Learn Traditional Art Forms from Cree knowledge keeper, Amy Willier.
Join in with the growing number of people who are finding beading to be a relaxing, centering experience. Learn one or more of the various methods of beadwork: Applique; floral or geometric, Lazy Stitch, Loom or Peyote
One day workshop, choose any date, or all:
Saturday January 11, 2020 FULL
Saturday February 1, 2020
Saturday March 7, 2020
Saturday April 4, 2020
Time: 10:30 am to 3:30 pm
Each session: Cost $85.00 plus materials
Beadwork Tutorial Sessions
Two hour beadwork session, bring your project that you need to finish, or tips on how to start. This tutorial is geared towards YOU- on what you want to learn, any type of beadwork is available for tutorial.
Every Wednesday from January 8 to April 29, 5:00 pm to 7 pm
Cost: $25 per session
Medicine Wheel Teaching
By learning about the wheel, we gain a deeper respect for Mother Earth and all that exists. Through understanding the travel around the wheel, we bring life-giving changes into our lives and into the world. This workshop gives insight into the ancient teachings and protocols around ceremony of our First Nations people. From birth to Elder; learning to balance mental, spiritual, physical and emotional being and connecting to your spirit guides/power animal is all part of the journey.
Sunday January 26, 2020, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
In the medicine wheel teachings, we honor the four directions and the elements of earth, wind, fire & water. These will be incorporated into these sticks: when used with intent it will assist in neutralizing negative emotions and help you to speak from the heart. Create your own talking stick and learn how to use it in ceremony & meetings.
Sunday, February 9, 2020: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
$100.00 Materials Included.
Learn the ancient art of applying porcupine quills on garments, bags, footwear etc. This is an art form that has become almost obsolete. Become a part of reviving it. Weekend workshop.
Saturday February 22, 2020 10 am – 4 pm Cleaning, sorting and dying quills;
Sunday February 23, 2020 10 am. – 4 p.m. Basic techniques of sewing quills on hide
Cost $160.00 Materials included Instructor: Amy Willier
Moose and Caribou Hair Tufting
This is an art form that originated in the NWT. The hair is sorted and dyed then sewn on hide or velvet to create floral pictures. It can also be applied to moccasins and garments.
Saturday, March 14, 2020: 10:30am -4 pm
Sunday, March 15, 2020: 10:30 – 4 pm.
Cost: $150.00 Materials included Instructor Kim Brothers
Create your own ceremonial drum that will assist you in tuning into your inner voice and the vibration of Mother Earth. Drumming raises your inner awareness, brings healing and helps to build community.
Thursday, April 23, 2020: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Saturday, April 25, 2020: 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
$300.00 Materials Included.
Dream Catcher Making
Learn how to make your own dream catcher for yourself or a special gift.
Sunday March 22, 2020: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Cost $40.00 per session, all materials included
Make yourself or your loved one a pair of moccasins. Decorate with beadwork if you already have the skill and finish in a variety of styles. Weekend workshop
Saturday, April 11, 2020 : 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday, April 12, 2020: 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Must have basic hand sewing skills.
Cost $125.00 plus materials (price varies depending on hide used)
Medicine Bag Workshop
Make your very own medicine bag, and learn about what can go inside. Beading experience required.
Sunday April 19, 2020: 10:00 – 3:00 pm
Cost: $125, all materials included.
Location: Moonstone Creation Native Gallery & Gift shop
1219 – 10 Ave SE Calgary, Ab. T2G 0W6
Email: email@example.com or call (403) 261-2650
Please register at least one week prior to the class start date
Visa, MC, Debit or Cash accepted.
Instructor: Yvonne Jobin or Amy Willier www.moonstonecreation.ca
Class Cancellation policy:
A full refund is given if a course is cancelled by Moonstone Creation.
An administrative fee of $25 will be charged for each withdrawal request; however, the administrative fee will be waived for a transfer to another course. Refunds will not be issued for any transfers.
Refunds will not be issued for any withdrawals processed within 5 business days (Monday-Friday) of course start.
Refunds are not issued once classes have begun or for non-attendance.
Some exceptions apply.