Fibre workshops and classes


Fibre Classes

The Artisans Centre Peterborough in association with the Peterborough Weavers and Spinners Guild is offering the following classes in Fibre Art:

Upcoming Workshops

    • 5 May 2019
    • 9 Jun 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Peterborough Square
    • 10

    Spinning Techniques with  Anne Gallant

    Sundays    1 to 3:30

    Prerequisite: Beginners Spinning Course.

    This is a great opportunity for spinners to learn more about spinning. The time allotted will give you time to practice new skills in class. Par

    ticipants are encouraged to bring any tools they may have (eg. hand cards, combs, lazy kate etc.) Material Costs: Material costs are extra. They will be payable to the instructor at each session.

    May 5 2019

    Spinning Plant Fibres – learn how to spin plant fibers including cotton, flax, and hemp.
    Winter Workshops are for spinners who have taken beginner spinning (or with instructor’s permission) – these workshops assume that participants have basic spinning skills, and are not suitable for those wishing to learn the basics of spinning.Material Costs: Material costs are extra. They will be payable to the instructor at each session. The cost will vary for each workshop. The instructor will let you know the material cost prior to each workshop.


    June 9, 2019

    Spinning Camelids

     – learn how to spin camelid family fibres including alpaca, llama, and camel.

    COST: $40 per class – bundle 3 or more for $35.00 per class.
    ACP Cost: $34.00 per class –bundle 3 or more for $30.00 per class.
    Please use a registration form for these workshops. Note you may register at the new studio in Peterborough Square
    • 8 Jun 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Peterborough Square
    • 6
    Register

    Rag Weaving for an Adult Beginner

    Rag weaving is weaving on a loom with strips of fabric.

    No experience needed. Sit down to a loom all ready to go. Jazz up your table and impress your family and friends by weaving your own rag runner to take home the same day. Or you may want to make a tote bag from the fabric you weave. Choose your colours – all materials are supplied.

    Sat., June 8, 2019 10:00 am to 3 pm.

    $70.00 including materials and use of floor or table loom.

    ACP Members $63.00

    Maximum 4 students


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