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April 2019

The Magic of Indigo and How It Works

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Artisans Centre Peterborough – new address, Peterborough Square, 360 George St. N.
Peterborough, K9H 7E7
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$51.00 – $60.00

Clamping and tying your own silk or cotton scarf. Each scarf - $7.00 material fee paid to instructor at class. Instructors Faye Jacobs and Anne Gallant.

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Sew, Roll, Scrunch, Tie, Knot and Play with Indigo

April 27 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Artisans Centre Peterborough – new address, Peterborough Square, 360 George St. N.
Peterborough, K9H 7E7
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$119.00 – $140.00

Silk, cotton, wool for take home samples - $10.00 material fee paid to instructor at class. There will be yardage available for purchase at class. Instructors Faye Jacobs and Anne Gallant.

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Parent and Child (age 6 – 14) The Magic of Indigo

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Artisans Centre Peterborough – new address, Peterborough Square, 360 George St. N.
Peterborough, K9H 7E7
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$68.00 – $80.00

Two for the price of one. Two silk scarves - $20.00 material fee paid to instructor at class. Other sizes of silk and cotton scarves will be available for purchase. Instructor Faye Jacobs.

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May 2019

Spinning Techniques – Plant Fibres

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
ArtisansCentre Peterborough, Peterborough Square, 340 Geoge St
Peterborough, ON Canada
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$40

Learn how to spin plant fibres including cotton, flax and hemp.

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Block Weaves

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Artisans Centre Peterborough – new address, Peterborough Square, 360 George St. N.
Peterborough, K9H 7E7
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$80.00

An exploration of block weave structures as a next step for a new weaver. We will use a two colour warp and weave with two shuttles to create hand towels or a small runner. Weavers should be comfortable winding a warp and putting it on the loom as they will be bringing a warped loom to class. You will need 4/8 cotton in at least two colours. We will be threading and then weaving in class. Registrations will be accepted…

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Rag Weaving for an Adult Beginner

May 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Artisans Centre Peterborough – new address, Peterborough Square, 360 George St. N.
Peterborough, K9H 7E7
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$70.00

Rag weaving is weaving on a loom with strips of fabric. No experience needed. Sit down to a loom all ready to go. Jazz up your table and impress your family and friends by weaving your own rag runner to take home the same day. Or you may want to make a tote bag from the fabric you weave. Choose your colours - all materials are supplied.

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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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