Creative Weaving using Memorable Objects


Please note that masks are highly encouraged but not mandatory in workshops.

Workshop Description

Join I-Chun Jenkins in this 1-day weaving adventure, in which non-traditional materials lead to unique artistic expressions. Have you been saving memorable mini objects like driftwood, buttons, seashells or scrap pieces of paper/ ribbon/ yarn? Bring them all! This workshop is open to all skill levels, exploring basic weaving techniques using a 4” card loom, incorporating your special materials, and unleashing your creativity in this unconventional weaving experience.

Workshop Information
Age group: Adults and Teens

Time: 9:30am-4:30pm (1 hr break for lunch)

Date: UPDATE Sept. 13/23: new date TBA, postponed due to expected storm

Duration: One day

Fees: Tuition – $80  /  Supplies purchased from instructor – $20

Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate

Capacity: 10 students

Seniors Discount: Seniors aged 65+ are eligible for a 20% discount on all adult workshops; enter coupon code SENIOR65 at checkout.

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Materials & Supplies

Along with recommended materials from home, participants will purchase a $20 kit from the instructor to start the workshop. Each kit includes a 4” mini loom, a plastic weaving needle, and weaving materials brought by the instructor for participants to pick and choose from.

(Extra mini weaving kits to take home will be available for purchase during the workshop.)

Meet your instructor:

“Growing up in a tiny fishing village on the small island of Taiwan surrounded by a rich heritage of native culture and natural beauty, I became sensitive to vibrant colours and textures at an early age.”

New Brunswick based fibre artist, I-Chun Jenkins, was never one to follow tradition nor to duplicate any piece of work so she looked at working with non-traditional weaving material and ways to create one-of-a-kind artwork. Her love of magazines, nature and protecting the environment lead her to re-purpose the magazines by using the pages as her material source for her weaving and artwork. The pages are meticulously cut, sliced, woven, crocheted or folded together to produce original expressive pieces.

I-Chun’s work has been featured in galleries and public and private collections around the world. Her works are also part of the Canadian Visual Arts Collection featured in Canadian Embassies in Harare, Zimbabwe and the Canadian Embassy in Adu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.