Celebration of Arts and Crafts Our Vendors

Heartland Creations

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  We are a small but bustling mini fibre farm operating from the Village of Brentwood in the heart of Georgian Bay. A business that has always been dedicated to products with hand crafted touches and personal service. 

https://heartlandcreations.net/

Greenelf Crafts

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  Greenelf produces beautiful items using wool and cotton fibres. I promote heritage crafts such as knitting, crochet and traditional rug hooking. 

https://www.facebook.com/theoriginalgreenelf/

Gateway Fibreworks

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  www.facebook.com/Gateway-Fibreworks

The spinning mill has moved to the farm!  We have locally spun yarn, rovings, knitting/felting kits You can purchase our great Gateway products at various markets and shows throughout the year.  

E-mail gail@gatewayfibreworks.com.

G n' R Alpace Farm

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Gn'R Alpaca farm is located in Lisle, Ontario We are a small farm raising alpacas for their amazing fleece. Gail has always been interested in fibre which is why alpacas was such a good fit with their new property. Alpaca fleece is lustrous and silky

Telephone416-526-0503

E-mailgnralpacafarm@gmail.com

www.gnralpacafarm.ca

Spool Lounge

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 Spool Lounge is a creative sewing studio in Midhurst. We facilitate textile based classes in garment making, quilting, hand embroidery and fibre arts with adults and children of all skill levels and abilities. Our studio space allows sewers of all levels to learn new skills, and to connect and learn with other makers and artists. 

You will also find a variety of fabrics, notions, tools, patterns and sewing kits for sale in the studio.

https://www.spoollounge.ca

Yarnchanted

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  A community store for all fibre arts! Located In Wasaga Beach!!
Classes, demonstrations, workshops and more! Weekly crochet and knitting gatherings and CAL and KAL's too!
Looking for something special, let us know! 

https://www.facebook.com/pg/Yarnchanted/about/?ref=page_internal

Please visit our Vendors web sites and support them!

Roving & Wraps - Eileen Land

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Fibre and yarn are my obsessions. Spinning first then knitting crocheting and everything else. Rovings adn Wraps carry blends of luxury fibres, hand dyed rovings, batts for spinning and angora fibre and rovings for the spinner, felter and weaver. 

A Needle Pulling Thread

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Check your goodie bag for your complimentary issue and make sure to buy a raffle ticket on a 1 year subscription. 

https://www.aneedlepullingthread.com/

Cinnamon Buns OH My!!

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Make sure you stop by the servery to get your Cinnamon Buns and a coffee or tea. Valley Farms make our fantastic cinnamon buns each year!

https://valleyfarmmarket.ca/

Raffle Tickets

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Make sure to get your raffle tickets for our fabulous prizes to be introduced at the Celebration of Arts and Crafts

Door Prizes

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We will have some fabulous door prizes thanks to our terrific Vendors and Demonstrators!

CAC March 2nd, 2019

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We open our doors at 10 AM till 4PM. Please come out to see all of our great Vendors and get that special item that you need or find that inspiration to start something new. 

Our Demonstrators - The Guilds

Huronia Branch Of Ontario Hooking Craft Guild

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From the Canadian Encyclopedia:

A hooked rug is made by pulling loops of yarn or rag strips up through a loosely woven foundation cloth, usually burlap, using a tool like a crochet hook. Eventually, these loops of different kinds of material in a variety of colours create a design - pictorial, floral or geometric - which covers the whole foundation and forms a sturdy mat. 

http://ohcg.org/

Simcoe County Embroidery Guild

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 A group of people who love to stitch at all levels of proficiency from beginner to advanced in all kinds of embroidery using a threaded needle. To learn more about embroidery and the guild's activities go to the following website. 

https://eac.ca

Huronia Spinners Guild

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We are the Huronia Spinners' Guild, a group of mild to major spinaholics dedicated to: encouraging, expanding, and preserving the craftsmanship in handspinning; fostering a sense of beauty and colour in yarn design; providing opportunities for the exchange of ideas and information; where friendship and fellowship are woven into our lives.

 

Huronia Handweavers Guild

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 The Huronia Handweavers Guild is a vibrant community of Weavers with all levels of experience who have come together to share knowledge, to teach and to learn in order to advance the craft of weaving. Guests and new members are always welcome. 

http://huroniahandweavers.org/

Simcoe County Lacemakers Guild

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Meet to share interest in, and knowledge of, the art of lacemaking, including bobbin lace, tatting, needle lace and knitted lace * demonstrate at arts and crafts fairs  

Canadian Guild of Knitters

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 The colours of Canadian Guild of Knitters are blue and yellow or gold: blue representing the sea and skies that embrace Canada and golden yellow representing the sun, growth, optimism and the wealthy knitting tradition of Canada.

The closed circular needle of our logo represents Canada's circle of knitters. The three hearts represent not only a love of knitting, but three generations of knitters: past, present, and future. Our tag line "for the Love of Knit" was derived from our three hearts and the often-used phrase "for the love of it."

https://cgknitters.ca 

Our Demonstrators

The Barn Studio - Weaving and Sock Knitting

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 The Barn Studio provides a noncompetitive learning experience where self expression and creativity in the fibre arts can shine!  Participants come together to explore the skill of weaving while having fun!    Participants are the artistic director behind colours, textures, whit and whimsy of their final piece..... best of all - no previous weaving experience is necessary.   

Machine Embroidery

Machine embroidery is an embroidery process whereby a sewing machine or embroidery machine is used to create patterns on textiles. It is used commercially in product branding, corporate advertising, and uniform adornment. It is also used in the fashion industry to decorate garments and apparel 

Leatherwork

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 Leathercraft is a hobby that challenges your creative and hand-working skills, yet is easy and fun to learn. 

Twisted Traditions Macrame with Alex Harvey

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 Unfortunately Alex is now scheduled for oral surgery and cant make it this year but we are hoping to see her next year or maybe teaching a Monday workshop! 

 Macrame is a form of textile produced using knotting (rather than weaving or knitting) techniques.

The primary knots of macramé are the square or reef knot) and forms of "hitching": various combinations of half hitches. It was long crafted by sailors, especially in elaborate or ornamental knotting forms, to cover anything from knife handles to bottles to parts of ships.

Barrie Woodcarvers Club

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Hands-on club. Known for a friendly and helpful atmosphere. Dedicated to helping individuals who want to learn and progress in the art of wood carving, wood burning, painting and finishing. We cover birds, animals, relief, chip, bark, tree, caricatures, canes carving etc. New carvers always welcome ( experience not necessary) -drop in for a visit.

We are looking forward to meeting you and sharing the wonderful art of wood carving.

https://www.facebook.com/barriewoodcarvers/

Wire Working - Jewellery by Rinske

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Wire working with Rinske. Find out how much fun it is to work with wire and your favorite jewels plus your imagination. 

Learn a new craft with our demonstrators

"Fun and Done" quilting Squares with AnnMarie Kocela

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Learn how to begin making quilts using the "fun and done" method using the batting buddy with AnnMarie Kocela

Needle Felting Art by Megan Cleland

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 Megan has a passion for all things fibre. Living on a sheep farm in Australia for 10 years taught her to appreciate good quality wool. A studio was built and being surrounded by wool, mohair and alpaca, Megan wove, spun and knit. She moved back to Canada in 2008, shipping all her wool and fibres. She decided to combine her love of portraiture with wool, alpaca and other fibres to create realistic animal and people portraits using the technique of needle felting. Finding that fibre blending is different than blending paint and pastels, it has been a huge learning curve but one she has enjoyed.  

https://www.facebook.com/InTheLineofFibre/

Beadweaving with Little Rock Images

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Learn the art of beadweaving  with Betsy Waterson.  Bead weaving is a beadwork technique in which seed beads are woven together using thread to create a flat "fabric" or a three-dimensional shape. 

Polimer Clay Beading with Carol Howe

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Learn how to make beautiful beads and flowers out of polymer clay.  All you need to make your own coveted jewellery collection is an afternoon, a few tools and supplies, and some polymer clay –– a colorful alternative to natural clay.  Pliable and durable, it can be safely cured (hardened) in a home oven and is available in dozens of colors. 

Check out her facebook page to view some of her amazing work.

Carol Howe - Handcrafted Fashion Accessories

Celebration of Arts and Crafts 2020

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We will be posting the applications shortly for Vendors and Demonstrators here on our web site for next years Celebration! And we will be shooting for November 1st to print our bookmarks and advertising information. So mark March 7th, 2020 on your calender's now!! 

Stampin'Up with Kristin Hancock

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 As a Stampin’ Up! independent demonstrator, I am one of those rare people who love what they do and get to share what they love. And I love stamping!
I’m here to be your creative coach, give you fun project ideas, share special offers, and, of course, teach you about fantastic stamping products. Send me an e-mail or give me a call; I look forward to helping you unleash your creativity!

http://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/kristenhancock/