The Fashion Arts & Creative Textiles Studio (FACTS) is an educational and innovative hub for textile, fashion and costume designers, artists and artisans across Ontario. The program offers classes, open studios and workshops at the community and professional level as well as networking, professional development and community events. FACTS believes that skills training, local resources and local production can help support a sustainable future for practicing artisans, designers and communities.
Threadheads Holiday Session
Holiday fashion fun! Threadheads is offering a 6 week session on how to create winter accessories and decorations. Open to 10 to 15 year olds, participants will learn to design, cut and sew a vest and create holiday themed items.
Common Threads Open Studio
Common Threads Open Studio is an opportunity to gather together and create every other Thursday night. It gives us the opportunity to share our skills, knowledge and support. Join us for a social evening where you can work on your own personal projects and practice your craft.
Watercolour with Wool
Back by popular demand, we are thrilled to have Pam Carnochan return to FACTS to teach her fibre art technique, Watercolour with Wool. Using the art of needle felting, Pam will show you how to create beautiful landscapes with wool fibre from her farm that she dyes herself. Join us on Saturday February 11th from 9am to 12 pm or 1pm to 4pm to learn this simple, yet expressive technique.