Southewestern Regional Conference Registration Open

Click The Link Below - Take advantage of early bird registration fee https://ldws.ca/2020srg/ Registration opens January 13, 2020 – Closes April 17th, 2020 Early bird registration fee is $60.00 if you register by April 3rd, 2020. Registration fee April 4th to 17th is $65.00

$60

Rug Hooking workshop for beginners

Burr House Spinners & Weavers Guild 530 Carrville Road, Richmond Hill, Ontario

The Burr house weavers and spinners guild will be holding a one day rug hooking workshop, for beginners  with a guest instructor, at their Richmond Hill studio. For more details, please go to the website listed below. Cost $75 plus $35 materials fee

$110

Making a Wet-Felted Vessel

Artisans Centre Peterborough - new address Peterborough Square, 360 George St. N., Peterborough

Learn how to create a two-colour wet-felted vessel with reliefs. You will create a piece of felt and then make it into a two-colour vessel. As a bonus, you may felt a piece of soap. Sat., Mar. 28, 2020, 10 am - 3 pm. Bring a bar of soap, 1 large towel and 2 hand […]

$63 – $70

Working with Hand-Spun – Knit/Crochet Ideas

ArtisansCentre Peterborough Peterborough Square, 340 Geoge St, Peterborough

Two interactive sessions will give you many ideas and whip up your appetite for more spinning. Geared to all levels of experience, beginners to intermediate. March 29 and April 5, 2020, 1-4 pm.

$54 – $60

Vision 2020 Show – CANCELLED

Neilson Park Creative Centre 56 Neilson Drive, Toronto

Update: Vision 2020 Show has been cancelled (effective March 16, 2020) Annual show of items made by EHS guild members in the Parkview Gallery at Neilson Park Creative Centre. Also included are items created for The Colours of NPCC – using wool yarn dyed with plants foraged from our Dye Garden and surrounding park – […]

Free

Handmade Sale at NPCC – CANCELLED

Neilson Park Creative Centre 56 Neilson Drive, Toronto

Update: The Handmade Sale is cancelled effective March, 16, 2020. Handmade Sale at Neilson Park Creative Centre. EHS guild and members will be among the artisans offering fine art and craft items for sale – just in time for spring! Free parking and admission. 10 – 4. Location information at www.neilsonparkcreativecentre.com

Free

Next Steps in Weaving – Using Colour in Design

ArtisansCentre Peterborough Peterborough Square, 340 Geoge St, Peterborough

For weavers with some experience, you will be working with fine yarns to prepare a multi-coloured warp and start to create a lovely scarf. April 16, 2020, 10 am - 3 pm. Registration closes April 9.

$68 – $75

Colour Blending Tapestry Techniques

Canadian Tapestry and Texture Centre 186 Fire Rte 57, Havelock

Explore 4 full days of tapestry with Ixchel Suarez, founder and Director of the Canadian Tapestry and Texture Centre. Ixchel has been an educator, Keynote speaker, and aTapestry weaver for over 37 years, developing tapestry techniques and the use of non conventional fibres to create texture.Study and learn basic tapestry techniques with fibres from natural […]

$495.00

Beginning Spinning

ArtisansCentre Peterborough Peterborough Square, 340 Geoge St, Peterborough

Geared to beginners, these 3 classes will get you started on the road to spinning bliss! All equipment is provided and you will have lots of time to practise your new skill. April 19, 26 and May 3, 2020. 1-4 pm. Registration closes April 16. Maximum 6 students. Materials fee $20.

$122 – $135

Beginning Spinning

ArtisansCentre Peterborough Peterborough Square, 340 Geoge St, Peterborough

Geared to beginners, these 3 classes will get you started on the road to spinning bliss! All equipment is provided and you will have lots of time to practise your new skill. April 19, 26 and May 3, 2020, 1-4 pm. Registration closes April 16. Maximum 6 students.

$122 – $135

Natural Dye Conference

Royal Ontario Museum 100 Queen’s Park, Toronto, M5S 2C6, Toronto

Hosted by The Centre for Fashion Diversity and Social Change at Ryerson University and the Royal Ontario Museum Several Venues around Toronto The purpose of this conference is three-fold: First, to further promote natural dyes as a crucial response to contemporary environmental concerns, health and socio-economic disparities, and creative fields. Second, to foster new knowledge networks to support […]

Alpaca Ontario Fibre Faire and Show

West Niagara Agricultural Centre 7402 Mud St.,, Grassie

The Alpaca Ontario Fibre Faire and Spring Show is offering 5 workshops facilitated by artisans and professionals from all facets of the industry. The workshops include: Punch Needle Rug Hooking, Weaving on a Triangular Loom, Colour to Dye For, Animal Sculptured Needle Felting and Arm Knitting a Funky Chic Scarf. Registration is now open and […]

Punch Needle Rug Hooking- Little Landscapes

West Niagara Agricultural Centre 7402 Mud St.,, Grassie

Punch Needle Rug Hooking is taking the fibre world by storm and here is your chance to try it! It is simple, instantly gratifying and fun to learn! You’ll be introduced to the basics of punch needle while creating a beautiful little landscape with gorgeous yarns that will be ready to display as soon as […]

$20 – $65

Southwest Regional Conference

HAPPY ENDINGS – NEW BEGINNINGS  OHS South West Regional  Conference will be held at Boyle Community Centre, 530 Charlotte Street, London, Ontario.  Join us for a day of fibre inspiration, fellowship and instruction.  Take one of the workshops:  Begin with Bling, (spinning techniques to create beaded designer yarn), Boro Stitching on Wool or Cotton, Beading […]

Weaving on a Triangular Loom

West Niagara Agricultural Centre 7402 Mud St.,, Grassie

Learn to do continuous weave on a 40-inch triangular loom to make a small shawl that can be worn as a cowl. Several finishing options will be demonstrated. Other weaving techniques such as bias weaving and cut strand weaving will be shown for future weaving projects on your own. Four hours should be enough time […]

$85 – $90