Fiber Arts

(TIMES AND WORKSHOPS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

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FRIDAY APRIL 28, 2017

Fiber Artist Libby Kahn — Friday, Saturday

LEARNING WITH LIBBY  — $40 Per Person Per Day. 10 AM.
You can do a short 1 day project, or make it a 2 day project on the 6 foot tri loom. Fiber projects will be going on all day, beginning at 10 AM on Friday and Saturday.
Supplies must be purchased separately.
If you want to purchase a tri-loom before the Festival, email Libby at libbykahn@yahoo.com and place your order. Orders must be placed by April 14 to ensure arrival of your loom.
You can also order a tri-loom from The Woolery:
4 foot Tri Loom $160
6 foot Tri Loom $230
 Libby is offering many opportunies for fiber projects training. You may have a simple project, or a more lengthy project. Libby will be there to help you learn, and have fun with fiber!

Simple Projects Less Than 2 Hours  Friday or Saturday
1. Learn to wet felt soap
2. Learn to use a Lucet to make wool chains
3. Learn to needle felt using cookie cutter to embellish wool sweaters
4. Learn to pick wool using a wool picker
5. Learn to card using hand carders and drum carder

Projects 2 to 6 Hours (1day)  Friday or Saturday
1. Weave on a 3.5 foot tri-loom and create a scarf.
2. Weave on a 12 inch tri-loom, and sew pieces together to make a larger peice. Create a scarf.
3. Needle felt a seat pad with simple design (full day)
4. Make a small rug/seat pad using peg loom (full day)
5. Begin the making of a hat and finish at home. (Samples of hats made by Libby using wool and alpaca will be available for you to see.)
Learning With Libby *

Project Taking 2 Days 
This 6′ tri-loom project takes 2 days and requires a stand.
1. Complete a shawl using a 6 foot tri-loom.
2 Day 6 Foot Tri Loom Workshop

Fiber Artist & Wool Judge Ann Mikeal

The wonderful, talented, and expert fiber artist is back again this year to share her expertise in natural fibers, wool, and her love for fiber.

10 AM – 11AM  “Learn To Drop Spindle”  Learn the basics, including plying.
Drop Spindle *

1 PM – 2 PM   “Know Your Fleece”  Learn at least ten different breeds by sight and touch. This is an in depth study of fleece quality.
Know Your Fleece *

3 PM – 4 PM  “Dryer Balls”  Includes everything to make four dryer balls. Will need to finish at home in personal washer/dryer.
Dryer Balls *

SPIN – IN, WEAVE – IN Daily During Festival Hours
Bring your wheels and enjoy the company of other spinners during the sheep festival.  A great time to meet new friends and learn from each other.

SATURDAY APRIL 29, 2017

Fiber Artist & Wool Judge Ann Mikeal

 9 – 10 AM  “Dryer Balls”  Inlcudes everything you need to make 4 dryer balls. Must be completed at home in personal washer/dryer.
Dryer Ball Workshop

11 – 12 PM  “Learn To Drop Spindle”   Ann Mikeal  $35/person with drop spindle included;  $30/person if you bring your own spindle.
Learn the basics, including plying.
Learn Drop Spindle Workshop *

2 – 3 PM “Know Your Fleece”   Ann Mikeal   $50/person
Learn how to identify at least 10 different breeds of sheep by sight and touch.
Know Your Fleece

Jennifer Garcia — Needle Felting

Jennifer is a skilled Needle Felting artist.  We look forward to Jennifer being with us on Saturday.

10 – 11 AM “Needle Felting”   Jennifer Garcia  Learn to needle felt a 5 inch long bunny. $40 Supplies Included.
Needle Felt A 5 Inch Long Bunny *

SPIN – IN, WEAVE – IN  Daily During Festival Hours
Bring your wheels and enjoy the company of other spinners during the sheep festival.  A great time to meet new friends and learn from each other.

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