Please note that our farm store is closed today, Saturday, October 15th but will be open tomorrow Sunday, October 16th.
Felting your way into autumn fashions!
We are offering a
Alpaca Tracks Thread Lightly
820 County Road 18, Oxford Station
Instructor: Lanette Freitag
Lan Mark Fiber Mill home to FeltLOOM Inc.
.Date: Nov. 1st & 2nd
Experience the magic of creating your own designs with the original FeltLOOM® needle felting machine. With backgrounds in engineering, farming and several years of creating with fibers behind them, Don Bowles and Lanette Freitag designed, engineered and produced their first FeltLOOM® in 2003. We feel very priveledged to have Lanette offer a two day course at our farm. On the first day, Lanette will show us various techniques for different fabric transformation projects and make samples of many kinds of material and on the second day, participants will create their very own vest. We have a limited number of spaces. Participants are invited to bring a piece of open weave fabric and will have the opportunity to transform it into something with personal flair.
Don't miss the chance to learn with Lanette.
2 Day Workshop Fee: $226.00 includes HST
Day 1: Bring your own lunch
Day 2: Enjoy both savoury and dessert crepes prepared by:
Erick Le Pors Cost $15.00
Refreshments and snacks will be provided on both days.
The vests can be sewn by hand or machine. We will have a sewing machine available or you can bring your own.
Bring your own materials or choose all from a large selection of our materials available for purchase. If you would like to purchase some of our materials, please do so at least ten days ahead of time to ensure you get what you would like.
Materials available for purchase: alpaca batts,Italian merino, alpaca/merino/silk batts, tussah silk, mulberry silk, silk hankies, silk noils, sari silk and silk fabric and more.
We have 8 spots available. Register on-line by October 15th
Subsequent to this two day course, participants will have the opportunity to book a free 2 hour session on the FeltLoom at our farm. Additional time is available for a fee.
We invite you to meet the animals that produce these beautiful fleeces. It is a long journey from good animal husbandry practices to shearing, sorting, classing, de-vegging, washing, dyeing, picking, carding, spinning, finding the perfect end product and marketing it to potential customers. This is all part of our labour of love.
We offer wet felting, machine knitting, weaving and needle felting courses from November to April at our farm. Come see what we have to offer. We look forward to your visit.
Kathy & Corinne
When: October 1st and 2nd (rain or shine)
Where: 820 County Road 18, Oxford Station, Ontario (visit the contact us page for directions)
Time: 10:00 - 4:00
Pat will have the brand new Maple Hill cd available for purchase. If you would like to see the Maple Hill Band, they will be at the Spencerville Mill Oct. 1st in the evening.
We look forward to your visit and wish you an enjoyable week-end.
Alpaca Tracks T(h)read Lightly Fall Fiesta
We invite you to come see what courses we have to offer. We will have samples and will be giving various demos.
Fibre Artscape (Oct. 23rd)
Felted Mittens (Nov. 13Th)
Felt Loom Course (Nov. 1St & 2nd)
Tri-Loom: Build a loom and learn to use it! (TBD)
Felted Soaps and Dryer Balls
Knitting Machine Course (March 2017)
East Indian Cooking Workshop (March 2017)
If you have a group of four or more and would like to arrange a date convenient to your group, email Kathy: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can find Kathy and Corinne and sometimes their alpacas at the following events:
September 16th, 17th and 18th: Tall Ships in Brockville: We are guests of The Brockville Farmer's Market. Alpaca Tracks will be set up in the parking lot on the west side of the street behind the Brockville Farmer's Market vendors.
September 17th & 18th (weather permitting) We will be at the Mountain Apple ORchard with our fine alpaca ware.
September 24th and 25th (weather permitting) We will be at the Mountain Apple Orchard with our fine alpaca ware.
September 1st and October 1st and 2nd: Alpaca Tracks T(h)read Lightly Fall Fiesta at 820 County Road 18, Oxford Station. Come for a drive in the country and see what Alpaca Tracks T(h)read Lightly is all about.
Experience the magic of creating your own designs with the original FeltLOOM® needle felting machine. With backgrounds in engineering, farming and several years of creating with fibers behind them, Don Bowles and Lanette Freitag designed, engineered and produced their first FeltLOOM® in 2003. We feel very priveledged to have Lanette offer a two day course at our farm. On the first day, Lanette will show us various techniques for different fabric transformation projects and make samples of many kind of material and on the second day participants will create their very own vest. We have a limited number of spaces. Participants are invited to bring a piece of open weave fabric that you will have the opportunity to transform into something with your own personal flair.
August 27th we will be at: https://www.facebook.com/wendysmobilemarket
We have an introductory price of $30.00 per pair for the following new line of socks. This special is on as long as supplies last. We have 14 pairs available in size medium. If you would like a pair at this introductory price, don't delay!
It is hard to believe that we are nearing the end of summer. Looking for something to do, take this opportunity to visit us at the following two venues.
Saturday, August 20th we will be at the The Ottawa Farmers’ Market in Westboro. Located along the beautiful walking path of the Byron Linear Park, between Golden, Richmond and Byron Avenues, the Westboro is growing with more than 65 vendors. Come and see what Alpaca Tracks T(h)read Lightly has to offer.
Sunday, August 21st Corinne will be at The Kingston Women's Art Festival. This festival was started in the late 70's by a group of women interested in promoting the work of women artists. Since that time the festival has grown significantly and now features more than 150 artists, a full day of women's music performances, a silent auction, a children's activity area, great food, and 3,000 visitors.
We hope you will join us for our 2016 festival. Y
Kathy Enright and Corinne Côté, co-owners of Alpaca Tracks T(h)read Lightly. We raise alpacas and create fine alpaca ware from their exquisite fibre.
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