dreams of creating my own weaving/fibre arts studio on a shelf while […]

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Dorothy Thom

I have been interested in fibre arts for most of my life. Knitting began in Brownies, and other needle arts followed. Living in extremely isolated areas for many years encouraged a love of needlepoint and rug hooking as a main source of entertainment, along with a love of reading. Moving to the Sunshine Coast helped […]

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Verna Chan—Kitten’s Mittens Knit and Crochet

I have many passions and use my creativity in writing, music, fibre arts and more.  I have been knitting since I was very young and have always had a love of natural fibres and vintage designs. I enjoy creating functional, wearable art and the challenge of bringing to life designs inspired by fine fibres and […]

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