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  • World Knit in Public Day | Fly in the Fibre | Creston BC

    Fibre on the Fly- World Knit in Public Day

    Fibre on the Fly- World Knit in Public Day   Creston took part in World Knit in Public Day on June 8, 2019 at our Community Complex. World Knit in Public Day is a celebrated day to highlight knitters from around the world and we were proud to take part.  “World Wide Knit in Public Day was started in 2005 by Danielle Landes. It began as a way for knitters to come together and enjoy each other’s company. Knitting is such a solitary act that it’s easy to knit alone somewhere and sink into your work without thinking about all...

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  • Meet the Instructor: Wendy Franz

    Meet the Instructor: Wendy Franz

    Meet the Instructor Series Fly in the Fibre introduces our favourite instructors continuing with Wendy Franz, a local well loved artist Wendy Franz, Artist As a professional graphic artist Wendy has always had a passion for art and design and now dedicates her life to her artwork. Self-taught, Wendy works in many different mediums including watercolour, acrylics, fluid art, colour pencil and mixed media, Wendy’s creations range from realism to abstract. Her unique style and imagination with the use of vivid colours capture the beauty of the world around us. "For as long as I can remember I have been passionate...

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  • Meet the Instructor: Lynne Mizera

    Meet the Instructor: Lynne Mizera

    Meet the Instructor Series Fly in the Fibre introduces our favourite instructors continuing with Lynne Mizera from Lynne’s Art World. Lynne Mizera, Mixed Media Artist “I have been a creative soul all my life and I HAVE to create something everyday or I become emotionally unbalanced!”  This statement describes Lynne’s level of commitment to creativity perfectly. As an artist and teacher, Lynne has an in-depth relationship to colour, an openness to learning new ways to display the creativity in her mind, a love for sharing her wide breadth of aritistic knowledge, and she strives to empower her students to believe...

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  • The Fly in the Fibre Story

    The Fly in the Fibre Story

    The story of how Fly in the Fibre came to be. Happy 3rd Birthday Fly in the Fibre!
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  • Meet the Instructor: Carmen Ditzler

    Meet the Instructor: Carmen Ditzler

    Meet the Instructor Series Fly in the Fibre introduces our favourite instructors starting this month with Fibre Artist Extraordinaire Carmen Ditzler of Hermit Felt Carmen Ditzler, Fibre Arts Creator & Teacher  “Find me on a walk poking into nooks and crannies, pockets full of rocks and treasures.  Fascination with nature is at the core of my art- noticing textures, colours, and weird lines.  It's been nine years now, captured by wool, making felt in a crooked little studio, heated by trees in the Kootenays of British Columbia.   Seeing what wool will do, what happens to the colour and the surface...

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  • Learning is Messy

    Learning is Messy

    Thanks so much to Leslie for sharing her fibre fail with us. The little bunny pictured above was her work of art that she tried very hard to get it to look like the picture in her head and it didn't make it. If you are like me, you will see that bunny and think "aw he's cute". Unfortunately for Leslie he didn't quite meet her expectations. Learning is messy.Allowing yourself to learn from those moments when your expectations don't quite make it will provide big value in your learning experience. Hours go into experimenting and using your curiosity to...

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