New skills, passion and inspiration at Fibre Fest

Book now for a range of workshops offered at Vancouver Island Fibre Fest in Campbell River

Courses are already filling up fast, so there’s no time to lose.

Book now for a range of workshops offered at Vancouver Island Fibre Fest on May 2-4.

“Whether you aim to learn a new skill or expand what you already do, check out the variety offered over the weekend,” says recreation program coordinator Linda Moore. “In addition to Sally Melville, there’ll be many talented instructors from all over Vancouver Island and something for all levels and interests!”

Brochures are available at the Campbell River Community Centre or Sportsplex for more information on classes, including:

  • Introduction to Needle Felting: Jody Richard
  • Beginner Spinning: Vyvyan Dorsett
  • Painting Trees with Fabric and Thread: Gladys Love
  • Spinning Boucle: Cheryl Huseby Wiebe
  • Knitting with Beads: Lynette Meek
  • Nuno Felted Shawls and Fabrics: Ulrieke Benner
  • Spinning Dog Hair: Lynn Doherty
  • Thrummed Mitts: Lynette Meek
  • Hand Painted Yarn without Dyeing: Cheryl Huseby Wiebe
  • Don’t Fear the Zipper: Sylvia Dutch
  • Knitting Cables: Marilyn Guilles
  • Pleated Accessories and Fabrics: Ulrieke Benner
  • Buttonholes and Borders – Sally Melville
  • Knit to Flatter – Sally Melville
  • Essential Skills – Sally Melville
  • First Choice, Basic Shape – Sally Melville

For more information on the workshops being offered at the Vancouver Island Fibre Fest, call the City of Campbell River Community Centre, 250-286-1161, or e-mail or visit