Saturday, 6 August 2022

Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival: Day 5

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6


10 am-3 pm Zonta Bazaar, Amherst Curling Club, 45 Prince Arthur Street.

10-11:30 am Beginner Rug Hooking class, Deanne Fitzpatrick Studio, 33 Church Street

Weaving with a floor loom demonstration, Maritime Mosaic, 129 Victoria Street East


 EXHIBITIONS

 Monday, August 1 through Monday, August 8

For the Birds:  A Girl’s Eye View, an exhibit of rug hooking, needle felting, and wet felting by artists Gwen Dixon, Carol McCall, and Kate Sharpe at the Tidnish Bridge Art Gallery.  An artists’ reception will take place Wednesday, August 3, from

2-4 pm at the gallery.

 

 Monday, August 1 through Saturday, August 8

Needle Arts Exhibition at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, 21 Acadia Street

Rug Hooking Exhibit at Breakfast at Brittany’s, 45 Victoria Street East

Fibre and Needle Arts Exhibition at the Cumberland County Museum and Archives, 150 Church Street

Wednesday, August 3 through Saturday, August 6

We Come Together, a show of rugs hooked by Deanne Fitzpatrick and her studio staff at the Deanne Fitzpatrick Studio, 33 Church Street, daily from 9 am to 5 pm.  Drop by for an oatcake and a view.


Friday, 5 August 2022

Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival: Day 4

FRIDAY, AUGUST 5

9 am-12 noon  Wool Dyeing workshop with Mallory Thompson and Sandi Waygood at the 
Cumberland County Museum

9:30 - 3:30       Maritime Beauty Table Topper workshop with Karen Neary, Christie Room, First Baptist Church

10 am-5 pm Quilt Show and Sale by the Cumberland Quilt Guild at the First Baptist Church

10 am, 11 am, 12 noon, 1 pm, 2 pm  Long-Arm Quilting Demonstrations (half-hour long) at The Sunrise Quiltery, Highway 6 in Warren.


EXHIBITIONS

 Monday, August 1 through Monday, August 8

For the Birds:  A Girl’s Eye View, an exhibit of rug hooking, needle felting, and wet felting by artists Gwen Dixon, Carol McCall, and Kate Sharpe at the Tidnish Bridge Art Gallery.  An artists’ reception will take place Wednesday, August 3, from

2-4 pm at the gallery.

 

 Monday, August 1 through Saturday, August 8

Needle Arts Exhibition at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, 21 Acadia Street

Rug Hooking Exhibit at Breakfast at Brittany’s, 45 Victoria Street East

Fibre and Needle Arts Exhibition at the Cumberland County Museum and Archives, 150 Church Street

Wednesday, August 3 through Saturday, August 6

We Come Together, a show of rugs hooked by Deanne Fitzpatrick and her studio staff at the Deanne Fitzpatrick Studio, 33 Church Street, daily from 9 am to 5 pm.  Drop by for an oatcake and a view.


Thursday, 4 August 2022

Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival: Day 3

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 4


9:30 -3:30   “Back to Spool” workshop with Karen Neary, Christie Room, First Baptist Church

9:30 -330   Basket Weave Beginners Quilt Workshop with Sandra Ward, Arts & Entertainment Centre, Amherst Mall

9:00 -12 noon  Beginners Crochet with Jean Schieffer, Arts & Entertainment Centre, Amherst Mall

9:30-11:30 am Pom-pom trivet class for parents and children, Maggie’s Place

1-3 pm Fibre Fun for Kids (ages 8-14), Four Fathers Memorial Library

1-3 pm Studio Outside Hook-in Hangout at the Deanne Fitzpatrick Studio, 33 Church Street

3-5 pm Friendship Bracelets for Kids (Grades 4-6), Cumberland County Youth Development Centre, 17 Lawrence Street


6-8 pm Felting for Youth (Grades 7-12), Cumberland County Youth Development Centre, 17 Lawrence Street

6-8 pm Knitting for Beginners Part II with Chantelle Taylor, Arts & Entertainment Centre


EXHIBITIONS

 Monday, August 1 through Monday, August 8

For the Birds:  A Girl’s Eye View, an exhibit of rug hooking, needle felting, and wet felting by artists Gwen Dixon, Carol McCall, and Kate Sharpe at the Tidnish Bridge Art Gallery.  An artists’ reception will take place Wednesday, August 3, from

2-4 pm at the gallery.

 

 Monday, August 1 through Saturday, August 8

Needle Arts Exhibition at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, 21 Acadia Street

Rug Hooking Exhibit at Breakfast at Brittany’s, 45 Victoria Street East

Fibre and Needle Arts Exhibition at the Cumberland County Museum and Archives, 150 Church Street

Wednesday, August 3 through Saturday, August 6

 We Come Together, a show of rugs hooked by Deanne Fitzpatrick and her studio staff at the Deanne Fitzpatrick Studio, 33 Church Street, daily from 9 am to 5 pm.  Drop by for an oatcake and a view.

Wednesday, 3 August 2022

Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival: Day 2

 


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3


9 am-12 noon  and 1-4 pm Sewing in the Sunroom, paper piecing workshops with Joy Rector, 1205, Highway 6 in Warren

9 am-4:30 pm  Sew-In, Arts and Entertainment Center, Amherst Centre Mall

9:30-11:30 am Macrame Plant Hanger class for parents at Maggie’s Place (childcare provided)

1:30-3:30 pm Learn to Spin with a drop spindle with Denyse Hiscock (at Maggie’s Place)

6-8 pm Bring your favourite handwork and join the Twisted Stitchers at the Four Fathers Library

6-9 pm Exhibition of hooked rug pieces by Halina Bienkowski, 158 Robert Angus Drive, Suite 100


EXHIBITIONS

 Monday, August 1 through Monday, August 8

For the Birds:  A Girl’s Eye View, an exhibit of rug hooking, needle felting, and wet felting by artists Gwen Dixon, Carol McCall, and Kate Sharpe at the Tidnish Bridge Art Gallery.  An artists’ reception will take place Wednesday, August 3, from

2-4 pm at the gallery.

 

 Monday, August 1 through Saturday, August 8

Needle Arts Exhibition at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, 21 Acadia Street

Rug Hooking Exhibit at Breakfast at Brittany’s, 45 Victoria Street East

Fibre and Needle Arts Exhibition at the Cumberland County Museum and Archives, 150 Church Street

Wednesday, August 3 through Saturday, August 6

 We Come Together, a show of rugs hooked by Deanne Fitzpatrick and her studio staff at the Deanne Fitzpatrick Studio, 33 Church Street, daily from 9 am to 5 pm.  Drop by for an oatcake and a view.

 

Tuesday, 2 August 2022

The Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival: Day 1

 Today the Festival begins!  


TUESDAY, AUGUST 2


6-8:30 pm            Knitting For Beginners Part I (Part II is Thursday, August 4) with Chantelle Taylor

                              Arts & Entertainment Centre, Amherst Mall

EXHIBITIONS

 Monday, August 1 through Monday, August 8

For the Birds:  A Girl’s Eye View, an exhibit of rug hooking, needle felting, and wet felting by artists Gwen Dixon, Carol McCall, and Kate Sharpe at the Tidnish Bridge Art Gallery.  An artists’ reception will take place Wednesday, August 3, from

2-4 pm at the gallery.

 

 Monday, August 1 through Saturday, August 8

Needle Arts Exhibition at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, 21 Acadia Street

Rug Hooking Exhibit at Breakfast at Brittany’s, 45 Victoria Street East

Fibre and Needle Arts Exhibition at the Cumberland County Museum and Archives, 150 Church Street


Friday, 29 July 2022

Festival Info Boards

 

When you arrive in town next week, you will find Festival schedules at Maritime Mosaic, as well as at Amherst Town Hall.  Both buildings are located on Victoria Street, in the heart of our downtown. These bulletin boards will update every morning with the daily events, as well as list activities scheduled for the week.  Make sure you check them out!

Thursday, 28 July 2022

Hang Out With Our Festival!

 

The 2022 Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival is taking place August 2 to 6 in Amherst, Nova Scotia.  To celebrate all things fibre, we are encouraging everyone to participate in Hang Out Days during the Festival.

On any day (or every day!) of the Festival, hang out your quilts, aprons, blankets, mittens, rugs, or any handmade fibre work.  Hang them from your clothesline, porch, deck, tree, or wherever you can find, and take a picture.  Send us your photo (or tag us on Facebook @NovaScotiaFibreArtsFestival) so we can post them on our Facebook and Instagram pages. Help us celebrate all the wonderful fibre creations made in this area!!