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.

The FACTS Gallery has reopened!

Our new summer hours are Wed-Sat from 11am – 5pm.

If you are going to drop by and say hi please abide by the following guidelines for entering the gallery:

  • MASKS are now MANDATORY to enter the gallery!
  • Please SANITIZE your hands as you enter the gallery.
  • Please be considerate and social distance.
  • If there are already 3 people in the gallery, you may be asked to wait outside.

Christmas Ornament Wool Painting Kits

Want to give the gift of creativity this Christmas? We have a limited supply of fun wool painting kits from local artist Kathy White.

Knotting with Wendy - An Introduction to Macrame

Macrame is all the rage again in both fashion and home décor. Learn the basics of this “knotty” fibre art with Wendy Arblaster from Knots by Wendy.

Intro to Crochet

Back by popular demand!
Join us for a relaxing evening as Cathy Nethery introduces you to the basics of crochet. By the end of the 4 week course, you will have create a stunning scarf using variegated yarn.

Crochet Projects with Cathy Nethery

Cathy Nethery is a wiz at crochet. During our Crochet Projects Night she will guide you through your own personal crochet project with demos, tricks, guidance and encouragement!

Threadheads Fall Session

Ready for some fun fall fashion creativity? Register now for our 5 week sewing and creative club open to 10 to 15 year olds where participants learn to design, sew and create their own style!