Artists in our Mists Residency: Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt BC

Wed, September 15, 12pm – Sun, November 14, 4pm The gallery is open 12pm to 4pm, Wednesdays through Sundays. Wednesdays 12pm – 4pm: Spinning (drop spindles and wheels welcome!) Thursdays 12pm – 4pm: Fleece (picker, carder, and sorting table will be available!) Fridays 12pm – 4pm : Weaving (portable looms are your best bet: table, inkle, backstrap, even cardboard!) […]

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Farm Market Day

Fibreshed members hosted a day featuring fibre produced here on the Coast, at Fibreworks Gallery in Madeira Park. The clear, sunny day required that we provide shade for everyone, and we followed social-distancing protocol throughout. Members of the public enjoyed seeing the processes of taking wool from the raw fleece all the way to a […]

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Learning about picking and carding

This LearnAlong, held outdoors at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, was all about picking and carding. Eight Fibreshed members gathered on a beautiful Saturday afternoon, keeping a safe physical distance and using wipes and hand sanitizer as per Covid-19 protocol. Wendy used the Patrick Green picker to open up the washed local Suffolk sheep fleece. […]

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