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Fibre Arts

Continuing Education Programming

  • Fibre Week

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    Back by popular demand...

    Fibre Week 2020 will be held June 19 - 25, 2020

    All of the same great Fibre Week experiences and services will be available: weekend classes, a Fibre Pop Up Shop and Fleece Shows. Social events, food and accommodation services right on campus, our great stores and shops, and a Calgary airport shuttle.  And if you want to get very serious, of course our Master Spinner and Master Weaver programs will be back. Download the 2020 Fibre Week Brochure

    • Fibre Pop Up Shop (June 19 - 21)
    • Fibre-In Social (June 19)
    • Celebration Social (June 20)
    • Fleece Show & Sales (June 20-21)
    • Fashion Show & Art Showcase (June 21)
    • Silent Auction (June 21)
    • MYSTERY BOX FUNDRAISING CHALLENGE

  • Master Spinner Certificate

    Continuing Education - Master Spinner

    What can you expect from this program/course?

    The Master Spinner Program consists of six progressive levels of classroom and independent study involving skill development, research studies and project assignments in the area of hand spinning of all major types of fibers, yarns and the end use of the spun yarns.  At all levels, students are evaluated on the basis of written assignments, practical projects, oral presentations and skill development.

    For a complete guide to the Master Spinner Program, please see the Master Spinner Handbook.

  • Master Spinner Program: Off Campus Course Offerings

    In order to make the Master Spinner Program more accessible to spinners across Canada and the United States, Olds College offers select offerings of courses off campus. Olds College does not guarantee that students will be able to access all levels of the program at any particular off campus site. At this time Olds College is not accepting new hosts or sites for Off Campus offerings.

    Dates: 

    • Level 1: August 17-21,2020
    • Level 2: August 24-28. 2020

  • Master Weaver Certificate

    Continuing Education - Master Weaver

    What can you expect from this program/course?

    The Master Weaver Program is consists of four progressive levels of classroom and independent study involving skill development, research studies and project assignments. It provides an educational environment in which an individual can acquire the skill to become an independent weaver. Completion of the four levels earns you an Artisan Certificate. For those interested in research, there is a self-directed level 5 study that earns you a Master Weaver certificate. 

    For a complete guide to the Weaver Program, please see the the Master Weaver Student Handbook.

  • Master Weaver Program: Off Campus Course Offerings

    In order to make the Master Weaver Program more accessible to spinners across Canada and the United States, Olds College offers select offerings of courses off campus. Olds College does not guarantee that students will be able to access all levels of the program at any particular off campus site. At this time Olds College is not accepting new hosts or sites for Off Campus offerings.

    Dates:

    • Level 3: April 20-24, 2020
    • Level 1: April 27 – May 1, 2020
    • Level 2: August 3 - 7, 2020
    • Level 4: August 10 - 14, 2020
    • Level 4: September 7 – September 11, 2020
    • Level 2: September 14 - September 18, 2020