Workshops – Cape Breton Centre for Craft

Workshops

We offer a variety of workshops throughout the year. Our workshops provide scope for collective creativity, individual expression, technical mastery, and innovation. From introductory day sessions to more intense advanced multi-day workshops, we endeavour to accommodate all skill and interest levels.

Please note there are no refunds for missed workshops. If, for any reason, it is necessary for the Centre to cancel a workshop, students will be notified prior to the commencement of the workshop and offered a full refund.

Introduction to Hand Embroidery

Introduction to Hand Embroidery Date: October 30, 2019 (Wednesday) Time: 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Instructor:  Juliana Scherzer Fee: $50.00 plus tax (Members) | Fee: $57.50 plus tax (Non Members)  Embroidery is the craft of decorating fabric or other materials using a needle to apply thread or yarn. Hand embroidery is one of the oldest and most beautiful sewing skills one could master. Students will learn basic embroidery stitches and…

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Textile Repair Work Techniques (Introductory Level)

Textile Repair Work Techniques (Introductory Level) Date: October 23, 2019 (Wednesday) Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Instructor: Juliana Scherzer Fee: $40plus HST(Members) | Fee: $46 plus HST(Non Members) Bring in your damaged and aged textiles and learn various techniques in how to repair your clothing. We’ll cover multiple repair techniques and focus on those specific to the piece you need to repair. You'll leave the course with…

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Experimenting with Stitched Shibori (Introductory Level)

Experimenting with Stitched Shibori (Introductory Level) Date: November 6, 2019 (Wednesday) Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Instructor: Juliana Scherzer Fee: $50 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $57.50 plus HST (Non Members) A workshop focused on exploring stitched shibori techniques and patterns. We will learn multiple basic techniques and tips and then begin trying our own things based off this information. This workshop is a space for…

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Felted Halloween Pumpkins (Introductory Level)

Felted Halloween Pumpkins (Introductory Level) Date: October 26, 2019 (Saturday) Time: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Instructor: Larysa Grygoryan Fee: $35 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $40.25 plus HST (Non Members) Kit cost: $10 (payable in. person to the Instructor) Felting a ball from wool is not at all complicated, and when you learn this process it will open many more possibilities. A felted ball is a base…

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Felted Christmas Ornaments (Introductory Level)

Felted Christmas Ornaments (Introductory Level) Date: November 16, 2019 (Saturday) Time: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Instructor: Larysa Grygoryan Fee: $35 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $40.25 plus HST (Non Members) Kit cost: $10 (payable in. person to the Instructor) Ornamental Christmas balls from wool and styrofoam are a great addition to a Christmas tree. There's nothing more magical than getting those special decorations out each year that hold…

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Oil Painting Landscape (Intermediate to Advanced Level)

Oil Painting Landscape (Intermediate to Advanced Level) Date: November 2, 2019 (Saturday) Time: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm Instructor: Christopher Gorey Fee: $96 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $110.04 plus HST (Non Members) Topics covered will be Methods and Materials used in landscape oil painting; How to isolate and symplify the landscape; buildings in the landscape, value relationships, design and colour harmonies and mixing will be touched…

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