Christmas Crafting Weekend, schedule

Christmas Crafting Weekend – Nov. 25 – 27, 2016

Weekend Pass $100
(all classes and demos Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

Friday, November 25 | 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Class Costs  

6:30 -9:30 – $30 (which may include a class or demo and the Open Dye Studio)

 

6:30pm

Granny Square Bracelets
Learn delicate Thread Crochet to make a beautiful gift for someone special.
Materials: $5. Additional supplies will be available for purchase

Instructor: Irene Kellins

6:30pm

Tatted Snowflakes
Make a sweet, simple snowflake! 
Materials: $8

 

6:30 – 9:30 pm

Fabric Dyeing and Painting Open Studio
Fabric dyeing and printing demonstrations will be ongoing throughout the weekend sessions. You can play with a variety of surface design techniques to make your own unique textile gifts.   All levels of experience welcome

Instructor: Jennifer Triemstra-Johnston

 

Stamp and Stencil an Apron or Tote Bag
Using stamps, stencils, brushes and sponges design and paint an apron or tote bag.

Materials:  $12 per tote bag or $12 per apron

 

Indigo Dyed Textiles
Using simple tie-die and shibori techniques to make beautiful blue and white designs on table linens, silk scarves and clothing. Bring in your own light coloured t-shirts and linens to dye or purchase new items from the instructor.

Materials: $5 per pound to dye personal items or scarves and linens purchased from instructor ranging from $3 to $15

 

Silk Painted Cards
Create stunning and original gift cards for the season.

Materials: $6 per card

 

Marbled Silk Scarves
Create colourful patterns on silk.
Materials: $15 each large rectangular or square silk scarf

Saturday, November 26 | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Day 2 of our Christmas Crafting Weekend.

Class costs

10:00 – 1:00 ~ $30.00/session (which may include a class or demo and the Open Dye Studio)
02:00 – 5:00 ~ $30.00/session (which may include a class or demo and the Open Dye Studio)
10:00 – 5:00 ~ $50.00/full day (which may any class, demo and the Open Dye Studio)

10:00 am

Kanzashi Poinsettias
Learn traditional folding and construction techniques using silk fabrics to create poinsettias, the classic Christmas flower! 
Materials: $15

Instructor: Susan Kendal

2:00 pm

The Littlest Felt Matryoshka
The little felt matryoshka dolls are charming and fun to make.  You’ll learn basic embroidery stitches to create hair, eyes and decorative elements.
Materials: $5 a doll

10:00 am –
5:00 pm

Fabric Dyeing and Painting Open Studio
10am -1 pm   |   2pm – 5pm

see project ideas described on Friday night above

Instructor: Jennifer Triemstra-Johnston

Sunday, November 27 | 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Day 3 of our Christmas Crafting Weekend.

Class costs

12:00 – 3:00 ~ $30.00/session (which may include a class or demo and the Open Dye Studio)
03:00 – 6:00 ~ $30.00/session (which may include a class or demo and the Open Dye Studio)
12:00 – 6:00 ~ $50.00/full afternoon (which may include any classes, demos and Open Dye Studio)

12:00 pm

Tatted Snowflakes
Make a sweet, simple snowflake! 
Materials: $8

 

12:00 pm

Granny Square Bracelets
Delicate Thread Crochet makes a beautiful gift for someone special.
Materials: $5. Additional supplies will be available for purchase.

Instructor: Irene Kellins

12:00 –
3:00 pm

Fabric Dyeing and Painting Open Studio
see project ideas described on Friday night above

12 noon – 3pm   

Instructor: Jennifer Triemstra-Johnston

3:00 pm

Chain Maille Bracelet
Create your own Chain Maille jewellery.
Materials: $6 Additional supplies will be available for purchase

Instructor: Irene Kellins

3:00 pm

The Littlest Felt Matryoshka
The little felt matryoshka dolls are charming and fun to make.  You’ll learn basic embroidery stitches to create hair, eyes and decorative elements.
Materials: $5 a doll

3:00 pm

Furrowed Pin Cushion Jar
Furrowing creates beautiful texture on fabrics. Using luscious silk,you’ll make the perfect pin cushion – a unique gift for a stitcher!
Materials: $12

Instructor: Jennifer Triemstra-Johnston