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Art Crawl Weekend

Thanks all for a FAB Art Crawl weekend! The Sunshine Coast Fibreshed displayed the brilliant colours from local plants, roots, and mushrooms. And displayed techniques to create yarn from fleece . . . spinning. Jeannie and Deanna are making yarn using her treadle wheel while Doreen is spinning on her electric wheel. They will have […]

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LearnAlong—All about Alpacas

The fourteenth Fibreshed learn-a-long took place at Lorelee farm on July 27. Wendy Holtz, who has a herd of alpacas on Thormanby Island, was there to tell us about her experiences with herd behaviour and much more. We learned that alpacas can sometimes be expensive; female animals can cost up to $10,000 dollars. They like […]

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Coast Life Article on our Fibreshed

In October of last year, talented Sunshine Coast writer and photographer Christina Symons interviewed and photographed the Fibreshed team and shepherdess Wendy Gilbertson.  This resulted in an article in the Winter 2015/16 issue of Coast Life and a front page photo of Merrily Corder with Wendy’s Romney sheep Rodney. The article has brought our Fibreshed […]

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Summer on the Porch

What a wonderful time of year to begin our Fibreshed’s very first blog! Aahh, summer. . . when we return to outdoor living, enjoying those summer breezes and dining al fresco. I have always been an outdoor girl who now enjoys a small home with a large garden and my wonderful large porch, which I […]

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