Thursday, August 1, 2013

Fibre Feast Celebration August 15th

Thursday August 15th 5-8.30pm 

West Point Grey 
Community Centre 
4397 West 2nd Avenue 

Join resident artists Caitlin French and Sharon Kallis for an evening celebration of all things fibre at the 
Aberthau:flax=fibre+food gardenbed.

More info at:

Last post about the flax and linen production

Random photo, nothing to do with UW, because blogspot won't let me write anything today without posting a picture first. Yesterday, it was OK even though it wouldn't let me edit of do corrections, but today it's having a psychotic event again.

So this will be my last post for Urban Weaver. Dealing with blogspot takes hours of frustrated typing and retyping, playing around to see what its problem du jour is currently. USE WORDPRESS POTENTIAL BLOGGERS.

So, that's it from the Urban Cloth Project, aka Vancouver Flax2linen. You can find some of the stuff we do here but the things happening at McLean field house will not be reported. We will carry on processing flax there and don't forget we will be processing broom in a couple of weeks time (see post below this one) - please come and join us.

Basketry/cedar stuff continues as in the workshop/events page, and though the flax/broom/linen stuff will also continue, I will no longer be bloggin about it.

Happy spinning, weaving and dyeing,


Musicians, dancers, fibre-folks wanted:

Musicians, dancers, fibre-folks wanted:
Scotchbroom processing again! we tried this last year over May long weekend- and it was soooo much fun, we got results- but think maybe scotchbroom fibre  in August will have
more strength, join in and help out! check out the video by Martin last year to get an idea of what it is all about...
the plan:
Saturday 10th-11-3pm, we will harvest some scotchbroom at MOP garden as a part of the regular work party meet up and hang out at the Maclean Park Studio:
Monday  12th- 5.30-8.30pm cooking the fibre, we can  weave, spin, otherwise amuse ourselves as the fibres cook outside- potluck  food encouraged!
Tuesday 13th-5.30-8.30pm dancing the fibre!! yes! musicians! we need you! food welcome, chaos likely...
Wednesday 14th 5.30-8.30 pm  pounding fibre and processing, come help, potluck again!
Monday 19th 5.30-8.30pm after fibres  dry in the sun  we can finish off the processing and attempt spinning