Canadian Cashmere – simply the finest.
The Canadian Cashmere Producers Association presents the luxury fibre – cashmere. Facts will be revealed, myths will be debunked and you will have an opportunity to examine and evaluate characteristics of this wonderful, natural, and Canadian, fibre for yourself. Bring your Russian or lace spindle with you (or simply try lap-spinning) to spin a bit of this wonderful fibre during the Q & A period.
The Capilano College Textile Arts Program will give a presentation about its available programs. The program coordinator and surface design instructor Mary Lou Trinkwon will describe the Diploma and Certificate programs and show through student work the surface design curriculum.
Ruth Scheuing will talk about the weaving curriculum and highlight the work done with our new Jacquard Loom. Patricia Graham, a first year student, will talk about her experience in the program, and show examples of her own and fellow students work.
Picking the right Fleece, mini-talk, Lynne Anderson. Saturday, March 23rd. 11am-11:30am. Show Barn, Theatre area.
Using examples of locally raised fleece, Lynne will discuss how to pick the right fleece for your specific project.