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Thanks to all who came out and Played!!

We had a great time and hope you did too!  



Come and Play All Day

Saturday, September 15th, 2018

10 am to 4 pm.

Admission: $7.00

Visit Vendors:
Alpaca Avenue
Burr House
Dover Farm
GnR Alpaca’s
Heartfelt Fibre Arts
Linc Farm
Loom Lust
Muskoka Yarn Box
Provenance Yarns and Textiles
Shepherd’s Hill Farm
Wellington Fibre Mill

Play with fibre at our Maker Spaces, try weaving on a loom in our Fibre Studio C, and enjoy a beverage at our Networking Cafe!

During the day, enjoy Fibre Chats with:

10:15 – 10:35  Burr House Weavers Guild – Natural dyes in Ontario –

10:50 – 11:35 Deborah Livingstone-Lowe of Upper Canada Weaving
…………………. The Upper Canada Fibreshed in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries
11:45 – 12:05 Janna Hiemstra of Craft Ontario – What it is and what it does
1:00 – 2:00 Fiona Ellis of the Royal Ontario Museum on Paisley
2:15 – 2:45 Dr. Joyce T. Dawson on Ceinture Fléchée —the quintessential Canadian textile
3:15 – 4:00 Amanda Rataj on Overshot – Two sides of the Same coin

Bring your lunch and visit the Networking Cafe with your friends.

Are you a Spinner?? Bring your wheel and join the Spinning Circle – try out a blending board, and make a sample batt and spin away!

Location:  Neilson Park Creative Centre, 56 Neilson Drive, Etobicoke.
Visit  http://neilsonparkcreativecentre.com for location details and transit directions