Thursday, September 29, 2016

Members in Action - Fiber Fest

This week will feature the activities of the Fremont Fiber Arts Guild Fiber Fest, held on Saturday, September 10, 2016.

Jeni V. prepares a sign to direction traffic to the Fiber Fest
Maia R. organizes up her materials for a demonstration
Mary H. takes time to do some shopping at Sheep Camp Quilts' booth
Laura B. answers a question about looms
Buttons A. places an order with a vendor
Mary H., Brenda H., Alice B., and Vicky B. visit in the "Dr. is IN" booth
Liz P. explains the vendor's thank you
card attached to a door prize 
Rachel B. and Cheryl O. chat while knitting and crocheting 


Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Weaving - Fiber Fest Display

This week will feature the activities of the Fremont Fiber Arts Guild Fiber Fest, held on Saturday, September 10, 2016.


Laura B. brought several example of her weaving for display. The paper plates were prepared by Katheryn E. for the primitive weaving demonstration.


Colorful yarn ready for the primitive weaving demonstration. 


Laura also brought several types of looms and frames for the display: this simple wooden frame loom, the paper plate looms, a rigid heddle loom, and pin looms.


Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Fiber Animals - Fiber Fest Display

the sheep on display loved the attention they received at the Fiber Fest
Cinde P. made arrangements for the fiber animal display at the Fiber Fest. Two sheep, two goats, and three angora rabbits drew a lot of attention from both children and adults.


Winter had a large area, a carrot, and some rabbit kibble



Monday, September 26, 2016

Beginning Knitting - Fiber Fest Class

This week will feature the activities of the Fremont Fiber Arts Guild Fiber Fest, held on Saturday, September 10, 2016.

Dana H. assists a young man with his stitches
Dana H. and Christy P. offerred a class in beginning knitting. They first had one young student, but one of the vendors came in a bit later for a lesson, too.

Dana supervises two beginning knitters. 
Yarn and needles for the class were provided by Christy P. and some of her suppliers. Thank you, Christy!


Friday, September 23, 2016

Beginning Crochet - Fiber Fest Class

This week will feature the activities of the Fremont Fiber Arts Guild Fiber Fest, held on Saturday, September 10, 2016.

Mary H. teaches a gentleman how to crochet
Mary H. and Cheryl O. taught a class in beginning crochet at the Fiber Fest. They had one student, a gentleman who works but does not live in the community. He wanted something to do in the evenings in his motel room. 

He caught on to the craft quickly and purchased a kit (yarn and hook) to continue practicing his new skill. 

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Tunisian Crochet - Fiber Fest Demo

This week will feature the activities of the Fremont Fiber Arts Guild Fiber Fest, held on Saturday, September 10, 2016.

Maia R. shows the technique of Tunisian crochet
 to those gathered for her demonstration
An interested group gathered at Maia's demonstration table to learn more about Tunisian Crochet. Maia showed examples of projects and explained the technique. Some stayed after the demonstration to try the craft.


Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Drop Spindle - Fiber Fest Demo

Sandy W. explains how to begin using the drop spindle
When Sandy began her demonstration of drop spindle, only four individuals were seated at the table, but by the time she finished, she had a crowd gathered around and required Briana F. to help her in assisting those who tried the technique.

closely watching the technique so it can be tried. 
drop spindle was intriguing for those attending the Fiber Fest