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


Pictures taken by  John McManus

Upcoming Events

Aug 14

Festival of Textiles

Date(s):Aug 14 - Aug 14

Time:10:00am - 4:00pm

Lang Pioneer Village, 104 Lang Rd, Keene, Ont. Featuring demonstrations and displays from local artists and guilds working in textile traditions. Also, the museum’s replica Jacquard loom will be in operation. Call 1-866-289-5264 or

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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

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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



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.

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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

For more info go to the website

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Sep 17

Finger Lakes Fiber Festival

Date(s):Sep 17 - Sep 18

Time:10:00am - 5:00pm

Hemlock Fairgrounds, Hemlock, N.Y.
Fleece show and sale; sheep shearing; skein and garment competition, demonstrations and exhibits; instructional classes; over 75 vendors. $7 per person, 12 and under are free. For more information: or 607-522-4374.

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Sep 24

Central Region Seminar 2016

Date(s):Sep 24 - Sep 24

Time:9:00am - 4:00pm

Central Region Seminar 2016

Please download the registration form for this Seminar.

For details on the Instructors for this seminar read this document.

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Oct 15

Woodstock Fleece Festival

Date(s):Oct 15 - Oct 15

Time:10:00am - 4:00pm

Woodstock Fairgrounds, Woodstock, Ont., showcasing spinning, weaving, knitting and rug hooking with natural fibres. Demonstrations, fibre producing animal displays, workshops and over 75 vendors. Admission $8, children 15 and under are

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