Entertainment

Whonnock Weavers hold open house this Sunday

Fabric arts will be on display this weekend as the Whonnock Weavers and Spinners Guild will be hosting its 32nd annual open house this Sunday at the Whonnock Lake Centre from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Guild members have worked all year to produce one of a kind hand-spun, hand-woven, hand-knitted, dyed and felted crafts, just in time for the Christmas shopping season.

There will be hand-woven blankets, capes, jackets, scarves, shawls, towels, rugs, and many other items for sale at the event, as well as felted pieces, such as bags, hats, cat toys, Christmas tree decorations, mittens, slippers, socks, and sweaters suitable to put under a lucky recipient’s tree.

There will be an abundance of skeins of handspun yarns in both familiar and exotic fibres to delight your senses and spur you on to creating your own treasure.

Some of the guild members will be demonstrating spinning, carding, felting and basket weaving through out the day.

The guild also includes a number of expert basket weavers, who will also be selling their wares. Several guest artists have joined the open house this year to offer woodwork, glass art, and pottery.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Bone Daddies on stage with ska legends
 
Poll finds Lower Mainland voters ready to shake up city halls
 
Respect, Desire, Pride is new mantra for Ridge Meadows Minor Hockey
Surrey zombies to attempt epic Thriller dance in Cloverdale
 
Surrey enforcer killed on the weekend
 
Richmond instructor part of Dances for a Small Stage event
Oboist aims for high octaves
 
Catch this
 
Elevating dance in Surrey

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 24 edition online now. Browse the archives.