Digitizing the Visceral: Making Together in the Space Between

We Need Your Help! This summer, visiting artist, Sarah Holloway, will be building a digital garden that ‘uploads’ the Means of Production garden (MOP) and  Trillium North Park Garden (TNP) to a website. Acting as a digital counterpart to the physical gardens, the online version of MOP and TNP will allow for information and commentary…

Virtual Felting with Amy!

Join this pay-what-you-like Zoom video conference felting demo with Amy Walker using local Gotland fleece from Barnston Island. Thursday May 21st 7.15 pm Link to register for the WESHOWUP demonstration This introduction to felting will show you the materials, tools and methods I use to make felt and give you an understanding of the felting process….

Virtual Weave-Along- and soup recipes!

Weave a lunch pack or water bottle cover Mason jars are such handy containers for on the go- and as we move on to the next phase of Covid 19 re-opening…being outdoors and travelling more – why not choose now to make yourself a handy jar cozy? An added bonus, Karen Barnaby has shared her…

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…

Wet Felting Basics with Amy Walker

2 Wednesdays, October 23, 30 6.30- 9pm Maclean Park Fieldhouse 710 Keefer St $95 Register here Wet felting uses water and agitation to create fabric from animal hair/fibres (we’ll be using wool). This two-night class introduces wet-felting technique in the first session, with a follow-up night of experimentation and production! Participants will leave with at…

Drop Spindle Introduction

Monday October 28 6-9 pm Maclean Park Fieldhouse- 710 Keefer St $50 Register Here Are you clumsy with the drop spindle, or new to spinning and need some assistance and help getting going? If you find yourself too familiar with the ‘drop’ part of the spindle, this clinic will help get you spinning with confidence…

Walking with the Nettle

Sunday October 6 1-4 pm Free, limited Space. tickets here Please show respect… if you take a ticket, show up! Stinging Nettle is a plant with many gifts to teach those willing to risk getting close. Urtica doica, the variety that grows both here and throughout the UK, has clothed our collective ancestors as have…

Buttons: wood & antler

October 3 6.30-9pm $32.00 Register here Maclean park Fieldhouse 710 Keefer St. Instructor: David Gowman What projects are your dreaming of for your  winter making nights? Spend an evening with David at the Fabulous Horn Shop cutting local hard woods and antlers from his saved stash for buttons and closures  that will come in handy…

Braids and Beyond

Wednesday November 6 6.30-9pm Register Here$50 Maclean Park Fieldhouse 710 Keefer St Instructor: Sharon Kallis Join Sharon for an evening of exploring different braid styles. General focus will be on learning  simple flat braids either 5, 7 or 9 strand, as well as a round 4ply braid. Using natural materials from our gardens as well…