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July 2019

Eco-Printing with plants & natural dyes

July 19 - July 21
River House Studio, 843 Stoco Rd RR$
Tweed, ON K0K 3J0 Canada
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$400.00 – $600.00

July 19, 2019 - July 21, 2019 Summer workshops in the barn, in June, July 2019 For all workshop information, visit martamouka.com Explore the fascinating process of creating fabricswith native plants, how to use plant material as a resist andhow to discharge natural dyes. July 19 – 21, 2019Three-day workshop cover everything in the two-day workshops plus: • learn how to resist-print with plants and discharge natural dyes with plants • understand how each mordant brings out different colours from a plant • in-depth…

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August 2019

Kingston Sheepdog Trials Sheep to Shawl

August 10
Grass Creek Park on Hwy 2 just west of Kingston Ontario Kingston, ON Canada
$25

The Kingston Handweavers and Spinners Guild Sheep to Shawl competition is to be held on Saturday August 10, 2019 in conjunction with the Kingston Sheepdog Trials. It will be held at Grass Creek Park on Hwy 2 just west of Kingston Ontario. The competition runs from 9am to 2pm with a half hour lunch break, and judging to follow immediately.  The rules for the competition and entry forms are available from Elaine Horemans (whitehat@ripnet.com). Entries to be received by Jun 30.…

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All about Weaving – for Kids 8 to 13

August 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Artisans Centre Peterborough – new address, Peterborough Square, 360 George St. N.
Peterborough, K9H 7E7
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$5.00 – $40.00

A week's worth of weaving classes - Aug. 12 to 16. A different project each day with other fibre activities to try. Participants may register for individual days or for the full week.

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Textile Day at Westfield Heritage Village

August 18
Westfield Heritage Village, 1049 Kirkwall Rd, Rockton, ON
Rockton, L0R 1X0
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$5 – $65

Come to the village and enjoy learning how different types of textile fibres are produced and used.  Watch the labour-intensive process that transforms the coarse flax plant into a material that can be used to make lovely linen fabric. Discover the interesting process of spinning and dyeing wool and see what the weaver has on the loom today.

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Felting for Teens in August

August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Artisans Centre Peterborough – new address, Peterborough Square, 360 George St. N.
Peterborough, K9H 7E7
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$5.00 – $36.00

Almost ready to return to school? Looking for something different to end this summer? Here is a chance to have loads of fun and learn the art of needle felting.

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Woven By Hand: Contemporary Canadian Tapestries

August 25 - October 6
Free

Woven By Hand: Contemporary Canadian Tapestries is a collective of recent tapestries designed and woven by 11 Canadian tapestry artists. Each artist is a master in the art and craft of tapestry weaving, having dedicated many decades to creation in this medium and each is recognized internationally for their outstanding artistry, achievements and commitment to the medium of tapestry. curated by Thoma Ewen participating artists: Line Dufour, Thoma Ewen, Murray Gibson, Peter Harris, Barbara Heller, Jane Kidd, Marcel Marois, Paulette Marie Sauve,…

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October 2019

Makeover 2019

October 17 @ 8:00 am - October 20 @ 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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WOODSTOCK FLEECE FESTIVAL

October 19
$12

The Woodstock Fleece Festival is being held on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the Woodstock Fairgrounds from 9am to 5pm.  Over 90 vendors, demonstrations, animals, workshops, fleece show and sale and food.  Fun! Fibre! Friends!

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May 2020

WASOON 2020 – 2020 Vision

May 1, 2020 - May 3, 2020

Mark your Calendars for WASOON 2020!

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