Join us for the 2nd Annual

August 17 to 24, 2019

 

Fibre Arts Workshops

 

Workshops are offered from August 17th to August 23rd at venues throughout Tatamagouche.

Workshop options  include a variety of half, full and multi-day sessions featuring fibre arts such as spinning, dyeing, knitting, weaving, needle felting and nuno felting. Now is the time to make your plans, gather your friends and plan to spend the week in Tatamagouche! 

 

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Woolstock Workshop Registration

 

Registration for Woolstock workshops is now open!

You will receive an invoice with payment instructions within 48 hours of registration.

Dye Blend Spin
with Helen MacLean
Registration Closed

Date: Sat. & Sun. Aug 17 & 18

Time:  10am to 3pm each day

 

In this 2-day workshop you will explore natural dyes, create a fibre blend, and begin to spin yarn to create a project.

Fee: $245

Intro to Rug Hooking
with Beverly Levine
Registration Closed

Date: Saturday  Aug 17th 

Time:  10am to 3pm

Beverly will introduce you to the art of rug hooking while making this hand hooked flower on linen.

Fee: $75

Branch Frame Weaving
with Ginny Girard
Registration Closed

Date: Monday, Aug 19th 

Time:  10am to 4pm 

 

Ginny will share her love and knowledge of weaving on looms made from nature's gifts.

Fee: $75

Intro to Ecoprinting on Paper and Yarn with
Emma Poliquin
Registration Closed

Date: Tuesday, Aug 20th

Time:  10am to 3pm

 

Learn the basics of Ecoprinting on yarn AND paper using easily accessible materials!

Fee: $75

Circular Weaving with
Ginny Girard
Registration Closed

Date: Wednesday, Aug 21st

Time:  10am to 3pm

 

Using an embroidery hoop as the frame make a creative tapestry using circular weaving techniques.

Fee: $75

Weaving a Rag Rug on a Peg Loom with
Jane Elliott
Registration Closed

Date: Thursday, August 22nd

Time:  10am to 3pm

 

Join Jane and her husband Will to learn how to weave a rag rug on a Peg Loom.

Fee: $75

Explorations in Fibre Art with Christine Johnson
Registration Closed

Date: Thurs & Fri, Aug 22 & 23

Time:  9am to 4pm each day

 

This 2-day workshop is focused time to discern a project, develop the concept and make a plan to bring your idea to fruition.

Fee: $200

Nuno Felted Wrap
with Silvana Valiani
Registration Closed

Date: Friday, August 23rd

Time:  9 am to 4 pm

 

Wrap Art to Wear!

You will make a beautiful wrap approximately 22" x 80" using the silk sandwich technique. 

Fee: $270 

Felted Bags with
Silvana Valiani
Registration Closed

Date: Sat & Sun, Aug 17 & 18

Time:  10am to 3pm each day

 

In this 2-day workshop, you will make this stunning, yet strong, felted, one-of-a-kind, designer bag.

Fee: $260

Woolstock Beret
with Nancy Lobban
Registration Closed

Date: Saturday, Aug 17th 

Time:  10am to 3pm

 

Work with the designer to learn colourwork techniques while making the official Woolstock 2019 Beret!

Fee: $85

Flower Power
with Katherine Sharpe
Sold Out!

Date: Tuesday, Aug 20th

Time:  10am to 3pm 

 

You will design a multi petal, 3-D, needle felted daisy - your choice of colour - pink or yellow.

Fee: $75

Dyeing Yarn the Wooly Mason Jar Way with
Lucy Richard
SOLD OUT!

Date: Wednesday, Aug 21st

Time:  10am to 4pm 

Lucy will show you how to dye yarns in the microwave using her dye solutions (acid dyes).

Fee: $100

4 Shaft Table Loom Weaving with Rachel Dalton
Registration Closed

Date: Wednesday, Aug 21st

Time:  10am to 4pm 

You will design a pattern, warp your loom and create a beautiful textile.

Fee: $185

Painting a Warp with
Rachel Dalton
Registration Closed

Date: Thursday, August 22nd

Time:  10am to 1:30pm 

 

Explore winding the warp, prepping the fibre for dye and discussing colour interaction.

Fee: $135

Weaving a Market Basket with Jane Elliott
Registration Closed

Date: Friday, August 23rd

Time:  9:30 am to 4pm

 

Join Jane and her husband Will to learn how to weave a market basket from natural and dyed reeds.

Fee: $75

Hooking a Celtic Rug
with Gail Lambert
Registration Closed

Date: Sat, Sun, & Mon

 Aug 17, 18, & 19

Time:  10am to 3pm each day

This 3-day workshop is good for anyone that has hooked at least one piece before.

Fee: $295

Yarn Whispering
with Nancy Lobban
Registration Closed

Date: Sunday, Aug 18th 

Time:  10am to 3pm

 

Learn about yarn characteristics, type of fibre, thickness, and how to estimate amount of yarn.

Fee: $80

The Wooly Mason Jar Dye Workshop with
Lucy Richard
Sold out!

Date: Tuesday, Aug 20th

Time:  10am to 4pm 

Here is your chance to learn how to dye wool using Lucy's easy system.

Fee: $100

Love Ewe - Needle Felted Ewe and Lamb with Katherine Sharpe
Registration Closed

Date: Wednesday, Aug 21st

Time:  10am to 3pm

 

Join Katherine to explore the world of needle felting.

Fee: $75

All About Art Yarns
with Elinor Crosby
Registration Closed

Date: Thurs & Fri, Aug 22 & 23

Time:  10am to 3pm each day

 

Learn techniques in this 2-day workshop to create imaginative and inspiring yarns, from boucle, to beads, feathers, locks, and more.

Fee: $115

Finding the Fleece for You
Registration Closed

Date: Thursday, August 22nd

Time:  1pm to 4pm

 

This workshop will focus on learning the criteria for evaluating raw wool fleeces for use in handspinning or other fiber arts.

Fee: $55

Beginner Rigid Heddle Weaving with Rachel Dalton 
Registration Closed

Date: Friday, August 23rd

Time:  10 am to 2:30 pm

 

Go home with your own handwoven cowl or scarf!

Fee: $145

Woolstock Workshop Registration

 

Registration for Woolstock workshops is now open! 

You will receive an invoice with payment instructions and we will confirm your registration within 48 hours of registration.

Please Contact Us with any questions/comments.

We'll see 'ewe' there!