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…

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 stitching construction with felt, managing edges and pattern basics. Personal flare encouraged! Depending on the scope of project…

Salmon Leather Tanning with Janey Chang

2 Thursdays, October 10 and 17 6-9 pm 710 Keefer St.- Maclean Park Fieldhouse $125 Register here Fish skin leather is an ancient skill that was once common among ocean and freshwater  communities in the Northern Hemisphere. It is a beautiful textile that can be tanned in different ways to create a strong leather for…

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…

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…

Hand Care Salve with Cease Wyss

Monday Sept 30  6.30-9 pm Maclean Park Fieldhouse, 710 Keefer St $60.00 Register here In this workshop participants will work with Cease, learning about the plants while making a salve that  heals hangnails and in general, cares for our hard-working hands that have done us so well through the garden season.  Cease will have started…

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…

Linen Fibre & Fun

EartHand Gleaners in partnership with The Whole Dyslexic Society is offering an opportunity for children ages 6 and up to learn how to grow flax, process the plant into linen fibre and spin it into yarn. Register for both sessions (8 classes total, $150); or either the spring or summer session (4 classes each, $95…