These beautiful SILK works by Kristina ZSJ Silks are unique
washable, wearable, multi-functional works of art

Upcoming Events and Sales
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Festivals

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CRAFT / Artisan Sales

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JUNE

* the 3rd Annual Ladies Steampunk tea and bazaar June 9th

 

* The Highland Gathering (MB) June 23rd & 24th

 

* The Osbourne Village Canada Day street festival on June 30th & July 1st

 

JULY

* Winnipeg Folk Fest Handmade Village July 5th - 8th

Check out the full 2018 Winnipeg Folk Fest lineup!

 https://www.winnipegfolkfestival.ca/lineup/performers/

Half Moon Market July 15

THE SPOT at Tuxedo Point

12 - 3pm

Pet friendly! 
Kid friendly! 
Event entertainment: bouncy castle + Virgin Radio
Hot Dog cart + Eva's Gelato ( omg gelato!!! ) 
Free fruit and Lara bars from the Half Moon MamaBear
24 artisans!

 

Cre8ery gallery & studio

My art is available for purchase at Cre8ery,
125 Adelaide St, 2nd fl.
until September 15, 12 noon 

Receptions & First Fridays:
 are July 19, 7-10pm; August 2, 7-10,
First Friday, August 3, 12-9pm,
August 30, 7-10pm and
September 13, 7-10pm. 

A dditonal gallery hours are: 
Tuesday to Friday, 12-6pm; Saturday, 12-5pm
Jordan is also available for viewings by appointment.

For purchases online please contact  jordan@cre8ery.com
More info as to other artists showing can be found here: 
http://www.cre8ery.com/portfolio/auxiliary-gallery/

 

Sun Country Arts, Crafts & Collectibles Sale

Featuring 17 talented artisans working in fabric, clay, stained glass,
painting, jewelry, wood, photography, plus gourmet foods, baking and more.
Activities for children and canteen on site.

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

at Victoria Beach Seniors Scene

9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

For more info contact Barb Batulla at: 204-794-7627

 

ZSJ Silks Dyeing Workshop

Silk dyeing workshop will be held in North Kildonan.
JULY 22, from 1 pm - 6 pm.

Limited to maximum of 4 students.

Registration and deposits due by JULY 19th

*learn techniques as well as variances, between different dyes and material
* *Learn to create your own stunning 2 - 4 yard work of art from
silk in colours of your choice!
* practice pieces in cotton and silk provided.
* choose from a variety of colours to work with.
* learn about creating patterns and layers,
* habotai silk 5 m/m (air weight) & 8 m/m (water weight) silks
dyes & instructions provided

*Students have a choice between 5 m/m (air weight) &
8 m/m (water weight) silks. 8 m/m

• • • These "Veils" can be used for dancing or fashion. Great for
adults and kids! No previous experience necessary.• • •

*You can also cut your meters down to 2-3 smaller scarves!
* Choose from a variety of colors to work with.
* Learn about creating patterns and layers
* Habotai silk (air or water weight), dyes, instructions and a
place to make a mess provided

***Note: Silk dyeing classes are one where you have a 98% chance of getting
dye on your clothes, so please dress accordingly. Plan to get messy! (cheap
clothes that you don't mind the colours changing and some cheap
sandals or flip-flops so your feet don't end up pretty colours too!)

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ZSJ Silks Dyeing Workshop

Silk dyeing workshop will be held in North Kildonan.
JULY 29, from 1 pm - 6 pm.

Limited to maximum of 4 students.

Registration and deposits due by JULY 24th

*learn techniques as well as variances, between different dyes and material
* *Learn to create your own stunning 2 - 4 yard work of art from
silk in colours of your choice!
* practice pieces in cotton and silk provided.
* choose from a variety of colours to work with.
* learn about creating patterns and layers,
* habotai silk 5 m/m (air weight) & 8 m/m (water weight) silks
dyes & instructions provided

*Students have a choice between 5 m/m (air weight) &
8 m/m (water weight) silks. 8 m/m

• • • These "Veils" can be used for dancing or fashion. Great for
adults and kids! No previous experience necessary.• • •

*You can also cut your meters down to 2-3 smaller scarves!
* Choose from a variety of colors to work with.
* Learn about creating patterns and layers
* Habotai silk (air or water weight), dyes, instructions and a
place to make a mess provided

***Note: Silk dyeing classes are one where you have a 98% chance of getting
dye on your clothes, so please dress accordingly. Plan to get messy! (cheap
clothes that you don't mind the colours changing and some cheap
sandals or flip-flops so your feet don't end up pretty colours too!)

silk

AUGUST

Sun Country Arts, Crafts & Collectibles Sale

Featuring 17 talented artisans working in fabric, clay, stained glass,
painting, jewelry, wood, photography, plus gourmet foods, baking and more.
Activities for children and canteen on site.

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

at 3 Ateah Road 
Victoria Beach, Manitoba

9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

For more info contact Barb Batulla at: 204-794-7627

 

FOLKLORAMA - India Pavillion

Week 2: Sunday, August 12 - Saturday, August 18, 2018

RBC Convention Centre - South Building,

3rd Floor, 375 York Ave. Downtown 

View Map

Show Times!

  • SUN   5:15, 6:45, 8:15, 9:45 pm
    MON  6:45, 8:15, 9:45 pm
    TUE   6:45, 8:15, 9:45 pm
    WED  6:45, 8:15, 9:45 pm
    THU   6:45, 8:15, 9:45 pm
    FRI    6:45, 8:15, 9:45 pm
    SAT   5:15, 6:45, 8:15, 9:45 pm

 

Belly Dance Boot Camp Fur Babies Fundraiser

proceeds go to 

Miss J.La's Fur Babies Cat Cafe and Adoption Centre

The Belly Dance Boot Camp is back

REMEMBER, proceeds go to Miss J La's Fur Babies Cat Cafe and Adoption Centre

Date: Sunday, August 19

Time: 12:30 to 4:30 pm

Mini show at 5pm

These mini-workshops will give you an introduction to the
different aspects of the dance and new insights to those familiar
with one or more genres of the dance.

For beginners to advanced
This is a great afternoon packed full of fun!

*warm up, isolations, posture, arms, hands
*stage presence, using your stage
*shimmy till you drop, quirky combinations
*some dance history and explanations of the different styles
*Lebanese scarf dance choreography

The cost is $50 for the afternoon of fun!
$40 with advanced registration (before August 12th)

*Group discounts available for groups of 5 or more.

You DON'T have to BE skinny or trim to learn and enjoy this dance!
Anyone can learn!
All you need is some comfortable clothes and an interest in learning ;)
I have taught ages 8 to 78 years old :)

ZSJ has been a student of Dance since she was 5 years old and
Middle Eastern dance (often called Belly Dance) and styles since 2003.
ZSJ has a preference for the flamboyancy of Turkish Belly Dance, but
is educated in many styles from Egyptian to Lebanese, ATB, tribal,
Bollywood, cabaret and more!

She has taught Middle Eastern dance since 2006 and is now in
back in Canada sharing her joy of the dance.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Zahira-SuJong/134420939954037

 

 

 Glen Lawn Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home

3rd Annual Charity Craft Market

August 25
at 10:00–15:00

Artisan shopping market
Face painting • Balloons
Entertainment • Food truck
FREE Admission

Proceeds go to Children's Wish Foundation of Canada

 

 

SEPTEMBER

Yorkton Sunflower Festival

September 7 and 8, 2018

Event Page Here.

Friday 5 p.m. – 10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Gallagher Centre, 455 Broadway Street West,
Yorkton, Saskatchewan

 

MANITOBA FIBRE FESTIVAL

FRIDAY September 14 & SATURDAY, September 15, 2018.
Red River Exhibition Park
Manitoba, Canada

The Festival is a unique gathering of all things fibre related,
including vendors, workshops, demonstrations and a curated
fibre art show. We have a great community in this province
of fibre producers, spinners, knitters, weavers, and felters,
not to mention the sheep, alpacas, llamas and more.
Our goal is to strengthen these connections while drawing
ever more people into the wonderful world of fibre. 

Admission: $5

Free Parking

https://manitobafibrefestival.com/2018-vendors-2/

 

ZSJ Silks new designs coming soon!

12

Hand painted silk wall hangings

5

A variety of hand dyed cotton tops and dresses

3 2 6

9

Silk Pants, skirts, tops, wraps and more!

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7

 

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OCTOBER

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER

Winter Wonderland Hafla

Saturday, December 16, 2017

MODERN DANCE BELLY DANCE WORKSHOP REGISTRATION

 

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FEBRUARY

 

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New Classes at the Forum Art Centre

NEW Silk Dyeing and Silk Painting Class

 

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ZSJ Silks are available at these store locations:

A Pinch of Creativity
296 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Facebook, Website

Winnipeg Art Gallery Gift Shop
300 Memorial Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba
(204) 786-6641
Facebook, Website

 

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NEW WORKSHOPS!


There are 2 workshops. I have split these over 2 weekends to make them less intense.

Both are for 4 hours over 2 Sundays for 2 hours each on each Sunday.

There are early bird discounts (Feb 28th) and an additional discount for taking both workshops.

98% of Supplies included
$10 Discount for attending both workshops.
$5 discount for Registration in before February 29th.

Silk Painting workshop Silk Dyeing Workshop

12:30 - 2:30 pm 2:30 - 4:30 pm
$110 $100

Here is the event page on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/events/1670294736584034/

Complete details are listed below.

Kristina Kauss - 크리스티나 카우스
ZSJ Silks, Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Canada; (204) 881-5534

designs @ zsjsilks.com

2 new workshops coming in March!

Supplies included
$10 Discount for attending both workshops.
$5 discount for Registration in before February 29th.

Silk Painting workshop

12:30 - 2:30 pm
$110

Silk Dyeing Workshop

2:30 - 4:30 pm
$100

Ability level: Beginner to Intermediate
Class Limit: 12 students

Registration by February 29th, 2016

Please contact the Kristina ZSJ Silks to reserve your spot 204-881-5534

Or email designs @ zsjsilks. com

Using Permanent Resits, gutta & Tjaps with Dye-Na-Flo & Procion Dyes.
Here is your chance to complete a wall hanging and/or a wearable work of art. Students will complete a
minimum of 3 pieces painting on silk using Resists, gutta & Tjaps to create patterns and designs that will then
be painted/dyed in on and around. Pros and cons of different dye methods and techniques will be covered.
As always, wear your old clothes because this will get messy!.

* Dozens of tracable images to choose from!
or bring your own!

Most Supplies included

***Supplies Included:

Silk dyeing. ....
All procion dyes (42 colours to choose from!)
2 yards of 5 m/m habotai silk (8 m/m and pre-hemmed scarves available at additional charge)
includes all materials needed to make a 2 yard silk.
Fees cover cost of Instructor, space, professional dyes, urea, soda ash soak, silk (5 m/m (air weight) or 8 m/m (water weight),
gloves and other miscellaneous materials needed as well as printed instructions.

*** Supplies Students bring*******
* a package of PLASTIC clothing clips (1 pkg small clips and 1 pkg of larger ones)
*** these items are usually available at dollar stores for 1$ a pkg

Silk painting. ..
Dye-Na-Flow dyes
1 tube gutta (clear/metallic)
Choice of other permanent resists.
2+ silk pre stretched hoops, a variety of traceable patterns, use of instructor's copper tjaps, soda ash,
all miscellaneous materials, instructions and a place to make a mess provided

*** Supplies Students bring*******
#0 or #1 fine or liner watercolour brush
# 2 or # 3 Sumi-brush
HB Pencil

Students may also want to bring:
* a needle with a large thread whole and a pack of dental floss to try certain designs
* simple mask if you have allergy problems
*** these items are usually available at dollar stores for 1$ a pkg

You can find more of her work at http://www.zsjsilks.com/
OR
https://www.facebook.com/ZSJ-Silks-278603812210127

*Minimum age 8 years old when attending workshop with parent. 14 years old attending alone

Additional yardage of unhemmed silk
5 m/m 15$/yard
8 m/m 22$/yard

• • • These silk can be used for fashion, home / office decor, dance and fun!
Great for adults and kids! No previous experience necessary.• • •

*You can also cut your meters down to 2-3 smaller scarves!
* Choose from a variety of colors to work with.
* Learn about creating patterns and layers
* Habotai silk (air or water weight), dyes, instructions and a place to make a mess provided

***Note: Silk dyeing classes are one where you have a 98% chance of getting dye on your clothes,
so please dress accordingly. Plan to get messy! (cheap clothes that you don't mind the colours
changing and some cheap sandals or flip-flops so your feet don't end up pretty colours too!)

ZSJ Silks
https://www.facebook.com/pages/ZSJ-Silks/278603812210127

http://www.zsjsilks.com/

for more questions contact ZSJ Silks on Facebook
OR email ZSJ at design @ zsjsilks.com

**Fees include all materials needed to make a 2 yard silk/painted silks.
Fees cover cost of Instructor, professional dyes, urea, soda ash soak, silk (5 m/m (air weight) or 8 m/m (water weight),
gloves and other miscellaneous materials needed as well as printed instructions.

NOTES
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**All silk can be cut into smaller pieces to make multiple smaller works in the class (for example
you can get two 22 x 56" scarves from a 1.5 yard silk)

• • Instruction is mainly in English (limited Korean and German translation available)

• • Students will be provided with all basic materials and tools. All materials are provided for in the workshop fee.

• • The workshops will be limited to 12 students, so RSVP as soon as possible.

• • Minimum age is 8 years. All minors 14 and under must be accompanied by a parent. (3 yard silk option
must be purchased for this option an is shared by mom/dad and child)

*** if there is interest some specialty silks can be made available (pre-hemmed in various patterns/textures)

I will also have some of the extra pre-hemmed textured and woven scarves, for those who would like to do some.
these are a heavier silk. They are an extra addition to the basic 2 yards of silk in the workshop.
*** Extra pre-hemmed textured and woven scarves $10 - $40.00 extra for this workshop!

***ZSJ will also accept registrations for making silks to order.
The Same restrictions apply. Silks can be picked up at the workshop or delivered.

 

 

ZSJ Silks new designs coming soon!

2.7 meter (3 yards) Wrap skirt

 

Hand dyed 3.5 Meter 8 m/m silk

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Custom Ordered Curtains

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