Entries by Nancy Cote

Learning to Weave 2020-style

In February 2020, we started an introductory weaving workshop, lead by Sandra Hodgins, with six participants: Lisa Miki, Kate Hammond, Genevieve Lalonde-Martini, Sharon Bloedorn, Elise Young and Igor Darmokhid. Each of them prepared a unique warp and dressed “their” table loom in our guild studio facilities. With the greatest good fortune, when the pandemic circumstances […]

Showcase: Seasons in Colour 23 Aug to 15 Sept 2019

Salt Spring Island Weavers and Spinners Guild was awarded the final 2019 Artcraft showcase: Seasons in Colour. This was a collective exhibition of new works by 15 members of the guild rising to the challenge of representing the colours of the seasons in their own unique way. The guild was provided with guidelines on dimensions and […]

Display in the library

On display in the SSI public library lobby are the results of a weaving challenge to explore basket weave and canvas weave. These items were inspired by samples woven by our members for the Guild of Canadian Weavers 2019 newsletter. Winner of the people’s choice award was Nicole Onetto. Left side of the display Right […]