Tag: festival du voyageur

Festival 2012

I set up my 4-harness loom for this year’s Festival. We’re commemorating the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the Selkirk Settlers. They attempted to build an income spinning the hair of bison and weaving it into cloth. The local weavers guild agreed to help me weave brown cloth. I set up my loom. Meanwhile… Read more »

Festival du Voyageur 2011

It’s that time of year again. I can be found with my SashWeaving in the Souvenir tent, alongside the Habitat for Humanity run Official Souvenir desk. The thing I love about Festival is seeing all the sashes. Every year it gets better. People are making their own, and wearing them. This woman took a one-hour… Read more »

more photos from Festival 2010

The snow sculptures look great, especially at night with the lights from the tents. Some visitors to the Festival du Voyageur sport fingerwoven sashes. These women made their own