2nd Annual Community Groom & Spin-Along!

Sunday May 13,  Trillium North Park, Malkin & Thornton, Vancouver Have you learned to spin with us? Come out and pay it forward! We’d love all hands and shaggy shedding paws on deck for our 2nd Annual Community Groom & Spin-Along. If you’re a new spinner and want to learn, we’ll teach you; if you…

Nets and Yarns

Monday May 7, 5pm – 8pm Trillium North Park, Malkin & Thornton, Vancouver Join us rain or shine to get your knot on, while artist and storyteller Rosemary Georgeson spins us some yarns of growing up in a fishing family and her own career as a commercial fisherman.

Community Learning Circle at Seymour Longhouse

We were honoured that this Community Learning Circle could be held at the Seymour Longhouse of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Nation. We spent an afternoon tanning salmon leather thigh spinning nettle and linen for making nets; learning bow drill fire starting, carving, and other traditional skills. Most importantly, we spent the afternoon together. We were honoured to…

Community Willow Harvests, Fence Weaves & Celebrations

It’s that time of year again: Willow Harvest! Come help get ‘r done, and take home a bundle of willow for play. Means of Production, 6th Ave @ St.Catherines, Mount Pleasant, Vancouver Sunday January 14, 10-1 Afterparty at the Strathcona Garden Eco-Pavilion: warm up by the fire and catch the last hour of the Salmon…

Winter Solstice 2017: Reflections

A few images from our busy fall, 2017: Land & Sea, Wild Salmon Caravan, Salmon Leather, Sheepskin Tanning, Willow Weaving Sampler, Abeego Woven Food Wrap Research Guild, Fibre Blending Guild, Everett Crowley Weavers Group, Renfrew Ravine Moon Festival, and FORAGE!

Wild Salmon Caravan Vancouver, October 7, 2017

Rainbow Parade up Commercial Drive to feast at Trout Lake — spinning on the back of the bike, salmon leather hanging in the Weaving Wagon; and good conversations with friends new and old the whole way. Sending our hopes and best wishes for a safe and fruitful journey.  

Weaving Wagon Introduction

The Weaving Wagon will be EartHand’s  pop-up studio and pick up truck, a hybrid of cutting-edge bicycle-based transport and traditional woven willow carts. Geoff Hibbard, with an engineering education and co-founder of Shift Delivery, is designing the chassis;  Alastair Heseltine will be overseeing our weaving of the body; and Martin Borden will be documenting the…

Soil to Sky – one very last event…

It’s almost hard to imagine that the time is upon us, but here it comes: the very last Soil to Sky event, the Final Celebration on Saturday November 5. We’ve all learned so much from this project. It didn’t go off the way we expected, but we took the twists and turns with good grace,…

Tea Party and Project Celebration!

Join us Saturday August 13th 1-4pm at the Richmond Pollinator Pasture in Bridgeport Industrial Park Iced nettle tea, and other light refreshments served in the pasture under  the crochet tea tent. See the final sculpture installed. Featuring musical duet by Mr. Fire-Man playing a hand-made wooden horn and Jamie Macdonald on ukulele. how to find…