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. You can now choose to register and pay for classes in the following ways:

  • Register online
  • Pay Online
  • Register online but choose invoice and e-transfer payment to info@artisanscentre.ca
  • Register online but choose invoice and pay with cash or cheque in the studio
  • Register at the studio in Peterborough Square

Thank You

Upcoming Workshops

    • 17 Aug 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 31 Dec 2020
    • (EST)
    • Peterborough Square
    Register

    Registration is now open for Classes and workshop please see the calendar

    Classes, will be smaller to accommodate social distancing. 

    The Artisans Market is on line and on display at the Centre for you to browse and shop. 


    If you would like to support ACP through the pandemic please go to the “Make a gift” page:  https://acp35.wildapricot.org/Make-a-gift

    Thank you

    Stay safe and keep your distance

    • 24 Sep 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
    • Artisans Centre Peterborough Square Unit 3
    • 6
    Register

    Photography for Online sales with Heather Doughty

    Photography workshop offering the basics in learning how to photograph your products for e-commerce sites and tips on marketing and website seo for your online store.

    Students should bring an article of their work to photograph  and their cameras or phones, if they have them.


    $35 members

    $39 non members


    • 1 Oct 2020
    • 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • 3 Oct 2020
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Artisans Centre Peterbough Square

    Masked Artisans Market

    Show and Sale

    • 2 Oct 2020
    • 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • 3 Oct 2020
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Artisans Centre Peterbough Square

    Masked Artisans Market

    Show and Sale

    • 3 Oct 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Artisans Centre Peterbough Square

    Masked Artisans Market

    Show and Sale

    • 10 Oct 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 24 Oct 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 3 sessions
    • Peterborough Square
    • 5
    Register

    Beginning Spinning

    Saturday October 10 ,17, & 24, 2020

    A beginners course where you will learn how to spin sheeps wool into yarn

    You will be introduced to spinning on a drop spindle and spinning wheel

    You will have lots of time to practise your new skill.

    First session is from 12 noon to 4 pm, last two from 1 pm to 4 pm (total instructor time 10 hrs)

    Maximum class size 6

    $120 non - members, ACP members $100, Materials fee $20

    • Classes will be held at the Artisans Centre, Unit 3, Peterborough Square
    • 13 Oct 2020
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)
    • Peterborough Square
    • 6
    Register

    Felted Critters

    This class is designed for beginners wanting to try needle felting.

    Come out for loads of fun and create your own colourful fuzzy friend!

    Two separate classes are available on the following dates, Tuesday evenings from 5 to 8 pm. Choose one:

    • October 13

    • November 3


    Maximum class size 6

    $45 non-members, ACP members $36

    Materials fee $10 payable in class

    • Class will be held at the Artisans Centre, Unit 3, Peterborough Square


    Register at artisanscentre.ca


    • 22 Oct 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
    • Artisans Centre Peterborough Square Unit 3
    • 6
    Register

    Photography for Online sales with Heather Doughty

    Photography workshop offering the basics in learning how to photograph your products for e-commerce sites and tips on marketing and website seo for your online store.

    Students should bring an article of their work to photograph  and their cameras or phones, if they have them.


    $35 members

    $39 non members


    • 3 Nov 2020
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)
    • Peterborough Square
    • 6
    Register

    Felted Critters

    This class is designed for beginners wanting to try needle felting.

    Come out for loads of fun and create your own colourful fuzzy friend!

    Two separate classes are available on the following dates, Tuesday evenings from 5 to 8 pm. Choose one:

    • October 13

    • November 3


    Maximum class size 6

    $45 non-members, ACP members $36

    Materials fee $10 payable in class

    • Class will be held at the Artisans Centre, Unit 3, Peterborough Square


    Register at artisanscentre.ca


    • 7 Nov 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EST)
    • Peterborough Square
    • 3
    Register

    Wire and Stone Tree

    • Saturday November 7th, 1 – 4 pm
    • $60 non-members, $54 ACP members
    • Maximum class size 4
    • All covid protocols in place
    • In this class you will learn techniques to make a wire tree sculpture and take home your new creation. Bring a special stone you have, or choose one from our selection.



    Register at artisanscentre.ca

    • 14 Nov 2020
    • (EST)
    • 15 Nov 2020
    • (EST)
    • 2 sessions
    • Artisans Centre Peterborough
    • 1
    Register

    Introduction to Weaving


    In this introductory 2 day weekend class, using 15" table looms provided, you will complete all the steps needed to plan and complete your first handwoven project 

    You will wind a warp for a sampler and learn how to calculate yarn requirements

    Wind the warp on to the loom (called dressing the loom)

    Thread a sampler pattern

    Weave a twill sampler, which is your first reference work for your new weaving binder or, if you really want to show it off, a wall hanging


    Cost $200.00 payable to ACP. Materials fee for yarns provided, $5 payable to the instructor

    Classes will be held November 14 & 15, 2020, from 10 – 4

    Second session will run December 5 & 6, 2020

    Class size limited to 4 participants. All Covid precautions in effect.

    • 21 Nov 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EST)
    • Peterborough Square
    • 4
    Register

    Zigzag Weaving


    Learn an easy weaving technique

    Make a small unique hanging on a frame loom

    Bring your own 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

    Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, 1 to 4 pm

    Maximum in class – 4 students

    Cost - $50.00 ACP Members - $45.00

    Instructor – Lois Watson

    Class will be held at the Artisans Centre, Unit 3, Peterborough Square


    Register at artisanscentre.ca


    • 26 Nov 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EST)
    • Artisans Centre Peterborough Square Unit 3
    • 6
    Register

    Photography for Online sales with Heather Doughty

    Photography workshop offering the basics in learning how to photograph your products for e-commerce sites and tips on marketing and website seo for your online store.

    Students should bring an article of their work to photograph  and their cameras or phones, if they have them.


    $35 members

    $39 non members


    • 5 Dec 2020
    • (EST)
    • 6 Dec 2020
    • (EST)
    • 2 sessions
    • Artisans Centre Peterborough
    • 4
    Register

    Introduction to Weaving


    In this introductory 2 day weekend class, using 15" table looms provided, you will complete all the steps needed to plan and complete your first handwoven project 

    You will wind a warp for a sampler and learn how to calculate yarn requirements

    Wind the warp on to the loom (called dressing the loom)

    Thread a sampler pattern

    Weave a twill sampler, which is your first reference work for your new weaving binder or, if you really want to show it off, a wall hanging


    Cost $200.00 payable to ACP. Materials fee for yarns provided, $5 payable to the instructor

    Classes will be held November 14 & 15, 2020, from 10 – 4

    Second session will run December 5 & 6, 2020

    Class size limited to 4 participants. All Covid precautions in effect.

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