Enrol in OHS Spinning Certificate Program - Level IV
Course Code: ARTS0586
The Ontario Spinning Certificate Program is a six-level program developed by the Education Committee of the Ontario Handweavers & Spinners (OHS). With sufficient registration, each of the six levels will be offered in succession.
The OHS program courses are non-credit with Fleming College and are not eligible as elective credits toward Fleming College's Visual and Creative Arts Diploma (VCAD) or Art Certificates.
Prerequisites: Participants are required to have successfully completed ARTS475 - OHS Spinning Certificate - Level III.
Completion of each level of study involves 8 days of instruction, followed by independent homework assignments that are completed, mailed to instructors, and evaluated throughout the year.
Course of study in Level IV: oral presentation of 50-hour projects assigned in Level III; indigo dyeing including over-dyeing; silk spinning, reeling, blending, etc.; spinning exotic fibres including cashmere, qiviut, the camelid family, dog hair, and angora rabbit, and blends of these fibres.