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Crafts and textiles make perfect pastimes for handiwork on rainy days, and Ontario's Bluewater regions have superb shops for yarns, fabrics, stitching supplies and other materials.

 


OneLove: Global-Local-Eco
OneLove: Global Local Eco, "Feel good shopping in the Heart of Collingwood!"OneLove: Global Local Eco is an eclectic boutique located in the first block of Collingwood's historic downtown. We specialize in unique clothing, gifts and accessories that are handmade, fair trade, sustainable and ethically sourced. The store also features various lines of locally/Canadian made jewellery and natural body products such as soaps, salves and body butters, as well as soy and beeswax candles and high quality incense. Sourcing ethical and sustainable products is an important part of the OneLove
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Susan's Beautiful Up-Cycled Works & Locally Made Gifts
SUSAN’S Beautiful Up-Cycled Works & Locally Made Gifts is the culmination of a life time of travels, experiences, history, friends and beliefs. The shabby chic boutiques of Paris, the bohemian shops of London, the local craft and artisans of Manitoulin Island combine to create a wonderful experience for all the senses. SUSAN’S borrows from the elegance and ingenuity of the Edwardian era and the present day need to protect the planet by reusing, conserving and up-cycling. Susan's is the place to be. By Up-cycling glass bottles and jars that may other wise end up
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The Olde Post Office Gift Shoppe
"Our shoppe is home to an eclectic mix of unique custom furniture, handicrafts and giftware, as well as an ice cream parlour, and gently used book corner! We are proud of our work and our ability to re-use, re-claim and recycle! Using old windows, doors, barnboard you name it, we've come up with an interesting new piece that will look amazing in your home! All of these items are handcrafted at Petrolia Enterprises!  The shoppe is constantly filled with original pieces made specifically for the current season. In spring and summer, birdhouses are in high demand while fall brings pumpkins
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Glass in Motion - Grand Bend
Glass In Motion is owned and operated by Sharon and Garry White.We became interested in glass after visiting a glass studio on Granville Island in Vancouver in 2005. Working with glass as an artistic medium soon became our passion. We opened our Sauble Beach studio in 2008 and the Grand Bend location in 2013. In our studios we create lamp worked focal pendants, ear rings and fused glass art. From the beginning Sharon had envisioned developing a platform that would give anyone, regardless of age or skill level, the opportunity to come into the
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Kuku Hut - Tobermory
Fairly Traded, Hand Crafted, Exclusively African: jewellery, clothing, drums, baskets, sandals, masks, carvings, housewares, gifts & more! Find beautiful artisan work that is difficult to find elsewhere.
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Grey Heron Yarn Shop
Grey Heron Yarn Shop is located in the Arts and Culture heritage district of Downtown Collingwood. We carry a beautiful array of yarns from around the world. We do have feature yarns from Canadian “Indie” dyers as well. We offer monthly skills building classes: Project classes, Private Classes and Group Classes. Wednesday afternoons are dedicated to learning new skills. On Thursday afternoons we host our Drop In Knit Cafe - it's a social time to gather with like-minded individuals "FREE" 1 pm - 4 pm We host a KnitFest Saturday workshop with Kate Atherley and Glenna Harris; both
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Philosopher's Wool
Opposite Inverhuron Park on Albert Rd., is an unusual store. Philosopher’s Wool Company was distinguished as a model of global sustainable and socially responsible small enterprise at the 2009 International Knowledge Globalization Conference in Boston. The company processes Ontario wool on a fair trade basis, producing yarns in three natural tones and 38 beautifully vibrant hues. Its fleece is gently washed without the use of harsh chemicals so it is soft and hypoallergenic. A variety of specialty yarns, design patterns, gorgeous hand-knit sweaters, wool blankets, accessories and
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Circle Arts
Since 1969, Circle Arts has represented some of Canada’s finest artists and artisans, many of whom are inspired by the unique energy, spirit and landscape of Georgian Bay and the Bruce Peninsula. Circle Arts has six distinctive gallery spaces. In the lower gallery, you will find glassware, woodwork, jewellery, ceramics, textiles, prints and fabric art. All are one of a kind. In five upper galleries you will find sculptural works, paintings, photographs, prints and unique furniture creations. With up to 70 artists, there is truly something for everyone.
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Glass in Motion - Sauble Beach
Glass In Motion is owned and operated by Sharon and Garry White.We became interested in glass after visiting a glass studio on Granville Island in Vancouver in 2005. Working with glass as an artistic medium soon became our passion. We opened our Sauble Beach studio in 2008 and the Grand Bend location in 2013. In our studios we create lamp worked focal pendants, ear rings and fused glass art. From the beginning Sharon had envisioned developing a platform that would give anyone, regardless of age or skill level, the opportunity to come into the
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Kalidoscope of Quilts
We are a unique shop with a large variety of fabrics from modern, contemporary to primitive, including a variety of precuts and a multitude of kits. We offer a complete selection of notions, batting, books and patterns. We specialize in wool, wool applique kits and Valdani Pearl Cotton. We also offer a complete line up of classes from beginner to advanced, kids' PD Day classes and fun single day workshops! Gift Certificates Available
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Kuku Hut - Kagawong
Fairly traded, Hand crafted, Exclusively African jewellery, clothing, drums, baskets, sandals, masks, carvings, homeware, gifts & more! Find beautiful artisan work that is difficult to find elsewhere.
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