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Local Yarn Store Day

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Coastal Fibres LYS is excited to be hosting a gathering at our location on April 21st, 2018 between 12:00 PM and 5:00 PM.  Please join us between 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM to learn some new techniques for neater knitting, and some basic crochet stitches.  We'll be offering a discount on all knitting and crochet tools and wool, and providing light refreshments between 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM.

"Local Yarn Store Day is a brick-and-mortar yarn shop appreciation day created by TNNA Yarn Group. The inaugural LYS Day will take place on April 21 and is designed to show support for small businesses while bringing together a unique community of knitters, crocheters, weavers and spinners to drive awareness and celebrate the craft."



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Upcoming Workshops for March 2017

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Chalk Painting Furniture Class:  Small Piece Tutorial

March 25th, 2017  from 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM.  $60.00 + tax and materials

      

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Bring your own small piece of furniture or frame to paint with Country Chic Paint, a BC owned and operated paint company, and receive in-depth advice for colors, glazing and waxes.  

You will receive a discount of 10% on your choice of supplies for your project.  Maximum 8 participants for this class.  Please sign up at our shop location to reserve your spot

 

Fine Print: Participants MUST contact e'Klektik Trading regarding the piece you wish to paint, to ensure a layer of priming is not required 24 hours prior to class start.

 

Chalk Painting Class: Family Plaque or Rustic Sign

TBA:  April 2017 from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM  $100.00 + tax per person           

                             

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Create your own Family Plaque or Rustic Sign.  All supplies are included in this class including Country Chic Paint, a BC owned and operated company.  You will receive instruction and advice on paint and wax color choices, and how to transfer lettering to wood.

Maximum 10 participants for this class.  Please sign up at our shop location to reserve your spot

 

Introduction to Wet Felting    

March 18th, 2017  10:00 AM - 4:00 PM  $75.00 + Taxes

                                          

 

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 All materials and supplies included to try your hand at wet felting.  Our project will be a flat piece measuring approx 12" x 18".  "Paint" a picture with fibre, and create a place mat, a pillow, purse panel or artwork for your wall.   Need inspiration?  Check out this board on Pinterest for inspiration!

 



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Upcoming Classes for February 2017

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e'Klektik Trading Workshops: 

Chalk Paint Family Plaque:

                                      

Have you heard about our Chalk Paint Class where you are shown how to create a personalized Family Plaque?  We still have some space left for February 12th, and plenty of space for February 19th!

Class times are 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM.  Cost $100 + taxes including all materials

Sign up here

Learn to Knit Socks 101:

                                          

February 15th,  22nd & March 1st, 2017      7:00 PM - 8:30 PM   $40 + taxes & materials

This class is offered over 3 consecutive weeks on Wednesday nights.  Students will receive a 10% discount on yarn and needles for this class bought at Coastal Fibres LYS.  You will learn the basics for knitting socks.  Using a thicker gauge wool, and double pointed needles, students will be able to complete at least one sock by the end of the class, with the knowledge and tools to complete the set.  Maximum of 6 students 

 Sign up here

***IMPORTANT***

This class is strictly for advanced beginner knitters who have made several hats and smaller projects under their belt.  Students must be comfortable with basic knitting and purling, as you are expected to already understand basic concepts.



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Upcoming Workshops & Classes

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       Essential Coast Presents:  Essential Oils 101  

January 20th,2017  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    $25.00 + tax

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Mommy Juice is provided at this event - bring your girlfriends, and enjoy an evening of mixing essential oils and learn about the beneficial properties of the different oils.

This workshop will instruct participants on the different uses and ways to use essential oils, and create several small "potions" for you to take home.  

 

Chalk Painting Furniture Class:  Small Piece Tutorial

January 15th & 22nd, 2017  from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM.  $60.00 + tax and materials

      

Register Here: 

Bring your own small piece of furniture or frame to paint with Country Chic Paint, a BC owned and operated paint company, and receive in-depth advice for colors, glazing and waxes.  

You will receive a discount of 10% on your choice of supplies for your project.  Maximum 8 participants for this class.  Please sign up at our shop location to reserve your spot

 

Fine Print: Participants MUST contact e'Klektik Trading regarding the piece you wish to paint, to ensure a layer of priming is not required 24 hours prior to class start.

 

Chalk Painting Class: Family Plaque or Rustic Sign

February 12th & 19th, 2017 from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM  $100.00 + tax per person           

                             

 Register Here:

Create your own Family Plaque or Rustic Sign.  All supplies are included in this class including Country Chic Paint, a BC owned and operated company.  You will receive instruction and advice on paint and wax color choices, and how to transfer lettering to wood.

Maximum 10 participants for this class.  Please sign up at our shop location to reserve your spot

 

Learn to Knit:  Absolute Beginners

January 18th, 25th and February 1st, 2017        7:00 - 8:30 PM   $40.00 + Tax and materials     

                       

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This class will teach you how to knit and purl, as well as  more advanced techniques for knitting in the round, and magic loop knitting.  Offered for 3 consecutive Wednesdays, participants will have a finished project to wear or gift to friends and family.

Introduction to Wet Felting    

Sunday January 29th, 2017  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM  $60.00 + Taxes

                                          

 

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 All materials and supplies included to try your hand at wet felting.  Create a picture, a purse, an Iphone Case - your imagination is the limit.  

 

Drop in Paint Your Own Pottery:

Tuesdays - Saturdays        1:00 PM - 5:00 PM     

                                  

 

e'Klektik Trading is now offering drop in hours between 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM for Paint Your Own Pottery (PYOP)  Tuesdays - Saturdays.  

***Birthday parties and special events can be arranged outside of Store Hours.  Please contact us to inquire.

                                



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Charity Christmas KAL

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We are organizing a charity sale for the Christmas Season.  Donate your handcrafted Christmas ornament to Coastal Fibres Yarn Shop, and we'll sell the donations with 100% of the sale proceeds to be donated to a worthy cause.  The worthy cause will be determined by popular vote from those who donate and purchasers alike.

The ornament can be any medium, so long as it hand crafted;  knit, crochet, sewn, quilted, glass, carved, etc...  They will be displayed in store on our Christmas Tree for purchase.

Christmas Ornament KAL



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