Master Spinner Program: Off Campus Course Offerings

In order to make the Master Spinner program more accessible to spinners across Canada, Olds College offers select offerings of Levels 1-4 off campus. These courses take place across Canada and the US, and currently planned courses are available below.

Don't see a course in your area? Have a few friends interested in joining you? Contact us about becoming a host!

Course Details

Listed in order of date offered.

Deadline for registration for all classes is one month prior to the start date. This is to ensure participants and instructors are able to acquire course materials, accommodations and travel plans in a timely manner. Please do not make any non-refundable purchases until the courses have been confirmed. Registrants will be notified by email.


Master Spinner Level 1: Yadkinville, NC: 

Date: May 7 - 11, 2018 | 9am - 4pm
Location: 226 East Main Street, Yadkinville, NC, 27055

Instructor: TBD
Supply List: Level 1

Host Contact: Lodging, dining, registration and the class location, please contact the Yadkin Valley Fibre Room program coordinator: Leslie Fesperman | leslie@yadkinarts.org.  

Cost: This class is run through the Yadkin Valley Fibre Room in North Carolina. See their website for course information, cost and official registration.


Master Spinner Level 1: Lynden, WA

Date: May 18 – 22, 2018
Location: Jansen Art Center, 321 Front Street, Lynden, WA 98264

Instructor: Jayne Deardorff
Supply List: Level 1

Host Contact: Vin Quenneville | vin@jansenartcenter.org

Cost: Tuition: $695 | Materials Fees: $85 | Marking Fees: $160


Master Spinner Level 1:  Englishtown, NS

Date: September 10 - 14, 2018 | 9am - 4pm
Location: The Gaelic College, 51779 Cabot Trail, Englishtown, NS, B0C 1H0

Instructor: Donna Rudd
Supply List: Level 1

Accommodations Contact: Once the course is confirmed one month prior, students should contact Gail Montgomery, Hospitality Manager for The Gaelic College to book accommodations and meals.  Single is $300 for the 5 nights and meals are $200 per person for the week. Deadline for accommodations and meals is May 14th. 

Cost: Tuition: $695 |  Materials Fees:  $85 | Marking Fees: $160 


Master Spinner Level 2: Stoughton, WI: 

Date: October 18 – 22, 2018 | 9am - 4pm
Location: Spry Whimsy Fiber Arts, 168 W Main Street, Stoughton, WI 53589

Instructor: Angela Schneider
Supply List: Level 2

Host Contact: Lodging, dining, and the class location, please contact Ingrid McMasters | ingrid@sprywhimsy.com.

Cost: Tuition: $695 |  Materials Fees:  $85 | Marking Fees: $160


Master Spinner Level 3

None Currently


Master Spinner Level 4: Monticello, IL

Date: August 11 - 15, 2018 | 9am - 4pm
Location:  Best Western Monticello Gateway Inn, 805 Iron Horse Place, Monticello, IL 61856

Instructor: Mary Lessman
Supply List: Level 4

Cost: Tuition: $695 |  Materials Fees:  $85 | Marking Fees: $160