As the annual sale was cancelled due to covid some of our members are offering the option of private sales. You can contact the seller if you are interested in purchasing one of their products. The products are not juried but are created following guild standards used for the annual sale. Sherry Stewart – Coniagas@shaw.ca 604-209-2747 … Continue reading Sellers
The Whonnock Weavers and Spinners Guild had the opportunity to write an article about Salish weaving. At the time it was a popular trend; many guilds had learned to weave in the Salish style and created beautiful tapestries. The Whonnock Weavers had the fortune of having an anthropologist on the team and after a visit to … Continue reading Fibre Heritage of The Coast Salish- by Whonnock Weavers and Spinners Guild
Thank you to all who came out to shop and see our beautiful works of art- we could not achieve this with out the support of our community. Thank you to everyone involved for making this year such a success. We look forward to seeing you again next year! Continue reading Thank you to our community
Some of the beautiful works that have been through our jurying process; all will be for sale on Saturday November 26th at Whonnock Lake Centre. Sale opens at 10 am… See you there! Continue reading SNEAK PREVIEW!!!
Angela Flumerfelt- Potter Bryn Jones- Wood Turner Claudia Hayward- Wood Turner Jake Stelpstra- Potter Marilyn McDonald- Potter Masashi Kawakami- Wood Worker Roxane McCallum- Jewelry Rusty Laidlaw- Blacksmith Wes Nicholls- Scrimshaw Continue reading Guest Artist Lineup for this year’s Open House and Sale November 26th
The Whonnock Weavers & Spinners of Maple Ridge, BC is holding a workshop in Mission, BC on September 9 & 10, 2017 and there are a few spaces available if anyone is interested. The description is: ‘Weaving Bootcamp’ with Barbara Mitchell This is for new weavers, occasional weavers and experienced weavers who would like … Continue reading Weaving Bootcamp
The Whonnock Weavers and Spinners Guild did a sheep to scarf project as a group to celebrate Canada’s 150th at Country Fest 2017. We purchased a fleece earlier this year and we skirted it, we washed it, we combed it, and we spun it in to yarn. From that yarn we knitted , we crocheted … Continue reading Sheep to Scarf at Country Fest 2017
Story of the bear: A gentleman approached our guild asking if anyone would be willing to spin Bear fur for him to have a sweater made! Well, I was curious so asked some questions which led to more discussion which led to me saying, “OK, I’ll give it a go”. I don’t think any one … Continue reading Spun from the hair of a bear!
A big thank you to everyone who participated in the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Art Studio tour for making it a great success! Continue reading Thank you