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Manitoba Craft Council

(204) 615 - 3951||http://c2centreforcraft.ca

October 2019

CraftED: Building Tiny Worlds, Miniatures Workshop with Erika Dueck

October 5 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$90

Working on miniatures is a time consuming and tedious process, but there are endless opportunities to create diverse worlds using simple, accessible, and affordable materials. Each participant will make their own miniature scene using techniques and materials that Erika Dueck regularly uses her art practice. Each participant will make a miniature cupboard with books, tin cans, jars, and boxes to fill the space. Each space will also include a mysterious “growth” that begins taking over. Although the workshop will look…

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November 2019

CraftED: Natural Dy Workshop with Tamara Klassen

November 17 at11:00 am - 5:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$120

In this workshop, Tamara Klassen will walk us through the process of naturally dyeing yarn and textiles with dyes made from plants. We will discuss proper fibre preparation and mordanting techniques, steps to make a dye bath, colour modification, as well as which plants work well as dyes (and which don’t!) We’ll also explore surface design techniques such as painting and printing with natural dyes and spend some time applying these methods to textiles. You will go home with a…

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