Archive for the ‘Capilano University Textile Arts’ Category

Textile Dialogues – Rent A Crafter

8 April, 2013

Friday 12th of April! come to the student lounge in the Cap U library building to try your hand at several craft techniques. From 10 am till 2 pm six of the textile arts graduating students will be available to give insightful knowledge and teach there craft!!

Textile Arts Dept. programs Info Session

26 March, 2013

Info Session this coming Wednesday, April 3, in the Textile Arts rooms (come to Arbutus 201) at Capilano University. 2:30-4:30  See ‘Events’ for a google map link.

Garden news

22 March, 2013

Our Textiles garden is growing – this year we plan to have more weld, golden rod (Canadian golden rod was once considered as a commercial dye crop), we have a mulberry tree coming, are starting a willow crop for weaving with, and will be processing flax later this year. The Urban Weavers are posting their flax growing advice and time line .

Exploring Process

9 March, 2013

This project was about engaging in the process of knit, crochet and a host of other traditional crafts to really explore the potential of a technique.The weight of desire