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Spinning, Dyeing, Granny Squares and Bookbinding!

January 14, 2016

Some amazing classes are starting this weekend and early next week. Still time to sign up to try something new. Register in person or by phone at least two days prior to the start of class!

 

INTRODUCTION TO WHEEL SPINNING with Zoe Brown

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This is a two night beginner spinning class using an Ashford Wheel, and includes equipment rental for a three week period.  Participants will learn how to set up and use the equipment. All materials included ($40 reduction in cost if you have your own Ashford Wheel).

Maximum 4 participants.

DATE: January 16th from 10:00 am – 12:30 and January 23 10:00 am – 11:30

COST: $135 (+tax)

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SOLAR DYEING with Caitlin Ffrench… (One Day Workshop)

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Photos by Caitlin Ffrench

 

Learn to dye natural fibres using plant dyes. You will learn the basics of natural dyeing, and how to harvest from your own landbase.  Minimum 4 – maximum 8 participants. 

DATE: Monday January 18th, 6:30-8:00pm

COST: $30 (+tax) + $5 directly to teacher for materials

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CROCHET GRANNY SQUARES WORKSHOP with Hilary Jones

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A beyond-the-basics crochet workshop to get you on the way to creating your own traditional blanket square.

Materials needed: One 6.5mm hook and 2 balls of a chunky weight yarn (for beginners). Materials can be purchased at Baaad Anna’s Yarn Store.

 DATE: Sunday January 17th from 1:00 – 3:00pm

COST: $35 (+tax)

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WALNUT HUSK INK MAKING and BOOKBINDING WORKSHOP with Caitlin Ffrench

 

In this workshop we will be cooking down walnut husks that were collected from the tree Caitlin climbed as a child (She still climbs it when she goes to visit her Mom)- and making our own drawing ink. We will also be binding rag paper into small books using linen thread. Minimum 4 – maximum 10 participants. 

Materials needed: All materials supplied by the teacher

 DATE: Sunday January 17th, Time: 11:00am-12:30

COST: $25 (+tax) + $15 directly to teacher for materials

 

 

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