Fall 2018

Town of Richmond Hill Courses offered through The Burr House Spinning & Weaving Guild
Course Registration will begin in August

To register for these programs, please go to RichmondHill.ca/ActiveRH or call our registration hotline at 905-771-7545
or complete and return the registration form with payment to any Town of Richmond Hill Community Centre and Pools

For more information on our upcoming courses being offered contact Kathleen Rodgers

Quilting – UFO 
(4 participants min.)

Do you have an unfinished project that you need some help to finish OR have a pattern that you want to start but are not sure how? If you do, then this class is for you. Bring your fabric, pattern and questions to turn your unfinished projects into finished ones. This class will be offered once per month on an ongoing basis.  

You will need to bring your portable sewing machine and a basic sewing kit.

Location: Burr House 18+  
Cost: $25.00/1 per session
Dates & Codes: 
Wed Oct 3     Course Code:  26901
Wed Nov 7    Course Code:  26902
Wed Dec 5    Course Code:  26903
Wed Jan 9     Course Code:  26904
Wed Feb 6     Course Code:  26905
Wed Mar 6    Course Code:  26906
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. /2.5 Hours
Instructor: Kathleen R.

(4 participants min.)

Spend the weekend learning to weave! From winding the warp to setting up your own sample loom and exploring different weave structures, you will create your own small samples, 'mug rugs,' to take home. All equipment and materials are provided.

Course Code: TBD
Location: Burr House 18+
Cost: $110/2 classes 
Material Fee: $10
Dates: TBD
Time: TBD/4.5 Hours
Instructor: Kathy L.

Spinning - Drop Spindle Method                                            (4 participants min.)

Learn the ancient art of spindle spinning and turn wool into yarn. Spindle spinning is affordable, portable and fun. Our instructor will guide you through the process of making yarn and discuss the history of spindles.

Course Code: 26897
Location: Burr House 18+  
Cost: $40/2 classes
Material Fee: $20
Dates: Thurs Nov 15 & 22
Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 p.m. /2 Hours 
Instructor: Margo M.