Category: LearnAlongs

LearnAlong—Everything Shetland

The thirteenth LearnAlong, hosted by Adrian and Moira of Ginger Dell farm on June 29, was all about Shetland sheep. Even before actual instruction began we observed the flock of three ewes and six lambs evading the attempt of the not-yet-trained sheepdog to round them up for inspection, so we already knew that Shetlands are […]

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LearnAlong—Fashion Revolution Week

At Learn Along #11 Fibreshed members met with the public to celebrate Fashion Revolution Week with a beautiful display of farm fresh fashion. We also introduced the Fibreshed Mending Bar to show that the slow fashion movement is happening in Fibreshed. We shared skills for visible mending, darning, patching, and also made dryer balls to […]

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LearnAlong—Needle Felting

The Sunshine Coast Fibreshed held its ninth LearnAlong February 23 in the Ravensthread studio of Catherine Nichols in Gibsons, BC. With snow falling, 14 Fibreshed members ventured forth to explore needle felting. Supplies were available from Kim Fenton’s Unwind shop, so everyone had foam, fleece, needles, and creativity. Master felter Ursula Bentz had some of […]

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