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Textile and Fibre Arts Exhibition

Textile and Fibre Arts Exhibition

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  • Mon 31 Jul ’17, 5:30pm – 7:00pm
  • Tue 1 Aug ’17, 11:00am – 4:00pm
  • Tue 1 Aug ’17, 11:00am – 4:00pm
  • Wed 2 Aug ’17, 11:00am – 4:00pm
  • Thu 3 Aug ’17, 11:00am – 4:00pm
  • Fri 4 Aug ’17, 11:00am – 4:00pm
  • Sat 5 Aug ’17, 12:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Mon 7 Aug ’17, 11:00am – 4:00pm
  • Tue 8 Aug ’17, 11:00am – 4:00pm
  • Wed 9 Aug ’17, 11:00am – 4:00pm
  • Thu 10 Aug ’17, 11:00am – 4:00pm
  • Fri 11 Aug ’17, 11:00am – 4:00pm
  • Sat 12 Aug ’17, 12:00pm – 4:00pm
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Eastside Gallery, Linwood Community Arts Centre, 388 Worcester St, Christchurch Show map


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission


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Workshops & demonstrations are held daily from 1-3pm. For more please go to our Facebook page.

Textile and Fibre Arts Exhibition Opening - Monday, July 31st 5:30pm - 7pm.

- 1/8/17 - Workshop title: Useful Tips for Knitting
Tutor: Dianne Campbell

- 2/8/2017 - Workshop title: Beaded Ball (previous experience preferable).
Tutor: Ros McCarthy

Kit cost: $5-$10 depending on beads chosen. (Bicone beads can be quite expensive.) Or BYO bead mat, beading needle, 40 x 3mm bicone crystals, size 11 seed beads, matching petite glass beads, 2 bead caps plus nymo or a similar thread to match.

Description: a 20mm wooden ball covered with a bead-encrusted mesh. Contact tutor for additional information. Phone - 385 1110 after 5pm.

- 3/8/2017 - Workshop title: Special Sneakers
Tutor: Ros McCarthy

Needs list: Sneakers, usual sewing kit, notebook, fabric marking pen plus assorted embroidery threads, beads, sequins etc. I purchased a pair of canvas sneakers from K-Mart, but any will do so long as they are fabric & not too hard to get your needle into.

Contact tutor for additional information - Phone - 385 1110 after 5pm.

- 4/8/17 - Workshop title: Dimensional 3D Embroidery "Roses with Butterfly and Bumblebees".
Tutor: Linda Tayles Christchurch Needlework Guild Inc.

- 5/8/17 - Workshop title: "Create a Picture in Felt"
Tutor: Barbara Johns Christchurch Needlework Guild Inc.

Kit cost - $4
Needs list: Notebook and pen

- 6/08/2017 - Gallery Closed

- 7/8/17 - Workshop title: "Handstitching, English piecing and applique."
Tutor: Ruth Marshall

Description: Patchwork, a pieced heart, stitched onto a background block. Suitable for a cushion or small project.

Kit cost: $5
Needs list: Notebook and pen, needles - quilting size 9 & betweens. Scissors, pins, a ruler & a pencil.

- 8/8/7 - Title: Spinning Silk
Dianne Sullivan Wool, Yarn and Fibre, Weavers and Spinners

Kit cost: $7 Needs list: Spinning wheel in working order tea towel or cloth, notebook & pen Basic experience required.

- 10/8/17 - Workshop Title: "Useful Tips for Knitting"
Tutor: Dianne Campbell

Needs List: Notebook and pen, tape measure, scissors. A ball of light coloured double knitting wool (or scraps of wool)
1 pair of 4.0mm (or 8UK) knitting needles.

Kit cost - $2
Description: “Learning the process of knitting a garment to fit."

- 11/8/17 - Workshop Title: “Stitch A Traditional Dorset Button"
Tutor: Barbara Johns Christchurch Needlework Guild Inc.

Kit cost - $4
Needs list: Notebook and pen, scissors.

- 12/08/2017 - Workshop TBA Canterbury Modern Quilt Guild.
Demonstrations daily from 11 am. There is no charge.

- 1/08/2017 - Title: Felting a Nuno Scarf
Demonstrator Jane Dolan Southern Felters.

- 2/08/2017 - Title: Bobbin Lace
Demonstrator Dianne Thomas Christchurch Lacemakers Inc.

- 3/08/2017 - Title: Spinning Silk
Demonstrator Dianne Sullivan Wool, Yarn and Fibre, Weavers and Spinners

- 4/08/2017 - Title: Felting a Seamless Bag
Demonstrator Jane Dolan Southern Felters

- 5/8/2017 - Title: Assisi & Blackwork 50th Anniversary Hussif
Demonstrators Canterbury Embroiderers’ Guild Inc.

- 6/08/2017 - Gallery Closed

- 7/08/2017 - Title: Hand woven Inkle Braids
Demonstrator Dawn Reid Christchurch Guild of Weavers and Spinners Inc.

- 8/8/17 - Title: Machine Knitting This and That, Tips and Techniques.
Demonstrator Jo Johnson Christchurch Knitting Machine Club Inc.

- 9/8/17 - Title: Free Motion Machine Quilting.
Demonstrator Verina Thirwell

- 10/08/2017 - Title: Speedy Triangles for Quilting
Demonstrator Julie Devlin Canterbury Patchwork and Quilting Guild Inc.

- 11/8/17 - Title: Spindle Spinning
Demonstrator Tedge Memelink

- 12/8/17 - Title: Bobbin Lace
Demonstrator Rosalind Stewart Christchurch Lacemakers Inc.

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