Wildflowers and natural dyeing are closely connected. This year’s blooming goldenrod provide the dye material for dyeing my wool yellow for the coming year. Goldenrod provides a beautiful vibrant yellow, and is also a wonderful base coat for dyeing greens in combination with natural indigo. Working with natural materials means each item you create has […]
Ten new Coffee Press Sweaters have just been completed. This batch will be available at Woods On Pender (Pender Island, BC, Canada) very shortly.
Coffee Press Sweaters both protect the coffee press and keep your coffee warm while adding a little style to your table.
Each Coffee Press Sweater is made of 100% Canadian wool, milled in Alberta. The wool is dyed by hand in natural dyes and the sweaters are knit by hand. This collection features dyes of chamomile, pomegranate, turmeric, madder and indigo.
This selection features the resort’s logo and colors, however we can accommodate other colors and patterns if you have something special in mind as each piece is made completely by hand.
If you are interested in a Coffee Press Sweater, feel free to email Debra at email@example.com .
Art, photography and handmade items by Debra Hunter.
Red Deer, Alberta and Pender Island, British Columbia, Canada.
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The Coffee Press Sweaters for Woods on Pender (Pender Island, BC, Canada) are complete. The sweaters will be dressing the coffee presses (and keeping coffee warm) in the accommodation units at the newest resort on the island.
Each Coffee Press Sweater is made of 100% Canadian produced wool that is milled in Alberta. The wool is hand-dyed in micro batches in natural dyes that I craft by hand. In keeping with the resort’s colors, the items feature colors created with marigold (right from our gardens), chamomile, pomegranate, turmeric and indigo. The Coffee Press Sweaters are knit by hand and proudly display the resort’s logo in the center band .
In addition to creating custom Coffee Press Sweaters for boutiques and the hospitality industry, we are always thrilled to sell our lovely handmade items to individuals. If you are interested in a Coffee Press Sweater we can be contacted through our website www.debra-hunter.com.
Handmade items by Debra Hunter
We also profile our work at www.handmade-canada.com , a brand new site for Canadian artists, artisans, writers, musicians and growers. If you are a Canadian maker, please take a look as we are currently looking for new makers to join our project.
These fingerless mitts give an almost full thumb coverage, plus coverage to the beginning of the fingernails allowing for maximum warmth while still having fingertips available for texting or using a camera.
The past week has been great for knitting and crochet. I am working on some new home items plus building up a supply of Coffee Sweaters for either the next order or perhaps to finally get a shop up on-line, one of the goals for 2015.
Hand knit items by Debra Hunter
Red Deer, AB and Pender Island, BC (Canada)
Handmade in Canada.
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A new set of Coffee Sweaters has recently been delivered to Sunworks. These Coffee Sweaters are a great way to keep your coffee warm and your hands comfy. Each Coffee Sweater is made of Canadian produced wool that is milled in Alberta. The wool is then hand dyed in natural dyes and the Coffee Sweater is knit by hand. These are an awesome stocking stuffer or a great little gift to send in the mail as they are compact and unbreakable.
Sunworks is located on Ross Street in the heart of downtown Red Deer.
Coffee Sweaters are “handmade in Canada” by Debra Hunter
My Coffee Sweaters are now dressing up lattes, mochas and double doubles in the mountains!
The latest batch has found a home at The Whyte Museum Shop in Banff, Alberta, Canada.
Just think, you can visit the museum, buy a coffee sweater, pick up a nice big coffee at one of the great local coffee shops, and then enjoy your coffee in spectacular world class scenery. The makings of a great day.
If you are in Banff be sure to pop in and check out the museum, the shop and the coffee sweaters.
Coffee Sweaters by Debra Hunter
Studio H & Hunter Photographics
Red Deer, AB and Pender Island, BC