Workshops

For the third year, several hands-on workshops will be taking place in conjunction with Fibrefest. This is your chance to roll up your sleeves and get felting, weaving or hooking with talented fibre artists and vendors. There’s a terrific variety of workshops — some for adults and some for children; some using traditional materials and techniques, and others that are not-so-traditional. All of them will celebrate the colours, textures and diverse crafts that create beauty from natural fibres.

Workshops run on Thursday through to Sunday (September 5–8) at both the museum and the arena, and registration fees include free admission to the festival. Advance registration is required and some workshops may need you to bring some of your own supplies, so do check out the website and sign up early to avoid disappointment!

For more information please email Shelagh Ryan at fibrefestworkshop@mvtm.ca

Applications for workshop instructors for Fibrefest open on January 1, 2019.

Want to be a workshop instructor at Fibrefest 2019? Complete an application here: Application Form

Check out the Fibrefest Workshop Schedule here.

Thank you for your interest in our workshops and please do not hesitate to contact us at info@mvtm.ca with any difficulties.

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Hat Block Making for Wet Felted Hats Part A

Hat Block Making for Wet Felted Hats Part A

Friday, September 6, 2019 Workshop description: Creating a personalized foam hat block to fit the ...
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Wet Felted Hat Workshop Part B

Wet Felted Hat Workshop Part B

Saturday, September 7, 2019 – 9AM Workshop description: Create a wet felted hat using a ...
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Rug Hooking with Alternate Fibres

Rug Hooking with Alternate Fibres

Friday September 6, 1 pm to 4 pm Workshop description: In this 3 hour class, ...
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Mixed Media Rug Hooking: Expressing Yourself with Yarn and Paint with Karen Miller

Mixed Media Rug Hooking: Expressing Yourself with Yarn and Paint with Karen Miller

Sunday September 8 9 am to 4 pm Workshop Date: Sunday September 8, 2019 Workshop ...
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Dragon Fly Garden Art with Deborah Watts

Dragon Fly Garden Art with Deborah Watts

Saturday September 7 1 pm to 4 pm Workshop Date: Saturday September 7, 2019 Workshop ...
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Peach Berserk’s Creative Silkscreen Workshop with Kingi Carpenter

Peach Berserk’s Creative Silkscreen Workshop with Kingi Carpenter

Saturday September 7 9 am to 4 pm Workshop Date: Saturday September 7, 2019 Workshop ...
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Burst of Tulips Landscape with Wendo Van Essen

Burst of Tulips Landscape with Wendo Van Essen

Friday September 6, 2019 9 am to 2 pm Workshop Title: Burst of Tulips Landscape ...
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