Mamie’s Schoolhouse, Sustainable Fibre Arts on Cape Breton Island

Mamie’s Schoolhouse, Sustainable Fibre Arts on Cape Breton Island

Contact

Phone 902 323 0714

Website mamiesschoolhouse.com

Region: Cabot Trail
Community: Baddeck

Mamie's Schoolhouse was founded by ecological fibre artist Mel Sweetnam, a juried member of the Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, the South Haven Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers, and the Canadian Bookbinders & Book Artists Guild.

Mamie was Mel's Mother & her first fibre arts and conservation teacher.

Mel combines her life-long fibre arts studies & academic studies in biology to explore & teach a vast array of plant-based mordants & dyes, & an ecological stewardship approach to all fibre arts.

Mamie's Schoolhouse offers a number of workshops such as Intro to Ecoprinting, Introduction to Botanical Alchemy, and (Ir)resistable Dyeing.…

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