Monday, April 4, 2016

Fiber Fest 2016 - Save the Date

Vendors provide a variety of yarn and fiber selections
Fiber Fest - October 2014

Fiber Fest 
sponsored by Fremont County Fiber Arts Guild

Saturday, September 10, 2016
9 AM – 4 PM

Heritage Hall @ Fremont Co. Fairgrounds
Riverton, WY

                                           • Vendors (yarn, wool, fabric & others)
                                           • Demonstrations – ALL day
                                           • Morning and Afternoon Classes
                                           • Fun Activities for ALL ages
The "Doctor" will be IN to help with Fiber Crafts and to answer questions


Guild members provide demonstrations for a variety of fiber crafts
Laura B. demonstrates Drop Spindles at the Fiber Fest 2014
Tentatively, the demonstrations for the 2016 Fiber Fest will be:
    •  Weaving
    •  Color selection
    •  Using a blending board
    •  Spinning
    •  Steeking
    •  Reading Knitting Charts
    •  Dyeing wool

Guild members will offer assistance and answer questions at the "Doctor" is IN area. Bring your problem projects to see if they can help.

Guild members Sheri H. & Bea R. offer
assistance in knitting at the 2014 Fiber Fest
All day, Guild members will be working on their fiber crafts in the main display area - watch them work and ask questions. Some members may let you try the techniques of. . .

Knitting
Jamie D. knit a rug with yarn made from old T-shirts.
She showed Fiber Fest attendees that knitting needles
 can be any size - even HUGE
2012
Spinning
Colleen J. drew a large crowd while spinning on display area
during Fiber Fest 2012
Rug Twining
Nancy S. coached an attendee of Fiber Fest 2014 as he worked on twining.
Needle-Felting
Nancy J. assisted a woman as she tried needle-felting at the 2012 Fiber Fest 
Crochet and Knitting
Mary H. and Jeni V. worked on projects at the 2012 Fiber Fest
Fiber Fest 2016 will have
 even more vendors, 
 demonstrations, 
displays,
and activities.

Mark this event on your calendar!

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