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Vancouver Island School of Art

302-733 Johnson St, Victoria, BC V8W 3C7 250-380-3500

Supply List - Textiles: Mending, Unraveling Weaving


Items required for the first class:

- fabric pieces

- embroidery needle

- embroidery cotton (2-3 colours minimum) or thin yarn (fits in your embroidery needle)

- personal textile item to patch

- paper or sketchbook and pencil

- medium size embroidery hoop (6-8”)

- fabric scissors

Additional items to be discussed during the first class:

- darning needle

- knit or crocheted wool object to take apart

- choice of felting needle, crochet hook or knitting needles (to be discussed in class)

- cardboard

- yarn, fingering or worsted weight in at least 3 different colour ways

- loom: Make your own PVC pipe loom for under $20 ( or a tapestry loom. (Everlea Tapestry Loom or Everlea Mini Loom:

- two tapestry needles or Everlea Weaving Needles


Supplies can be purchased in downtown Victoria at: Button&Needlework Boutique (614 View St).


Local art supply stores have varying discount options for students. Monks and Opus offer membership programs for discounts. Check stores’ websites for details. 

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