This is the first piece I completed using 1.98mm 100% 3 Strand Cotton Rope. It was so satisfying to work with a smaller gauge rope! I can't wait to explore more possibilities and I'm thrilled to have found a Canadian supplier for high quality natural rope for fibre art. - Alison
Check out this beautiful handmade rope art created for Etsy HQ in New York by artist Manca Ahlin of Mantzalin. Manca created three pieces to cover glass walls using only natural fiber rope, scissors, hammers and nails.
Want to do something creative and bold for your wedding, but on a budget? Why not try making unique and eye-catching rope signs! While the most commonly used material is three-strand cotton rope, you can add a punch of colour by substituting it for three-strand nylon rope. Green Wedding Shoes provides easy to follow instructions.
This is the second in our Customer Spotlight series. We'd like to thank Trish Tacoma, founder of Smoking Lily for taking the time to speak with us about her company. Tell me a little about Smoking Lily. What was the inspiration for starting it? I started Smoking Lily about 20 years ago. I started off silk screening scarves in a spare room in my house and doing craft fairs. Within 4 months, I thought I had something good and opened our first store. Today, we have a 5,000 sq ft studio in downtown Victoria where we design and produce our [...]
Here's a simple project from Homesthetics.net. Dip a twine wrapped block in paint to create some unique art for your walls.
We work hard to offer our customers high quality, Canadian made rope. That effort pays off when our customers come back to purchase their cord from us again and again. Today, we're excited to introduce a new feature on RopeShop.ca, our first customer spotlight with Montreal based Dot & Lil and their brother brand Clark & James Grooming Co. Anne Dardick, President & Creative Director of Dot & Lil was kind enough to talk to us about the company. Tell us a little about Dot & Lil. Dot & Lil makes heirloom-inspired, finely crafted goods for bath, body & home. [...]