Updated: Nov 5, 2021
(Note: all links are current as of November 2021)
Good Fibrations 90 Germain St. Saint John, New Brunswick (506) 608-3650
If you love colour, texture, and fibre, Good fibrations is the place to visit. Liz Miller has been working with woolly things all her life, and have a colourful array of mitts, hats, scarves, shawls and other knitted and woven items for sale. Find handspun yarns for the knitter and weaver, as well as commercial yarns, needle felting supplies and much more. She has a love of natural fibre. You will find alpaca, lambswool, kid mohair, silk, dog fur, and other luxury fibres in her products.
Here are some comments from her customers:
Kimberley says, “This place is so good for the fibre soul. Liz has the very best colour ways in yarns and fleece. The hand woven, hand knit, and hand felted finished items are gorgeous – and she even has tools (spinning wheels, looms, swifts, niddy noddys, you name it). Her staff is fabulous – knowledgeable and friendly. Emily is just grand! I stop in every time I’m in Saint John, if I can.”
Emma says, "Had such a fun time at needle felting class. I can’t wait to try other lessons and have such a fun time again!”
Legacy Lane 56 Vail Court Sussex, NB (506) 433-5604
The owner-operators of Legacy Lane are two sisters backed by four generations of farming experience in rural New Brunswick. Production Manager, Alyson, studied weaving and textiles at the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design. Business Manager, Amy, studied business at the New Brunswick Community College. Together they have found a way to keep their family farm viable by diversifying into yarn production and fiber processing; a natural fit for their training, passion and expertise.
Legacy Lane is a Canadian fibre processor committed to providing high-quality yarns, fibers and services to their customers, while operating in an environmentally responsible manner.The mill sources fibers from local producers as often as possible, in an effort to minimize their carbon footprint.
A Legacy Lane customer, Kate, says, ” I love this store, it was a hidden gem for me until yesterday’s soap felting class. Love the class, love the store!! Great spot for Christmas shopping too!”
London-Wul Fibre Arts 1937 Melanson Rd Greater Lakeburn, NB (506) 382-6990 www.thewoolworks.com
London-Wul is a fibre farm in New Brunswick where animals are neither destroyed nor sold, without exception. Also a national, award winning shop and studio, London-Wul is home to textile artist Heidi Wulfraat.
Heidi has been creating handcrafted yarns and textiles for the past 18 years. Her startup project involved a national award winning farm/shop and learning centre which she continues to operate just outside of Moncton.
WoolWorks Studio allows Heidi the exciting new opportunity to present a series of signature work that she has handcrafted in one-of-a kind or small batch quantities. Heidi is hugely influenced by colour, texture, nature, and the change of season. All of which has inspired her selection of fibres, yarns, hand knitting designs as well as her favourite tools of the trade.
Heidi sells beautiful handcarded mini-batts and art batts in her online store.