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October 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$30
You don’t need fancy equipment to weave a beautiful piece of art. During this class, learn the basics of weaving using a circular loom made from an embroidery hoop. We will have fun getting creative with materials and learning about weaving in a circular shape, as well as introducing new textural techniques to embellish our circular wall hanging! Participants may bring some inspirational materials if they wish.
Instructor: Alisa McRonald in the Elora Textile Collective
~Kit fee payable to instructor $5~
All levels welcome.
Thursday October 5th 7-9pm
Members $25+tx / Non members $30+tx
Alisa is a multidisciplinary artist living and working in Guelph. She has exhibited both nationally and internationally in exhibitions including a community earth loom project at the Guelph Enabling Garden (2015), yarn bombing the Textile Museum of Canada in Toronto (2010) and two large-scale performances at HaNNa Gallery in Tokyo (2000 and 2003). Her work has been featured in several publications including “By Hand: The Use of Craft in Contemporary Art” (2006, Princeton Architectural).
Alisa teaches and gives talks on a variety of textile related techniques and acts as a creative mentor to several agencies and art centres in her community.