Instructors

2018 Instructors

Valerie McFadden

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

artist. Born and raised in small…

Cindy Hagen

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

dyer, weaver, spinner,…

Sisterhood Fibres

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

Claire Drinnan

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

Joyce Gill

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

Lois McDonald-Layden

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

Karen Neary

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

Diann McDonald

Diann is an accomplished fibre artist and Certified Oxford Punch needle hook Instructor who has had…

Because You Count

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

Anna Mathis

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

Edie Legere-Cole

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

Meryl Cook

Meryl Cook brings her lifetime of work in the healing

arts together with her experience as…

Brenda Clarke

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

Linda Kelly Hubbard

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

Denyse Milliken

Former professional art director/graphic designer, Denyse

Hiscock Milliken has always been…

Beans & Cocoa Toys and Gifts

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

create for as long as I can remember!…

Chantelle Taylor

I was taught to knit when I was 6 by a

babysitter. I rediscovered my love of
knitting,…

Lucy Richard

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

Wheel dye system

I began…