Posted on June 09, 2017 by Nigel Hayes | 0 comments
Summer appears to be here in parts of Canada. But sometimes it is hard to tell as here in B.C. we have seen some beautiful sunny days supplemented with, rain, thunder and sleet. Canadian weather as usual :)
At the studio, we have beautifully handcrafted scarves perfect for any season! Lois Thomson was born and raised in rural British Columbia,
Lois grew up with a strong creative spirit nurtured in B.C. Wilderness. Lois has always been fascinated with the colours of nature and the textures of fibre.
As a young child, her art included the use of lichens and birch bark in her paintings and when she began sewing and designing doll clothes she experimented with the use of colour found in scraps of fabric, lace and ribbon.
Her pure silk scarves a totally West Coast and would make the perfect gift. Handcrafted on our Sunshine Coast
For a slightly cooler evening or day, then Arl Law hand weaves scarves from Rayon and Chenille.
Arli's beautiful scarfs are woven completely by hand. They are very soft to the touch and are warm & cosy to wear.
A large range of colours are available. Wash with mild soap; add fabric conditioner to final rinse. Hang to dry. Hand Made on Vancouver Island
All of these beautiful scarves are available at the studio in Oak Bay or online See more at Side Street Studio
Posted on August 27, 2016 by Nigel Hayes | 0 comments
Did you know that as well as visiting our studio in Oak Bay Village you can search our web site for any of our artists’ work? This can be really convenient for busy people as you can find the perfect gift for yourself or for your partner or family & friends at your leisure.
You then have the options to buy on line and have your item shipped or you can choose the ‘In Store Pick Up’ option and your gift will be ready for collection at the studio within 24 hours.This of course saves any shipping cost! Please remember to bring in your Government I.D.
For your friends and family, what could be easier than finding that perfect locally made gift on line and sending it directly to them . If they live near to Victoria you have the option of choosing ‘In Store Pick Up’ allowing for collection at any time from the studio. To request free gift wrapping and a greeting card with your gift, simply send us a quick e-mail with your request and we will be pleased to help :)
Please note, that when you choose the “In Store Pick Up’ option, you need to enter in the address of the studio when placing your order. The address is easy to see on the home page of our web site. Side Street Studio 204-2250 Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria, B.C. V8R 1G5. Tel :250 592 1262
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204-2250 Oak Bay Ave.
Victoria, BC V8R 1G5
11:00 am to 5:00 pmSun - Mon