Tuesday, April 5, 2011

West Carleton Fibre Guild

You will find attached 4 files containing information regarding the 10th Annual St. Distaff's Day celebrations hosted by the West Carleton Fibre Guild.

10th Annual St. Distaff’s Day Celebration Hosted by the West Carleton Fibre Guild Join us in the Agricultural Hall At the Almonte Fairgrounds On Saturday, June 4, 2011 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

For registration information contact stdistaffsday@gmail.com

or call Sandy at 613- 256-2892.

Stash Swap Table Bring an item or two from your stash which you would like to send to a new home. Check the table for something you might like to take home for yourself.

This year’s workshops: All day: A Most Useful Basket


1. Spin, spin, spin

2. Discussion on Tartans

3. Homemade Buttons

4. Domino Knitting

5. Kumihimo Braiding

6. Woven Necklace

7. Micro Mini Rag Basket

8. Pine Needle Coaster

9. Needlefelt and Embroider a Small Picture

“Sheep Thrills” Challenge The theme for this year’s challenge is, “Sheep Thrills”. Bring your interpretation, or idea – one entry per person. Original entries will be judged and prizes awarded in several categories. Let your creativity soar!

Lunch Lunch will be included in the price of your $20 registration fee and provided by the ladies of the Almonte Fair Home Craft group. Coffee, tea, muffins and sweets will be provided for morning and afternoon breaks. Please bring your own mug.

Afternoon: 10. Triaxial Weaving 11. Wheel Spinning and Novelty Plying 12. Hooking With Yarns to Create a Sheep 13. Needle-felted Critters 14. Braided Rag Rugs

15. Beaded Knitted Necklace

16. Crocheted Holder for Hooks and Needles

17. Mini Weaving for non weavers

18. So Many Ways to Cast on and off

19. Make a Dragon Boat Ornament

Anniversary Display In honour of this special 10th Anniversary, we encourage you to bring a few of your favourite items made at previous St. Distaff’s Days. We will have a table to display these items. Please label your items so you can collect them at the end of the day.

Vendors A number of vendors will be present for your fibre self-indulgence. Their stalls will be open all day except during workshops.