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Loom Rental / Weaving Consultation at LaHave Weaving Studio


For weavers who would like to rent a loom & accompanying equipment, by the week or by the month, up until the end of

September, feel free to contact Lesley Armstrong 902-220-5430 or

Equipment includes:

one – 24-harness, 3-box fly-shuttle dobby loom (with 2 beams)

two – 8-harness looms (27” & 60” each with two beams)

six – 4-harness looms (30” counterbalance, 40” jack, 45” jack, 45” jack, 45” counterbalance, 45” counterbalance)

one - 60" wide vertical floor tapestry loom

2 warping mills, sticks, paper, ball winders, umbrella swifts, electric & manual bobbin winders, variety of shuttles,

bobbins, hooks.




For weavers who would like some weaving guidance (planning a project or occasional help), contact Lesley

Armstrong 902-220-5430 or

For more advanced instruction or specific textile workshops geared to travel groups, please contact Lesley.






Textile Conversations”

at LaHave Weaving Studio

Summer 2019




Thursday, June 4      Free Public Talk. Ralph Getson, historian & former Curator of the Fisheries Museum of

4:30-6:00 p.m.         the Atlantic.
Schooner Yarns: Life Aboard a Fishing Schooner”.

Thursday, June 27    Free Public Talk. Joanna Soroka, tapestry weaver & author, will give a talk, "Scottish

4:30-6:00 p.m.         Tapestry with Canadian Content".

Thursday, July 25    Free Public Talk. Warren Seelig, well-knownartist and teacher living in Maine, will talk

5:00-6:30 p.m.         about his work. During this week Seelig
willbe teaching a 5-day workshop called “Thinking

Constructed Surfaces” at LaHave Weaving Studio.


Thursday, August 1   Free Community Netting Project with Brooke Gray, lover of netting and knotting and

6:00-8:00 p.m.         Heritage I
nterpreter at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, will lead us in a communal

                                netting event.
  Brooke will also be teaching two evening workshops at the LaHave

                                Weaving Studio this summer.

Sept.12    Free Community Darning Event.  Carly Mullaly will lead us in a get-together called
4:30-6:00 p.m.        "Darn It!". Learn to darn, bring your darning, or just join us.


LaHave Weaving Studio

35 Falkland Street, second floor

Lunenburg, NS


Contact Lesley Armstrong

Anne Morison doing a great job of teaching us "How to Make a Dorset

a mini-workshop at the Studio.