Please call the shop to register at 902-542-2656.

Needle Felting

  • with Nancy Keating
  • Saturday, June 10th 12pm-4pm
  • $65 + HST (includes materials and instruction)

Create your own unique tapestry using the traditional technique of needle felting. Bring a photo of your favourite landscape or work from provided samples. Needle felting experience is not necessary but would be considered an asset.

Skill level: Beginner

Learn How to Weave on a Rigid Heddle Loom

  • with Liz & Daniel Nell
  • Saturday, June 17th 10am-3pm
  • $70 + HST (includes materials)

The rigid heddle loom is very lightweight, portable and easy to use. In this class you will learn to warp the loom, weave a sampler and basic finishing techniques. There will be a maximum of 6 students in the class with 2 instructors. Please bring your lunch.

Skill level: Beginner

Learn to Weave Lace on the Rigid Heddle

  • with Tammy Bast
  • Saturday, June 24th 10am-4pm
  • $80 + HST (includes materials: 3 skeins Illimani Sabri 83% organic cotton, 15% baby alpaca)

Learn to combine pick-up sticks and string heddles to weave up a beautiful lace wrap. Weavers should be comfortable using pick-up sticks. Students will learn to place pick-up sticks, weave the pattern, make string heddles, and  insert and use string heddles to increase the capabilities of their loom. Students will come to class with their loom warped and ready to weave.

Please bring the following to class:

  • Minimum 20” loom warped and ready to weave
  • 10 dent reed
  • 2 pick-up sticks at least 24”
  • Painter’s tape and marker
  • 2/8 or 4/8 cotton to make string heddles
  • An extra reed (any size, we will use this to make the string heddles)
  • A stick shuttle
  • Extra warping sticks
  • All the usual weaving paraphernalia (tape measure, s-hooks, t-pins, scissors, etc.)

Skill level: Advanced