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About LaHave Weaving Studio


Lesley Armstrong is the owner of LaHave Weaving Studio.  Lesley first studiedDoor at Sagrada Familia, Barcelona.
Armstrong Textiles.Door at Sagrada Familia, Barcelona. Armstrong Textiles.

weaving at the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design in Halifax, NS (B.F.A.), went

on to further studies at the Philadelphia College of Textiles & Science (now

Philadelphia University), and
then completed her M.A.in Art Education as well as

studying in the Fibre Dept. under Warren Seelig at The Philadelphia College of

Art (now University of the Arts).


Lesley returned to her native Nova Scotia where she operates
a weaving

business
, Armstrong Textiles, focusing on fashions and interior furnishings, and

taught as Regular Part-time faculty in the Textiles/Fashion Department at NSCAD

U in Halifax, NS
(1983-2016). 


Lesley re-commenced
the weaving and textiles workshops that she used to hold

at LaHave Bakery (a favourite spot).  The LaHave Weaving Studio is now situated

in a building owned by Lunenburg Foundry in
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.  Lesley

and friends renovated the second floor of the old Foundry Garage in 2017--drop

in and see the Studio which has a great view of Lunenburg Harbour and see

what's going on.  We hope to see you this summer! 




 Join us for Textile Conversations in the summer of 2019.



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". www.joannesoroka.co.uk



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

                                Textile/
Constructed Surfaces” at LaHave Weaving Studio. www.warrenseelig.com

 

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.



Thursday,
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 lesley@lahaveweavingstudio.ca




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

Button",
a mini-workshop at the Studio.