Category: Certified Producers, Vendors

Fibreshed Day 2019

The Sunshine Coast fourth annual Fibreshed Day, Landmade, was held April 7 at FibreWorks Studio and Gallery in Madeira Park, B.C. The event was open to the public to showcase local fibre producers, local botanical dyes, and local artisans. Setting up for the day . . . some showers and some sunshine at the Gallery […]

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Worldwide Knit in Public Day – June 10th

Kim Fenton hosted knitters along the sidewalk in front of her shop, Unwind, in Mollys Lane, Gibsons, B.C. Several happy knitters joined Kim along with members of the Sunshine Coast Spinners and Weavers Guild, local Fibreshed folk and the curious public. Interesting stories were told by each knitter remembering their first or most memorable knitting […]

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Second Annual Fibreshed Day – Part 2

The Waulking Ceremony   Waulking is a traditional Scottish method used to full and soften fabric. The Sunshine Coast Spinners and Weavers have been gathering local fibre and working on a Community Blanket Project for the past year. We started with La Braun of Happy Chick Farm, Gibsons, BC, here with  Shepherdess, Heidi. The woven […]

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Second Annual Fibreshed Day – Part 1

From Shepherdess to Knitted Dress The Second Annual Sunshine Coast Fibreshed Day was held April 9, 2017 at Fibreworks Studio and Gallery, Madeira Park, BC. The focus was on our local Shepherds & Shepherdesses to show off fibre from their sheep and the steps of shearing through to finished product. Wendy Gilbertson on her Wilson Creek farm with “Mojo”, […]

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Earth Day 2016

On April 24th, Roberts Creek, lovingly known as the “Gumboot Nation” of the Sunshine Coast of B.C., hosted its 27th Earth Day Festival.  It was a great day of music, tasty local food, raffles, petitions and information on environmental initiatives. Our environmentally aware community created over 55 displays. There was live music with dancing on […]

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