Category: News & Updates

November 2021 Studio Hours Recap: Holli Yeoh On Inclusive Garment Design

Member Sarah Thornton recaps our November Studio Hours, which featured special guest Holli Yeoh, the designer of our upcoming Bespoke cardigan pattern. Holli shared the inspiration behind this size- and gender-inclusive design, and the challenges of making sure it would work for diverse body shapes and sizes. We rounded out the evening with a lively show-and-tell, with many members sharing holiday gift-making plans.

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Read The Digits & Threads 2020-2021 Membership Report

Digits & Threads launched on October 28, 2020. One of our core values as a member-supported company is transparency. It’s important to us that we tell our members about the impact of their membership. We are excited to invite you to read our 2020-2021 Membership Report. You can download a PDF copy or read the web version—both are available right here.

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September 2021 Studio Hours Recap: Stash

Member Sarah Thornton recaps our September Studio Hours chat about our yarn and fabric stashes—how we organize them, how we use them, and how some of us manage not to keep one at all (!). She rounds up lots of ideas shared for projects using scraps or short bits of yarn, too. Enjoy this treasure trove of resources and insights, and join or upgrade to Studio Membership to attend our next Studio Hours!

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Help Us Make a Shopping Guide Featuring Your Favourite Canadian Craft Shops and Suppliers!

Calling all Canadian fibre or textile makers, artists, and crafters far and wide! Do you have a locally based or online shop, supplier, service, gallery or museum that you love to support and go to for all your fibre and textile needs? We’re compiling a gift shopping guide for Canadian fibre and textile makers, and we would love to include all of your favourite shops so others can enjoy them as much as you do (and so crafters can send their loved ones to exactly the right place for gifts!).

Please take a couple of minutes to share your favourites with us!

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We Want to Hear from You, Canadian Fibre & Textile Businesses!

We’ve realized that by refusing to have any ads in Digits & Threads, we’re refusing to open our platform up to other Canadian fibre and textile businesses, and that means we’re refusing to help our readers and members discover new businesses they might love to support. So we’re exploring our options. If you own or run a Canadian fibre or textile-related business of any kind, please fill out this short survey. Thank you!

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