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.

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Screen-Print you own Tote Bag (Introductory Level)

Screen-print you own Tote Bag (Introductory Level) Date: February 18 & February 25, 2020 (Wednesdays, 2 weeks) Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Instructor: Juliana Scherzer Fee: $60 plus HST(Members) | Fee: $69.00 plus HST (Non Members) Learn the basic techniques of screen-printing and you will come away with a cool new tote bag in the process! This quick course will cover the entire process from making your…

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Textile Repair Work Techniques (Introductory Level)

Textile Repair Work Techniques (Introductory Level) Date: February 26, 2020 (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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Introduction to Hand Embroidery

Introduction to Hand Embroidery Date: March 4, 2020 (Wednesday) Time: 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Instructor: Juliana Scherzer Fee: $50 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $57.50 plus HST (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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Watercolour (Introductory to Intermediate Level)

Watercolour (Introductory to Intermediate Level) Date: March 28, 2020 (Saturday) Time: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm Instructor: Christopher Gorey Fee: $96 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $110.04 plus HST (Non Members) One day workshop geared for the beginner and intermediate students. Topics covered will be Methods and Materials; basic watercolour techniques and a landscape “Paint Along” with Mr. Gorey. There will be a discussion of watercolour materials;…

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Experimenting with Stitched Shibori (Introductory Level)

Experimenting with Stitched Shibori (Introductory Level) Date: March 11, 2020 (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 students to…

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