Workshop Archives

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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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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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.