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Spinning and Weaving

Spin Night

Spin night at Wabi Sabi!

Date(s): February 19th, 2016, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Spinners - join us for an evening of spinning with Donna at Wabi Sabi from 6-9pm on Friday, February 19 ! Bring your wheel or spindle, and your hand-spuns for show and tell!   Please remember that our spin nights are not courses - if you need a beginner spinning course you can find one here!   This evening is free of charge but space is limited so please register online!      

Spin night at Wabi Sabi!

Date(s): March 18th, 2016, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Spinners - join us for an evening of spinning with Donna at Wabi Sabi from 6-9pm on Friday, March 18 ! Bring your wheel or spindle, and your hand-spuns for show and tell!   Please remember that our spin nights are not courses - if you need a beginner spinning course you can find one here!   This evening is free of charge but space is limited so please register online!      

Spin night at Wabi Sabi!

Date(s): April 15th, 2016, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Spinners - join us for an evening of spinning with Donna at Wabi Sabi from 6-9pm on Friday, April 15 ! Bring your wheel or spindle, and your hand-spuns for show and tell!   Please remember that our spin nights are not courses - if you need a beginner spinning course you can find one here!   This evening is free of charge but space is limited so please register online!      

Spin night at Wabi Sabi!

Date(s): May 13th, 2016, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Spinners - join us for an evening of spinning with Donna at Wabi Sabi from 6-9pm on Friday, May 13 ! Bring your wheel or spindle, and your hand-spuns for show and tell!   Please remember that our spin nights are not courses - if you need a beginner spinning course you can find one here!   This evening is free of charge but space is limited so please register online!      

Spinning 101

Wheel Spinning 101

Date(s): April 3rd, 2016, 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Join Maggie Glossop for this spinning class. She will teach you the basics of spinning on a wheel. You will learn how to draft and spin a continuous thread. Wheels are provided, but if you have a wheel bring your own (please let us know if you will be bringing a wheel). Materials are included. No experience necessary. Please note: Student cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to the class will not be refunded.

Weaving 101

Introduction to Weaving on a Shaft Loom

Date(s): Sunday, February 7 and 14 from 10-4, Wednesday February 24 from 6-9
In this class you will receive 15 hours of instruction and learn the basics of weaving: how to make a warp, how to weave a twill scarf, and some nifty finishing techniques. Don't have your own loom yet? No worries,  we will provide you with one! Yarn is not included, as you will pick your desired colours on the first night of class. No experience required. ** PLEASE NOTE CLASS TIMES BELOW**   Sunday, February 7 from 10-4 Sunday, February 14 from 10-4 Wednesday, February 24 from 6-9 PM IMG_0738 Please note: Student cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to the class will not be refunded.

Introduction to Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom

Date(s): February 10 and 17 from 6-8:30
In this class you will receive 6 hours of instruction over two evenings, while learning the basics of weaving with the rigid heddle loom. By the end of the course, you will have created a 12 inch wide scarf/shawl using two colours. Don't have your own loom yet? No worries,  we will provide you with a  loom that you will be able to take home and work on your project provided you leave us with a fully refundable deposit. Yarn is not included, as you will pick your desired colours on the first night of class. No experience required. Please note: Student cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to the class will not be refunded.  

Free-Style Weaving

Date(s): March 19th, 2016, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Have you ever wanted to paint with yarns on a loom and make a unique and personal piece? Marie-France will teach you the basics of free-style weaving on an already warped loom, including a few "saori" style techniques, while you craft a woven wall hanging! Come and enjoy our relaxed weaving atmosphere and play around with colour and texture! No experience is necessary and all supplies are included! If you would like to bring your own rigid heddle loom to the class, please let us know beforehand, so that we can provide you with warping instructions. Please note: Student cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to the class will not be refunded.            

Introduction to Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom

Date(s): March 23 and 30 from 6-8:30 PM
In this class you will receive 6 hours of instruction over two evenings, while learning the basics of weaving with the rigid heddle loom. By the end of the course, you will have created a 12 inch wide scarf/shawl using two colours. Don't have your own loom yet? No worries,  we will provide you with a  loom that you will be able to take home and work on your project provided you leave us with a fully refundable deposit. Yarn is not included, as you will pick your desired colours on the first night of class. No experience required. Please note: Student cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to the class will not be refunded.  

Tapestry Weaving

Date(s): May 1st, 2016, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Join us for this 4 hour class and learn the basic stitches of tapestry weaving. You will learn basic techniques and patterns, and have lots of fun! No experience is necessary, all materials and loom are included. Please note: Student cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to the class will not be refunded.            

Introduction to Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom

Date(s): May 18 and 25 from 6-8:30
In this class you will receive 6 hours of instruction over two evenings, while learning the basics of weaving with the rigid heddle loom. By the end of the course, you will have created a 12 inch wide scarf/shawl using two colours. Don't have your own loom yet? No worries,  we will provide you with a  loom that you will be able to take home and work on your project provided you leave us with a fully refundable deposit. Yarn is not included, as you will pick your desired colours on the first night of class. No experience required. Please note: Student cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to the class will not be refunded.  

Weaving 201

Weaving 201: Tips and Tricks Demo

Date(s): February 27th, 2016, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Woven a few projects, but not sure how to get to the next level? In this 2 hour demo session, you will be able to practice the following techniques on a warped loom: - use a floating selvedge - use a mechanical twister - do hemstitching - warp a project in basketweave   Previous weaving experience is required, but you do not need to bring a loom. Warped looms will be provided for the session. Please note: Student cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to the class will not be refunded.            

Tapestry Weaving - Intermediate Level

Date(s): May 29th, 2016, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
In this 4 hour intermediate tapestry weaving workshop you will learn some new techniques that involve creating more texture as well as curvy lines and freeform shapes. This class is designed for weavers who know how to complete basic stitches and can warp up their own loom. The aim is to make your finished pieces more professional and unique. IMG_5042 Previous tapestry weaving experience required. Please note: Student cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to the class will not be refunded.            

Weaving Night

Weaving night at Wabi Sabi!

Date(s): February 19th, 2016, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Weavers - join us for an evening of weaving with Marie-France at Wabi Sabi from 6-9pm on Friday, February 19! Bring your loom, your projects (both finished and unfinished- we love show and tell) and your ideas! Its all about sharing ;) Please remember that our weaving nights are not classes - if you need a beginner course you can find one here! If you need to warp up your loom, please email us ahead of time to book a warping time slot. This evening is free of charge but space is limited so please register online!      

Weaving night at Wabi Sabi!

Date(s): March 18th, 2016, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Weavers - join us for an evening of weaving with Marie-France at Wabi Sabi from 6-9pm on Friday, March 18! Bring your loom, your projects (both finished and unfinished- we love show and tell) and your ideas! Its all about sharing ;) Please remember that our weaving nights are not classes - if you need a beginner course you can find one here! If you need to warp up your loom, please email us ahead of time to book a warping time slot. This evening is free of charge but space is limited so please register online!      

Weaving night at Wabi Sabi!

Date(s): April 8th, 2016, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Weavers - join us for an evening of weaving with Marie-France at Wabi Sabi from 6-9pm on Friday, April 8! Bring your loom, your projects (both finished and unfinished- we love show and tell) and your ideas! Its all about sharing ;) Please remember that our weaving nights are not classes - if you need a beginner course you can find one here! If you need to warp up your loom, please email us ahead of time to book a warping time slot. This evening is free of charge but space is limited so please register online!      

Weaving night at Wabi Sabi!

Date(s): May 13th, 2016, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Weavers - join us for an evening of weaving with Marie-France at Wabi Sabi from 6-9pm on Friday, May 13! Bring your loom, your projects (both finished and unfinished- we love show and tell) and your ideas! Its all about sharing ;) Please remember that our weaving nights are not classes - if you need a beginner course you can find one here! If you need to warp up your loom, please email us ahead of time to book a warping time slot. This evening is free of charge but space is limited so please register online!