Mid Island Weavers and Spinners (and other fibre enthusiasts) Guild

This is the Mid Island Weavers and Spinners (and other fibre enthusiasts) blog page. The group meets the first Wednesday of the month during the fall/winter/spring (September through to June). Meetings are held in the hall of St. Paul's Chruch downtown Nanaimo (across from the Dorchester Hotel - the entrance is on the other side of the church at 100 Chapel St, across the street from the new condos). 7:00 pm. Guests are welcome to come...bring your knitting, spinning wheel or other fibre addictions. Meetings usually consist of 5 minutes of business, show and tell (bring something), tea and cookies, and some sort of workshop, seminar or talk where you will learn something fibry and interesting.
We now have an email address: MIWSGuild at gmail.com

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Pieces: Celebrating Textiles



World renowned textlie artist Charllotte Kwon of Maiwa (http://www.maiwa.com/index.html) to open Pieces: Celebrating Textiles with special presentation  “Waiting for the Monsoon: Slow Clothes in India”.  Kwon will introduce the concept of slow clothes theme to the textile weekend packed with presentations, demonstrations, making, mending and much more.  Kwon and others will lead us in an interactive conversation on the inspired beginnings, challenges and joys of working to restore skills and artistry through slow fashion.  North Island College students sponsored by the Global Learning and Innovation Fund will be participating visually and verbally to shed light on human rights, economic and environmental issues in the textile industry.

March 27, 28 & 29, 2015
Florence Filberg Centre
411 Anderton Avenue, 
 Courtenay BC


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