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⬩  September 13th -16th, 2023  ⬩

Workshops

2023 WoolstockEAST Workshops

Workshop registrations are now open and what a lineup it is!

There are so many fibrey wonders for you to discover at the 5th anniversary of WoolstockEAST!

  • Needle Felt a unique 3D creation - WoolstockEAST Workshop
    Needle Felt a unique 3D creation - WoolstockEAST Workshop
    Fri, Sep 15
    Barrachois Hall
    Sep 15, 2023, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Barrachois Hall, 99 Brule Shore Rd, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada
    Sep 15, 2023, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Barrachois Hall, 99 Brule Shore Rd, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada
    Learn the basics of needle felting while creating a unique 3D piece. Beginners welcome! All material supplied.
  • Spinning - drafting to get the yarn you want.  A WoolstockEAST workshop
    Spinning - drafting to get the yarn you want.  A WoolstockEAST workshop
    Fri, Sep 15
    Sisterhood Fibres Studio
    Sep 15, 2023, 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Studio, 567 Sand Point Rd, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada
    Sep 15, 2023, 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Studio, 567 Sand Point Rd, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada
    So you’ve learned how to spin, you know how to draft, so you’re done, right? Nope! Join Lorna Ash of Shades of Ewe Fibreworks and learn how different drafts effect your final yarns.
  • Mosaic Knitting with Manon Drolet - a WoolstockEAST workshop
    Mosaic Knitting with Manon Drolet - a WoolstockEAST workshop
    Fri, Sep 15
    Barrachois Hall
    Sep 15, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Barrachois Hall, 99 Brule Shore Rd, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada
    Sep 15, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Barrachois Hall, 99 Brule Shore Rd, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada
    Mosaic knitting is a beginner technique that make advanced-looking color designs simple. It is a great colorwork technique for geometric patterns on sweaters, shawls, and more. Yarn and pattern included!
  • Carding & Blending Basics - a WoolstockEAST workshop
    Carding & Blending Basics - a WoolstockEAST workshop
    Fri, Sep 15
    Sisterhood Fibres Studio
    Sep 15, 2023, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Studio, 567 Sand Point Rd, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada
    Sep 15, 2023, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Studio, 567 Sand Point Rd, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada
    This workshop is designed for felters, spinners or any fibre artist who wants to learn how to card and blend their own fibres. That is, turn plain fibre into something magical. No experience necessary.
  • Twine a Table Runner - WoolstockEAST workshop
    Twine a Table Runner - WoolstockEAST workshop
    This workshop is full
    Thu, Sep 14
    North Shore Recreation Centre - upstairs
    Sep 14, 2023, 1:00 p.m. – Sep 15, 2023, 4:00 p.m.
    North Shore Recreation Centre - upstairs, 30 Blair Ave, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada
    Sep 14, 2023, 1:00 p.m. – Sep 15, 2023, 4:00 p.m.
    North Shore Recreation Centre - upstairs, 30 Blair Ave, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada
    Karina demonstrated rug twining last year and there was lots of demand for a workshop. Here you go!!! No experience necessary and looms are supplied. Please note: this workshop runs over 2 afternoons from 1pm to 4pm each day.
  • Give Rug Hooking a Try  - a WoolstockEAST workshop
    Give Rug Hooking a Try  - a WoolstockEAST workshop
    Thu, Sep 14
    North Shore Recreation Centre
    Sep 14, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    North Shore Recreation Centre, 30 Blair Ave, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada
    Sep 14, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    North Shore Recreation Centre, 30 Blair Ave, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada
    Learn the art of Rug Hooking with Beverly Levine. No experience necessary. All material included.
  • Intro to Indigo and Shibori - a WoolstockEAST workshop
    Intro to Indigo and Shibori - a WoolstockEAST workshop
    Thu, Sep 14
    Sisterhood Fibres Studio
    Sep 14, 2023, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Studio, 567 Sand Point Rd, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada
    Sep 14, 2023, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Studio, 567 Sand Point Rd, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada
    Everyone raved about this workshop last year, so we are bringing it back!!! Make a gorgeous bandana and learn the basics of shibori and indigo dyeing with Tzigane. No experience necessary, beginners are celebrated!
  • Swedish Lace on a Rigid Heddle  - a WoolstockEAST workshop
    Swedish Lace on a Rigid Heddle  - a WoolstockEAST workshop
    Thu, Sep 14
    Barrachois Hall
    Sep 14, 2023, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Barrachois Hall, 99 Brule Shore Rd, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada
    Sep 14, 2023, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Barrachois Hall, 99 Brule Shore Rd, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada
    Join Tammy Bast, the Rogue Weaver and learn to make string heddles and use them to increase the capabilities of your loom. This class is designed for the advanced weaver.
  • Nature Spirit - a WoolstockEAST workshop
    Nature Spirit - a WoolstockEAST workshop
    This workshop is full
    Wed, Sep 13
    Sisterhood Fibres Studio
    Sep 13, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Studio, 567 Sand Point Rd, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada
    Sep 13, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Sisterhood Fibres Studio, 567 Sand Point Rd, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada
    Join Vana and learn the wet and needle felting techniques to make your own Nature Spirit. No experience necessary.
  • Rigid Heddle Refresher Course with the Rogue Weaver - a WoolstockEAST workshop
    Rigid Heddle Refresher Course with the Rogue Weaver - a WoolstockEAST workshop
    Wed, Sep 13
    Barrachois Hall
    Sep 13, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Barrachois Hall, 99 Brule Shore Rd, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada
    Sep 13, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Barrachois Hall, 99 Brule Shore Rd, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0, Canada
    Coming back to weaving after a hiatus? Or, a regular weaver looking for tips to make your weaving life easier? Or self-taught and looking to improve your skills? This workshop is for you.
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Become a WoolstockEAST Sponsor

WoolstockEAST offers three levels of sponsorship to assist in the growth of the East Coast fibre arts community. Please reach out if you would like to contribute to the success of this event and the many vendors, suppliers, artists, and visitors who are passionate about fibre in all its forms.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

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