Workshops 

Dawn loves to teach and be inspired by the work of her students.  She focuses heavily on the process and one-on-one interaction with each student whether beginner or advanced fibre artist.  Many samples are displayed and there are many demonstrations throughout the workshop.

Classes run from 4 hours to 2-days, depending on the process and your time.  Dawn can accomodate groups up to 12, as long as there is sufficient work space for the project.  Some projects require water and heating implements and some are messy.  Suitable facilities need to be available.

Supply lists are provided well in advance and kits are provided at an extra fee to make sure you have all the correct materials and tools needed for success. 

Teaching fees & kit fees are available upon request.

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Traditional Rug Hooking for Beginners

This workshop can be run as a 1 day or 2 day workshop.

Beginners will learn everything they need to know to get started and finish a small piece.  

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Introduction to Eco-Printing

This workshop can be run as a 1 day or 2 day workshop.

Students will learn how to use leaves and foliage to transfer prints onto fabrics (cotton, wool & silk).    Students will leave the class with several samples and the knowledge and confidence to continue eco-dyeing at home.

 

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Hooking & Stitching with Sari Silk

1 Day Workshop

Learn different hooking and stitching  techniques that can be used with sari silk on linen. 

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Rug Hooked 3D Fish Mobile

 

1 day or 2 x 1/2 day workshop

Learn how to rug hook and assemble a fun 3-D fish to hang indoors or out.

The kit for this project can be prepared with either wool strips, or alternative fibres such as sari silk (as pictured).

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Wet Felted Vessel

1-day workshop

Students will learn how to plan and create their own vessel from wool roving.

The wet-felting technique will be used.

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Wet Felted Boho Bag

1 Day Workshop

 

Learn how to wet-felt a small handbag with silk nuno-felt embellishments. 

Dawn wlll guide you through the process of wet-felting around a resist. You will also learn how to create a felt cord to make a long or short handle.