Learning to Spin Flax
Learning to Spin Flax
Learning to Spin Flax
Learning to Spin Flax

Irene Textile

Learning to Spin Flax

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LEARNING TO SPIN FLAX

Saturday, March 9, 2024 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

LOCATION

Collective loft located in the heart of Saint-Sauveur in the Laurentians.

DURATION

3 hours

OBJECTIVE

Learn to spin linen to create unique, high-quality yarns for your creations.

TEACHER

Myriam Rochon of Habi Habi

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • Smooth spinning of linen
  • Basic knowledge of flax fiber (structure, characteristics)
  • The different preparations (tow, oakum)
  • Overview of possible spinning tools and techniques
  • Local resources for flax spinning
  • Overview of small-scale flax cultivation and processing
  • Overview of other bast fibers (hemp, ramie, milkweed, nettle, etc.)

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Smooth spinning skills an asset
  • Handling of hanging spindle or spinning wheel

INCLUDED

  • Fiber
  • Notebook

WHAT TO BRING

  • Spinning wheel and/or hanging spindle
  • Pencil for note-taking if needed
  • Your own accessories or fiber for further exploration

The workshop will be given in French with help for english participants.

ABOUT MYRIAM

Myriam originally studied in music and visual arts, and turned to horticulture, agriculture and environmental sciences to perfect her knowledge of the plants that form the basis of her materials of predilection. In 2015, she launched the habi habi project. Specializing in the ecological harvesting and gathering of dye plants for textile dyeing, she has since shared her knowledge with an enthusiastic and growing community, and more recently returned to her research-creation.

FREE SHIPPING ON PURCHASES OF Can$200 OR MORE

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*A surchage may apply on the shipment of large items as well as for shipment to remote areas. These fees are independent of the free shipping offer.

Orders are delivered in 2 to 5 business days in Canada. (Please note that the delivery of some items may take longer).

FREE RETURNS

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* Shipping fees are non-refundable, as are surcharges for large items and remote locations.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions, please contact us at info@irenetextile.com



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