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Ellen Mervin is owner of Ruach Crafts, which offers the largest selection of Celtic and Judaic needlework kits and patterns in Canada. A teacher by profession and stitcher by passion, Ellen loves to share her devotion to needlework with others and has taught people of all ages on 3 continents. She has recently begun to design Judaic Needlepoint and Counted CrossStitch patterns.

Creativ FestivalCeltic Bookmark (hands on 25)

Come Cross Stitch a lovely Celtic bookmark on aida band, using 1/2 and 3/4 stitches and variegated threads. $4 Material Fee

Laurentian Room B – Fri 9:30 . Sat 4:30


Creativ Festival

Celtic Coaster (hands on 25)

Let’s Cross Stitch a beautiful Celtic design on 14ct aida, or 28ct evenweave, using 1/2 and 3/4 stitches. Coaster included. $6 Material Fee
Laurentian Room B – Fri 12:30 . Sat 11:30


Creativ FestivalCross Stitch a Triskele (hands on 25)

Cross Stitch a colourful Celtic triskele symbol, using 1/2 and 3/4 stitches and specialty threads. This piece includes the frame. $4 Material Fee

Laurentian Room B – Fri 3:30 . Sat 1:30


Cross Stitch for Beginners (On-going Activity)

Try this craft or come practise, practise, practise. Join in beginner cross stitch sessions throughout the day. We have make ‘n take patterns appropriate for stitchers of all ages.

Ruach Crafts – Booth #148