Textiles > QUILTING
Blueberry Cove LongArm Quilting Studio: Elizabeth Dempsey
I have a Gammill Statler Stitcher and a vast variety of patterns to finish your quilt tops with. I can do custom work or an edge to edge overall pattern, or you can commission me to design a quilt especially for you. I also sell batting, backing and quilted accessories. I also am an authorized Accuquilt dealer.
Address: RR#2, Cardigan, C0A 1G0
Campbell's Fiber Farm
We make lovely yarns using PEI sheep, alpacas and more in our family-run fiber processing mill.
Address: 3571 Grahams Road rte. 8, Kensington, Prince Edward Island C0B 1M0
Colourful Island is all about PEI. Bright family friendly goods inspired by natural beauty of Prince Edward Island and crafted by hand with materials made or found on the Island. Taking traditional craft into modern life with a drop of humor I try to add some fun and colour to our lives and make people happy! Famous for knitted fox-themed products!
Ewe and Dye Weavery: Christine Stanley
We have been weaving, spinning, dyeing, and making pottery full time since 1975. We run a small sheep farm with rare Blue faced Leicesters and Angora rabbits. Our seasonal shop, in Victoria by the Sea is the only shop with our work. Our farm and studios are featured in numerous publications National Geographic, one Day in the Life, Craftmans Way and numerous magazines.
Website: www.eweanddyeweavery.com / www.stanleypottery.com
Address: 5 Main Street, Victoria by the Sea
Phone: May-October 902-658-3173
Lillian’s Limited Editions: Lillian MacLean
Quilts available in all sizes from minature to king, machine or hand quilted; special orders welcome. Fabric art from modern hot colours to traditional, items include wall hangings, table runners, place mats, tote bags and many other articles, including souvenir items.
Quilts available at: The Point Craft Shop at West Point, The Quilt Gallery in O’Leary, Island Traditions Store in Richmond, Eptek in Summerside, Bittersweet Rose in Victoria, and PEI Craft Gallery in Charlottetown.
Address: 720 Hamilton Rd, O’Leary, R R #2 720 Highway 138, O’Leary, PE, C0B 1V0, Canada
Textiles: Quilting / Bears
Maple Hill Quilts and Bears: Patricia I. MacDonald
Address: 1061 Hwy 22, Mt Stewart, PE, C0A 1T0, Canada
Textiles > Handweaving
Marshall Arts Fine Handwoven Textiles: Rilla Marshall
My current work investigates the potential vulnerability of our coastal communities due to development, erosion and potential sea level rise. Referencing the terrain and shorelines of Canada’s east coast, my work depicts the liminal spaces where ocean meets land and considers the forces that shape our landscape.
With a particular focus on islands, my shoreline mapping uses weaving, embroidery and crochet to explore the constant negotiation between land and ocean and the ways this negotiation shapes our personal and collective relationship with our cultural identity. With a focus on hand-weaving, I integrate traditional textile patterning into my work, enabling me to bring the lay of the land to a human scale through the intimacy of hand-worked textiles. Through my practice, I acknowledge and investigate the tension between nostalgia, the inevitability of change and the fickle notion of progress.
Textiles > Knitting
Northern Watters Knitwear & Tartan Shop: Wanda and Bill Watters
We are the largest Craft store and Tartan shop on PEI and open twelve months a year. We also manufacture 100% wool sweaters and hosting over 150 craft people from all across Canada.
Textiles > Quilting
PettyQuilt Junction: Robin Petty
PettyQuilt Junction is a working studio producing a wide variety of traditional and contemporary quilts including commissioned pieces made to order. Robin Petty has been piecing quilts for over 25 years, and edge to edge machine quilting for clients for over 15 years. She crafts each quilt by machine with precision, and finishes with hand-guided machine quilting on her APQS longarm machine. Her studio is open year round by appointment.
Address: 1006 Long River Road, Route 262, Long River, PE - By appointment
Textiles > Knitting / Spinning
Sand and Sky Creations: Simone Van Iderstine
Sand And Sky Creations specializes in natural fiber knitwear with a focus on hand dyed fiber and handspun yarns. Items are hand crafted using traditional spinning and knitting techniques for classic elegance but with a modern day flair.
Available on Saturday mornings (9am - 12pm) at the Murray Harbour Farmer's Market, from July to end of October
Textiles > QUILTING
Sew What: Ruth Aquilani
I have been quilting for over 10 years. I make a variety of styles, sizes and designs, and frequently create my own designs. My quilts are fun, bright, durable and versatile. I also hand knit lace shawls usually using Maritime specialty yarn, primarily wool and alpaca.
Textiles > silk PAINTING
Silkwalker Originals: Heather Walker
I am now creating silk art, in the form or scarves and scenes, on a full time basis and feel so lucky to be able to do what I love and make it my home business, known as Silkwalker Originals.
Silk is a wonderful medium to work with, allowing dyes to flow gently over the surface, creating interesting designs and colour combinations. It has a soft sensuous hand, gentle drape and a beautiful sheen that radiates a true luminosity when painted. I consider my hand-painted silk scarves as pieces of wearable art and, once heat set, they are colourfast and hand washable.
I feel fortunate to live in Prince Edward Island. From childhood I was able to observe, enjoy and travel throughout 'Canada’s most beautiful province’. I use the striking images of its rolling hills and farmland, fishing villages and sandy beaches, as inspiration for my designs and colour combinations. My husband provides me with many of the photo images used in my paintings. I had the privilege to study under internationally recognized silk artist, Daniel Jean-Baptiste, who resides and works out of Saint Lucia in the Caribbean and Markham, Ontario. You will see his influence in my silk works, where his “Shimmering Light Water Technique” combines with my own painting style to create the illusion of light and movement.
Heather's work is available at the Charlottetown Farmer’s Market on Wednesdays and via Etsy.
The Master’s Pieces: Nancy Hunt
Textile designs featuring fabulous, fairly traded, hand-dyed batiks. Unique fashion, home decor, hangings, runners. Original watercolours, down/feather products, other artisans’ works. Fabric, “fats” and kits. Quilters welcome!
Address: 3664 Dixon Rd, RR #4, Breadalbane, PE, C0A 1E0, Canada
Twisted Knickers Inc: Arlene MacAusland
Thimbles up for fibre arts! Arlene has been designing patterns since 2003. She prefers traditional hand sewing over machine for the majority of her work. Wool applique kits and finished decor, Island Hares and matching baby blankets, tin punch kits and ornaments, and machine embroidered tea towels featuring east coast jargon are some of the unique handmade gifts and DIY projects that are available from Twisted Knickers™. You can find Arlene during the summer season at her Home Studio in Kensington and at the Charlottetown Farmers Market and year round at Market 142 in Charlottetown.
Available at: Home studio in Darnley, Eptek Center, Northern Watters Knitwear, Avonlea Village
Website: www.twistedknickers.ca / www.etsy.com/ca/shop/TwistedKnickersInc
Address: PO Box 398, 27 Broadway St S, Kensington, PE C0B 1M0