Workshops and Classes

New Classes 2020

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.
October
Oct 01 Masked Artisans Market
Oct 02 Masked Artisans Market
Oct 03 Masked Artisans Market
Oct 10 Beginning Spinning
Oct 13 Felted Critters
Oct 17 Beginning Spinning
Oct 22 Photography for Online sales
Oct 24 Beginning Spinning
November
Nov 03 Felted Critters
Nov 07 Wire and Granite Tree
Nov 14 Introduction to Weaving
Nov 15 Introduction to Weaving
Nov 21 Zigzag Weaving
Nov 26 Photography for Online sales
December
Dec 05 Introduction to Weaving
Dec 06 Introduction to Weaving

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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
 

 


 Permission form.pdf 

This form is mandatory for all Artisans Centre Peterborough (ACP) registrations for children and teen classes. It must be submitted on the start date of any program the registrant is attending.


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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Artisans Centre Fibre Classes:

Register for classes/workshops at https://acp35.wildapricot.org/

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: https://acp35.wildapricot.org/ 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


 

New Classes 2020

Beginning Spinning

Registration

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Beginning Spinning

Saturday October 10 ,17, & 24, 2020

A beginners course where you will learn how to spin sheeps wool into yarn

You will be introduced to spinning on a drop spindle and spinning wheel

You will have lots of time to practise your new skill.

First session is from 12 noon to 4 pm, last two from 1 pm to 4 pm (total instructor time 10 hrs)

Maximum class size 6

$120 non – members,

ACP members $100, Materials fee $20

Classes will be held at the Artisans Centre, Unit 3, Peterborough Square

  • 10 Oct 2020
  • 24 Oct 2020
    3 sessions
  • 10 Oct 2020, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • 17 Oct 2020, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • 24 Oct 2020, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • Peterborough Square

     



FELTED CRITTERS

 

Felted Critters

This class is designed for beginners wanting to try needle felting.  Come out for loads of fun and create your own colourful fuzzy friend!

• Two separate classes are available on the following dates, Tuesday evenings from 5 to 8 pm. Choose one:

  • October 13

  • November 3

• Maximum class size 6

• $45 non-members, ACP members $36

• Materials fee $10 payable in class

  • Class will be held at the Artisans Centre, Unit 3, Peterborough Square
  • 13 Oct 2020
  • 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Peterborough Square

Registration

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WIRE AND GRANITE TREE

Wire and Stone Tree
  • Saturday November 7th, 1 – 4 pm
  • $60 non-members, $54 ACP members
  • Maximum class size 4
  • All covid protocols in place
  • In this class you will learn techniques to make a wire tree sculpture and take home your new creation. Bring a special stone you have, or choose one from our selection.

 

Register at artisanscentre.ca

  • 7 Nov 2020
  • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Registration

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INTRODUCTION TO WEAVING

Introduction to Weaving

• In this introductory 2 day weekend class, using 15″ table looms provided, you will complete all the steps needed to plan and complete your first handwoven project 

• You will wind a warp for a sampler and learn how to calculate yarn requirements

• Wind the warp on to the loom (called dressing the loom)

• Thread a sampler pattern

• Weave a twill sampler, which is your first reference work for your new weaving binder or, if you really want to show it off, a wall hanging

• Cost $200.00 payable to ACP. Materials fee for yarns provided, $5 payable to the instructor

• Classes will be held November 14 & 15, 2020, from 10 – 4

• Second session will run December 5 & 6, 2020

• Class size limited to 4 participants. All Covid precautions in effect.

  • 14 Nov 2020
  • End
    15 Nov 2020
  • Schedule
    2 sessions
  • 14 Nov 2020, 10:00 AM 4:00 PM (EST)
  • 15 Nov 2020, 10:00 AM 4:00 PM (EST)
  • Artisans Centre Peterborough

Registration

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ZIGZAG WEAVING

 

Zigzag Weaving

• Learn an easy weaving technique

• Make a small unique hanging on a frame loom

• Bring your own scrap yarns (maybe handspun) or use ours

• Looms provided and kits available to make your own

• Register with a friend for a fun day out

• Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, 1 to 4 pm

• Maximum in class – 4 students

• Cost – $50.00 ACP Members – $45.00

• Instructor – Lois Watson

• Class will be held at the Artisans Centre, Unit 3, Peterborough Square

Register at artisanscentre.ca

 
  • 21 Nov 2020
  • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Peterborough Square

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Print the registration form


 Permission form.pdf 

This form is mandatory for all Artisans Centre Peterborough (ACP) registrations for children and teen classes. It must be submitted on the start date of any program the registrant is attending.


 

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