Archive for the ‘News’ Category

25
Sep

Bored? Try a master mind puzzle game: Stack-A-Ball

As I have explored this fun game available currently in the android, amazon, and nook markets I find that the following excerpt from the creators website, kirbers.com, to be so true; ”This game is a miniature model of life. You need to plan ahead, see opportunities, and act on them quickly. You need to be able to […]

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13
Feb

Upcomming Classes and Shop News

Hello Fiber Friends! STITCHES WEST 2012 is the weekend after next! Are you READY? Stitches West, is coming right up!  This is the country’s largest fiber market and workshop series. It should not be missed by fiber lovers. You can find equipment, instruction and supplies for Knitting, Spinning, Weaving, Felting and More! We’re sharing a booth with […]

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03
Oct

Headphones at Urban Fauna Studio?

Headphones you Say? Recently a company called thinksound™ contacted Urban Fauna Studio asking if we’d be interested in selling their product. My first thoughts were: not really the right product for my shop as we are a fiber arts boutique. Then I was thinking well if enough people were interested in the product we might […]

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31
Jul

Anniversary Party & Greensleeves Trunk Show

Saturday Aug. 20th: Anniversary Party & Greensleeves Spindle Co. Trunk Show Join us for our 3rd year anniversary as a fiber arts studio!  Your support has helped make our dream to contribute to the fiber arts community a reality! Partake in fiber fun and join us for cake and refreshments ONE DAY ONLY. Everyone is […]

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25
Jul

Novice Wheel Spinner in Action

Spinning Yarn may look easy but once you’ve landed your hand on the wheel, it’s hard! I spun yarn today and it didn’t really turn out that great. Some of the strands of yarn turned into whirly Q’s and some didn’t spin into yarn at all, but as I practiced and practiced, it got better! […]

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23
Jul

Our latest Spinning Wheel, the Sidekick!

Posted by Urban Fauna Studio Intern:: Tina Li We just received a new spinning wheel, the Sidekick! Many of you can’t wait to get your hands on these fabulous wheels! The Sidekick is designed to fold easily and be a solid spinner! This Sidekick catches a lot of attention from critics because it is highly […]

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16
Jul

New Items in Stock !!!

Posted By Urban Fauna Studio Intern:: Tina Li We have new items in stock and they are Interchangeable Knitting Needle Cables. These Cables allow you to change your needles while knitting without a hassle! Ever felt like changing the needles in the middle of a project but just couldn’t because you had to finish knitting […]

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10
Jul

The Perfection of Yarn Bombing

By Urban Fauna Studio Intern: Tina Li What is Yarn Bombing? Some believe Yarn Bombing started out by a few Texas knitters who had no idea what to do with the leftover and unfinished projects they created. The basic definition of Yarn Bombing is exactly what it looks like! You can wrap anything and almost […]

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10
Jul

Second Annual Oakland Yarn and Fiber Festival

Second Annual Oakland Fiber & Textile Festival July 10, 2011, at Splash Pad Park The Oakland Fiber & Textile Festival, a free, family-friendly public event, returns to Splash Pad Park Sunday, July 10. Local artisans and craftspeople representing all the fiber arts will offer their wares; fiber enthusiasts will demonstrate crafts such as knitting, spinning, […]

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13
Jun

Upcoming classes for June and July

If you find a class that interests you, click the title and find out more about it! Sunday (Two part course 6/19 & 6/26) Beginning Crochet This is a very fun way to gain your crocheting skill, no previous experience needed! You’ll learn the basic stitches while making a cute stuffed bunny and also start […]

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