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Blending Fibres Workshop

Spinning with Beth Showalter

Creative Blends: Let the Fibre Fly!

Date: Sat., Apr. 15, 2023
Location: East Lion’s Community Centre – 531 Churchill Ave
Registration Fee: – $50 Member, $70 non-member
Material Kit + Workshop Notes: $50.00/person payable to instructor
Instructor: Beth Showalter
Explore Different Blends and their characteristics using hand cards, combs, hackles and blending boards.

Full details are here

    • COVID Protocol for classes
    • Proof of full vaccination
    • Mandatory masks for the duration of each class
    • Compliance with any other Covid-19 protocols set by the East Lions Community Centre

    ***Cancellation Policy: Participants who cancel their registration up to 1 month prior to the start of the workshop will receive a full refund.  A participant who finds a replacement for his/her spot within 1 month prior to the start of the workshop will receive a full refund.  Cancellations within 1 month of workshops (with no replacement found) and “no-shows” will not be refunded.  If the Guild cancels a workshop for any reason, all registration fees will be refunded.  

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    Inkle Weaving Class

    Dates: Thurs., Feb. 23, and Mar. 2 – 6:30 to 9:00 pm
    Location: East Lion’s Community Centre – 531 Churchill Ave
    Instructor: Kathy Morgan
    Participant Fee: members – $60, non-members – $80
    Material Fee: $5 payable to instructor at first class
    Equipment: A limited number of Inkle looms will be available for rent for $10, if you have an Inkle loom or can borrow one that would be helpful

    This is a two-evening workshop.

    Description: If you have ever wondered how to weave on an Inkle loom, now is your chance.
    This two-evening, hands-on workshop will provide an introduction to Inkle weaving.
    From setting up the loom, creating different patterns and weaving a project, these
    are just a few of the items to be covered.  Come join in the fun!

      • COVID Protocol for classes
      • Proof of full vaccination
      • Mandatory masks for the duration of each class
      • Compliance with any other Covid-19 protocols set by the East Lions Community Centre

      ***Cancellation Policy: Participants who cancel their registration up to 1 month prior to the start of the workshop will receive a full refund.  A participant who finds a replacement for his/her spot within 1 month prior to the start of the workshop will receive a full refund.  Cancellations within 1 month of workshops (with no replacement found) and “no-shows” will not be refunded.  If the Guild cancels a workshop for any reason, all registration fees will be refunded.  

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      Wellington Fibre Road Trip – Wait List available!!!


      When: Saturday, March 25th (Snow day April 1st) 10:00 to 2:00ish

      The maximum number of participants has been reached, but we would like to create a wait list in case someone needs to cancel. Please do not pay at this time if you are registering for the wait list

      Donna Hancock will lead us through colour theory and a hands on over-dyeing workshop in her mill.
      Bring your lunch and 2 – 25 gram skeins of coloured protein fibre yarn. (No black or dark colours)

      Donna will also supply some coloured alpaca, mohair, wool, dyed yarns and the dyes.

      Participants will go home with small samples of original and dyed yarns.
      We will have the opportunity to meet Donna’s angora goats (mohair), maybe some kids and shop!

      Members: $35. Non-members: $45

      Wait List registration available in case of cancellations

      COVID protocols

        • Proof of full vaccination
        • Mandatory masks for the duration of each class
        • Compliance with any other Covid-19 protocols set by the East Lions Community Centre

        ***Cancellation Policy: Participants who cancel their registration up to 1 month prior to the start of the workshop will receive a full refund.  A participant who finds a replacement for his/her spot within 1 month prior to the start of the workshop will receive a full refund.  Cancellations within 1 month of workshops (with no replacement found) and “no-shows” will not be refunded.  If the Guild cancels a workshop for any reason, all registration fees will be refunded.