As an Educator and Artist, Leola Witt-McNie, Owner of Leola's Studio in Whippletree Junction, has been weaving and knitting for more than 30 years.
She studied with the best teachers in Cherryville, Banff, Sweden, California, and New Zealand. She has a vast amount of experience and expertise in weaving, spinning, and textile arts.
Leola teaches a variety of textile arts including weaving, spinning, knitting, crocheting, dyeing, woven tapestry, thread painting, quilting techniques and more. Her passion and enthusiasm is an inspiration to her students.
Her instruction is unique, in that it builds student confidence and nurtures artistic expression. She has the ability to guide students in developing their personal artistic expression. Leola teaches all ages and levels.
In addition to offering workshops in her studio, Leola has been teaching textile classes at Shawnigan Lake School for over 30 years. Learn more about the classes and workshops offered at the studio here.
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