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Macgee Cloth Textile Mill / Sundays at the Mill

to DEC. 20 FROM 1-4 PM
Please join us at our Textile Mill any Sunday to witness our reclaimed 1936 Dobcross loom in action and to view our new fall collection of superbly hand-crafted heirloom blankets.
In keeping with the safe B.C. Health guidelines we can only safely accommodate up to 5 in a group. We suggest you call ahead to schedule your visit. Sorry no wheelchair access. Parking available next to the Mill.
TO BOOK A VISIT
Contact: Laurie 604-885-8450 | laurieverchomin@macgeecloth.com

Art Exhibition: Shifting Landscapes

Wed-Sun to October 25th. This exhibition features four internationally known, award winning artists who work in a wide variety of media and styles. Inspired by nature and their West Coast surroundings they have created works which pay homage to textile traditions while each establishing their own unique, contemporary style.

“Art is art, nature is nature, you cannot improve upon it.” Emily Carr

Anni Hunt | Kaija Rautiainen | Michelle Sirois-Silver | Catherine Nicholls

Spin IN

last Thursday of the month to September 24 ~ no drop in fee requested this summer, as no tea or coffee will be provided this season for safety reasons ~

The Studio is home to the Sunshine Coast Spinners & Weaver’s Guild spin-ins on the . Spin Ins resume this month and continue through the summer, (September will be weather dependent). They will be held on the deck and/or in the Studio with doors/windows open to allow for social distancing and safety protocols to be upheld.

— Please bring a personal lunch and beverage as we will need to refrain from our coveted pot luck lunches until it is safe once more.

Slow Sundays — Stitching with Ursula Greiner

This season I invite you to come at noon and take advantage of the opportunity to learn from a local expert in knitting, spinning, stitching & dyeing. From 12-1 each Sunday we will welcome a local artist to lead a drop in help session for you to have the ability to ask questions and get hands on help in a particular skill… from 1- 4 the group will continue in a relaxed and social way for the rest of the afternoon. Participants coming from 12 – 1 will be asked to pay a $10 drop in fee for the experience.

— Please bring your own materials/equipment to participate. questions? call the gallery

Slow Sundays — Organic Indigo Vat with Trisha Joel

Slow Sundays are resuming this Sunday July 5th and will continue through the summer, (September will be weather dependent) as we will have the opportunity to have distance between each other by enjoying our time together on the deck outside or in the Studio with doors/windows open to allow for fresh breeze.

Come at noon and take advantage of the opportunity to learn from a local expert in knitting, spinning, stitching & dyeing. From 12-1 each Sunday we will welcome a local artist to lead a drop in help session for you to have the ability to ask questions and be inspired.

Indigo Dye + Shibori Techniques – CANCELLED

Instructor: Amber Friedman.  We will learn about how Indigo pigment is different from all other natural dyes, the proper way to prepare and use it to dye fabric. You will learn the Japanese art of Shibori, which is a classic way of making patterns by folding, tying, clamping and sewing fabric.  We will also make a standard Indigo vat designed for high production. Materials will be provided, however, feel free to bring one piece of clothing to dye.

Bring – lunch, 1 article of clothing/fabric (natural material works best), a friend!

Cost – $125 (+ eventbrite fee), No Refund Policy

Students – please bring $25 material fee to be paid in cash or cheque on the day of the workshop.

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