Cape Breton Regional Library

Hapa Zome Workshop

Join ecological textile artist Mel Sweetnam for a free Hapa Zome Workshop

Saturday August 19th

10:00 -11:30 AM

Wilfred Oram Library (North Sydney)

Materials provided—participants are welcome to bring hammers from home and flowers from their gardens.

Space is limited & registration required.

Visit or call the North Sydney Library to register (902-794-3272)

Hapa Zome: is a technique which uses a hammer/mallet to transfer plant and flower pigments onto cloth/ or paper.

Mel Sweetnam is an ecological textile artist in Goose Cove, who specializes in botanical dyes and prints, derived from organic plants on her own property, and uses natural fibres to create one of a kind wearables and other items. Mel is a member of the South Haven Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers.


150 Library Makers events are possible thanks to a generous grant from the Department of
Communities Culture and Heritage (CCH)’s 
150 Forward Fund.


North Sydney Library - 309 Commercial Street

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