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March 5th from 9:00AM – 3:00PM & March 16th from 6:00-8:00PM.


What You’re Going To Learn

In this workshop, you’re going to learn the foundational skills that you can take home and build on over the coming weeks, months and years to create your own beautiful quillwork.

  • Materials: learn the basics of working with birch bark; learn the steps involved in porcupine quill care and a dying technique; learn tips and tricks for seasonal harvesting of both birchbark and porcupine quills.

  • Tools: learn how to use quillwork tools and practice basic lines, side by side fill, outline and fill, slanted fill and scrolling vine.

  • Designs – take a look at traditional and modern quillwork designs to find inspiration.

  • Patterns – design your own pattern and learn how to transpose your quillwork pattern onto your birchbark.

Course Fees and Materials

Materials and course fees for this Intensive Quillwork Workshop have been generously covered by Ontario Arts Council.

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Beginner Quillwork Workshop


From $200/person

Course Overview:

Explore beginner quillwork techniques. Work with colorful porcupine quills, quillwork tools and a simple design. Students will create a keychain to share with family and friends by the completion of this course.

Approximately 2 hours. Maximum 10 students. 

(Note: Natural supplies are subject to seasonal collection and processing. Workshop is available while supplies last)

Use the contact page to book your group.

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