Workshop Archives

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Pine Needle Baskets with Randi Gerholt-Seary

April 8, 2017

This workshop is a one-day beginner introduction to the creation of pine-needle baskets.

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Sculptured Needlefelting – Donna Goulette

April 15, 2017

This is a beginning needlefelting session – learning how to sculpt with the fibres; how to create armatures; how to build animals from different shaped parts.

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Collect and Connect – Jackie Abrams

June 18 to 21, 2017

This is an experimental class, investigating both materials and techniques, and exploring the ways in which they can be assembled and combined.

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Paint and Plait: Bias Plaited Baskets – Jackie Abrams

June 23 to 25, 2017

Paint and create your own basket materials using acrylic paint on heavy cotton paper, a very user-friendly material. Learn about surface design techniques and tools, while applying colors and creating textures.

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Colour Play: Low-Immersion Dyeing for Weavers and Knitters (and spinners)

This workshop has been postponed indefinitely

We will cover basic principles of fabric dyeing with fibre-reactive dyes, safety issues, batch-setting and rinsing.

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Improvisational Design for Digitally Printed Fabric with Jane Dunnewold

August 31 & September 1, 2016

Print on demand fabric websites open a treasure chest of creative fun for textile artists. But where to begin?

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Pine Needle Baskets with Randi Gerholt-Seary

May 28 & 29, 2016

This two-day session will teach you the basics of preparing the needles for weaving and weaving the traditional round and oval basket forms.

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Fabulous Felted Hats with Jill Denton

August 17, 2016

In this one day class you will create a beautiful, wearable felt hat from merino wool fibres, using the resist method of felt making.

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Rughooking with Jill Denton

August 18, 2016

This 1-day workshop is for those who have never tried Rug Hooking before.

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Felt Art Creations with Jill Denton

August 19 to 21, 2016

This class allows you 3 days to indulge in creating your own felted artwork using the techniques Jill has developed in her own work over many years of feltmaking.