Category: Community

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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Seedy Saturday at the Creek

Good folk gathered at the Community Hall in Roberts Creek, BC, to celebrate farming and to sell garden seeds and products made from the bounty of the earth. The Sunshine Coast Fibreshed was happy to welcome locals, visitors, friends, Fibreshed folk, and members of the Sunshine Coast Spinners and Weavers Guild to our colourful corner. […]

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Fibreshed in BC is catching on!

Exciting things are happening with Fibreshed and our neighbours on Vancouver Island. On the 22nd of January of 2018, CBC news aired a story about a Vancouver Island Fibreshed project named “Move over 100-Mile Diet: Vancouver Island fibre producers launch the 150-Mile wardrobe” and Vancouver Island’s only fibre mill recently re-opened as well. Click on link […]

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Fibreshed goes to Fibre Camp 2017

The Sunshine Coast Spinners and Weavers Guild’s Fibre Camp 2017 was held at Camp Sunrise on the Sunshine Coast of BC from Sept 7th to Sept 9th. Fifty fibre enthusiasts gathered to attend workshops, played with their fibre, shopped at vendor stalls, talked, ate and shared their stories. The Sunshine Coast Fibreshed display featured local fleece dyed […]

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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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