Workshop/Class Subject: Fabric Arts

July 21 – Cedar Bark Basket with Cattail

Join master weaver Jessica Silvey and learn the fundamentals of weaving red cedar bark and cat tail to create a unique basket for your home. All materials will be provided.

June 29 – Cedar Bark Twill Basket

Workshop participants will learn the twill and twine weaves in this second level of cedar bark basket weaving. Attendees will use hand dyed red cedar for the pattern. All materials will be provided.

Original Pillow Art with Wendy Harris (May)

Pillow Power You will complete one or two pillow covers in this class. A complete choice of colors for your own design or choose one of the samples that I have for you to trace. High quality fabric paint is... Read More

May 25 & 26 – Cedar Bark Hat Workshop

This two-day workshop requires attendance on both days to complete a larger weaving project. Choose to weave a traditional cedar bark hat (pictured below) or choose to create a fedora or panama-style hat. All materials are included. May 25 &... Read More

Encaustic Photography with Shary Bartlett – Red Deer College Alta

Is it a photograph or a painting? Indulge yourself in five glorious days discovering the evocative beauty of Inkjet, LaserJet and professionally printed photographs secreted beneath translucent encaustic wax. Hand-alter, transfer and enhance photos printed on paper and textiles and... Read More

Encaustic Mixed Media with Shary Bartlett at Red Deer College

This five-day workshop is an exploration of the amazing translucent, layered, smooth and textural effects that can be achieved when painting with sweet-smelling molten encaustic beeswax. Discover ways to colour, fuse, alter, and gild your collages, photo transfers and encaustic... Read More

Mar 22 – Weaving Workshop

Participants will learn to create a unique headband by weaving onto a cardboard loom template. Wool Weaving is an integral part of the rich cultural history of the Coastal Nations and historically involved gathering, spinning and weaving mountain goat wool.... Read More

Red Cedar Basket Workshop at North Van Arts

Maplewood House 399 SEYMOUR RIVER PLACE, NORTH VANCOUVER, V7H 1S6 Archive – Red Cedar Basket Workshop This two-day weaving workshop will explore patterns and a variety of natural materials, allowing each participant to create a 5”x5” basket with a red... Read More

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Flying Birds in Paverpol with Annet Holierhoek (Nov)

These birds are flying! You will be making 2 birds in this beginners class. The base colour will be grey, but you can paint them in any colour at the end of the workshop. They look stunning between the plants... Read More

Halloween Inkle Weaving for Kids (8 – 12 years • Two-day class)

Inkle weaving is simple, fun and creates narrow bands that can be used for belts, straps or trim. In this short class, we will start by weaving on a pre-warped loom to create a finished sash and then move onto... Read More

Family Time: Felting Fun (6 years and under • Two-day class)

Explore the art of wet felting with your child, and acquire the necessary skills to create finished pieces such as beads, vessels and flat felted pieces. Once you learn the basics of this ancient craft, the possibilities are endless―create embellishments,... Read More

Yarn Spinning (18+ years)

Discover the fascinating and addictive world of spinning your own yarns. Learn to spin and ply yarns using both a spinning wheel and a drop spindle, and explore chemical and natural dyeing and colour blending using fibre preparation tools. Suitable... Read More

Rippling Basket: Waves and Undulations (18+ years • One-day class)

Using a controlled structure, learn to twine and wedge to weave a free-form rippling basket. This basket can be used for flower arranging, become a lovely sculptural form or form a large practical bowl. Teacher: Kristen Conboy 22562 • SA... Read More

Table & Floor Loom Weaving (18+ years)

Weaving on a four-shaft loom allows for endless possible combinations of yarn, texture and structure. Learn how to set up a loom and weave a basic project, then further develop skills using table or floor looms. Suitable for all levels.... Read More

Introduction to Table Loom Weaving (18+ years)

In this introductory class, learn how to warp and weave on a table loom and discover the wonderful world of four-shaft weaving! You’ll be amazed at the many ways colour and texture can come into play. Suitable for all levels.... Read More

Introduction to Rigid Heddle Loom Weaving (18+ years • Six-week mini session)

In freestyle weaving, there are no mistakes! This class is for beginners or anyone who would like to challenge their creativity. Starting with a basic project, learn to set up the loom and explore different weaving techniques. You will also... Read More

Introduction to Felting (18+ years • One-day class)

Explore different felting methods, acquire the skills necessary to create finished pieces and get inspired to explore further. These techniques are easy to master and have many applications as you create beautiful one-of-a-kind art objects. Suitable for all levels. Supplies... Read More

Appalachian Egg Basket (18+ years • One-day class)

Using an over/under weaving method, create a unique twin-bottom, ribbed basket with a handle using commercial cane and natural materials. Incorporate vines, sand and grasses to give your basket an organic look and shape. Traditionally used to carry eggs, this... Read More

Nov 24 – Indigo Shibori Workshop

Come and explore the magic of Indigo, a natural dye used for centuries around the world to create the distinctive blue you might recognize from blue jeans or denim. In this workshop we will explore techniques derived from the Japanese... Read More

Nov 10 – Wet Felting Workshop

Young artists will learn the techniques needed to take loose wool roving and make felt to create their own individual textile painting. If time allows, they will learn some simple embroidery stitches to enhance their final artwork. Maplewood House, 399... Read More

Basic Standing Sculpture with Kathryn Fudge (Dec)

Instructor: Kathryn Fudge Learn how to make a beautiful garden sculpture from an old t-shirt in just one day. Using Paverpol (a water based, non-toxic textile hardener), a wire armature, tin foil and strips of old t-shirt, you will create... Read More

Basic Sitting Sculpture with Kathryn Fudge (Nov)

Instructor: Kathryn Fudge Learn how to make a beautiful garden sculpture from an old t-shirt in just one day. Using Paverpol (a water based, non-toxic textile hardener), a wire armature, tin foil and strips of old t-shirt, you will create... Read More

Tall Sculpture with Kathryn Fudge (Oct)

Instructor: Kathryn Fudge Add a whole new dimension to your garden with a beautiful fabric sculpture using paverpol, a non-toxic fabric hardener that can be used indoors or out. You can choose to make your sculpture 3 feet tall or... Read More

Teen Visual Arts Classes at the Port Moody Arts Centre

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced artist we have a range of visual arts classes to suit your needs. Check out our website to see the various classes available.

Early Years Visual Arts Classes at the Port Moody Arts Centre

A wide variety of early years visual classes are offered with instruction in drawing, painting and mixed media. A number of different techniques and mediums are explored as your little ones learn about creativity and self expression

Children’s Visual Arts Classes at the Port Moody Arts Centre

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced artist we have a range of children’s visual arts classes to suit your needs. Check out our website to see the various classes available.

Pro-D Day Classes for Children & Teens at the Port Moody Arts Centre

A wide variety of Pro-D Day classes are offered with instruction in drawing, painting and mixed media. A number of different techniques and mediums are explored as student use their creativity and imagination to create art. Note: we follow the... Read More

Heart on your sleeve – an anatomy and felting workshop

Our heart is an incredible organ that has been studied extensively, and been an inspiration for much art and literature. Learn about our hearts, and create your own felted heart patch that you can wear on your sleeve with Anatomy... Read More

Heron Sculpture with Kathryn Fudge (Jun)

Instructor: Kathryn Fudge Placing art in your garden will give it a whole new sophisticated look. In this evening series, you’ll use wires, tin foil, t-shirts an Paverpol (a water based, non-toxic fabric hardener) to create your own life sized... Read More