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

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Please note that in order for instructors to prepare enough materials for students registration closes 3 days before the class date on some classes. Members and Non members can now register and pay for classes in one of the following ways:

  • By mailing in the registration form with a cheque made out to Artisans Centre
  • Register online
  • Pay online
  • Register online but choose invoice and e-transfer payment to info@artisanscentre.ca

Thank You

Upcoming Workshops

    • 24 Nov 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Peterborough Square
    • 5
    Register

    Triangular Shawl

    • Make something special!
    • A fabulous gift for your mother, friend, or yourself!
    • Weave a one-of-a-kind, cozy shawl.
    • A large cardboard loom will be provided for you along with instructions on how you can make your own.
    • Lots of colour options available.                                              

    Date - Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, 10 am to 4 pm.  

    Registration closes Thursday, Nov. 21                                         

    Maximum in class - 6 students

    Cost - $95.00    ACP Members - $85.50

    Materials fee - $15.00, payable to instructor at class

    Instructor - Sheila Goheen








































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    • 26 Nov 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Peterborough Square
    Register


    ACP Board Meeting  

    Tuesday November 26.

    12 - 3 p.m

     All Welcome

    Please note the day change

    • 1 Dec 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Artisans Centre Peterborough

    REFRESHER COURSE FOR WEAVERS

    • 8 Dec 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Peterborough Square
    • 4
    Register
    Natural Dyeing for Spinners and Weavers
    • In this workshop, we will explore how to push a dye to get other colours.
    • We will dye with natural dyes that grow locally, madder root red rose, marigold orange/mustard, carrot tops/Queen Anne's lace sage green.
    • Bring 3, 4-oz. skeins for each colour in natural blend roving or handspun.
    • Pushing colour dye packets will be provided or bring your own preferred type.
    • Bring notebook, apron, rubber gloves, and plastic bags to bring wet fibres home.

    • Date - Sun., Dec. 8, 2019, 12 pm to 4
    • registration closes Thurs., Dec. 5)

    Maximum in class - 6 students

    Instructor - Faye Jacobs

     Cost - $50.00,      ACP Members $45.00

                                          Register at artisans centre.ca



    • 14 Dec 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Peterborough Square
    • 6
    Register

    Needle-felted Ornaments (using cookie cutters)

    Holiday season often overwhelms us, as we struggle to find special gifts to delight favourite friends and family. This season can be different. Come and join me in a workshop to learn the art of needle-felting and craft a colourful selection of ornaments. Make many soft, beautiful treasures.

    Date - Sat., Dec. 14, 2019, 1:00 - 4:00

    Maximum in class - 8 students

    Cost - $45     ACP Members - $40

    Materials fee - $10 payable to instructor

    Instructor - Diana Gregg





























    • 1 Feb 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Peterborough Square
    • 6
    Register
    • Learn an easy weaving technique.
    • Make a small unique hanging on a frame loom.
    • Bring your own special scrap yarns (maybe handspun) or use ours.
    • Looms provided and kits available to make your own.
    • Register with a friend for a fun day out.
      Date - Saturday, Feb. 1, 1 to 4 pm.
      Maximum in class - 6 students

      Cost - $50.00    ACP Members - $45.00, no materials fee

      Instructor - Lois Watson

    • 13 Feb 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Peterborough Square
    • 6
    Register
    • NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!
    • Treat yourself or a special friend for Valentine's Day.
    • Use up leftover handspun or commercial yarns or use those provided.
    • Learn to make and use a cardboard triangular frame and complete a shawl to take home in this one day workshop.
    • Date - Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, 10 am to 4 pm. (registration closes Mon., Feb. 10)
    • Cost - $90   ACP Members - $81
    • Materials fee $10 if you don't provide your own
    • Instructor - Penny Boyd
    • 29 Mar 2020
    • 12 Apr 2020
    • 2 sessions
    • Peterborough Square
    • 6
    Register
    • Join us for two interactive sessions, exploring the work of creating with your handspun yarn.
    • We will explore knit, crochet and other ideas.
    • Sessions are geared to all levels of experience, beginners to intermediate.
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    Date - Sunday, Mar. 29 and Sunday, April 12, 2020

    1:00 to 4:00 pm.

    Cost - $60.00   ACP Members - $54.00

    Instructor - Darlene Fallis

                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                                                                         


    • 16 Apr 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Peterborough Square
    • 6
    Register

    Designed for intermediate weavers, 
    this class will give you an opportunity to work with fine yarns.
    • You will prepare a multi-coloured warp and dress the loom and bring it to class ready for threading.
    • At 20 epi, this is a fine warp but only 8 3/4 in. wide.
    • In class, you will thread your loom and start to create a lovely scarf to finish at home.
    • Date - Thurs., April 16, 2020, 10 am - 3 pm.
    • Registration closes Thurs., April 9
    • Cost - $75   ACP Members - $68
    • Maximum in class - 6 students
    • Instructor - Penny Boyd
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