All workshops have limited enrollment.


Workshops & Events 2019

2 Day Hot Workshop With Susan Lenz

textile workshop Espanola Fibre Arts Festival Susan Lenz

Espanola Golf Club

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Early Bird Registration Until July 31st


Due to high demand, this workshop is being offered twice!



October 17 & 18

ONLY 4 SPACES LEFT

Details & Registration HERE 


AND


October 20 & 21

ONLY 2 SPACES LEFT

Details & Registration HERE


Opening Celebration & Keynote by David Melnychuk

David Melnychuk Espanola Fibre Arts Festival Kenote guest artist

Espanola United Church

October 18th

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Hospitality and Special Music

Admission by Donation


 Join us for the official opening of the 8th annual Espanola Fibre Arts Festival.  We will hear from artist David Melnychuk as our Keynote and featured artist for this years festival.  We will learn about the Importance of Art & Craft in a Healthy Society.  

Art and craft have always played important roles in developing and sustaining traditional civilizations.  

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Fabricated Forests Workshop with Amy Bagshaw

weaving workshop Espanola Fibre Arts Festival Amy Bagshaw

Espanola High School

October 19th 

1230 PM - 4:30 PM



 Come and create abstract landscape art using yarn and fibre art techniques!

We will spend the 4 hour workshop envisioning and creating structural fabricated forest scenes.  

Wrapping, hand weaving, painting, and sewing can all be utilized to articulate the feeling of being deep in the woods.  

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Film Screening Hunger for Truth

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Details Coming Soon

Finding Inspiration Among the Trees with Gillian Schultze

artist walk and talk textile art Gillian Schultze Espanola Fibre Arts Festival

Boogie Mountain Ski Hill

October 19th

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


ONLY 10 SPOTS LEFT


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1.5 Day Rug Hooked Poncho Workshop with Trudy Bolduc

textile art rug hooking Trudy Bolduc workshop Espanola Fibre Arts Festival

Espanola High School

October 19th & 20th 

12:30 - 4:30 Saturday

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Sunday


ONLY 8 SPOTS LEFT 

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Holodomor Mobile Classroom

Holodomor mobile class room Espanola Fibre Arts Festival

Open to the Public

Espanola High School

October 19th 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

FREE Admission

Makers' Market

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Makers' Market @ Espanola High School

October 19th

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Admission $2.00

Traditional Ukrainian Food by Ukrainian National Federation

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11:00 - 3:00

Traditional Paska & 

Festival Lunch Special offered

by the Ukrainian National Federation

Trunk Show: Traditional Arts & Crafts of Ukraine with David Melnychuk

Ukrainian paper cutting David Melnychuk traditional arts and crafts

Espanola High School Library

October 19th

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Admission $5.00

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Traditional Folk Costume of Ukraine with David Melnychuk

Ukrainian textile David Melnychuk Espanola Fibre Arts Festival

Espanola High School Library

October 19th 

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Admission $5.00

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Wedding Trees & Dowry (Storage) Trunks with David Melnychuk

Ukrainian textile Espanola Fibre Arts Festival David Melnychuk

Espanola High School Library

October 19th 

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Admission $5.00

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From Forest to Fibre Workshop with Chandra Rice

textile art fabric dyeing workshop Espanola Fibre Arts Festival

Boogie Mountain Ski Hill

October 20th

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL

Book Cloth & Button Hole Binding Workshop with Chandra Rice

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 Boogie Mountain Ski Hill

October 20th

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


ONLY 8 SPOTS LEFT 


Early Bird Registration Until July 31st 


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Box to Book Community Art Project

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 Box to Book has engage local fibre artists and enthusiasts in an eight month long creative journey in the construction of a textile / fibre book. 


These books will be on display at the Makers' Market on October 19th 

Women's Book Art Collective

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 Women's Book Art Collective - an exciting growing collection of mini art books created by women from across Ontario and beyond 

Boro & Sashiko Exhibit

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Details Coming Soon

Purging Shame Installation

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 Sit down, look in the mirror. What do you see?