Fibrations 2016

Press Release

Where: The Fairfield Gonzales Community Place, 1330 Fairfield Road, Victoria, BC, Canada  MAP

When: August 19th through 21st (main event on Sunday the 21st)

Schedule of Events:

Friday August 19th

Harvest: A picnic evening of food and fibre

Saanichton, BC, 6 PM, $50

Saturday August 20th (Gary Oak Room), 12-4

Mr. Fox- Needle Felting Workshop with Nan.C Designs


Saturday August 20th (Knotty by Nature)

Natural Dyeing with Caitlin Ffrench

Saturday, August 20th (Gary Oak Room)

A Film Screening:

Tunniit: retracing the lines of Inuit tattoos

Sunday August 21st

Fibrations!  10 AM – 4 PM

Brought your local fibre arts community, Fibrations is a community-based celebration of fibre.  Held in the picturesque Porter Park, the day will feature a huge (up to 60!) collection of vendors sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm through demonstrations and hands-on-activities.

Fibrations Demo Schedule

10:00-11:00 : Brenda Nicolson will give a brief introduction to natural fibres – from the plant/animal to the finished fabric.

11:00-12:00 : Needle Felted Fruit With Claudia Lorenz

12:15-1:00 : Caitlin French‘s recent trip to Iceland (lecture style)

1:15-2:15 : ‘Railroad Knitting’ Crochet Lab with Del and Dela

2:30-3:15 : Wet felting demonstration by Knotty by Nature

3:30-4:15 : Bonnie from the Beehive demonstrates brioche knitting techniques


Read this great write up on last years’ Fibrations:


We look forward to seeing you on August 21st, 2016 from 10am – 4pm.

Call for Volunteers!

Call to the community of fibre artists and lovers of fibre arts, community based events and shopping local! We would love to meet your beautiful energy on the day of Fibrations. Every year has been a success because of all of you! Please consider donating a few hours joining us again this year for Fibrations! Contact us at fibrationsvic@gmail.com