Fiber exploration in weaving | Montreal | Mai

Irene Textile

Fiber exploration in weaving | Montreal | Mai

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This one-day workshop are:

Saturday, May 4, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 5, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


3333 Cremazie East,(Map)
Atelier 701
Montreal, QC
H1Z 2H8


6 h


The aim of this course is to research and explore unusual materials and playful fibers. You'll weave on warps made of different materials such as copper, stainless steel, paper, monofilament and linen. The aim is to familiarize you with various fibers, weaving techniques and structures, and have fun doing so. Participants will take home their woven samples.


Joanie Milette


  • Weaving samples of different structures
  • Weaving with fibers such as raffia, paper, hemp and more!
  • REPS (warp effect), double weave, weft effect and joined weft techniques
  • Weaving tips and tricks
  • Solving common problems
  • How to complete your project


    • Know how to use a table or floor loom
    • Know how to weave plain weave and twill


      • All materials included
      • Notebook


        Notebook and pencil.

        GOOD TO KNOW

        • A kitchenette is available (fridge, microwave and unlimited coffee).
        • Prior to the workshop date, students will receive an e-mail reminder with full workshop details.


          Due to small class sizes, we are unable to offer refunds for workshops. If, for any reason, you are unable to attend, you have the option of sending someone in your place or registering for another date.

          ABOUT JOANIE

          Joanie Milette is a composite, an alloy between the city she loves, Montreal, and the northern Mauricie region, her home.
          A graduate in Agricultural Production from the École l'agriculture de Nicolet (2016) and in Textile Construction from the Montreal Centre for Contemporary Textiles (2022), she was awarded Professional Artisan status by the Institut des Métiers d'art du Québec in 2022.
          Passionate about the arts and textile construction, she dedicates part of her year to growing dye plants, researching vegetable dyes and making decorative objects on traditional looms.