Drop-in and Knit

If you’re missing your school knitting club during spring break – never fear, the solution is near! Bring your knitting (or crochet), and your favourite grown-up over to Aunt Monica’s Attic. Drop-in any time between 11am and 4pm on Tuesday, March 28th. You’ll get a chance to show off your skills, your project, and meet other young knitters. As an… Read more →

Dinosaur Decorating!

Feeling blue because there’s no school during spring break? Decorate a dinosaur and chase those blues away! Put on your crafting clothes and bring your favourite grown-up over to Aunt Monica’s Attic on Thursday, March 30th. Not only will you get to decorate your very own dinosaur to take home, you may be able to meet some other young artists… Read more →

Host Your Next Party at Aunt Monica’s Attic!

Want something fun and creative for your next party? Don’t want to clean your house twice? Not enough space at home? Want to support small business in Winnipeg? Host Your Next Party at Aunt Monica’s Attic!   Use Our Party Space and Enjoy: Semi-private area decorated with streamers and balloons. Use of our crafting tables, up to twelve chairs for party… Read more →

International Tatting Day

Bring your current project, a beverage and your smile. Spend some time in our little shoppe celebrating International Tatting Day socializing and tatting in public. Tatters (people who tat) tend to be very friendly and happy to show off their craft. If you’ve never heard of tatting before, come see what the fuss is all about. There won’t be any formal lessons… Read more →

Make Your Own Bendy Wendy!

Bendy Wendy dolls have a wire core so they can shape themselves to fit pretty much anywhere. You never know where they will decide to hang out next. Their hair and bodies can be made in a plethora of colours and you get to choose them at the workshop. Every participant will go home with a doll they made themselves (and maybe… Read more →

Workshop: Learn to Draw with Uncle Louie the Millwright

This hands-on one hour workshop will introduce young artists to basic skills and techniques to successfully draw cartoon animals using pencils, pencil crayons and sketch paper.  Registration is required. Participants need to be able to identify and draw basic geometric shapes (circle, oval, square, triangle, etc). Fee: $7.50 per person (price includes tax and supplies) Time and Date: Saturday, February… Read more →

We’re OPEN!

We’re delighted to announce that our little shoppe is open once again! There are a few little touch ups and details left to complete, but we are ready to see you again! Come see us in the heart of old Transcona at 111 Regent Avenue West, Unit A. Winter Hours Sunday & Monday: Closed Tuesday & Wednesday: 10am to 5pm Thursday –… Read more →

We’re Moving!

January 19, 2017: Hey Everyone! We thought we’d be up and running again by now but it turns out that we had to make a few little upgrades to our space. Neil and Henry are working hard to get the changes completed as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience as we get the repairs done. In the meantime,… Read more →

Inventor Kits!

Spark!Lab™ Smithsonian Inventive Creativity™ Kits are designed to provide children with the same hands-on experience at home as they would enjoy when visiting the Draper Spark!Lab™ at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C..This line introduces kids to the process of invention, the same process used by real inventors, and helps them develop 21st Century skills such… Read more →

Hear us on CJNU

We’re excited to announce that we are a proud to be advertising on CJNU Nostalgia Radio! If you heard our ads on the radio, you probably got goose bumps (just like we did). If you haven’t been able to catch them on the air, click on the images below to hear them now. If you happen to be in the shoppe… Read more →