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
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