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100% WOOL - We have Duffel !!

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Wool duffel is a tightly woven, heavy weight fabric with a nap on each side. It is easy to work with and very forgiving. It is extremely difficult to get hold of these days but we just got a special delivery! For a limited time and a limited quantity, we now have off-white Duffel for $64.98 per meter.   100% Wool. It is 60 inches wide (150 cm) and is 36 to 37 oz per yard in weight. It's extremely warm and has been used in the parka industry for many years. Click here to order !

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Our slinky ship came in!!

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We here at MacPhee WorkShop are always searching out new and unusual fabrics. Sometimes we hit the JACKPOT! Good quality SLINKY (58-60" 147-150cm wide) has been unavailable for a few years but we recently found some great colours and they just arrived! It won't last long so order soon! Here are the colours: Medium Green Purple Black Mint Green Teal Royal Blue Ruby Red Marine Blue Silver Grey Candy Pink Blue Grey Red Gold Our SALE PRICE, for colours only, is $15.98 which is 20% off our regular price of $19.98! Sale lasts for the next two weeks or while stocks last. We have used slinky in sew...

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SPRING WEARHOUSE SALE

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You won't want to miss our fun fabrics (slinky, poly print, sheers, nylons), notions (hot fix metals, crystal zippers, scissors, seam rippers and more!). We will also have our DVD's, Wools, Furs, leather and of course our patterns! Of course you can also find our one of a kind garments available to purchase! It's at our acreage warehouse: #7 54231 Range Road 250, Sturgeon county, (just north of Edmonton, AB). FRI + SAT, MAY 11th + 12th. Hours: 10-4 each day. DIRECTIONS from Edmonton 4.2 km north of the Anthony Henday On 127th st. turn right into Skyglen from St Albert take sturgeon...

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Linda's latest YouTube Video!!

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Another quick and easy project that I love. THANKS FOR THE SPLENDID RESPONSE FROM OUR LAST NEWSLETTER. Plastic bags are the plague of this planet so here's how to help!  You need one (or 2 or 3) that are SMALL enough to fit in a purse or clip to your backpack and are able to be WASHED. I first printed this pattern #880 in 1990 and now 28 years later it's still selling like crazy! What a fine gift for Mother's day and an even greater gift for MOTHER EARTH !!  We are so convinced of it's worth that we did a FUN, INSTRUCTIONAL YOU-TUBE video...

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SPRING HAS FINALLY SPRUNG???

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Nothing spells spring in the air like BIRDS! Although it's a bit chilly in many parts for the real ones….we can make bright and colorful ones to welcome the season.   I first made them for a CELEBRATION OF LIFE that was held outdoors. They hung happily in all the trees/fences/clothesline, and uplifted our spirits. Everyone attending got to take one home for a parting remembrance. Sew….the kits includes the pattern, fabric, feathers, eyes, wings and topcomb. For one bird.  All you need is a sewing machine, some stuffing and a gluegun.  BONUS….a great  learn-to-sew project for kids wanting/learning to sew!  Anywhere...

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