Congratulations to Rena Hood Lundrie from British Columbia on her feature article and gorgeous cover in Felt Matters, the International Felt Association journal. Issue 127, just released this month, includes a two page, in depth […]
The Alberta Craft Council is an amazing resource. It develops, promotes and advocates for fine craft in Alberta. Established in 1980, it promotes craft in Alberta through exhibitions, publications, marketing ventures, education, awareness projects and information services to […]
Alberta has long been recognized for its contribution to Canadian arts. From their well-established theatre festivals to the rich diversity of their galleries, to their strong and vibrant crafts council, it’s clear this province is […]
Join felt maker, author and instructor Tracey Kuffner for a fun one day workshop!
One hat template will be used to create different styled hats for each student. You will learn how one pattern will transform […]
Alberta is a fabulous place to find fibre. We’ve created a list of some of the best suppliers in the province that includes both small independent suppliers as well as well known names in the […]
Dimensions is a renowned exhibition of juried fine craft, organized by the Saskatchewan Craft Council. In developing the exhibition, the council invites all Saskatchewan craftspeople to submit up to two hand crafted items. The work is then judged by two qualified jurors tasked with selecting the final pieces, as well as deciding which pieces merit any of the many available fine craft awards.
Fibre week at Olds College is a celebration of the fibre arts. Every June the campus becomes a venue showcasing workshops devoted to promoting weaving, knitting and felting as well as place to network with other fibre lovers. June 16-22, Olds, Alberta.
Rosemarie Peloquin of Ste. Rose-du-Lac, Manitoba is featured in the the current issue of Fiber Art Now magazine in their Emerging Artist Showcase. The piece featured, Rose Alba, was part of the felt :: feutre canada 2017 exhibition, Migration, and sold during the show in September.
If you still haven't been to see the exhibit Exceptional at General Fine Craft in Almonte, Ontario there's still time. The show runs until June 4th and features the work of some truly remarkable felt and fibre artists such as Andrea Graham, Carmella Karijo-Rother, Sayward Johnson, Diane Lemire and Jennifer Tsuchida.
In order to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday, the Ottawa Valley Weavers and Spinners Guild has a special exhibition at Ottawa's Shenkman Arts Centre entitled The Fibre of Our Being – La Fibre de Notre Vie. This lovely show celebrating the uniqueness of our country runs from May 9 – 28, 2017. It is definitely a must-see for anyone in the Ottawa area.