The Ontario Handweavers & Spinners is a vibrant organization that encourages, inspires, enables, and sustains the unique work of handweaving, spinning and related fibre arts. ¬†
OHS Biennial Conference
Pictures taken by¬†¬†John McManus
INTERTWINED, PAST, PRESTNT AND FUTURE
Please download the details and registration form for this conference.
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/
'Come Play With Us"
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
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
Place: Simcoe County Museum (1151 Highway 26, Minesing, Ontario L0L1Y3)
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.
Spin me a Yarn, Weave me a Tale