Paintings at TOAF61

Paintings at TOAF61

I’m pleased to let you know that I'm stepping out a little with the paintings and have been selected as a participant of the 61st Toronto Online Art Fair at TOAF.ca from July 8 - 17, 2022. After a two-year, COVID-induced hiatus, the Toronto Outdoor Art Fair (TOAF)...

Winding down….

Winding down….

It's been a fun ten years making and selling these wool felt tea cosies -- as well as the coffee and mug cosies -- and it's been delightful and marvelous that tea and coffee drinkers from around the world have liked them enough to want them in their homes too.  Thank...

Watercolours, WestofLunch

Watercolours, WestofLunch

A few years ago I took a watercolour class.  Its lightness was very appealing and painters I've loved, like Raoul Dufy, make it look so fine, so breezy, so easy. It turns out learning watercolour is not nearly as simple as it looks and small variations in paper,...

Ahhhh, Fall

Ahhhh, Fall

New in stock is the lovely, warm, Magenta wool felt for a great spark of colour on your table whether you're keeping your tea or coffee hot.   Also new is a Pistachio green which is offered as an option for the mug cosies and is integrated into some of the recent...

Multi-coloured tea cosies

Multi-coloured tea cosies

Finally had some time at the work table the other day -- more of the colourful "Ribbed" cosy design. The one above is sized for a standard 4-cup teapot but because the design cleverly expands like a puffer fish it can accommodate one a little larger or one with a wide...

the wirecutter mention

the wirecutter mention

A wee shoutout to thewirecutter.com for their unexpected mention of FlockofTeaCosy's wares as a good gift for mom on Mother's Day.  Chest puffed out, head swelling, generally feeling chuffed. Their item from April 30th, written by the clearly lovely Alex Arpaia was...

Comet table runner

Comet table runner

Every now and again the growing pile of tea cosy wool felt scraps starts to grumble, so the other day I started on another table runner (aka table topper aka hot pad) and several hours of puzzling the pieces together. A dark comet with a fiery tail is what I had in...

Eco-concious ‘Puzzle Piece’ trivets

Eco-concious ‘Puzzle Piece’ trivets

Puzzle-piece wool felt tableware A few years ago the "Puzzle Pieces" were introduced after the pile of tea cosy offcuts next to the sewing machine became too high to ignore.  This fine quality, well-made 100% wool felt from Europe was just too dear to throw out -- and...

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