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

  • April 15, 2019: Francis Taylor will treat us to a talk and trunk show of her Wearable Art.
  • May 20, 2019: Ontario artist Bridget O'Flaherty will give a talk and trunk show entitled "My Journey as an Artist".
  • June 17, 2019: Artist, Bethany Garner, will give a talk and trunk show entitled "My Journey to Art Quilts".

Workshops

Thread-Web Workshop presented by Pat Hertzberg

Saturday May 4, 2019, 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Kitchissippi United Church, 630 Island Park Dr.

Pat Hertzberg Workshop

In her two-day workshop, Pat shares her unique 'thread-web' process, and provides all the instruction necessary for us to create our own 'thread-web' pieces. An inspiring teacher, Pat will walk us through the step-by-step process with helpful guidance on colour, texture and design. She will share her expert knowledge of water-soluble stabilizers, explaining the do's and don'ts, as well as many novel ways we can use these products and this process in our textile art.



Playdates

Playdates are offered six times a year for members.

Upcoming Playdates

  • Monday March 25, 2019: MaryAnne Toonders, Basic Embroidery Stitching
    No previous experience is required. Experienced embroidery stitchers are most welcome to spend the day stitching, share their tips and assisting new stitchers if needed.
  • Monday May 27, 2019: Doll Making with Edwina Sutherland
  • Monday, June 24,2019: Free Form Crocheting with Frances Taylor
    Participants should know how to do the basic crochet stitches and be able to judge how to keep the work flat.

Archives

Workshops

Nuno Felting with Wendo VanEssen

Dyeing, Printing and Colour with Gunnel Hag

Imagine & Create with Hilary Rice


Playdates

Wet Felting with Janet Tulloch

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