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 […]
Update: Wasoon 2020 has been cancelled - please visit http://wasoon.ca for more information. WASOON 2020 will run from Friday May 1st to Sunday the 3rd in Huntsville, Ontario. We have an amazing line up of workshops to fill the weekend, a new fun idea for breaking the ice at our opening reception on Friday, and a banquet and […]
Dates: Thursdays, May 7, 21, 28, June 4, 18, and 25 Times: 9:30 to 4pm Fee: $250 plus $15 material fee In this hands-on beginner course, participants will learn the fundamentals of weaving from making a warp to weaving cloth. Students will learn how to dress a loom: make a warp, beam it onto […]
In this beginning weaving mini-course, you will learn how to read a pattern, prepare a warp and dress the loom. You will create a woven sampler and leave with a basic understanding of the weaving process and terminology. This course differs from the Beginning Weaving offered in the fall because there is no second warp. […]
The Knitting Pilgrim, featuring actor and knitter Kirk Dunn, is a multidisciplinary one-man show that combines personal storytelling, image projection, and three huge knitted panels that look like stained glass windows, to explore the connection amongst the Abrahamic faiths: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The play recounts Kirk’s fifteen-year artistic and spiritual journey of hand-knitting the […]
Explore the fascinating process of creating botanical prints – dyeing and printing fabrics with native plants. • We will explore the technique of creating colourful botanical prints on a dark background. • I will teach how to resist-print with plants and to discharge natural dyes with plant material. • We will experience how […]
Kawartha Yarn & Fibre Festival showcases local and independent vendors, with a mini-market for start-up businesses designed specifically to help small companies with great products put a spotlight on their unique products, attracting passionate fiber artists of all types. Knitters, crocheters, spinners and felters will all find something perfect for them.
Come & Explore the 2nd Annual Muskoka Yarn & Fibrefest! This one day show will feature the best of fibrearts, from raw fleece to finished objects. We welcome yarn enthusiasts and fibre newcomers alike to this one of a kind event on the first real weekend of summer in beautiful Muskoka. With over 45 vendors […]
In this highly sought after workshop you will learn all aspects of the continuous weave on a 40-inch triangular loom and make a beautiful shawl that can also 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 […]
SpinON is an event for spinners, based in Ontario, Canada. Spinners participate individually, and may also form teams, to spin as much yarn as they can during a 4-day marathon. The purpose of this event is to promote the craft of hand spinning, and to encourage the use of locally raised wool, and other local […]
Part 1 of the 4 part OHS Webinar Series - Demystifying Flax Cat Haggert will lead this webinar. Learn how the flax plant is grown and processed to the point of spinnable fibre. To register please visit our website here.