The Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival.
8th Annual Fibre Arts Festival October 13th -17th 2015
The Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival is a 5 day celebration of all things fibre; knitting, quilting, rug hooking, and so much more. Featuring many creative workshops, exhibits, and hands-on demonstrations, the festival offers something for everyone! If you're looking for a little fibre in your creative diet, then this is the festival for you!
The Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival always begins the Tuesday following Thanksgiving in October.
A five day celebration of all things fibre: knitting, quilting, rug hooking, felting, weaving, crocheting and so much more. The Fibre Arts Festival embraces all natural fibres and whether you're an experienced fibre artist, enthusiastic novice, or just appreciate fine quality arts and handwork, you'll find something to enjoy among the wide range of activities and opportunities the Festival offers.
Square Bottom Round - The Art of Basket Weaving
Basket weaving is the process of weaving pliable materials into a form or basket.
Baskets can be made from anything that will bend to form the basket’s essential elements - base, sidewalls, and rim. Basket weaving is an ancient and widespread fibre craft, its creations both utilitarian and aesthetic.