What a fun day Toodyay Festival was on May 31st-lovely weather, nice music in the hall, friendly people. If you visited the Festival, I hope you enjoyed the day as much as we did Thank you very much to friends who joined us ‘impromptu’ to demonstrate spinning, you are much appreciated and always welcome.
On Saturday, 6th June, we are having a special day to fundraise for cancer research -‘the biggest morning tea – all day!. Our neighbour shop , FS Hair, is joining us in the fund – raising If you visit during the morning, we will offer you a ‘take-a-way’ cuppa and mini cupcake … for a gold coin donation, and we thank you for your support. Then at 1.30pm, the Bilby Spinners will fill every available space in the shop and get busy spinning etc… that is after I have offered them tea or coffee with cupcake and extracted a gold coin from them! [You can find out when the Bilby Spinners are in store by visiting their facebook page ]Sunday 7tth we are off to Cunderdin to a gathering of wool producers & Melanian Sheep Breeders and then on our way back, we will be collecting more raw fleece for the shop shelves….you can never have too much fleece!
Saturday 13th June is the Spin In day for the West Aust Handweavers Spinners and Dyers Guild at their hall – Craft House, Clyde St, Menora. A small fee will give you morning tea and light lunch, and, all are welcome. We will have 2 trading tables there – for fleece and other woolly goodies. Whilst I am chatting away in Menora, the ol’ram will be looking after the Harrison Street shop to assist you, should you call in to collect supplies.
Whats new? We have some new blended colours in merino tops and merino/silk; fine 20/2 mulberry silk yarn to compliment our tussah yarns; handmade stitch markers; sheep milk soap and superine 17.5 micron merino wool yarn in 60/2 count. [white only]
Chilly winter mornings are upon us, so stay warm, healthy and keep smiling. theoldewe