Past Workshops

Below is a selection of workshops we have held in the past.

During Covid19 (2020-2022) we held many workshops online, both member-led and professional teachers.

Our main "Exclusive for Members" page will have our current workshops

2021 WORKSHOPS

Natalie Dupuis - Glitter & Gogh: Etude of the Starry Night (Goldwork) - May 1 & 8 via Zoom

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Jenn Care - Thread Dyeing

We learned how to dye fibres using natural dye-stuffs. The kit included turmeric, but people also used berries and teas. 

Rachel Janzen - Chinese Paper Thread Box 

This was a fun workshop - we learned how to fold paper into boxes and build into a 3 layer roll to thread, needles or other tiny items

Instructor's Boxes

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Member's Boxes

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Dina Kidd - Granny Squares and 'Introduction to Tunisian Crochet

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Member's Projects

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Granny Square Crochet

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Tunisian Crochet

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Granny Square Crochet

Pre-2021 WORKSHOPS

Autumn 2019 

Debbie Fitzsimmons - Beaded Butterflies

This workshop was taught by Debbie Fitzsimmons- the Guild's resident traditional beading expert and, at the time of the class, Guild President. 

This was a very popular class and the results, as below, were stunning.

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Lorene Salt - Canvaswork

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Sept 28/29, 2019

Location: WOODS HOMES, BOWNESS CAMPUS

Lorene Salt is a Canvas Designer and teacher

Lorene taught 2 designs - one for beginners and one for intermediate students.

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MARGOT KEARNEY

Thread Painting

BARBARA KERSHAW

Schwalm Embroidery

ALISON COLE

Dragonflies Stumpwork

RHONDA STAGG
RACHEL JANZEN
DEBBIE FITZSIMMONS

Drawn Thread

Colouring Book Blackwork

Metis Beading Flowers