FALL HOURS

After Labour Day

Thursday & Friday 11 am - 4 pm

Saturday & Sunday 11 am - 5 pm

 

WINTER HOURS

Starting January

Saturday & Sunday 11 am - 4 pm

 

 

 

Or to make an appointment

at other times:

 

Paul or Gunilla Matteau  613.269.3437

Linda Hynes  613.283.4204

Paul Laberge  613.269.3463

 

 

 

 

LOCATION

 

110 Main Street East, P.O. Box 325

Merrickville, ON

 

(Beside the Courtyard Patio

of the Baldachin Inn/Restaurant)

 

613.269.4302

info@thegrottoartworks.com

TEXTILES

Alma Kennedy

Woolens For Ewe

akennedy5@live.com

Alma Kennedy created Woolens for Ewe in Winnipeg in 2012. 100% wool sweaters (plus other types of wool clothing) are recycled into one-of-a-kind winter fashion accessories including mittens, headbands, toques and leg warmers. The wool sweaters are felted in hot water and a hot dryer prior to being cut into pieces used to create the fashion accessories. Seeking out unique patterned sweaters is the key to producing woolen products that are both beautiful and practical. Wanda Thorsteinson, Alma’s sister who lives in Navan, more recently joined the business to facilitate expansion into Eastern Ontario. The two have put their creative minds together to continuously develop new products over the years. Alma has now relocated to Brockville to be situated closer to family and to their major client base. Alma and Wanda (and two other sisters) learned to sew early on in life and find it very satisfying to revisit this craft in a creative way post-retirement.

 

 

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