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September 2018

Wire Tree Sculpture

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Artisans Centre Peterboroough, 993 Talwood Drive
Peterborough, K9J 7R8
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$50

Make a wire tree sculpture, with a base of local granite. The design can be based on a favourite tree, or a generic "Kawartha" pine tree. You will learn the basic technique and then experiment with different designs.

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Woodland Gnome Felting

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Artisans Centre Peterborough, 993 Talwood Drive + Google Map
$60

Learn to create a unique woodland-gnome-like creature using needle-felting techniques (dry felting). $60 + $8 Material fees

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Fall Fashion Extravaganza! Presented by the Darrell Thomas Textile Family.

September 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Agricultural Hall Almonte, 195 Water Street
Almonte, K0A 1A0
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$20

New York runway hits Almonte. Everyone that attended--and was blown away by the--Darrell Thomas Textiles Family’s outstanding fashion show at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum in May 2017 will be thrilled to hear that Darrell Thomas Textiles is presenting another fashion spectacular on Sunday, September 30. This year’s event will feature fall and winter fashions and will be held at the Agricultural Hall in the Almonte fairgrounds from 3 to 5 p.m. “Fashion Blooms” will again showcase members of the Darrell…

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October 2018

29th Annual Spin In 2018

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
St. John’s United Church, 50 Bridge St W.
Campbellford, Ontario Canada
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$5.00

Warkworth Spinners & Weavers hosts their Annual Spin In! Includes Vendors and Draws!

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Norwood Fair – Fleece Judging

October 7
Norwood Fairgrounds, 48 Alma St
Norwood, K0L 2V0
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$10

Bring your best fleeces to the Norwood Fair, Sunday, October 7 of Thanksgiving Weekend. Classes in Fine, Medium and Strong Longwool and Down type wool. Classes for both White and Naturally Coloured fleeces. First to fourth places receive prize money as well as Grand Champion and Reserve. For a full list of rules and regulations, visit the Norwood Fair website: www.norwoodfair.com. Also enjoy demonstrations of spinning, shearing and a working Border Collie show with both ducks and sheep.

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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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10th Annual Woodstock Fleece Festival

October 13
Woodstock Fair Grounds Woodstock, Ontario Canada + Google Map
$8

The Woodstock Fleece Festival is being held on Saturday October 13, 2018 at the Woodstock Fair Grounds in Woodstock, Ontario.  Event starts at 9am til 5pm.  Over 85 vendors, demonstrations, food, workshops and fibre animals.  Check out the website at www.fleecefestival.com Admission $8 - age 12 and under are free. Don't miss the 10th annual socks and sandals event of 2018!

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3D Felted Critter Workshop

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Artisans Centre Peterboroough, 993 Talwood Drive
Peterborough, K9J 7R8
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$50

You will learn how to make a 3D needle-felted animal of your choice: elephant, dog, cat, horse, goat, chicken, dinosaur, monster, or ?  Possibilities are endless! Bring a lunch in case you wish to stay longer. $50 + materials fee $24 payable to instructor

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7th Annual Espanola Fibre Arts Festival

October 17 @ 8:00 am - October 22 @ 5:00 pm

The only festival of its kind, showcasing fibre artists and their work. Our team selects unique and authentic instructors, artisans, and suppliers from all across Ontario, Canada. From bobbin lace to wood working, we feature a variety of workshops, demonstrations & fibre arts related activities. Our team ensures unique and authentic items are featured in our Makers' Market. Whether you're searching for fibre art supplies & equipment, for a gift, or something to add character to your home, we believe…

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Beginning Weaving

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Artisans Centre Peterborough, 993 Talwood Drive + Google Map
$330.00

Amaze yourself - you too can learn how to make beautiful cloth! You will make a warp and learn how to put it on a 4-shaft table loom, the same process you would use for a floor loom. Along with learning about many aspects of weaving, you will weave samples of twill and plain weave. Time permitting, you will weave an item on a second warp. If you weave on a rigid heddle loom, the course would be a good…

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Beginner Spindle Spinning with Roslyn Darling

October 27
Gemini Fibres – Mount Albert ON, 5062 Mount Albert Road
Mount Albert, L0G 1M0
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$80.00

Beginner Spindle Spinning with Roslyn Darling Participants will experience the comfortable rhythm of making yarn on a spindle.  You will be provided with a Forrester spindle and wool roving for use in class. You will have the opportunity to spin different types of wool, and learn to choose the appropriate spindle weight for the desired yarn. Basic plying will also be taught. Suitable for beginners and for wheel spinners who have not yet discovered the pleasure of spindle spinning.

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Intermediate Spinning

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Artisans Centre Peterborough, 993 Talwood Drive + Google Map
$35

Come to class for tips and resources, and trouble shooting challenges in your spinning. Oct. 28 10 am to 12 pm.

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Beginning Spinning

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Artisans Centre Peterborough, 993 Talwood Drive + Google Map
$220.00

Learn to spin on a wheel. We'll start with how to buy and wash a fleece, characteristics of wool, how to prepare the fleece, how to spin and how to finish your yarn. Learn how to spin wool fleece on a spinning wheel to create yarn. Register soon to reserve your spot in Anne's spinning course. Anne is excited to share her extensive knowledge and tips with you. Materials fee $50 payable to instructor.  Oct. 28, Nov. 4, 11, 18;…

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November 2018

Huron Tract Spinners & Weavers and Goderich Quilters’ Guild show and Sale

November 3
Huron County Museum, 110 North St
Goderich, ON,
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Free

Unique, traditional and modern textile creations. Includes quilting, weaving, basketry, knitting and felting. Hand spun yarns also available. On site demonstrations of quilting, weaving and spinning.   Free Admission.   Event location: Huron County Museum 110 North St. Goderich ON For information contact Betty 519-524-4695 or Karen 519-524-4497 www.hurontractspinnersandweavers.wordpress.com www.goderichquiltersguild.com

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Beginner Spinning on the Wheel with Roslyn Darling

November 3
Gemini Fibres – Mount Albert ON, 5062 Mount Albert Road
Mount Albert, L0G 1M0
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$80.00

Beginner Spinning on the Wheel with Roslyn Darling Each participant will learn the basics of spinning on a wheel. You’ll be introduced to how a spinning wheel works to put twist into the yarn, and how to control both the amount of twist and the size of the yarn. Fine, medium and strong wool rovings will be provided. Plying from 2 bobbins, making a skein on a niddy noddy, and how to finish the skein will be taught. Participants will…

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