Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Wish You Were Here!

We have been pretty busy in the shop of late as the tourist season heats up. We've had visitors from Australia, Germany and even Cape Breton! (heh,heh)

A few days ago a neighbour from Sandy Cove showed us a picture she had taken of the sunset over the Bay of Fundy.

Pretty spectacular, huh?

And if you need more reasons, there is the fabulous fresh seafood, high value of the U.S. dollar, amazing whale watching, Rappi Pie (look it up) and, of course, the friendliest people in Canada!

Come on and put us to the test. We look forward to meeting you and value adding to your vacation. And remember, we know all about The Neck so if you have questions, just ask. We also have a lot of brochures on local attractions and points of interest.


Flash! This week we will be receiving a shipment of another 100 hanks of our gorgeous Seawall
           Fibres yarn. Everything we have in the shop is listed on our Etsy site
           www.seawallfibres.etsy.com  so if you can't make it here, you can buy online. We will even  
           pack your purchase in fresh sea air!
           And don't forget to check out the latest posts at www.seawallfibres.blogspot.com

Friday, 27 May 2016

New Etsy Shop Up and Running

Our Etsy shop for Seawall Fibres went live last night at 9 PM. It took all of 5 minutes for us to record our first sale of 6 skeins of wool!

So all the wool that is available in our store is also available on line if you can't make it into the shop. Here are a few examples:

 While we'd love to see you out here on scenic Digby Neck, at least this way you can experience some of the natural beauty if you can't be here in person.
To see the store, go to www.seawallfibres.etsy.com   and let us know what you think.
Things are heating up here of late with more and more tourists dropping in- even one from Australia!
I'm now back in the rock shop and have cut several really nice pieces of crazy lace which I will use to make pendants.
So if you are in the area, be sure to drop in- we'll have something you like!

Friday, 13 May 2016

We're officially in the knitting business!

As some of you may know, we have always carried a selection of hand knitted goods courtesy of our daughter, Lisa. What you didn't know was that Lisa was doing the experimental work necessary to create an entire line of luxurious, top quality hand dyed yarns.

The experimental phase is complete and we are proud to announce the birth of Seawall Fibres!

May 11, 2016

For Immediate Release

We are pleased to announce the introduction of Seawall Fibres, a boutique collection of unique, hand dyed luxurious yarns.

Digby Neck is a spectacular slip of nature perched precariously between the rugged waters of the Bay of Fundy and historic St. Mary’s Bay- waters whose colours are constantly changing and whose world famous 20+ foot tides dramatically resculpt the landscape twice daily.

The imposing Seawall towers over all, standing as a silent sentinel to days long past, simpler times when local wool was spun and hand dyed. Her deep red sandstone contrasts with the grey basalt massifs and treasures of amethyst, jasper and multicoloured agates found in the sand and driftwood of the beach below.

This is the inspiration for Seawall Fibres- unique, hand dyed yarns reflecting the enchanting beauty of natural Nova Scotia.

To learn more about this product, please refer to our blog www.seawallfibres.blogspot.ca or follow us on Facebook or Instagram or contact us by email at seawallfibres@yahoo.com .
The Seawall- the inspiration for Seawall Fibres
These gorgeous yarns are now available in the shop but we are kicking things off with a very exciting give away contest with a really nice prize so head on over to www.seawallfibres.blogspot.ca  and check it out!

We look forward to seeing you this summer! 

Monday, 9 May 2016

Seawall Fibres is Open For Business!

This summer we have an exciting new addition to the shop.

Seawall Fibres is the brainchild of our daughter, Lisa. An avid knitter, she was having trouble finding premium luxurious wool and fibres in the colours she wanted. So she decided to make her own! (She's a lot like her mom!).

First she had to find a source of natural premium yarn that met her exacting standards and once that was achieved, she set about to experiment with colour/ yarn/ weight combinations using as her inspiration the beautiful Seawall area across from our shop on St. Mary's Bay. The end result is a spectacular array of beautiful yarns, named after gorgeous rocks and minerals and the ever-changing kaleidoscope of the Seawall.

A small sampling of the Seawall Fibres line of luxurious yarn.

We have stock in the store in several weights from "fingering" to "chunky". Eventually, Seawall Fibres will be available through an Etsy sight but for now, you can get it at the shop.

Our exciting Seawall Fibres display
As you can see, we are also carrying knitting supplies (bags, needles) and a selection of hand knitted items made from this fabulous material. Everything is priced below what you would expect for this quality. So if you are a knitter or know a knitter, come on by and check out Seawall Fibres. You won't be disappointed! And remember, we accept all credit cards.

Seawall Fibres is in Business!

One of the most exciting additions to the shop this summer is our line of hand dyed yarns. Seawall Fibres was created by our daughter, Lisa. She's an avid knitter and very much like her mom- when she couldn't find colours she liked, she made her own!
Lisa uses the finest natural wool and fibres and then creates beautiful combinations of colour and fibre inspired by our beautiful Seawall on St. Mary's Bay.

Just a small sample of what's in the store

Sunday, 1 May 2016

We're Open!

May 1st is the official opening date for the shop. Actually, we've been open from time to time all winter when there are special events in town. It was great fun meeting so many of the senior curlers and their supporters from all across Canada.

But now we notice more and more out of province plates coming out The Neck so tourist season is here!
So what's new for this season? Lots!
First off we have a larger, eye catching sign that details a lot (not all!) of what we sell.

We've even managed to add a few floats to our collection!

Next we changed the entrance to the shop.

We're putting in new planters and creating a great "photo op" for our guests.

Inside the shop, we've really expanded our knit goods and this year we are selling our own line of luxurious, exclusive hand-dyed yarns. These yarns will also be sold online through a new venture- Seawall Fibres, and will reflect the beauty found in the natural materials around The Seawall.
The colours are truly spectacular and sure to delight any knitting enthusiast. We will be starting a new blog and Facebook and Instagram page with regular updates on what's available, and when that's in place, we'll let you know and provide links from this blog.

Lastly, Vickie has been busy in her studio creating some amazing jewelry!

This is her new Mako design, inspired by the shark of thew same name. It has gotten rave reviews to date so we can't wait for you to see it.

Our house renovations are almost finished and soon I'll be able to get started in the Rock Shop. I have some spectacular agate to work with to create specimen pieces and jewelry.

So if you live in the area or are planning a trip to Nova Scotia, be sure to include the amazing Seawall on scenic Digby Neck. We'll be waiting for you.

Also, if you are planning a trip at a time when we might not be open, just email or call and we'll see if we can arrange to be open, just for you!