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Fibre Week is an annual, week long celebration of the fibre arts at Olds College. Every year in June, the campus and amazing community members are immersed in activities and events related to fibre. Our event include workshops, programs, a public market, fleece shows and sales and social events.
We currently offer 1/2 day, 1 & 2 day workshops offered Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17.
Master Spinner & Master Weaver Certificates
The Master Weaver & Master Spinner certificates are classroom & independent studies involving skill development, research studies and project assignments. Both certificates are offered in progressive levels. Spinner courses provide instruction in the areas of hand spinning of all major types of fibres, yarns and the end use of the spun yarns. Weaving courses will provide instruction on a comprehensive set of hand weaving skills.
Merchant Mall Public Market
The Merchant Mall is Open to the Public!
Friday, June 15 @ Noon – 6 pm
Saturday, June 16 – Sunday, June 17 @ 10 am – 6 pm
New this year, in the evenings (5 pm – 6 pm) in the Merchant Mall, we’ll be featuring one of our Master Spinner graduates doing demos and/or answering your questions. If you have a spinning question, be sure to drop by.