Activities

Monthly Meetings

Meetings are held on the third Monday of each month, from 7 pm to 9 pm at City View United Church, 6 Epworth Ave. Nepean, ON.

Visitor admission is $5, except for special guest presentations, when it is $10.

We have a Members show and tell at every meeting.  'Show' means sharing of fibre related accomplishments. 'Tell' is the sharing of anything that may be of interest to members (shows, workshops, talks).

Program Lineup

  • August 19, 2019: You did WHAT on your holiday?
  • October 21, 2019: Meeting
  • November 18, 2019: Meeting
  • No Meeting in December
  • January 20, 2020: Meeting
  • February 17, 2020: Meeting
  • March 16, 2020: Meeting
  • April 20, 2020: Meeting
  • May 18, 2020: Meeting

Workshops

Fibre art workshops are hosted once or twice a year from a variety of talented artists from across Canada and internationally.

Playdates

Playdates are offered six times a year for members.

Fall 2019 Session

  • Monday, September 23, 2019- A DAY TO PLAY, LEARN, SHARE AND HAVE
    Do you sometimes just need a day away to enjoying creating? We will have a relaxing day, creating, learning, sharing and working on our art. Bring anything fibre art you are working on, finishing, planning, or never seem to get finished. We will share our processes with others and are free to ask questions from participants.
  • Monday, October 28, 2019- TBD.
    This date is available to any member who would like to demonstrate, and lead a Play date. Please contact Lynn Keeler.
  • Monday, November 25, 2019- SILK SCARF DYEING
    with Frances Taylor, Frances will demonstrate and guide us in dyeing silk scarfs.

WINTER SESSION 2020

  • Monday, January 27, 2020-. GETTING TO KNOW YOUR SEWING MACHINE
    with Loree Tannett Do you use your machine to its fullest ability? Have you studied your manual? Do you use all the options your machine is capable of? Loree will take us through her maintenance procedure. We will learn sewing tips, ideas, encourage each other and create, create, create. We will leave the day knowing our machines.
  • Monday, March 23, 2020 - TBD. Please contact Lynn Keeler.
  • Monday, May 25, 2020 - "THE MEDIUM IS THE MESSAGE"
    with Juanita Sauve Express yourself with free form stitching on hoops. Juanita will bring samples of her work, talk on how she uses art as a protest and ways to finish your hoops for hanging.

Archives

Workshops

Thread-Web with Pat Hertzberg

Nuno Felting with Wendo VanEssen

Dyeing, Printing and Colour with Gunnel Hag

Imagine & Create with Hilary Rice


Playdates

Doll Making

Basic Embroidery Stitches

Wet Felting

Christine Johnson, Art Journaling – Explorations in the creative process

Wool Appliqué

Creating with Scrap Fabrics

Image Transfer

Using Stencils in Your Art Work

Felt Bowls Using a Balloon

Frame Making

Marbling Playdate

Peyote Triangles