Monday, February 11, 2013

Learning About Linen - with Louise Smith

Learning About Linen (A fee of $10 per person will be charged).

On Saturday Feb 23: 1:00 to 4:00 pm, Louise Smith will offer an opportunity to learn about the fascinating fiber known as linen. Louise has given several workshops on different topics around the province. She is an accomplished weaver in the final stages of acquiring her Master Weaver Certificate from the Guild of Canadian Weavers.
She will include such topics as: brief history, processing the fiber, the count system, types of linen, qualities of linen, challenges of working with linen and tips for weaving and care.
Photocopied notes will be provided (but bring a pencil to add your own notations).
A display of samples will be shown.
This presentation will be held in the Salmon Arm area with the exact location announced as soon as confirmed.
This is open to all SSWG members and other interested persons accompanied by a member.
Participant fee can be paid in advance at the After Dark meeting on Feb 18 or at the door on the day of presentation.
Contact Rosalie Williams ( or 250 260 3387) with intention to attend so that we can provide adequate space and photocopies.
**Attendance is highly recommended for (but not limited to) those participating in the lace weaves study group.