Register now for our next Atelier Tissage / Weaving Workshop!

The very lovely and extremely talented Natacha Castonguay (Nanoukiko & Triko) taught our first beginners weaving workshop at the store last Sunday and it was a warm, educational, and creative experience for all involved.  Participants left with a solid foundation in frame weaving and appreciated Natacha’s patient and generous teaching style (see photos from workshop at end of post!).  If you are interested in trying your hand at this beautiful craft, please note that we’ve already scheduled a second beginner’s workshop for December 11th and have two more in the works for the new year!

Please note that while this workshop will be conducted in French, since weaving is very visual, we are confident that non-French speakers will be able to participate without too much trouble🙂

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ATELIER D’INITIATION AU TISSAGE

(pour débutant(e)s , aucune expérience requise)

Le dimanche 11 décembre de 9h00 à 13h00*
$115.00

Venez apprendre à réaliser vos propres petits tissages sur cadre  et repartez avec tout le nécessaire pour en réaliser d’autres à la maison.

Durant le cours d’une durée de quatre heures, vous apprendrez les techniques de base du tissage sur cadre (tissage à plat, ligne droite, ligne diagonale, franges, tresse et finition simple).

Tout le matériel requis est fourni pour la réalisation de 2 tissages:

  • cadre à tisser de 8″ x 10 ” / 20cm x 25.5cm
  • 2 goujons
  • 2 aiguilles
  • environ 100g de fibres diverses (coton, laine, mèche de merinos, soie, jersey, fibres vintage, alpaga, acrylique)
  • fil résistant (nylon robuste ou coton mercerie pour monter la trame de votre tissage)
    bâtonnet et fourchette de bois

* Comme le cours est d’une durée de quatre heures, il est conseillé d’amener avec vous collation & boisson.

Seulement 10 places disponibles. N’hésitez pas à nous téléphoner pour la réserver par carte de crédit – (514) 486-5648.


WEAVING 101

Sunday, December 11th, 9:00am – 1:00pm
$115.00

Join us to create your own small weaving and leave this workshop with another weaving kit to make a second creation at home.

Over the course of this four hour workshop, you will learn the basic techniques of frame weaving (flat weaving, straight line, diagonal line, fringes, braids, and simple finish).

All of the materials necessary to create two weaving projects will be provided:

  • A frame loom (8 “x 10” / 20cm x 25.5cm)
  • Two wood pins
  • 2 tapestry needles
  • Approximately 100g of mixed fibers (cotton, wool, merino roving, silk, jersey, vintage fiber, alpaca, acrylic)
  • Strong yarn / string (sturdy nylon or cotton to warp the frame)
  • Weaving stick and wooden fork

* As the course lasts four hours, you may want to bring along a snack and a drink.

Only 10 spots available. Call us at 514-486-5648 to reserve your space!


Photos from last Sunday’s workshop!

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–  Melissa

One thought on “Register now for our next Atelier Tissage / Weaving Workshop!

  1. Carole Macdonald says:

    I loved this class. The time flew by. The teacher taught us so much in so little time. It was easy to understand her, she explains everything beautifully and the kits she put together for us all were absolutely stunning.

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