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As a Guild we are passionate about sharing our knowledge of embroidery. Our guild is lucky to have many members who are able to

share their expertise. We have also had  the pleasure of hosting, and learning from, nationally and internationally renowned instructors.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

2020/21 WORKSHOPS

Jenn Care - Thread Dyeing - April 10th - 11th - via Zoom - 

Still Accepting Sign-Ups

Note: the images below are for reference only. The items to be dyed during the workshop are mostly threads with one piece of Aida to be tea-dyed

Class 1 - April 10

How to prepare your threads for dyeing and why (you will soak your threads overnight and rinse the next day)

How to record your results so that you can repeat the process

We will also do a Tea Dye process that is a one step dying process.

 

Class 2 - April 11

How to prepare the dyestuff and dye your threads

How to do colour modifying with acid and alkaline solutions

 

Show and Tell on the Tea Dying process

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

PAST WORKSHOPS

2021

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

Member's Boxes

Dina Kidd - Granny Squares and 'Introduction to Tunisian Crochet

Member's Projects

Granny Square Crochet

Tunisian Crochet

Granny Square Crochet

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.

Lorene Salt - Canvaswork

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.

Pre-Autumn 2019
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

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