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C2 Centre for Craft

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1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
204-615-3951 https://c2centreforcraft.ca/

November 2019

Remembering the Famous Names Quilt

November 9 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

Join us for a Remembrance Day event as we look back at the 'Famous Names Quilt'. The Famous Names Quilt was a fundraising project led by Margaret Bishop, a member of the Air Force Officers’ Wives Association, to raise funds for war charities from 1940-1942. Margaret Bishop was married to Billy Bishop, a WWI pilot and recipient of the Victoria Cross. The quilt has over 1,100 signatures, which were collected at Air Force Bases where entertianers and Allied servicemen alike…

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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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Unexpected Lessons: Inuit Artistry and Craftsmanship in Everyday Life with Breanne Reinfort

November 20 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

“Inuit art” often conjures images such as stunning soapstone carvings and vivid prints of Arctic animals. Since the mid 20th century, the talents and creativity of so many Inuit artists have obtained nationwide, if not worldwide acclaim. On a much smaller scale – at the regional, local, and even personal level – Inuit arts and crafts also thrive, sometimes in the most ordinary of settings away from the spotlight in the form of clothing, footwear, jewelry, tools, dolls, and even…

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MCML Workshop: The Quilted Christmas Ball with Patty Sauder

November 30 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$50 – $55

Get a head start on decking the halls with Patty Sauder’s “The Quilted Christmas Ball” Workshop. Using small squares of fabric and straight pins, make your own quilted Christmas ornament. Workshop runs: Saturday, November 30, 2019 12:00 – 4:00 PM Registration deadline: Friday, November 22, 2019 Registration Fee: $50 (MCML member); $55 (non-member)

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December 2019

MCML Workshop: Christmas Packaging with Janet Carroll

December 7 at12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$45 – $50

Join us to make distinctive and hand-made packages for small gifts. We will make origami-inspired boxes from coloured card stock then decorate them with elegant Japanese papers. Workshop runs: Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:00 – 3:00 PM Registration Deadline: Friday, November 29, 2019 Registration Fees: $45 (MCML member); $50 (non-member) Kit Fee: $8

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