Workshop Archives


Slow Felted Treasures – Jill Denton

September 17 to 19, 2017

This workshop will be all about creating beautiful and meaningful textured pieces of handmade felt, using merino wool, silks and fabric.


Sculptured Felted Hats – Jill Denton

September 20, 2017

Choose your style, whether a pull-on beanie, cloche, ruched, traditional brim or wonderful flowery creation – make it in a day using just merino wool, silks, soap and water.


Multi Media Design/Textile – Sue Dove

September 9 & 10, 2017

Starting with a simple exercise on paper, into a mixed media painting/artwork, then a stitched textile piece.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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?


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.