Fibre To Fashion.
One of a kind ladies accessories and garments created by knitting, crochet, sewing, and manual knitting loom. Beautiful natural fibers and easy to care for blends. Bold color schemes and simple neutrals, pieces sure to draw attention because of their unique design. Functional, wearable pieces of art.
A Stone’s Throw Studio
1710 County Rd. 10, Cherry Valley
Joining in the upcoming Wassail! celebrations at wineries throughout Prince Edward County, local artists and artisans will present a “UNIQUE BOUTIQUE” in the Courtyard Room at The Inn at Huff Estates Winery (at County Road #1 and Highway 62) on Saturday and Sunday, November 26th & 27th and December 3rd & 4th from 11 am to 5 pm.
Offering handcrafted, one-of-a-kind gifts in porcelain, fibre, encaustic, wood, metal and fabric as well as a bountiful selection of local fine baked goods, savory treats and beautiful handmade products for bath and beauty, there will be “Gifts of Nature’s Bounty” for everyone on the Holiday list. Visitors can enjoy a cup of mulled cider while shopping.
Participating County Artists and Artisans are Andrew Csafordi of Andrew Csafordi Studio Gallery, Tara Wilkinson of Love Nest Studios, Viola Michalska of Michalska Fine Porcelain, Paul Ross of Paul Ross Woodturning Studio; Elizabeth Batt of Scottish Accents, Jennifer Hardene of Amarais Artisan, Heather Case of Case Clothed, Lori MacRow of A Stone’s Throw Studio, Suzanne LaFrance of Moonlight B&B and folk artist, John Miller.
Functional wood turned salad bowls and porcelain dinnerware, beautiful hand-carved bird sculptures and art nests of fibre and twigs, sculptural beeswax paintings, lovely handmade soap, charming screen printed dinner napkins and wine bags, gorgeous felted garments and accessories, and delicious preserves, pies and other sweet and savory fare guarantees this event will be a pre-holiday feast for all the senses!
An old Danish greeting meaning “to your health” first noted in 8th Century England, Wassail! is an Orchard Tradition involving toasts to one’s health, the harvest and the upcoming year … and general all round merriment.
Weekends from November 19 to December 4th, Huff Estates Winery will be offering a unique opportunity to taste and buy some old vintage wines from their library, including past gold medal winners and other wines which are no longer available on the shelves. They will also be pairing some of their sweeter wines with medieval style desserts prepared by Chef Michael Hoy. An official Wassail accommodation provider, the luxurious, 21-suite Inn at Huff Estates is located at 2274 County Road 1 at Highway 62 in the heart of Prince Edward County. For reservations, call 1-866-484-4667 or visit www.huffestates.com.
For additional information about 2011 WASSAIL events: www.thecountywines.com.
Facebook Contest: This season visit Taste the County’s facebook page (www.facebook.com/tastethecounty) for a chance to win daily prizes. Each weekday from November 1st to December 23rdwe will be featuring a retailer from Prince Edward County. Answer a question about their establishment for a chance to win a gift certificate to their store just in time for holiday shopping.