Thursday, December 8, 2016

Last Chance Early bird registration ENTRWINE

 Come one, come all, register for ENTWINE National Festival (April 20-23rd) before 15th January for the earlybird registration. A wonderful programme has been planned for your fibery pleasure. Enrol for workshops & lectures, view the National Exhibition, Runway Show and Fashion Challenge. And don't forget the Marketplace for the best type of retail therapy. Catch up with old friends over your knitting and spinning, and make new friends too.

Many of the workshops are already full. Be in quick for the last spaces in Margaret Stove's lace knitting, Marilyn Rea-Menzies' tapestry weaving, Lara Nettle's sock knitting, and Rene Corder Evans' felting. Have fun with needle-felting as Liza Adams shows you how to make Christmas decorations, knights and maidens, or a gorgeous jointed bear. Needle felting is an addictive craft you will be able to do with your family and friends. Experienced Harakeke weaver Anne Daniel will take you from a beginner's flax project to the more complex twined basket. Very appropriate for Entwine Festival! Super techy tutor Lara Nettle will help you to "Unravel Ravelry" and discover where the internet can lead you in your fibrecraft journey. If you have ever wanted to spin Art Yarns, Suzy Brown will show you how. Suzy's Fibre Preparation workshop is full, but there are still spaces for beginner and advanced Art Yarns, if you are quick. All of Beth Brown-Reinsel's workshops are full to the top (*newsflash: one space now in Latvian Wristers workshop!), but there is still time to enrol for her lecture on Traditional Knitting. She has come all the way from Vermont, USA to see us, so don't miss out on this opportunity.

Please support our National exhibition. We always have a good selection of top quality articles submitted. Now is the time to show the rest of the country what Canterbury can do. There are many awards too. They can be found in the latest CREATIVE FIBRE magazine.

Register to see a great show of socks and jerseys, jerkins and vests; wearable art and modern fashion. Or better still enter the national Runway Show and become world famous in Christchurch New Zealand 2017 at ENTWINE Register to see the group runway challenge : a night’s entertainment where 21 groups show their year’s work with; garments inspired be ENTWINE’S medieval theme to create a modern medieval outfit.

Check out the education desk and Society info.
And sign up for correspondence classes or join a support group
See the tutors display
Join the tour to the Canterbury Museum
Be part of this great event.

See you there.

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