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.
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
A four day celebration of the fiber arts in Loveland, CO USA. Enjoy workshops, vendors and comradery in the Rocky Mountains.
27th Annual Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival
October 3, 2015 through October 4, 2015
The Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival celebrates small farms and natural fiber with over 70 vendors offering fleece and yarn, fiber animals, handspinning and fiber crafting equipment and supplies, handcrafted wool items, small ruminant equipment and supplies, fencing materials, meat and cheese. The Festival includes contests, fiber arts classes, shepherd workshops, herding dog demos, fleece sale and more set against a backdrop of rolling hills during the peak of Vermont fall foliage.
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.
Hello Crewel World
January 24, 2015 through March 29, 2015
Info posted on Edmonton Needlecraft Guild Facebook page. 6 days - Jan 24/25, Feb 21/22, March 28/29 place: Royal Alberta Museum All skill levels - Say Hello to the world of crewel. You may choose from 5 different original designs all worked on fine muslin with a limited colour palette. $145 for non ENG members, threads must be purchased separately
MEXICAN TEXTILES INSTRUCTIONAL ARTIST RESIDENCY 2015 - ARQUETOPIA - OAXACA, SOUTHERN MEXICO
March 23, 2015 through April 27, 2015
NATURAL PIGMENTS INSTRUCTIONAL ARTIST RESIDENCY 2015 - ARQUETOPIA - OAXACA, SOUTHERN MEXICO
March 23, 2015 through April 27, 2015
Feltmaking Workshop: Texture in Felt
April 17, 2015 through April 19, 2015
Join feltmaker Ulrieke Benner for a workshop! We will be exploring texture in felted scarves, yardage, vest or tunic, with the option of making a beret for a matching outfit. All skill levels welcome. April 17 - 19, 2015 (two or three days): April 17 - 18: $270 plus GST and material fee (Friday, 10am - 5pm; Saturday, 9am-5pm) April 17 - 19: $360 plus GST and material fee (times as above plus Sunday, 9am-4pm) Registration before March 18, 10% off. Location: Artspring Gallery, 100 Jackson Ave, Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada
Fiber arts and textile related exhibits in galleries, studios, museums and art centers. Juried and non-juried shows are also listed here.
Ebony G. Patterson: Dead Tree
January 18, 2015 through September 13, 2015
In this exhibition, Jamaican-born Ebony G. Patterson (Jamaica and KY) examines the pageantry of the dancehall culture and reveals it to be much more than spectacle; it is also a window onto working-class Jamaican society. The exhibition includes six new eye-popping tapestries adorned with glitter, silk flowers, rhinestones, and other dancehall references, plus a life-size figural tableau of ten male mannequins, dressed in a kaleidoscopic mix of floral fabrics.
ANN HAMILTON: draw
January 18, 2015 through September 27, 2015
February 15, 2015 through August 30, 2015
Joan Livingstone: Oddment[s]
February 15, 2015 through September 27, 2015
Fiber arts and textile related short-term special events for specific purposes such as benefits, charity drives, and guild holiday sales.
Textile Center Garage Sale
April 11, 2015
Driftless Fibre Arts Faire
May 30, 2015 through May 31, 2015
Call for Entries and Call for Instructors
Requests for submissions to fiber arts and textile competitions, exhibits, conference workshop proposals, and academic papers.
International Fiber Arts VII
February 12, 2015 through September 1, 2015
INTERNATIONAL FIBER ARTS VII is a biannual juried exhibition at Sebastopol Center for the Arts, presenting a distinct approach to innovative and traditional fiber techniques, and a contemporary concept for the use of traditional and unusual materials. The chosen work invites the viewer to experience the many facets of fiber art. INTERNATIONAL FIBER ARTS VII is accepting both two or three-dimensional pieces including wearable and installation art.
Materialities: Contemporary Fiber Arts, 1st International Juried Members' Exhibition
February 21, 2015 through April 15, 2015
Gifts of Art
March 8, 2015 through May 15, 2015
Gifts of Art brings the world of art & music to the University of Michigan Health System. We seek both solo exhibits by individual artists and group exhibits by arts organizations. Selections will be made from online submissions or submissions by mail. Emailed JPG images or in-person submissions will NOT be considered. Exhibits last approximately 13 weeks in length. Please visit our Submissions website or to submit by mail, download the submission form from our website. Call (734) 936-ARTS (2787) or email.
March 14, 2015 through April 27, 2015
Tours which offer itineraries for travel and educational opportunities with an emphasis on fiber arts and related cultural aspects.
23rd Annual Washington county Fiber Tour- NY
April 25, 2015 through April 26, 2015
Enjoy an early spring getaway at one of the longest running on-farm Fiber Tours in the United States. The 23rd Annual Washington County(New York) Fiber Tour (April 25 and26. 10:00am-4:00pm) has it all for handspinners, weavers,knitters,and felters. This diverse tour features several farms with beautiful sheep, alpaca, cashmere(goats&rabbits) with a total of 15 farms. Visit the full-scale fiber mill(Battenkill Fiber Mill) Meet the farmers. Attend demonstrations and workshops; seek out supplies for your artistic endeavors. Learn how to raise the animals and use their fiber. See the results of our year round at efforts- from baby animals and soft shorn fleeces to luxurious yarn and hand- crafted clothing.top of page