‘Fibre Broads’ host extravaganza

‘Fibre Broads’ host extravaganza


Too hot for playing for fibre? Want to learn to paint with felt or dye some yarn?

The “Fibre Broads” think summer can sizzle. They have invited some of their creative pals to join them at Quail’s Nest Arts Centre August 5-10 for a week of creativity, fun and inspiration.

Weaving, felting, collage, knitting, painting, candles, spinning . . . just a sampling of what will be happening. Check out the daily demos of a variety of artisan pursuits as well as handcrafted items for sale.

There will also be a demonstration of dyeing with KoolAid and other cool stuff on Wednesday.

A painting with felt workshop will be held Thursday, Aug. 5.

To pre-register call Terry at 250-498-4156. See nuno felting on Thursday. Be introduced to “lockerhooking” on Friday.

Doors open noon on August 5, and 9 am to 3 pm August 6-10. Relax, enjoy and be inspired. Join the Fibre Broads and Friends at Quail’s Nest Arts Centre, 5840 Airport Road.For more information, call 250-498-6649.


Jen Allgeier

Special to the Chronicle