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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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Shibori Love Silk (and Indigo) and Instructor Jan Quarles

In this class, discover modern takes on the ancient Japanese art of shibori. Jan Quarles of Daily Fibers will talk about traditional techniques and the traditional shibori dye, the beautiful blue of indigo. She’ll fast-forward to some modern adaptations that … Continue reading

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Introduction to Support Spinning with a Mirkwood Arts Spindle and Instructor Amanda Roberts

Basic introduction to support spinning, no previous experience needed.  Students will learn the basics of spinning on a support spindle.  The class features Mirkwood Arts spindles, but the basics learned in the class are also transferable to any type of … Continue reading

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Spinning Various Wool Types and Janet Deutmeyer

In this workshop we’ll be spinning an assortment of sheep wools. Find out which wools makes the best sock yarn. Which ones are good for rugs. What wools make good lace yarn. We’ll cover a variety of ways to prepare … Continue reading

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Advanced Ridged Heddle Weaving Techniques and Instructor Meredith Kermicle

Tired of plain weave? Learn a variety of more interesting weaving techniques for the rigid heddle loom. Bring your loom warped and ready to weave and we’ll cover some pick up weaving patterns, lace techniques, how to throw in some … Continue reading

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