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Developing fiber artists & fiber producers!

DATE FOR 2018:  August 4 & 5

new location this year: Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo!

Everything is moving indoors, with air conditioning in the Hartl Building!

Parking remains free

Providing an event for gathering the fiber community, educating about the fiber arts, and a marketplace for all things fiber related.

WHAT YOU CAN DO AT FIBER ARTS FESTIVAL:

demonstrator Sandra Gordon helps people make their own tassels

 

try out our giant knitting needles

 

 

 

 

learn a Japanese braiding technique that uses 7 strands

 

discover crazy quilting, Brazilian embroidery, and more!

 

 

 

 

 

use a loom and weave fabric

learn needlefelting

make a bobbin lace fish

shop and shop and shop some more

make pom poms

 

 

 

watch a sheep being sheared

 

 

discover “people powered” sewing machines

 

 

 

 

 

shop some more

watch as fleece becomes yarn, then yarn becomes a shawl in our Sheep to Shawl contest

 

 

 

 

add stitches to our community cloth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to help? click here

 

 

join us on facebook

look for Fiber Arts Festival and join the group

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 Last year we featured KNITTING

 2 sticks and some string can make anything!

 

Stephen Baird, who created the giant needles, give them a try

Stephen Baird, who created the giant needles, gives them a try

free exhibit of local fiber crafts

 

Peggy Spitzer, paint and thread on fabric, 12"x 12"

Peggy Spitzer, paint and thread on fabric, 12″x 12″

for sale:  food, drink, yarn, tools, books, fiber, dye, baskets, fabric, and other fun stuff for fiber people

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Elyse demonstrated rug hooking

Elyse demonstrated rug hooking

 

 

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