Events & Presentations
Saori Handweaving: A Japanese textile revolution – Crafternoons Series
Date(s) - 09/06/2018
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Throw out the rules and unleash your creativity! Learn the methods and principals of Saori Handweaving, be inspired by examples and play with a variety of materials on floor looms. In this 3-hour session, participants will have the chance to weave on both a small loom and a large floor loom. Participants can take home their weavings and a cardboard loom to continue the fun!
$35 per person. Ticket price includes all materials and admission to the museum. 10 participants maximum. Please note that due to the limited space, only one ticket may be booked at a time online. If you wish to book more than one space in a single transaction, please call the front desk to reserve. 250-753-1821.
Limited Member ticket sales open April 15th. General public sales open April 18th.
Although online payment is made through PayPal, a PayPal account is not required, only a credit card or debit card. Please note that there will be no physical ticket issued. Your spot in this workshop is confirmed once you have the PayPal transaction confirmation. Registration can also be made over the phone or in person.
Kim Cowley-Adam trained with the founder of SAORI hand weaving in Osaka, Japan, becoming the first North American SAORI instructor in 1997. She has demonstrated ‘anarchy with purpose’ in workshops and classes on two continents and exhibited her handwoven art in Canada, the USA and France.
Bookings are closed for this event.