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Modern Punch Needle texture Sahm Jalbert
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Member Update // Modern Punch Needle with Sahm Jalbert!

This week at the SOS, we’re happy to share our latest course addition – Modern Punch Needle taught by local fibre artist, Sahm Jalbert! Read more at today’s update, along with the latest from our Natural Dyeing Study Group and a link to post your fibre arts questions for Felicia’s June Live Office Hours!

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Spinning Sheep Breed white handcombed tunis handspun skein
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Member Update // Spinning Sheep Breeds, Module Two!

At the now available Module Two: Long Wools of the Spinning Sheep Breeds course, join instructor Rachel Smith in an exploration of long wools with different fibre preparations, from dyed and undyed, just combed and commercial top.​ Rachel talks about the beauty of the lustre, strength, and the combing of these wools, which would make an incredible lace yarn to work with, either for weaving or for a lacy shawl with big open yarn overs. In this week’s update, we also share a reminder about the upcoming Natural Dyeing Study Group plus next week’s Live Office Hours session.

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Natural Dyeing basics NDB hanging yarn skeins
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Member Update // Natural Dyeing with Caitlin ffrench + New Spinning Kits

The range of colours that can be produced with natural dyes has a cohesiveness and harmony that roots us to our environment. Join us today as we share information about the newest course release, Natural Dyeing Basics, taught by local artist and instructor, Caitlin ffrench! In this week’s update, we also share information about new Spinning Sheep Breeds Kits now available for order!

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Spinning Sheep Breed wool locks
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Member Update // Spinning Sheep Breeds Module One Now Available!

In this week’s update, we’re excited to share a new, extensive spinning course with you – Spinning Sheep Breeds, taught by Rachel Smith! This course explores various sheep breeds available to spinners, and in the course Rachel talks about what classifies them within each category, reflections about the yarns we can create with these various wools and the uses for these yarns. ​This week we also want to share an updated discount code for SOS members shopping at the SweetGeorgia shop.

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Creating colour palettes at Knitting with Hand-Dyed Colour taught by Felicia Lo Wong
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Member Update // Knitting with Hand-Dyed Colour Now Available!

Our latest SOS course, Knitting with Hand-Dyed Colour taught by Felicia Lo Wong, is now available to all SOS Members! In this course, Felicia teaches how to develop a functional working understanding of colour so you can more confidently choose colours and colour combinations for your crafts. Today’s update also includes information about our new Spinning Mix-In sets available at the SweetGeorgia site, for fun colour play while working through our latest Blending Boards workshop with Debbie Held!

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Spinning fibre rolags by Debbie Held
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Member Update // New Blending Board Course + Troubleshooting Tapestry

We’re super excited to share with you the latest course addition to the School, Blending Boards: From Rolags to Roving, taught be Debbie Held! The blending board can be your go-to fibre prep tool above all others, and a few inexpensive additions can take this simple tool to the next level. Also included in this week’s update is the new Tapestry Troubleshooting article, written by tapestry instructor Janna Maria Vallee!

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Catwalk Scarf (houndstooth on 4-shaft weaving loom)
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Member Update // New Houndstooth Scarves Episode at Handwoven Colour

Taught by Felicia Lo Wong, the latest episode of the Handwoven Colour series: Houndstooth Scarves, further explores colour in weaving using the classic and timeless pattern of houndstooth. We’re also happy to share the latest Tapestry article written by Janna Maria Vallee, helping to explain further information about Tapestry Looms.

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Various spinning fibre from School of SweetGeorgia's Spinning up a Level course with Katrina Stewart
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Member Update // Final Spinning Up a Level Module Now Available!

The final module of Spinning Up a Level is now here, and we hope you’ve been enjoying this time spent with us, practicing at your wheel or spindle. In the sixth module, Project Planning, spinning instructor Katrina Stewart talks about project planning and how we can intentionally spin for the project we want to end up with.

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