Workshops and Classes

We host a series of weaving and spinning classes every year, where beginners and new members are especially welcome. Our guild also enjoys ad hoc workshops of special interest to members.

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REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Please note that in order for instructors to prepare enough materials for students registration closes 3 days before the class date on some classes.
Members and Non members can now register for classes and pay by one of the following ways:– At the gallery, open 11 a.m. – 4 p.m,  Monday – Friday, 10 am – 4 p.m Saturday.
– By mailing the registration form.
– Pay Pal payments are at the non-member rate only. Pay pal and e-transfers are done through the Artisans Centre Web site: http://artisanscentre.ca/fibre.html
– For Member discounts please pay: in the gallery, place in the Artisans Centre Mailbox at the front door, or do an e-transfer as below.
– For e-transfers please send your choice of class, date, and number of people you are registering to: info@artisanscentre.ca
 
ACP Refund Cancellation Policy:
  1. If you cancel your registration within 2 weeks of the class, the fee shall be non-refundable.
  2. Cancellations occurring more than 2 weeks prior to the class will receive a refund of the registration fee minus a 20% administration fee.
  3. “No-Shows” will not be refunded.
  4. In the case where it is necessary to cancel a class your class will be rescheduled.

Print the registration form

Members can apply for the Regena Lerke Scolarship.  The due date for applications is May 1/2019.

Please forward your completed application to the Guild President.

Print the scholarship form

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New Classes 2019

Artisans Centre Fibre Classes:

The Peterborough Handweavers and Spinners Guild are teaching classes at the Artisans Centre teaching space at 360 GEORGE STREET NORTH, Unit 3  PETERBOROUGH SQUARE,  PETERBOROUGH,   ONTARIO        K9H 7E7
Classes are posted on the Artisans Centre web site www.artisanscentre.ca and Peterborough Handweavers and Spinners Guild web site www.ptbo-hwsg.com
Check out these great classes – more to come – keep checking.

Print the registration form


Beginners Tatting


Learn to tat (a form of lace making using a shuttle) starting with the basic ring, then join it all together over a six class session.

Teacher – Murray Lincoln

Dates: July 4, July 11, July 18, July 25,  Aug. 1, Aug. 8, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm.

Cost: $95 for 6 classes, $90 for ACP members

Maximum: 6 students

Materials: – mercerized crochet cotton #20

–  shuttle (or purchase from teacher for $6.25)

Register at artisanscentre.ca     under Special Interest



Introduction to Kumihimo


Looking for an interesting new skill?  Come and learn about kumihimo.

Kimumihimo means “gathering threads”.  It is an ancient form of Japanese braiding, using a variety of stringing materials to make cords.

You will prepare 8 strings for the kumihimo disc and learn how to make

a round cord that can be used for a bracelet and learn how to add a

clasp. You will also set up your loom to make a necklace at home.

Teacher: Barbara Bellchambers

Date: July 4, 2019

Time: 10:00 am to 12 pm.

Ability level: All ages

Maximum: 12 students

Cost: $45.00, ACP members $40.00

Materials: $10, payable to teacher

Register at artisanscentre.ca   under Special Interest






Introduction to Felted Landscape –
Painting with Wool


TBA

Instructor: Kelly McLeod

TBA

Maximum # of students: 10

This workshop explores painting using a 2 dimensional wool felting technique created by Kelly. Participants will create their own unique landscape using wet and dry felting techniques.
Whether you are experienced or just want to “Give it a Try”, this fun, relaxing workshop will not disappoint.
Please bring:  spray bottle, one large towel, one small towel. non-scented soap (Ivory), sharp scissors and 
photos of landscapes that inspire you
Cost: 
$50.00
ACP members: $42.50
Material fee: $20.00 ( paid to instructor)

Click here to Visit Kellys website


TRIANGULAR SHAWL


Instructor: Penny Boyd 

TBA
Maximum: 6 students


Make something special – A fabulous gift for your mother, friend, or yourself. Weave a fabulous, cozy shawl, no loom required.
Lots of colour options available.

A cardboard loom will be provided for you along with instructions on how to make your own.

Penny is a very creative instructor who enjoys working with those new to weaving.

** NOTE: Registration must be received no later than 3 days before the
class to allow for purchase of materials, printing of handouts, etc.

Cost: $95.00
ACP members: $81.00
​Material fee: payable to instructor: $15.00  

Print the registration form


2019 Dye Classes at the Artisans Centre


All dye classes have a maximum of six participants – bring a friend with you to play.
** NOTE: Registration must be received no later than 3 days before the class to allow for purchase of materials, printing of handouts, etc. 

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