November, December, Together

From traveling through each others bookshelves to Plan Jam Goal Friends, we have some opportunities to be online together soon! Sharon and other EartHand leaders are doing lots of work behind the scenes to get ready for what we will be offering in the coming months for both technical learning and community sharing time. Meanwhile,…

Listen While You Work…

Short cold days and long winter nights is the perfect time to get lost at home in hand projects galore. Below is a growing list of things that have inspired thoughtful listening while working on hand projects. Favourites from our executive director Sharon Kallis: Canadian actor and writer Dan Levy has been taking the University…

Get knit ready for the winter!

We are thrilled to have Nicola Hodges able to work with us still – joining us virtually from the Sunshine Coast. Time together with knitting needles has always been a part of how our community gathers, and this fall we have formalized this into a guild opportunity where a small group of knitters can inspire…

Simple Vessel Weaving Guild

Thursday evenings, 7:00-8:30, Sept 24, Oct 8, 22, Nov 5, 19, Dec 3  6 sessions – $75 Max 8 participants, virtual participation book your spot to participate here Become comfortable weaving on a form, practicing twining techniques, and building skills required for weaving garden hats in 2021! Garden ornamental and invasive seasonal green-waste are the…

Making in Parks: Stitch and Strategize Events!

Sharon Kallis of EartHand Gleaners and Amy Walker of Makemobile enjoy making in public whenever possible. In the spirit of using public spaces as places for arts and life, we invite you to bring your own portable hand work (ie knitting, stitching, braiding, weaving, carving painting, etc.) for three physically-distant making jams in three city parks….

Hops, Dandelion, Lilac Bark and Buttercups: Nelson Update

We’re more than halfway through EartHand’s first Kootenay-based programming, the Nelson Materials Investigation Series! For three sessions now, a group of 7-8 of us, primarily located on the traditional territories of the Sinixt and Ktunaxa peoples in the West Kootenays, have gathered virtually via Zoom for a show-and-tell of backyard fibre materials, to share and…

What Is A Digital Garden? Artist Talk with Sarah Holloway

✿What Is a Digital Garden? ✿ Artist talk and Q & A with Sarah Holloway   ✮✮July 7th, 2020 7pm (PT) Get your tickets here! The language of how we describe experiences in the environment and computation are intertwined. The internet is described as water, social media as a mycelium network and navigating digital spaces…

garden tours and mapping

Join in and help us map the garden in real time, so Sarah Holloway can create a digital map for both sites! These are free events, sponsored in part by Vancouver Park Board: Arts Culture and Engagement Dept and EartHand Gleaners Society What is a digital garden you ask? find out July 7th 7.15-8.15pm, virtual…

Cardboard Weave Project

Weave a Box: From a Box! with Dawn Livera 3 step tutorial now on our youtube channel so you can make awesome lidded storage boxes with otherwise scrap cardboard. Video one: introduction and prepping materials Video two: the weaving process Video three: finishing and lids And, get your materials prepped and jump in to join…

Adhoc Newsletter – Classes and more!

On-line or in-person? Crafting together continues one way or another! If there is one thing I am learning in all if this- adaptability is the key to my emotional resilience… making plans, changing them, then letting go and changing them again- all with grace and ease is the game of the day.I still catch myself…