• FACTS Blyth,  Natural dyes,  Pattern Recreation

    Huron Wristers Kits now available for online purchase

    Hi, everyone! Just a quick update on the Huron Wristers Kits… the kits are now available for purchasing through the FACTS online store: https://factsblyth.ca/shop/ Inspired by a pair of historical gloves from the textile collection of the Huron County Museum, the Huron Wristers pattern features a recreation of the colourwork pattern from the original museum gloves. The kit is a unique reflection of the natural resources, history, and creativity found in Huron County. The wristers are fingerless mitts perfect for working on computers, devices and outdoor activities when you need your fingers free. The kit is $45 and includes 1 hank (100 grams) of off-white, undyed wool; 2 smaller hanks…

  • FACTS Blyth,  Local Stitching News,  Needlework Classes

    Textile art classes at FACTS, Blyth

    There are a number of textile art classes running at the FACTS Gallery in Blyth. Check out the options below or visit their website for complete info: https://factsblyth.ca. Intro to Crochet Join FACTS for a relaxing evening of stitching as Cathy Nethery introduces you to the basics of crochet. After learning the fundamental stitches, you will create a stunning scarf using variegated yarn. Indigo Dye Day Watch the magic of Indigo as it turns natural fibres into beautiful shades of blue. Bring your dingy whites to change blue or purchase items from us to dye on our Indigo Dye Day! Intro to Rug Hooking Learn the timeless tradition of rug…