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October 2018

World of Threads Festival

October 13 - November 25
Free

International festival showcasing contemporary fibre and textile art, featuring 303 artworks by 65 artists from 9 countries. Visit: www.worldoftheadsfestival.com for full details, directions, maps, calendar, bus trip, artwork, etc.

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November 2018

Kingcrafts’ Studio Sale

November 16 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
KingCrafts, 12936 Keele St.
King City ON, L7B 1H8 Canada
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Free

Kingcrafts' Studio Sale 2018 12936 Keele St. King City, Ontario Nov. 16th - 1 pm to 7 pm, Nov. 17th - 10 am to 7:30 pm, Nov. 18th - 10 am to 4 pm Nov. 24th - 10 am to 4 pm, Nov. 25th - 10 am to 4 pm Handcrafted weaving, needlework, rug hooking, fibre art, jewellery, pottery, enamelling, stained glass, decorative art, wire sculpture and fine art! Free parking & no sales tax     www.kingcrafts.ca

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Seasonal Wrapsody

November 16 @ 5:00 pm - November 17 @ 4:00 pm
Gibson Centre, 63 Tupper Street West
Alliston, On Canada
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$2.00

Nottawasaga Handweavers and Spinners is once again hosting Seasonal Wrapsody, a show and sale of fine handmade items by local artisans. Costs $2.00. Children under 12 Free.

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Next-Step Spindle Spinning with Roslyn Darling

November 17
Gemini Fibres – Mount Albert ON, 5062 Mount Albert Road
Mount Albert, L0G 1M0
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$95.00

Next-Step Spindle Spinning with Roslyn Darling Participants will continue exploring spindle spinning using bottom whorl, top whorl and support spindles. You will continue to work with wool, and will be encouraged to spin yarn in different thicknesses, from lace-weight to rug yarn. New fibres, including both cultivated and wild silks, will be introduced.  Advanced plying techniques and hand carding will also be taught, with the opportunity to try a variety of equipment. Spinning on a few spindle wheels will be…

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Weaving for the Home – Hosted by Ottawa Valley Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild

November 17 - December 1
Ottawa Vally Weavers Guild, 400 McArthur Ave
Ottawa, ON K1K 1G8 Canada
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$210 – $270

This class runs from 17 November 2018 until 1 December 2018 Dates: Saturday, November 17, 2018 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Saturday, November 24, 2018 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Saturday, December 1, 2018 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Instructor: Marianne (Mandy) Heggtveit Level: Intermediate (I) Cost: $185.84+HST= $210 Members $238.94+HST= $270 Non-Member There are 2 spots remaining in this workshop In this workshop students will become familiar with weave structures and materials appropriate for home furnishings including draperies, upholstery, cushions, table cloths, blankets, pillows or…

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Pottawatomi Spinners and Weavers Guild 2018 Show and Sale

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Owen Sound and North Grey Union Public Library, 824 1st Avenue West
Owen Sound, N4K 4K4
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Free

See demonstrations of spinning and weaving, and try your hand at these activities. Shop for one-of-a-kind hand spun and hand woven items made by our Guild members. Crafters, stock up on supplies for your own creations. There will be fleece, roving, and curly locks from locally raised animals, in natural colours or dyed, for your spinning, felting, and other fibre arts projects. Knitters and crocheters will find unique hand spun and mill spun yarns, and hand turned yarn bowls and…

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Introduction to Weaving – Table Loom

November 18 - December 9
Ottawa Vally Weavers Guild, 400 McArthur Ave
Ottawa, ON K1K 1G8 Canada
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$240 – $300

This class runs from 18 November 2018 until 9 December 2018 Dates: Sunday, November 18, 2018 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday, November 25, 2018 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday, December 2, 2018 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday, December 9, 2018 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Instructor: Laurie Harkin-Chiasson Level: Beginner (B) Cost: $212.39+HST= $240 Members $265.49+HST= $300 Non-Member Class size: 6 Venue: Classroom There are 4 spots remaining in this workshop Description: A comprehensive introduction to the…

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Kingston Handloom Weavers and Spinners Annual SALE!

November 18 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Tett Centre, 370 King St.,
Kingston, ON,
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Come and Celebrate 70 Years of Spinning and Weaving with KHWS at our Annual Sale - 2018

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Next-Step Spinning on the Wheel with Roslyn Darling

November 24
Gemini Fibres – Mount Albert ON, 5062 Mount Albert Road
Mount Albert, L0G 1M0
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$95.00

Next-Step Spinning on the Wheel with Roslyn Darling After a quick review of the basics of spinning a continuous thread, participants will continue to work on control of yarn diameter and twist. New fibres will be introduced. Additional drafting and plying techniques will be taught, along with hand carding, with the opportunity to try a variety of equipment. $95.00 (+ HST) Plus $5.00 Instructor's Fee Spinning Wheel experience required.

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Introduction to Felted Landscape – Painting with Wool

November 24 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Artisans Centre Peterboroough, 993 Talwood Drive
Peterborough, K9J 7R8
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$50

This workshop explores painting using a 2-dimensional wool felting technique created by the instructor. Participants will create their own unique landscape using wet and dry felting techniques. Whether you are experienced or just want to "give it a try", this fun, relaxing workshop will not disappoint. Please bring: spray bottle, one large towel, one small towel, non-scented soap (Ivory), sharp scissors and photos of landscapes that inspire you. $50 + $20 material fee paid to instructor

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VIBRANT Show and Sale

November 25
Kingston Yacht Club, 1 Maitland Street
Kingston, ON, K7L2V3
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Free

VIBRANT - a Show and Sale of beautifully hand-made woven, spun and hand fashioned items. Wearable accessories, designer clothing, towels, runners, blankets, rugs and more. Gift items.

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December 2018

Triangular Shawl

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Artisans Centre Peterboroough, 993 Talwood Drive
Peterborough, K9J 7R8
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$95

Make something special - a fabulous gift for your mother, friend or yourself. Weave a fabulous, cozy shawl, no loom required. Lots of colour options available. A cardboard loom will be provided for you along with instructions on how to make your own. $95 + $15 material fee payable to instructor

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January 2019

Colour Theory 3 – Putting it into Practice

January 12, 2019 - January 26, 2019
Ottawa Vally Weavers Guild, 400 McArthur Ave
Ottawa, ON K1K 1G8 Canada
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$120 – $150

This class runs from 12 January 2019 until 26 January 2019 Dates: Saturday, January 12, 2019 9:30 am – 3:30 pm Saturday, January 26, 2019 9:30 am – 3:30 pm Instructor: Marianne (Mandy) Heggtveit Level: Novice (N) Cost: $106.19+HST= $120 Members / $132.74+HST= $150 Non-Member Class size: 8 Venue: Classroom There are 7 spots remaining in this workshop Description:  Are you a weaver who’s wild about colour?  You have already taken the Colour Theory 1 and 2 workshops and understand the principles of colour theory, however, you are still…

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February 2019

Wet-Felted Vessel Workshop

February 20, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Artisans Centre Peterborough, 993 Talwood Drive + Google Map
$70.00

Suitable for beginners or more experienced felters, this workshop will begin with wet-felting basic techniques. Participants will learn about the different materials and tools of the trade and the proper layout for making strong, even, handmade felt. You will use a plastic resist to create a three-dimensional seamless vessel and explore possibilities for 3-D surface design. Bring two old towels and  $15 for materials payable to the instructor, Christianna Ferguson. Everything else you will need for the workshop will be…

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October 2019

Makeover 2019

October 17, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Quality Inn & Suites, Woodstock, ON, 580 Bruin Blvd
Woodstock, Ontario N4V 1E5 Canada
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The Ontario Handweaver & Spinners presents their Biennial Conference MAKEOVER October 17-20, 2019 Quality Inn & Suite, Woodstock, ON Workshops & Seminars ~ Featuring Jane Stafford & Amy Tyler ~ Juried Show ~ Fibre Feast ~ Fibre Walkabout ~ Makeover Showcase ~

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