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June 2019

Eco-Printing with plants & natural dyes

June 8 - June 9
River House Studio, 843 Stoco Rd RR$
Tweed, ON K0K 3J0 Canada
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$270.00 – $470.00

Summer workshops in the barn, in June 8 – 9, 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. June 8 – 9, 2019Two-day workshop will cover: how to choose and prepare plants for printing • processes for mordanting protein and cellulose fabrics with natural metal salts • techniques using tannins and other additives to enhance your prints • different procedures of…

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Kawartha Yarn & Fibre Festival

June 8 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fenelon Falls Community Centre, 27 Veterans Way
Fenelon Falls, K0M1N0
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$5

Kawartha Yarn & Fibre Festival is a single day event showcasing 80 local and independent vendors, with a mini-market for small 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.

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Kawartha Yarn & Fibre Festival

June 8 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fenelon Falls Community Centre, 27 Veterans Way
Fenelon Falls, K0M1N0
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$5

Kawartha Yarn & Fibre Festival is a single day event showcasing 80 local and independent vendors, with a mini-market for small 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.

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Twin Pines Alpaca Farm Store & Fibre Mill – Official Opening Event

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for our Official Opening of the  Twin Pines Alpacas Farm Store & Fibre Mill We are excited to announce we will be hosting our official opening of our farm store and fibre mill on Saturday June 15th and Sunday June 16th, 2019 from 10 am - 4 pm. Stop by, say hi, check out what all the fuss has been about for those who have been following us on our journey. Farm Tours at 11 am Sat/Sun Mill…

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Muskoka Yarn & Fibrefest

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bracebridge Fairgrounds, 331 Fraserburg Rd,
Bracebridge,, P1L 0A1
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$5

Join us the first weekend of Summer at the Bracebridge Fairgrounds for the first annual Muskoka Yarn & Fibrefest. With 17,000 square feet of Ontario vendors, we have what you're looking for to start your summer projects! Admission is $5 at the door, children 12 and under are free!

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July 2019

Introduction to Kumihimo

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Artisans Centre Peterborough – new address, Peterborough Square, 360 George St. N.
Peterborough, K9H 7E7
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$45.00

Looking for an interesting new skill? Come and learn about kumihimo. Kimumihimo means "gathering threads". It is an ancient form of Japanese braiding using a variety of stringing material to make cords. You will prepare 8 strings for the Kumihimo disc, and learn how to make a round cord that can be used for necklaces, bracelets, edging for clothing, straps for purses and numerous other uses. During the class you will complete a bracelet and learn how to add a…

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Beginners Tatting

July 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Artisans Centre Peterborough – new address, Peterborough Square, 360 George St. N.
Peterborough, K9H 7E7
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$6 – $95

Learn to tat (a form of lace making with a shuttle) starting with the basic ring (with picots) to a chain, also with picots. Then join it all together over a six class session - July 4, July 11, July 18, July 25, Aug. 1, Aug. 8, 2019. Each class runs from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm.

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Holstein Agro Expo Sheep to Shawl

July 5 @ 4:00 pm - July 6 @ 5:00 pm
$15 – $60

We still have 2 spaces left!  This is the second year for the Holstein Agro Expo Sheep to Shawl, Ewe to Yarn (drop spindle competition), the 8th Annual Eastern Canadian Sheep Shearing Competition and Herding Sheep Dog Trials.  The Agro Expo is an event that supporting and promoting all things sheep.  The shearing competition is an international event with competitors coming from all over the world.  The sheep dog trials are sanctioned by USBCHA and NEBCA featuring world class sheep…

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Felting for Teens in July

July 17 @ 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

Want to have some summer fun and learn the art of needle felting? Come join us and you will learn how to make a unique, colourful woodland toadstool (or 2 or 3). No experience necessary - just bring your imagination and playful attitude!

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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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September 2019

24th Annual Fibrefest

September 7 - September 8
Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, 3 Rosamond St East
Almonte, On K0A1A0 Canada
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A full two-day festival of fibre arts at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum & the Almonte Community Centre! Over 80 Vendors! and 20 + workshops! Catering by NORTH MARKET CAFE!

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