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Course Library

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We are building a library of fibre arts courses and workshops to explore the depths of dyeing, spinning, weaving, knitting, colour theory, and design. We add content on a regular schedule with new courses every month. Join us anytime to explore your favourite fibre art.

Latest Courses

Discover our most recent courses and workshops

Symphony Mini Workshop

Symphony is an asymmetrical shawl pattern and 15-colour yarn set by Tabetha Hedrick that is exclusively available through our Holiday 2019 Kits. In this series of videos, Tabetha walks you through the techniques to create this beautiful accessory so, no matter what knitting level you are at, you’ll be able to create this cozy accessory […]

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Gentle Tidings Mini Workshop

Gentle Tidings is a triangular shawl pattern and 3-colour yarn set by Tabetha Hedrick that is exclusively available through our Holiday 2019 Kits. In this series of videos, Tabetha walks you through the techniques to create this beautiful accessory so, no matter what knitting level you are at, you’ll be able to create this cozy […]

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Multishaft Weaving Sampler

Multishaft Weaving Basics

Ever since we began the School of SweetGeorgia, I have been waiting for the right moment to share this topic of weaving with a multishaft loom! Welcome to our first multishaft weaving course where we will learn how to dress a table loom and floor loom using the “back-to-front” method and weave a sampler project. […]

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Dyeing Workshops

Our latest dyeing courses and workshops

Shibori Basics

Shibori Dyeing Basics

Shibori is a Japanese resist dyeing technique that employs folding, binding, clamping, and pole wrapping to create areas of resist. This dye process can be used to create repeated patterns in fabric and when worked in multiple layers of dye, can produce intricate, mesmerizing fields of colour. Join Mariana in this workshop to discover the […]

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Dyeing Intentional Colour

Create your own unapologetic and unique hand-dyed yarns and colourways using acid dyes and protein-based fibres with confidence and intention. In this course, we will explore: dyeing your own yarns and fibres using immersion dyeing techniques understanding and learning to control the dye process to produce colours intentionally discovering your own creative process, balancing the […]

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Dyeing Complex Colour

Dyeing Complex Colour

Discover new ways to add complexity and richness to your hand-dyed colourways using acid dyes and protein-based fibres. Building upon the skills and knowledge in our Dyeing Intentional Colour course, this course will explore: Developing a deeper understanding of colours and colour theory, focusing specifically on what happens when colours are mixed and learning to […]

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Spinning Workshops

Our latest spinning courses and workshops

Spin to Knit Socks

Socks are the humblest garment: We put them on our feet, wear them all day and wash them in the general load without really thinking much about them, but in this workshop we encourage you to think more of socks and what goes into spinning yarn for them and how much fun it can be! […]

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Spin to Knit a Sweater

Spin to Knit a Sweater

Welcome to Spin to Knit a Sweater! Taught by Rachel Smith, the founder of the Wool n’ Spinning blog and podcast, this class is designed to walk you through the process of creating your first garment from your handspun yarn. In this course, you’ll learn how to select the kind of fibre that will give […]

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Carding for Colour

In this workshop, Katrina Stewart will be introducing you to the wonderful world of carding so you can create beautiful fibre for spinning and weaving. Over the next few videos Katrina will walk you through: Basic Colour Theory Different kinds of fibres and their properties Different tools you can use to card fibre The different […]

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Spinning From Scratch

Learning how yarn is made is the very best way to improve your skills as a knitter or weaver. By learning to spin, you’ll gain insight into what characteristics of a yarn will make it more durable or resistant to pilling, or what types of yarn will be more suitable to lace knitting, or simply […]

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Weaving Workshops

Our latest weaving courses and workshops

Multishaft Weaving Sampler

Multishaft Weaving Basics

Ever since we began the School of SweetGeorgia, I have been waiting for the right moment to share this topic of weaving with a multishaft loom! Welcome to our first multishaft weaving course where we will learn how to dress a table loom and floor loom using the “back-to-front” method and weave a sampler project. […]

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Tapestry Weaving Janna Maria Vallee

Tapestry Weaving

Tapestry weaving is an art that has been around for hundreds of years and it continues to capture the imagination of artist and admirers today. In this course, Janna Maria Vallee teaches the essential tapestry weaving skill of “meet and separate”: a method that helps maintain proper tension and makes gorgeous colour blending in our works possible.

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Essential Weaving

For many, weaving can seem like a huge undertaking with lots of expensive and equipment attached to it, so it doesn’t seem very accessible. However, I’m here to show you that the core of weaving is actually very simple and there are so many paths to follow that it’s very possible to find the right […]

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Frame Loom Weaving Basics

Weaving can sometimes be a little bit intimidating to people to get started because it seems like when you start weaving that you need a lot of equipment. It seems very expensive to get involved in. It’s seems like there’s just, there’s a lot. A lot of terminology, a lot of little things to learn, […]

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Knitting Workshops

Our latest knitting courses and workshops

Symphony Mini Workshop

Symphony is an asymmetrical shawl pattern and 15-colour yarn set by Tabetha Hedrick that is exclusively available through our Holiday 2019 Kits. In this series of videos, Tabetha walks you through the techniques to create this beautiful accessory so, no matter what knitting level you are at, you’ll be able to create this cozy accessory […]

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Gentle Tidings Mini Workshop

Gentle Tidings is a triangular shawl pattern and 3-colour yarn set by Tabetha Hedrick that is exclusively available through our Holiday 2019 Kits. In this series of videos, Tabetha walks you through the techniques to create this beautiful accessory so, no matter what knitting level you are at, you’ll be able to create this cozy […]

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Modern Colourwork Knitting

Colourwork knitting encompasses many different styles and techniques of incorporating multiple colours into a single knitted piece. In this workshop, we’ll be looking at the techniques for traditional stranded colourwork and how to make it modern through motif, texture, and colour. We’ll be looking at working with hand-dyed colours in a colourwork piece as well […]

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Colour Theory & Design Workshops

Our latest colour theory and design courses and workshops

Carding for Colour

In this workshop, Katrina Stewart will be introducing you to the wonderful world of carding so you can create beautiful fibre for spinning and weaving. Over the next few videos Katrina will walk you through: Basic Colour Theory Different kinds of fibres and their properties Different tools you can use to card fibre The different […]

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Weaving at the Spring Loom

Epic Cloth Challenge

Since slow cloth takes more than a month to do, let’s do a 9-month-long challenge to make something epic from start to finish. Dream of something more epic than you think you can handle… and let’s celebrate what you’ve made in October, during Slow Fashion October. “Epic” means what “epic” means to you…. So maybe […]

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Modern Colourwork Knitting

Colourwork knitting encompasses many different styles and techniques of incorporating multiple colours into a single knitted piece. In this workshop, we’ll be looking at the techniques for traditional stranded colourwork and how to make it modern through motif, texture, and colour. We’ll be looking at working with hand-dyed colours in a colourwork piece as well […]

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Colour Mastery

In this series of mini lectures, I’d like to share with you more ideas to expand your understanding of colour. This series is for dyers, designers, knitters, spinners, weavers, and anyone who wants to put colours together in meaningful ways beyond the classic colour harmonies that we talked about in our previous colour theory workshop, […]

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Colour Play

So, you walk into a yarn shop and you’re presented with an amazing wall display of beautiful yarns in every possible colour… overwhelming, isn’t it? The hardest thing to decide when you’re starting a new knitting project or choosing yarns in a shop is… what colour do I pick? What are we afraid of? We’re […]

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Free Workshops

Our latest free courses and workshops

Symphony Mini Workshop

Symphony is an asymmetrical shawl pattern and 15-colour yarn set by Tabetha Hedrick that is exclusively available through our Holiday 2019 Kits. In this series of videos, Tabetha walks you through the techniques to create this beautiful accessory so, no matter what knitting level you are at, you’ll be able to create this cozy accessory […]

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Gentle Tidings Mini Workshop

Gentle Tidings is a triangular shawl pattern and 3-colour yarn set by Tabetha Hedrick that is exclusively available through our Holiday 2019 Kits. In this series of videos, Tabetha walks you through the techniques to create this beautiful accessory so, no matter what knitting level you are at, you’ll be able to create this cozy […]

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Weaving at the Spring Loom

Epic Cloth Challenge

Since slow cloth takes more than a month to do, let’s do a 9-month-long challenge to make something epic from start to finish. Dream of something more epic than you think you can handle… and let’s celebrate what you’ve made in October, during Slow Fashion October. “Epic” means what “epic” means to you…. So maybe […]

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Colour Play

So, you walk into a yarn shop and you’re presented with an amazing wall display of beautiful yarns in every possible colour… overwhelming, isn’t it? The hardest thing to decide when you’re starting a new knitting project or choosing yarns in a shop is… what colour do I pick? What are we afraid of? We’re […]

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School of SweetGeorgia

SweetGeorgia is building an online school for colour and craft. We are making video-based fibre arts workshops and courses and we have only just begun.