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Other Fun Things

Natural Dyeing

Date(s): September 13th, 2014, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
GOLDENROD MEETS INDIGO In this class you will learn to create beautiful shades of green using locally found dye materials. We will use plants such as goldenrod  and cedar with different modifiers to then overdye with a ready made indigo vat. Previous dyeing experience is helpful, but not necessary. Materials supplied Please note: Student cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to the class will not be refunded.  

Natural Dyeing

Date(s): September 27th, 2014, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
FALL HARVEST Explore dyeing with local plant materials. Black walnuts, and other seasonal plant material will be used to create dye baths. You will come away from this workshop with samples of your dyeing efforts and inspiration for further exploration. Previous dyeing experience is helpful, but not necessary. Materials are included.   Please note: Student cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to the class will not be refunded.     1050x1680

Fibre Studio

Date(s): Oct. 2nd, Oct.9th, Oct.23rd, Oct.30th. /10-12pm
Date9s)/Time: October 2nd, 9th, 23rd, 30th,  10-12pm Announcing Wabi Sabi's first ever self-directed fibre studio. Hosted by our resident fibre artist, Maureen, this studio gives participants the opportunity to explore their interests in felting, nuno, shibori, and dying techniques in a safe environment and with guidance. This is not a teaching class, participants should have some expertise in this area and must bring their own materials. However Maureen will be there to share her knowledge. There will be a supply fee might be applied when needed.   Please note: Student cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to the class will not be refunded.

Stitches for Flair (Embroidery)

Date(s): November 7th, 2014, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Let local fibre artist Pat Caffery help you add another layer of creativity to your knitting, felting, quilting or sewing. Try some embroidery stitches and make your finished project unique. In a couple of hours, Pat will share with you a number of stitches that are easy to learn and will add flair to your projects.  If you have a project you feel could use a bit more jazz please bring it along for some insight from Pat. Materials are included. No experience is necessary.   Please note: Student cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to the class will not be refunded.   [caption id="attachment_262" align="alignnone" width="300"]Ottawa Sewing Classes - Wabi Sabi Ottawa Sewing Classes - Wabi Sabi[/caption]

Events

Louet Demo the Jane Loom

Date(s): October 2nd, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Louet has been namufacturing spinning and weaving equipment for the last 30 years.  Dave Van Stalen, President of Louet North America, will be in the shop to demo the Jane Loom. Often referred to as the "Best Table Loom Ever", this loom has been designed by a waver and it offers expceptional features and performance to make any weaving project a snap. The Jane is available in two weaving widths, 40cm or 70cm with standard 8 harness.

Louet Demo Spinning Wheels

Date(s): October 2nd, 2014, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join Dave Van Stalen, President of Louet North America, as he demo's some of Louet's spinning wheels that are available. This is a great opportunity to interact with Louet's rep and find out more about their products.     louet