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Fiber Arts Calendars

Fiberarts and textile related conferences, workshops, and events are added on a regular basis. If your event is not shown here, please add the information using the Add Event link. Events are listed in chronological order and remain listed for seven days after their last day. Use the Complete Listing links to see all the events in a given category.

Conferences

Fiber arts and textile related events which feature educational, hands-on sessions with notable teachers, and which may also include juried or non-juried competitions, fashion shows and textile arts vendors.

Interweave Yarn Fest
April 16, 2015   through   April 19, 2015      

 Interweave Yarn Fest    website

A four day celebration of the fiber arts in Loveland, CO USA. Enjoy workshops, vendors and comradery in the Rocky Mountains.

Complete Conference and Workshop Listing

Workshops, Seminars and Retreats

Complete listing of fiber related events which are shorter and more informal than conferences. These events are often limited to a single topic, Ranging from a gathering of fiber friends to a more formal class with a leader from outside the area.

Sock Knitting Machine Gathering
October 18, 2014      

 Sock Knitting Machine Gathering    website

15th Annual CSM Gathering for Sock Knitters 10-6, lunch potluck. Free. Bring a vintage or new Circular Sock Machine, or bring needles and handknit socks. Yarn and supplies will be available for purchase. Class led by Deb & Pete Oswald. Show-and-Tell led by Carole Wurst.

Espanola Fibre Arts Festival
October 18, 2014   through   October 19, 2014      

 Espanola Fibre Arts Festival    website

3rd Annual Espanola Fibre Arts Festival - free admission. The only event of its kind in Northern Ontario. Workshops, demonstrations, displays & sales of a variety of fibre arts from bobbin lace to wood crafts. Celebrating fibre arts & artists! Workshops by registration in advance please visit our website or facebook page (www.facebook.com/espanolafibreartsfestival) for more information.

Ozark Fiber Fling
November 7, 2014   through   November 8, 2014      

 Ozark Fiber Fling    website

The Ozark Fiber Fling is entering its 4th year and just keeps on growing. Join us in Steelville, MO this coming November for two days of fiber arts classes in knitting, spinning, weaving, crochet, felting, dyeing and more - wow, do we have vendors!

Complete Workshop Listing

Exhibits

Fiber arts and textile related exhibits in galleries, studios, museums and art centers. Juried and non-juried shows are also listed here.

Fiberart 2014: A Mixed Bag
September 13, 2014   through   October 26, 2014      

 Fiberart 2014: A Mixed Bag    website

American Tapestry Biennial 10
September 24, 2014   through   January 4, 2015      

 American Tapestry Biennial 10    website

Kent State University Museum, Kent, Ohio. A juried exhibition of woven tapestries organized by American Tapestry Alliance.

17th Annual Woodstock Weavers Guild Textile and Fiber Arts Show
October 1, 2014   through   October 22, 2014      

 17th Annual Woodstock Weavers Guild Textile and Fiber Arts  Show    website

The exhibit features hand woven textiles created by local hand weavers from northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. Items on display include garments, fashion accessories, household linens, rugs, tapestries and much more. Location: McHenry County College, 8900 US Hwy 14, Crystal Lake, Il 60012

The Autumn Fiber Festival
October 18, 2014      

 The Autumn Fiber Festival     website

We are excited to announce the 3rd Annual Autumn Fiber Festival! Local fiber producers, craftsmen and artists will be brought together to display and sell their wares, demonstrate their skills and educate the visiting public about natural fibers and their importance to our community and culture. FREE ADMISSION/FREE PARKING

Complete Exhibit Listing

Sales

Fiber arts and textile related short-term special events for specific purposes such as benefits, charity drives, and guild holiday sales.

Festival of Fiber Arts
October 17, 2014   through   October 18, 2014      

 Festival of Fiber Arts    website

Friday surface design workshop featuring decorative thread stitching on embellished fabric. Saturday fiber arts festival including handmade wearables, accessories, wall decor, felted items, surface design, fabric embellishment. Supplies and tools including yarn, roving, spinning wheels, needles, etc.

Driftless Fibre Arts Faire
May 30, 2015   through   May 31, 2015      

 Driftless Fibre Arts Faire     website

Complete Sale Listing

Call for Entries and Call for Instructors

Requests for submissions to fiber arts and textile competitions, exhibits, conference workshop proposals, and academic papers.

Jerome Fiber Artists Project Grants
September 27, 2014   through   October 17, 2014      

 Jerome Fiber Artists Project Grants    website

Textile Center will be awarding four $4500 Jerome Fiber Artist Project Grants in 2014/2015. This program is designed to expand opportunities for emerging fiber artists in MN as they undertake specific artistic projects. Grants will be awarded to support a wide range of project activities - from purchasing equipment, to devoting time to studio work, to travel and study with established artists. For more information about the grants, application forms and the grant process, please visit our website: www.textilecentermn.org/jerome-1415 Application deadline is Friday, October 17th at 5:00 pm.

The Theresa Show
January 6, 2015   through   February 7, 2015      

 The Theresa Show    website

Juried Fiber Arts Show,United South End Settlements,Boston Submissions may include surface design, woven, quilts, stitching, or any other contemporary art fiber technique. 3D work will not be accepted.Work must have been completed in 2012 or after. Entry fee. Deadline November 7 2014

National Fiber Directions Exhibition 2015
March 27, 2015   through   May 10, 2015      

 National Fiber Directions Exhibition 2015    website

Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts
June 26, 2015   through   June 28, 2015      

 Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts    website

The Special Exhibit of the Festival of the Arts (Lake Oswego, Oregon) will be "On The Fringe - Today's Twist on Fiber Art. The Special Exhibit is the cornerstone of the festival which draws up to 25,000 people. A large portion of the exhibit will be juried. Entry Deadline: JANUARY 30, 2015 Please see Festival website for the online application.

Complete Call for Entries and Call for Instructors Listing

Trade Shows and Expos

Events sponsored primarily by or for merchants and vendors specializing in fiber arts and textile related products and may include seminars, demos and workshops in conjunction.

American Made Show
January 15, 2015   through   January 19, 2015      

 American Made Show    website

Complete Trade Show and Expo Listing

Schools

Fiber arts and textile schools which offer classes that can vary from time to time.

Fine Line Creative Arts Center
November 10, 2013   through   December 31, 2014      

 Fine Line Creative Arts Center     website

Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles, IL USA. Year-round classes and workshops in textiles, surface design, basketry, all crafts.

Pacific Northwest Art School
April 12, 2014   through   October 17, 2014      

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Whidbey Island, Washington state. Felting, dyeing, textile collage. April - July.

Sievers School of Fiber Arts
June 1, 2014   through   October 29, 2014      

 Sievers School of Fiber Arts    website

Visual arts and crafts school in Door County, WI. Class sessions run between 2 and 7 days, June - Oct. All textile/fiber crafts represented. Housing on Washington Island available.

Complete School Listing

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