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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.  

OHS Conference in May 2015

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For details and registration got to the Panoply website

Window cards are back!

The popular rectangular window cards that many of our members use to showcase their weaving, felting or dyeing will once again be available! A limited number of cards are to be printed and available for pick-up at this year’s conference. Following the conference, cards may be available through your OHS regional representative, or at seminars and events. Price for pre-orders will be $10 for a package of 8 cards, payable when you receive the cards (cheque or cash preferred).

For more details please proceed to the Window Cards page

Upcoming Events

Jun 12

Ontario Handspinning Seminar: Destination Fibre – Around the World of Fibres

Date(s):Jun 12 - Jun 14

Time:9:00am - 4:00pm

Ontario Handspinning Seminar: Destination Fibre – Around the World of Fibres, is being held at the Delta Toronto East in Scarborough, Ontario. Registration and additional information can be obtained at www.ontariohandspinningseminar.ca.

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Ontario Handspinning Seminar: Destination Fibre – Around the World of Fibres, is being held at the Delta Toronto East in Scarborough, Ontario. Registration and additional information can be obtained at www.ontariohandspinningseminar.ca.

Jun 20

Lamb’s Down Park Festival

Date(s):Jun 20 - Jun 20

Time:10:00am - 4:00pm

Lamb’s Down Park Festival features activities such as sheep and lamb demonstrations, sheep
shearing, sheep dog demos, spinning, weaving displays, a petting zoo, games, tours and a giant
sidewalk sale. Local flavour food vendors and restaurants will create fabulous lamb dishes and
more. Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers, Carleton Place, 142 Franktown Road, Ottawa.
www.downtowncarletonplace.com

Lamb’s Down Park Festival features activities such as sheep and lamb demonstrations, sheep
shearing, sheep dog demos, spinning, weaving displays, a petting zoo, games, tours and a giant
sidewalk sale. Local flavour food vendors and restaurants will create fabulous lamb dishes and
more. Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers, Carleton Place, 142 Franktown Road, Ottawa.
www.downtowncarletonplace.com

Jun 27

Belated - Show terminates

Date(s):Jun 27 - Jun 27

Time:5:00pm - 5:00pm

 a series of forty portraits by Carl Stewart - 20 handwoven and 20 cross-stitched - based on an iconic family photograph, to celebrate the life of a young brother struck down by a motorist at the age of three - Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, Almonte, Ontario. Vernisage: Saturday,April 25 from 7 - 9 p.m.

Show runs Apr21-June 27, 2015

 a series of forty portraits by Carl Stewart - 20 handwoven and 20 cross-stitched - based on an iconic family photograph, to celebrate the life of a young brother struck down by a motorist at the age of three - Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, Almonte, Ontario. Vernisage: Saturday,April 25 from 7 - 9 p.m.

Show runs Apr21-June 27, 2015

Jun 29

Weaving Basic Level II

Date(s):Jun 29 - Jul 03

Time:9:00am - 4:00pm

Haliburton School of the Arts presents Weaving Basic Level II and Weaving ‑ Sashes, Straps & Bands with Ralph Johnston in Haliburton, Ontario. Questions? See Details page below

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Haliburton School of the Arts presents Weaving Basic Level II and Weaving ‑ Sashes, Straps & Bands with Ralph Johnston in Haliburton, Ontario. Questions? See Details page below

Jun 29

Felted Wearable Art

Date(s):Jun 29 - Jul 03

Time:9:00am - 4:00pm

Haliburton School of the Arts presents Felted Wearable Art with Diane Lemire in Haliburton, Ontario. Questions? See Details page below

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Haliburton School of the Arts presents Felted Wearable Art with Diane Lemire in Haliburton, Ontario. Questions? See Details page below

Jul 04

Nuno Felting Workshop

Date(s):Jul 04 - Jul 04

Time:9:00am - 4:00pm

July 4, 2015 Haliburton School of the Arts presents Nuno Felting Workshop with Susan MacDonald in Haliburton, Ontario. Questions? See DETAILS page below

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July 4, 2015 Haliburton School of the Arts presents Nuno Felting Workshop with Susan MacDonald in Haliburton, Ontario. Questions? See DETAILS page below

Jul 06

Indigo & Shibori

Date(s):Jul 06 - Jul 10

Time:9:00am - 4:00pm

Haliburton School of the Arts presents Indigo & Shibori with Pam Woodward in Haliburton, Ontario. Questions? See Details page below

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Haliburton School of the Arts presents Indigo & Shibori with Pam Woodward in Haliburton, Ontario. Questions? See Details page below

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