07 Oct 10:00 AM
Until 07 Oct, 03:30 PM 5h 30m

Introduction to Drop Spindling with Leigh Smith (DS-24.1)

place QWSG Studio 744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada expand_more

Date: Monday October 7, 10 am to 3:30 pm (half hour break for lunch)

Introduction to Drop Spindling This one-day workshop is for those interested in learning how to use a drop spindle. Students will produce yarn with the same tool that people have used for the last 20,000 years to create the textile necessities of their world. Portable and fun, drop spindling is a wonderful addition to every fibre lover’s toolbox. 8 participants

Registration opens approximately 2 months to the class date.

Cost: QWSG members $80.00, non-members $100.00

Material Fee: Spindles and Roving to be purchased before workshop, spindles available at the workshop for a small donation, roving should be picked up from a wool or yarn shop or other business where roving is available. Specs to follow.

For more information contact Workshop Committee workshops@qwsg.ca