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
SAYWARD JOHNSON, Ottawa area Weaver and Designer, who specializes in creating beautiful art work using her loom and knitting needles is the Guest Instructor for a two day FIBREWORKS KINGSTON weekend workshop, March 13-15th at St. Lawrence College, Kingston Campus... this is a chance to take your skills as a weaver in an all new direction... or get your needles humming to create a small art piece using Sayward's amazing techniques for knitting with wire...
Peterborough Sports and Wellness Centre
Now is the time to take your alpaca fibre and/or yarn and fashion it into something exquisite to enter in our competition in any (or all!!) of the following categories: hand knitting, machine knitting, crochet, weaving, felting and hand spinning. Ribbons will be awarded to third place in each category (with monetary prizes to be announced).
This show is encouraging the use of alpaca and as such, blends must contain a minimum of 50% Alpaca fibre. All classes are open to naturally colored or dyed yarn/ fibre
Hint: Contact your local alpaca breeder to get some of this yummy fibre and yarn.
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"