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The Ontario Handweavers & Spinners is a vibrant organization that encourages, inspires, enables, and sustains the unique work of handweaving, spinning and related fibre arts.  

Panoply 2015

OHS Biennial Conference

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Pictures taken by  John McManus

Upcoming Events

May 14

Sothwest Regional conference 2016

Date(s):May 14 - May 14

Time:9:00am - 4:00pm

INTERTWINED, PAST, PRESTNT AND FUTURE

Please download the details and registration form for this conference.

INTERTWINED, PAST, PRESTNT AND FUTURE

Please download the details and registration form for this conference.

May 27

Wasoon 2016

Date(s):May 27 - May 29

Time:9:00am - 5:00pm

The WASOON Conference will be in Sudbury, Ontario at College Boreal staring Friday afternoon at 4 til Sunday noon.  We have an amazing line up of workshops to fill the weekend, a new fun idea for breaking the ice at our opening reception, a banquet and keynote to celebrate 60 years of Weaving in the North. For more information visit http://wasoon.yolasite.com/

The WASOON Conference will be in Sudbury, Ontario at College Boreal staring Friday afternoon at 4 til Sunday noon.  We have an amazing line up of workshops to fill the weekend, a new fun idea for breaking the ice at our opening reception, a banquet and keynote to celebrate 60 years of Weaving in the North. For more information visit http://wasoon.yolasite.com/

Jun 03

Ontario Handspinning Seminar

Date(s):Jun 03 - Jun 05

Time:9:00am - 5:00pm

'Come Play With Us"
June 3-5, 2016
The Ambassador Hotel and Conference Centre
Kingston Ontario

'Come Play With Us"
June 3-5, 2016
The Ambassador Hotel and Conference Centre
Kingston Ontario

Jun 25

Lansdowne Textiles Festival

Date(s):Jun 25 - Jun 25

Time:10:00am - 4:00pm

 Lansdowne Textiles Festival

Saturday June 25 2016

Lansdowne Community Hall

1 Jessie Street, Lansdowne, Ontario

 

We hope to have a variety of artists to show a wide spectrum of textile crafts such as spinning, weaving, dyeing, quilting, rug making, knitting and other mediums.

 Exhibition/ demonstration space is free of charge.

 Vendor space is available for $30 per space.  Vendors, please include payment with your application.  Make cheque payable to Lansdowne Association for Revitalization.

 Applications must be received prior to May 30, 2016. 

        Please download the application form for this event here

 Show Hours

The doors open at 10 am and runs until 4 pm

 Setup of Exhibits

Set up will take place on Friday June 24, 2016 from 3 pm to 7 pm and  Saturday June 25, 2016 from 7 am to 9:30 am. Please provide any needed extension cords or power strips.  Duct tape must be used to tape down electrical cords to the floor.                                                                                     

Tear down of Exhibits

Tear down must not start before 4 pm on Saturday June 25, 2016 and should be completed by 7 pm.

 Lunch

Lunch will be available at the Festival.  Lunch tickets can be purchased at the registration table.

 If you have any questions or concerns please contact Liane 613-659-4708 or lianesalmon@yahoo.ca

 

Saturday June 25 2016

Lansdowne Community Hall

1 Jessie Street, Lansdowne, Ontario

 

We hope to have a variety of artists to show a wide spectrum of textile crafts such as spinning, weaving, dyeing, quilting, rug making, knitting and other mediums.

 Exhibition/ demonstration space is free of charge.

 Vendor space is available for $30 per space.  Vendors, please include payment with your application.  Make cheque payable to Lansdowne Association for Revitalization.

 Applications must be received prior to May 30, 2016. 

        Please download the application form for this event here

 Show Hours

The doors open at 10 am and runs until 4 pm

 Setup of Exhibits

Set up will take place on Friday June 24, 2016 from 3 pm to 7 pm and  Saturday June 25, 2016 from 7 am to 9:30 am. Please provide any needed extension cords or power strips.  Duct tape must be used to tape down electrical cords to the floor.                                                                                     

Tear down of Exhibits

Tear down must not start before 4 pm on Saturday June 25, 2016 and should be completed by 7 pm.

 Lunch

Lunch will be available at the Festival.  Lunch tickets can be purchased at the registration table.

 If you have any questions or concerns please contact Liane 613-659-4708 or lianesalmon@yahoo.ca

 

Aug 20

OHS Spinning Certificate Program

Date(s):Aug 20 - Aug 27

Time:9:00am - 5:00pm

Levels III and VI of the Spinning Certificate program will be held this week at Haliburton School of The Arts.  For more information, contact the Spinning Education Chair at education@ohs.on.ca

Levels III and VI of the Spinning Certificate program will be held this week at Haliburton School of The Arts.  For more information, contact the Spinning Education Chair at education@ohs.on.ca

Sep 16

Simcoe County Quilt, Rug and Craft Fair

Date(s):Sep 16 - Sep 18

Time:9:30am - 4:00pm

Place: Simcoe County Museum (1151 Highway 26, Minesing, Ontario L0L1Y3)

Phone: 705-728-3721

Email: museum@simcoe.ca

Website: http://museum.simcoe.ca/

Description: Witness how the Simcoe County craft guilds mix traditional and modern techniques to create beautiful original pieces of work. The Fair is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $6 per person per day which includes, access to both the Museum’s displays, and heritage buildings. The Simcoe County Museum is located just 5 minutes north of Barrie.

Place: Simcoe County Museum (1151 Highway 26, Minesing, Ontario L0L1Y3)

Phone: 705-728-3721

Email: museum@simcoe.ca

Website: http://museum.simcoe.ca/

Description: Witness how the Simcoe County craft guilds mix traditional and modern techniques to create beautiful original pieces of work. The Fair is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $6 per person per day which includes, access to both the Museum’s displays, and heritage buildings. The Simcoe County Museum is located just 5 minutes north of Barrie.

Sep 17

5 Counties Seminar 2016

Date(s):Sep 17 - Sep 17

Time:9:00am - 4:00pm

5 Counties Seminar 2016

Spin me a Yarn, Weave me a Tale

Spin me a Yarn, Weave me a Tale

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