Instructors

2018 Instructors

Because You Count

Because You Count opened in September, 1991 by Jeannie Taylor in her home in Berry Mills, N.B. In…

Faith Cormier

Faith Cormier, from Fredericton, NB, has been doing handwork of various sorts,

mainly embroidery…

Karen Neary

From her home in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Karen Neary has worked as a professional quilt designer since…

Sisterhood Fibres

Faith & Claire are lifelong (and proud) fibre addicts and love to feed their habit by travelling…

Chantelle Taylor

I was taught to knit when I was 6 by a

babysitter. I rediscovered my love of
knitting,…

Meryl Cook

Meryl Cook brings her lifetime of work in the healing

arts together with her experience as…

Joyce Gill

Joyce Gill, from Cornwall PEI has been enjoying embroidery in its many forms since her tome in 40H.…

Brenda Clarke

Brenda Clarke is a wife, mother, grandmother and a maker. Learning to knit at 8 years old was the…

Angela Worsley

My journey began with a trip to Maine in 2008 where I saw alobster rope mat. I wanted…

Anna Mathis

Anna Mathis is an international award winner for her textile designs, a graduate of the New Brunswick…

Beans & Cocoa Toys and Gifts

I’ve been in love with working with different fibers to

create for as long as I can remember!…

Carrie Settle

“I grew up with a Mom that helped me see beyond what was in front of me to the possibilities…

Katherine Sharpe

As a recent graduate of NSCAD University I have used many

kinds of fibre to explore. I love…

Valerie McFadden

Valerie is a self-taught, multi-disciplined, professional

artist. Born and raised in small…

Lois McDonald-Layden

Lois was born and raised in a very small fishing village in Northern Nfld. A horticulturist by trade,…

Edie Legere-Cole

Edie has been hooking for over 30 years. She became ateacher with the Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia…

Denyse Milliken

Former professional art director/graphic designer, Denyse

Hiscock Milliken has always been…

Cindy Hagen

Cindy Hagen has been working in fibre for approximately 35 years. She is a

dyer, weaver, spinner,…

Lucy Richard

Fiber Artist, owner and creator of The Wooly Mason Jar Color

Wheel dye system

I began…

Claire Drinnan

Claire Drinnan has partnered with Faith Drinnan of Sisterhood Fibres at the fest in the past to bring…

Phyllis Cameron

Phyllis Cameron grew up in a household where there was always a quilt on a frame being quilted…

Diann McDonald

Diann is an accomplished fibre artist and Certified Oxford Instructor whohas had a life long journey…

Linda Kelly Hubbard

Linda Kelly Hubbard has long enjoyed a high fibre diet, growing up with a mother who always had knitting,…