UFO takes on textile challenge

Back in March 2020, TextileArtist.org ran a community stitch challenge. The challenge was a seven week series of online workshops. Each week a different artist was commissioned to develop a textile activity that people could do at home. These activities, or challenges, were designed to inspire people to try new things and explore embroidery in […]

Temari balls from workshop

Tips and Tricks for Temari balls

Nadine Papp led a wonderful Temari ball workshop at the Cultural Centre on November 7th. We had a lot of fun trying this craft – which was new to everyone including me. In this post you’ll find images from Nadine Papp’s workshop along with a few tips and tricks that I hope will inspire you […]

Fall felting: Pumpkin Workshop

These photos and instructions are from Nadine Papp’s wet felting workshop at the Cultural Centre. On Saturday October 24, she led us through the step by step process of creating a miniature felted pumpkin. Hopefully this write up will inspire you to try a bit of felting at home! – Shannon Quigley Materials: Wool for […]

Fall Felting Tutorial: Make a needle felted leaf brooch

This is a write up from our fall needle felting workshop on Saturday October 17, 2020. Nadine Papp led us through the step by step process of creating a felt brooch using a leaf shaped cookie cutter. I had the pleasure of following along and took notes as we went. We know there are a […]

UFO is going digital!

UFO textile group is going digital! Email museum@mindenhills.ca if you would like to be sent a link to join our digital craft and chat meeting this Friday April 17 at 1pm

Digital embroidery tutorials!

Our Victorian Motto Sampler workshop, originally scheduled for April 4, has been cancelled due to COVID. So we are going digital! Stay tuned for a week long series of craft tutorials showing you have to make a mini motto sampler inspired by the museum’s collection at home!