Iridescence Workshop with Bobbie Irwin

Bobbie Irwin presented our guild with a fabulous workshop on Iridescence which she describes as “a play of colours, where the apparent colour can change with the light and the angle of view”. For a gallery of pictures from that weekend, please click on our “Iridescence Workshop” page under the heading of photos.

Creative Stitches was great!

EWG Members spent two days meeting folks at the Edmonton Creative Stitches Show this past weekend. Many stopped to chat and inquire about the Guild and picked up brochures about our classes and workshops, as well as flyers advertising our upcoming sale. Two “make and take” workshops were presented to a total of 38 participants.…

Library Display

The Edmonton Weavers’ Guild has a display of members’ work at the Stanley Milner downtown Library, 7 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton. It will there for the month of September, and is located in the foyer beside the main entrance to the libary.           

EWG Demos

Members of the Edmonton Weavers’ Guild will be doing demonstrations at a number of venues around the Edmonton area in September. Please check them out on our “Demos” page! Come and introduce yourselves, watch weaving and spinning in progress, and try your hand at each of them.  

Beginner Weaving Instructor

EWG is accepting applications for a beginner weaving instructor. If you have a love of weaving and a desire to share your passion with others, you might be the person we are looking for. Download the position description and send your resume along with required information to the address on the form. Weaving Instructor We…


A great weekend felting workshop was held on July 26-28, 2014 with instructor Marjolein Dallinga ( from Quebec. Participants enjoyed learning ways to manipulate wool fibres into interesting sculptured shapes. For pictures of the workshop please check out our photos under “Marjolein Dallinga workshop“.

NEW!! Felting Study Group

EWG is proud to announce we are starting a new study group for felters on alternate Tuesday evenings starting this Tue July 15. We will meet at our home in Strathcona Community League at 7pm. All members are welcome! Bring you ideas and your supplies and let’s get felting!!


IMPORTANT NOTICE FROM EWG FELTERS! THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL – WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS   Sorry for the short notice; however, we have a terrific opportunity to have Marjolein Dallinga for a 3 day felting workshop.  Marjolein’s credentials below don’t adequately describe her work.  I have taken a workshop from her in the…

British Council Films

The British Council Film has put up on their website a number of videos on textiles. This one is called ‘Border Weave’ and shows production of Scottish wool in “stunning” Technicolor, using modern machinery and traditional hand-made skills. It was made in 1941 and shows the whole process of wool to fabric.   Check out “All Things Woven”…


Yarn Bombing – is described as street art that employs colourful displays of knitted or crocheted yarn or fibre rather than paint or chalk (from Wikipedia). Over several weeks, EWG members knit squares and rectangles, crocheted flowers and granny squares, felted wool fibres into squares and wove samples of wool and cotton. Several Thursday evenings were spent stitching all the…