Very special guest Kyo Maclear will be at the shop this Saturday celebrating her new book The Wish Tree along with our friend and celebrated author/illustrator Julie Morstad.


You may recognize Kyo’s work from Spork, The Good Little Book,Virginia Wolf and Julia, Child written by Kyo and illustrated by Julie. Her new book The Wish Tree is a special story about a boy and his sled but also so much more. Beautifully illustrated by Chris Turnham with a soft and playful style that will easily become a winter favourite.

kyo2 It’s a very snowy winter and Charles wants to find “a wish tree.” Both his brother and sister try to tell him there is no such tree but Charles doesn’t listen. He believes. On his search he comes across different animals, like a friendly squirrel who needs help gathering hazelnuts. He has spent his day helping the animals and just when the day is ending Charles finds the wish tree, gleaming white. He writes his wish on a piece of paper and ties it to the tree.

Come out and make a wish of your very own, and meet Kyo and Julie, which to me is a wish granted in itself.

This Saturday, September 24 th from 12- 2 p.m.

See you there.

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We are so excited to begin our brand NEW session of interactive and exploratory music classes with Little Mountain Music Club this week! We’ve added two new weekend classes that are perfect for families with mulit-age siblings and of course another babies class (especially geared towards the littlest of music makers).  This session we’ll be jamming with drums, egg shakers, parachutes, and more! Check out to register on line for this 6 week session.


9:00-9:45 | Ages 0-2

10:00-10:45 | Ages 0-5


9:15-10:00 | Ages 0-2

10:00-10:45 | Ages 2-4

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We’re so thrilled that Liz’s weaving classes are starting up again this Tuesday, September 15th! You can still register for the first Weaving 101 Class; learn to weave and leave with a brand new wooden loom of your own! Or, commit to 4 weeks of weaving in our Weave 4 Weeks class starting September 16th. Register online nowuntitled-1 to secure your spot.

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I’m so proud of the programming my staff and I are rolling out for this year’s round of Crafternoons. New and exciting projects inspired by some new books and some beloved favorites. Super cool crafts, and incredibly inspired art projects for the 4-9 year old set. We also added a special week for the 6-9 year olds dedicated entirely to Textiles & Sewing. We’ve always been known for offering camps that siblings can attend together, so we thought we’d sweeten the deal with 15% off for any set of siblings attending together. Enter code SIBS today and register!

SESSION ONE July 6-10  SESSION TWO July 13-17   SESSION THREE July 20-24 ** TEXTILES 6-9yrs SESSION FOUR July 27-31  SESSION FIVE August 10-14  SESSION SIX August 17-21

Our camps are for children 4-9. Classes are kept small (8-10 kids) keeping our classes calm and considered. A new air conditioning system at the shop means classes will be COOL and cool too! blog-storeinside7

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We are pretty excited about teaming up with Donna and Monica of “Wonder of Learning” for some Reggio Inspired workshops this spring. As a special treat, we’re offering the first workshop FREE! This Wednesday, February 25th from 10-11am or Thursday Feb 26th 1-2pm  kids 2-5 can join in with their parents for a taste of what’s to come this spring. Alternately, you can attend a Drop In Class on Wednesday March 4th 10-11am or Thursday March 5th 1-2pm ($20).

Registration is open for our April Spring Session, commencing April 1st. More information on the classes themselves in the link. See you then!

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