Sep 29

Yarn Painting Workshop

Sep 29th, 2018 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Uxbridge Historical Centre
7239 Concession Rd. 6
Uxbridge, Ontario

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Yarn paintings are created by pressing wool yarns onto a beeswax covered board. The fibres of the yarn ‘stick’ to the beeswax using the blunt end of a knitting needle or chopstick, creating a beautiful piece of art. It is believed that yarn painting originated with the Huicholes, an Indigenous group from western Mexico whose history dates back 15,000 years.

Instructor: Len de Graaf is a retired teacher and active fibre enthusiast who has developed a keen interest in the fiber arts. Rug Hooking,

Categories: Community, Heritage & Museums, Visual Arts

Cost: $85 per person

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