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Other Fun Things

Felted Hat

Date(s): April 18th, 2015, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Join local fibre artist Maggie Glossop for this unique felting class. You will be wet-felting a hat.  This is a great class to further your felting skills. No experience is necessary and all materials are included.     FullSizeRender-3   IMG_0840    

Stitches for Flair Project Class

Date(s): April 24th 10:30-12:30
Working on an embroidery piece? Want to advance your embroidery skills, stitches and techniques? Interested in added some embellishment to an existing garment? Bring in your own project and get the expert assistance of Pat Caffery. No experience required.   [gallery ids="2905,2904,2903,2902"]

Knitting with Copper

Date(s): April 25th from 10:30-1:30
Let local weaver and fibre artist Sayward Johnson introduce you to the wonderful world of knitting with copper. She has developed this unique technique to make both shaped and flat objects. The course will provide instruction to knit a project as well as how to finish it with hammering and patina. Materials are included. Basic knitting experience is required. artcopper-333x220    

Hand Painted Yarn with Julie Asselin

Date(s): May 1st, 2pm-4:30pm
Learn to hand paint yarn with wonderful indie-dyer Julie Asselin!   In this class you will learn the hand painting dye technique which includes finishing with steaming. 1 skein of yarn will be provided for dyeing. No experience required. Register soon as spaces are limited!       IMG_0743_medium2

Julie Asselin Trunk Show!

Date(s): May 1st, 7 to 9pm
Join us the evening of Friday, May 1st from 7-9pm for a Julie Asselin Trunk Show! There will be yarn available for sale,  check out different weights and colours, try on some garments, check out some samples and meet Julie Asselin herself! Complimentary snacks and beverages available.   This event is free of charge, however we ask that you please register.   See you there!   1383969_834195256598741_7932729083307175152_n_medium 10403538_834195306598736_2130556248533930888_n_medium    

Dyeing with Julie Asselin

Date(s): May 2nd, 10:30-3:30
Learn to dye with wonderful indie-dyer Julie Asselin!   In this class you will learn two of Julie's specialty dye techniques- kettle dye and hand-painted, both with acid dyes. Two skeins of yarn will be provided for dyeing. No experience required.   Bring your lunch and enjoy a day in the dye studio with local indie-dyer royalty!   1383969_834195256598741_7932729083307175152_n_medium IMG_9645

Project Class

Date(s): May 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 6 to 8pm
Stuck on a project you just can't seem to finish. Is there a pattern you've always wanted to try but felt you needed help? Never, fear, our in-house knitting Goddess Maureen is here. And she is ready to by your personal knitting guru, answer your questions and generally make you get that project done.

Berry Basket Weaving

Date(s): June 14th from 1:00-4:00pm
Learn to weave a Berry Basket! You will learn the Stake and Strand Basketry technique to make a sturdy and useful little basket! There will be a variety of materials and handles to choose from. Materials included. No experience necessary.

Weave a Birdhouse

Date(s): June 27th and 28th from 1:00- 3:30pm
Weave a birdhouse. Learn two basketry techniques- twining on a stake and strand base and coiling a pine needle roof. These birdhouses are charming and decorative. Birds like them too ;) Janet Whittam has taught many students of all ages to weave cloth and baskets. Come and explore the boundless possibilities that exist within weaving! Materials are included. No experience necessary.

Events

Julie Asselin Trunk Show!

Date(s): May 1st, 7 to 9pm
Join us the evening of Friday, May 1st from 7-9pm for a Julie Asselin Trunk Show! There will be yarn available for sale,  check out different weights and colours, try on some garments, check out some samples and meet Julie Asselin herself! Complimentary snacks and beverages available.   This event is free of charge, however we ask that you please register.   See you there!   1383969_834195256598741_7932729083307175152_n_medium 10403538_834195306598736_2130556248533930888_n_medium