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

WASOON 2020 – 2020 Vision – CANCELLED

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 […]

Learn to Weave with Deborah Livingston Lowe

Neilson Park Creative Centre 56 Neilson Drive, Toronto

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 […]

$6 – $250

Galway 2020 Project BAA BAA: International Tapestry Symposium

Galway 2020 Project BAA BAA: International Tapestry Symposium Galway, Scotland

Tapestry exhibitions, symposium and master workshops May 22, 23 and 24 2020. For more details go to the website: https://projectbaabaa.clr.events/event/128794:international-tapestry-symposium-master-workshops

Introduction to Four-Shaft Weaving

Artisans Centre Peterborough 360 George St. N., Peterborough Ontario

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. […]

$5 – $200

The Knitting Pilgrim: Stitched Glass Tour

Fenelon Falls Community Centre 27 Veterans Way, Fenelon Falls

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 […]

$25

Summer workshops in the barn, on June 13 – 14, 2020

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 […]

$270.00 – $470.00

Kawartha Yarn & Fibre Festival

Fenelon Falls Community Centre 27 Veterans Way, Fenelon Falls

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.

$5

Muskoka Yarn & Fibrefest

Bracebridge Fairgrounds 331 Fraserburg Rd,, Bracebridge,

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 […]

$5

WeaveON 2020

The Southwestern Ontario Basketry Guild in hosting a Basket Weaving Retreat - September 18 to 20, 2020.  Please refer to the website  www.weaveon2020.com for more information.

Tri Loom Weaving Workshop with Lise Marleau Nesbitt

Brae Ridge Farm & Sanctuary 7667 Maltby Road East, Puslinch

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 […]

$90

Woodstock Fleece Festival – Cancelled

Woodstock Fair Grounds Woodstock

The 12th Annual Woodstock Fleece Festival is on Saturday October 17, 2020 from 9 am to 5 pm at the Woodstock Fair Grounds.  Vendors, Fibre Animals, Demonstrations, Workshops and Food!  Admission is $8 and 12 and under are free.

SpinON

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 […]

Free