August 12, 2017




photo from a Unity project in Alberta





Contribute to our Unity Project by stringing a yarn from post to posts that describe you. Yarn and posts provided!



Vendors, reserve your space now. Charge is $50 per booth, first come, first served. Indoor space is available in the bunkhouse and the barn. Outdoor booth space is available on the grounds, at the same price.

print form here 



Authors of books on fiber subjects, fiction or non-fiction, are invited to sign their books, chat with the public, and sell their books, on Saturday afternoon from 1 to 5 PM. No fee will be charged for selling during this event only.

Please register using this form.


Come and show what you love to do! We need lots of fiber artists to demonstrate knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving, rug hooking, basketry, stitching, quilting, rug making, paper crafts, and more.Anna needle felting

Volunteer for half a day, all day, or any part of the day. Bring your friends to help.

Demonstrators will be in the picnic shelter or a large tent with concrete floors. Electricity is available in most locations, and there’s no charge for the breeze.

Get your volunteer registration form here.


note: one form is used for all types of registration, but only complete the blanks that apply to you.



Nordic Needle, Fargo, sponsors the Community Cloth embroidery activity.

Prairie Fiber Arts Center, Moorhead, sponsors the Sit and Knit (or crochet) Tent.

Lend your financial or in-kind support to a specific activity, or to the festival as a whole. Contact Carolyn Boutain at the Fargo Park District,

701-499-7782 (office)
701-499-7796 (fax)


People would love to see what you have made. Enter something in the Fiber Arts Exhibit.

What is it?

A display held during the Fiber Arts Festival. There are no categories and no judging, but viewers may vote for their favorite item.

Why enter?

Inspire others to try the crafts you love, whether weaving, spinning, knitting, crochet, lace, felting, embroidery, quilting, etc.

Show them what can be done with any fiber, any technique.

Who can enter?

Anyone of any age can enter one piece in the exhibit. There is no jury. Space is limited, however, so large entries may not be fully displayed.

What may I show?

You can enter anything you have made yourself, of any fiber content or any fiber technique. This includes paper and polyester, as well as more traditional fibers such as wool, cotton and linen.

Our viewers will include children, so we reserve the right to decline entries not suitable for all ages.

How do I enter?

Fill out and mail the entry form. Then deliver your entry to the Bunkhouse at Rheault Farm, 2902 25th St. S. in Fargo between 10 am and 4 pm August 7 –11.

Pick up your entry at the same place between August 14 – 18, or at the close of the show on August 12.

No entry fees!

Please include everything necessary for proper display or hanging of your entry.

print entry form here


Sheep to Shawl Contest, teams will spin and weave (or perhaps knit?) a shawl in one day, racing to see who finishes first. To form a team, contact Julie Slaby,