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Saori Weaving with Sarah Dauro and Denise Prince

In this class, students will weave “Saori style” on pre-warped Saori floor looms. Saori is a “no rules” weaving style developed nearly 50 years ago by Misao Jo in Japan. Saori weaving focuses on natural creativity rather than technical skills … Continue reading

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2016 Classes

Classes have been posted. We’re so excited to be offering some wonderful classes again this year. Just hop on over to the class page to browse and register. Enjoy! Share

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Class Proposals

The class proposal form is up and open for business.  Just hop on over the the Classes tab.  Applications are due by June 30, 2016.   Share

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Vendor Applications

The community center has filled up, as of now.  There are still spaces available in the barn.  If you  apply for a community center space, you will be put on a wait list.  We’ll let you know if a space … Continue reading

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Thank you

Thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy all the fiber goodness…..hope you had fun, met new friends, found inspiration.  See you next year. Share

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Children’s Activities

We are so very fortunate to have the Shelbyville Spinners Guild with us again this year….teaching and painting children….yes, that’s right.  Stop by the community center to visit with these wonderful ladies.  They will teach your children a craft or … Continue reading

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TAA Kids Zone

We are so lucky to have the Tennessee Alpaca Association Kids Zone booth in the arena this year. They will be teaching Peg Loom weaving with straws for children over 6 years of age at 10am and 1pm.  Stop by … Continue reading

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Teacup Pincushion and Instructor Katelyn Dunn

This is a class full of whimsy! During this class you will learn the basics of three-dimensional needle felting while creating your own unique miniature scene for your teacup pincushion. Whether it be a barn on a hillside, a fairy … Continue reading

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Appalachian Hearth Broom (Besom) Making: Broom Making: Beginner and Instructor Robin Goatey

The original brooms were not flat nor made with wire. We will craft a Hearth Besom the old way with twine, a stick, Broom Corn, some grown at Oak Knoll Farm & Basket materials. Material included in the class fee … Continue reading

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Needle Felted Reindeer and Instructor Gayle Roberts

Never tried needle felting, but always wanted to – this is the class for you.  Students will begin by learning the basics of needle felting.  Using basic needle felting techniques and skills students will work on sculpting a reindeer.  The … Continue reading

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