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New Purlin' J's Shop within a Shop

Customers and fans of Purlin' J's yarntruck can now shop for yarn anytime inside Kingston's Stitch By Stitch quilt store Kingston's mobile yarntruck, Purlin' J's Roving Yarn Co. now has a "shop within a shop" inside the long-established quilt shop, Stitch By Stitch, at 550 Days Road (at Golden Mile). The bright red yarntruck has been on the road since 2013. Purlin' J's Roving Yarn Co. was named one of the "Top Ten Most Remarkable Small Businesses in Canada" by The Globe and Mail's Report on Small Business in 2014. Now Purlin' J's occupies a small piece of brick-and-mortar, as well as the yarntruck, so that yarncrafters may shop for premium yarn whenever Stitch By Stitch is open. Like the...

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ArtFest in Kingston! Three days in City Park!

Located in beautiful City Park, Kingston. 200 Artists and Artisans from across Ontario and Quebec are in Kingston for THREE days starting Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, Canada Day. Walk the shady paths throughout the park. Enjoy outstanding pottery, glass, wood, jewellery, gourmet food, live music, art workshops PLUS live outdoor theatre, poetry and more! Open 10 am to 6pm each day. Free! Look for Lil Dorothy, Purlin' J's yarntruck, near the entrance to City Park at Stuart and Barrie Streets. 

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Shop the yarntruck Saturday and Sunday!

You have two opportunities this weekend to shop the yarntruck! Saturday, June 22 the yarntruck is in Lansdowne, Ontario (north of Ganonoque) at the Fourth Annual Lansdowne Textiles Festival. 10am to 4pm, $1 admission. 1 Jessie Street, Lansdowne, ON (Lansdowne Community Hall). Then Sunday, June 23 the yarntruck is in Kingston at the Skeleton Park Arts Fest! This free, family event features music, food trucks, artisan vendors and more! 10am to 5pm, McBurney Park (Skeleton Park), Ordnance Street in Kingston, ON. Onboard you'll find Koigu yarns, Kollage square needles, Lichen and Lace, and more! See you this weekend!  

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