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Fibre Arts Festival & Fibre Market

The festival that celebrates East Coast Fibre Folk

From production, to creation, & everything in between!

Weekly Fibre Arts Drop Ins

Every Friday in the Truro Winter Pop-Up Shop from 1pm to 4pm

Bring a project to work on and enjoy the sisterhood of fellow fibre enthusiasts!

Free to attend. Everyone welcome. (Hosted at 10 Inglis Pl. Truro NS, above My Home Mercantile.)

  • Beginner weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom
    Beginner weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom
    Sold Out
    Sat, Mar 02
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro
    Mar 02, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro, Upstairs - 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS B2N 4B4
    Mar 02, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro, Upstairs - 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS B2N 4B4
    Join Ginny Girard and discover the joys of creating with a Rigid Heddle Loom. No experience necessary!
  • Beyond the Basics - Improving Your Knitting Skills
    Beyond the Basics - Improving Your Knitting Skills
    Fri, Mar 08
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro
    Mar 08, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro, 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS B2N 4B4, Canada
    Mar 08, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro, 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS B2N 4B4, Canada
    In this 2 hour workshop, Vivian works with you to gain the confidence to attempt patterns with more advanced skills.
  • Needle Felting Art Show (Opens March 8)
    Needle Felting Art Show (Opens March 8)
    Fri, Mar 08
    Sisterhood Truro
    Mar 08, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – Mar 23, 2024, 4:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Truro, 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS (2nd floor, My Home Mercantile)
    Mar 08, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – Mar 23, 2024, 4:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Truro, 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS (2nd floor, My Home Mercantile)
    Celebrate International Women's Day with the Sisterhood. A kick off to an Exhibit of four East Coast Needle Felting Fibreistas from 1pm to 4pm.
  • Beginner II Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom
    Beginner II Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom
    Sold Out
    Sat, Mar 09
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro
    Mar 09, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro, Upstairs - 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS B2N 4B4
    Mar 09, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro, Upstairs - 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS B2N 4B4
    Next steps on the Rigid Heddle Loom with Ginny Girard
  • Twine a Table Runner - 2 afternoons March 13th and 20th
    Twine a Table Runner - 2 afternoons March 13th and 20th
    Wed, Mar 13
    Sisterhood Truro
    Mar 13, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Truro, 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS (2nd floor, My Home Mercantile)
    Mar 13, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Truro, 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS (2nd floor, My Home Mercantile)
    Learn the age old art of twining. Twine a table runner using your own sourced bed linens or upcycled textiles. No experience necessary and looms are supplied. Please note: this workshop runs over 2 afternoons (a week apart) from 1pm to 4pm each day.
  • Sisterhood Retreat SOLD OUT!!!
    Sisterhood Retreat SOLD OUT!!!
    Fri, Mar 15
    Debert Hospitality Centre
    Mar 15, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – Mar 17, 2024, 2:00 p.m.
    Debert Hospitality Centre, 130 Ventura Dr, Debert, NS B0M 1G0, Canada
    Mar 15, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – Mar 17, 2024, 2:00 p.m.
    Debert Hospitality Centre, 130 Ventura Dr, Debert, NS B0M 1G0, Canada
    Register today for the 3rd Annual Sisterhood Fibres Retreat. Knitters, Weavers, Spinners, Hookers, Felters, Crocheters - everyone is welcome!!!
  • Needle Felted Easter Eggs
    Needle Felted Easter Eggs
    Thu, Mar 21
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro
    Mar 21, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro, Upstairs - 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS B2N 4B4
    Mar 21, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro, Upstairs - 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS B2N 4B4
    Just in time for Easter! Create needle felted eggs with Janine. No experience necessary and all materials supplied.
  • Beginner II Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom
    Beginner II Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom
    Fri, Mar 22
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro
    Mar 22, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro, Upstairs - 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS B2N 4B4
    Mar 22, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro, Upstairs - 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS B2N 4B4
    Next steps on the Rigid Heddle Loom with Ginny Girard
  • Felting a Landscape
    Felting a Landscape
    Sold Out
    Sat, Mar 23
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro
    Mar 23, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro, Upstairs - 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS B2N 4B4
    Mar 23, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro, Upstairs - 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS B2N 4B4
    Dive into the fantastic world of needle felting with Janine. You'll create a beautiful landscape with fibre. No experience necessary and all material supplied.
  • Needle Felted Easter Eggs
    Needle Felted Easter Eggs
    Sat, Mar 23
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro
    Mar 23, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro, Upstairs - 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS B2N 4B4
    Mar 23, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro, Upstairs - 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS B2N 4B4
    Just in time for Easter! Create needle felted eggs with Janine. No experience necessary and all materials supplied.
  • Beginner weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom
    Beginner weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom
    Thu, Apr 04
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro
    Apr 04, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro, Upstairs - 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS B2N 4B4
    Apr 04, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Truro, Upstairs - 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS B2N 4B4
    Join Ginny Girard and discover the joys of creating with a Rigid Heddle Loom. No experience necessary!
  • Learn about the properties of wool and how to drop spindle.
    Learn about the properties of wool and how to drop spindle.
    Fri, Apr 05
    Sisterhood Truro
    Apr 05, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Truro, 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS (2nd floor, My Home Mercantile)
    Apr 05, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Truro, 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS (2nd floor, My Home Mercantile)
    Start your spinning journey with Lorna Ash of Shades of Ewe Fibreworks. A fun and popular workshop.
  • Learn to Spin on a Wheel – Beginner
    Learn to Spin on a Wheel – Beginner
    Sold Out
    Sat, Apr 06
    Sisterhood Truro
    Apr 06, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Truro, 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS (2nd floor, My Home Mercantile)
    Apr 06, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Truro, 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS (2nd floor, My Home Mercantile)
    Learn how to spin beautiful yarn in this beginner spinning wheel class. All equipment and supplies included.
  • Introduction to Basket Weaving
    Introduction to Basket Weaving
    Fri, Apr 12
    Sisterhood Truro
    Apr 12, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ADT
    Sisterhood Truro, 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS (2nd floor, My Home Mercantile)
    Apr 12, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ADT
    Sisterhood Truro, 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS (2nd floor, My Home Mercantile)
    Learn to weave a traditional basket with a handle from start to finish. You will go home with a beauty of a basket.
  • Introduction to Basket Weaving
    Introduction to Basket Weaving
    Sat, Apr 13
    Sisterhood Truro
    Apr 13, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ADT
    Sisterhood Truro, 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS (2nd floor, My Home Mercantile)
    Apr 13, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ADT
    Sisterhood Truro, 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS (2nd floor, My Home Mercantile)
    Learn to weave a traditional basket with a handle from start to finish. You will go home with a beauty of a basket.
  • Next Steps in Drop Spindling
    Next Steps in Drop Spindling
    Fri, Apr 19
    Sisterhood Truro
    Apr 19, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Truro, 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS (2nd floor, My Home Mercantile)
    Apr 19, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Truro, 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS (2nd floor, My Home Mercantile)
    Take your spinning to the next level with Lorna Ash of Shades of Ewe Fibreworks. Registration includes wool for spinning
  • Spinning Textured Yarns - Level II
    Spinning Textured Yarns - Level II
    Sat, Apr 20
    Sisterhood Truro
    Apr 20, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Truro, 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS (2nd floor, My Home Mercantile)
    Apr 20, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Truro, 10 Inglis Pl, Truro, NS (2nd floor, My Home Mercantile)
    Take your texture to the next level!!
  • 'Come From Away' Fibre Expedition to Newfoundland
    'Come From Away' Fibre Expedition to Newfoundland
    Mon, Jul 22
    Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    Jul 22, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – Jul 30, 2024, 7:05 p.m.
    Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    Jul 22, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – Jul 30, 2024, 7:05 p.m.
    Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    Join Sisterhood Fibres on a textile journey to Newfoundland/Labrador. 9 days, 8 nights of exploring Newfoundland with an emphasis on yarn shops, sheep farms, inspiration and good old fashioned fun.
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Custom Workshops

We're more than happy to organize a weaving, spinning, felting, dyeing, fleece washing (you name it!) workshop/retreat for private groups.

 

Talk to us and let's make it happen!

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