Annual General Meeting

Saturday Feb. 1st 1-4 pm Have you been a part of our community this year? We would love to have you join us for stories about the past year and the plans for the year ahead. We gather around a wood stove and Sharon shares stories of the past year- what has been learned and…

Wood burn out spoons!

We are super excited to have Delmar Williams back to teach with us this winter! Delmar is an incredible skill and knowledge holder and time working with Delmar is always worthwhile. This session is very special, Delmar is bringing his portable wood burning stove, we have a fire permit for the afternoon, and get to…

Stitch and Strategize has begun!

December feels the perfect time to have launched this project. As the season seems to push buying more of anything from all directions, it feels very inspiring and honest to sit with others and contemplate how to best fix or remake what we already have. Huge thanks to the Roundhouse Community Centre for hosting us…

Stitch and Strategize Events

A Slow Clothing Collaboration Amy Walker of Makemobile joins Sharon Kallis, plus invited friends, colleagues and passers-by for Stitch and Strategize. Check out this page for more information about this project. Conversation and Clothing Fridays Dec 6, 13 & 20 9am-12noon    Roundhouse Community Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews Friday Dec 27 11am-2pm  Trillium Park , SW corner of Malkin and Thornton…

Salmon Leather: Bark tanning with Janey Chang

$125 and 2 credits get your ticket  2 Thursdays, Feb 20 & 27 6-9pm Date/TimeDate(s) – 20/02/20206:00 pm – 9:00 pm LocationMaclean Park Fieldhouse Back by popular demand! This program continues to be one of our most popular so we are thrilled to offer it again this winter. Fish skin leather is an ancient skill…

Hazelwood Bows with Michael Mayr

LocationMaclean Park Fieldhouse Date/TimeDate(s) – 18 and 19 /01/202010:00 am – 5:00 pm Categories Paid Program $350 & 3 credits class full Using Hazel wood, students will work with pre-harvested rods from Means of Production, learn the stages for preparing bow blanks, then like a cooking show transfer to cured and dried Hazel from  …

Coil Stitching Basketry: Pine needles and Scotchbroom

Sunday December 29th 10am-5pm $60 + 2 credits Maclean Park Fieldhouse get your ticket This basket is fun and relatively easy to make. Coiling can feel more like sewing than weaving, as pieces are wrapped together in a completely different fashion from twining or regular weaving. It also requires a lot less material to be…

Youth4Nature

Ongoing work with Stanley Park Ecology Society over the last year will culminate in a final installation session October 5th 1-4pm. Geared to youth from 13- 3o, can you join us? Register here We will be digging, planting, weaving and more to complete this site rehabilitation, dress for the weather- rain or shine!

Fish Leather Sewn Pouches with Janey Chang

2 Thursdays, November 7 and 14 6-9 pm Maclean Park Fieldhouse 710 Keefer StRegister here $65 – materials extra as stated below Janey will lead participants through the creation of their own unique projects, providing templates and patterns for a few simple projects, or, bring a clear idea of your own design. These two sessions…

Seamless and Stitched Felt Vessels with Amy Walker

2 Wednesdays, November 13, 20 6.30-9 pm Maclean Park Fieldhouse, 710 Keefer St. Register here $85– materials extra Hats or Bags? Make a vessel for your head, or for other useful things! These two nights introduce basic seamless wet-felted construction using resists as well as stitching methods for joining and decorating with felt.  Personal flare…