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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.

Crochet Basics
January 24, 2015      

 Crochet Basics    website

Get started with crochet! Whether you used to crochet years ago and need a refresher, or are just learning, this is the class for you! You will learn how to read a pattern, how to hold a hook, and the basic crochet stitches to make a headband. You will learn to chain stitch, single crochet, half-double crochet, and join two edges together. If time allows (and if desired), you will also be shown how to make a flower for your headband. One skein of Snuggle yarn is needed and is included in the fee for this class. You may register and pay for this class here, alpacameadows.com/the-farm-store/#!/Crochet-Basics/p/8200325/category=1789307

Hello Crewel World
January 24, 2015   through   March 29, 2015      

 Hello Crewel World    

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

Mitten Felting Class
February 7, 2015      

 Mitten Felting Class    website

In this class you will be wet felting a pair of the warmest mittens you have ever worn! Using alpaca fiber, hot water, and soap, you will be amazed at how a mass of fiber magically is transformed into an article of clothing ... no knitting or crocheting required! Learn how to make your own pattern for felting mittens that are custom fit to your own hand. Great for any outdoor activity, recess duty too! Register on our website at alpacameadows.com/the-farm-store/#!/Mitten-Felting-Class/p/7845199/category=1789307 or call Julie Petty at (419) 529-8152. See what other classes are offered here, alpacameadows.com/class-schedule/

Creative Spirit Fiber Festival
February 21, 2015      

 Creative Spirit Fiber Festival    website

Explore basketry, knitting, needle felting, quilting, rug hooking, spinning, tatting, weaving, wool applique and more. $7 admission gives you access to vendor market, trunk shows, free make-n-takes, mini-classes and more. Bemidji MN, Calvary Lutheran Church, 2508 Washington Ave SE/MN HWY 197 S.

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.

A Common Thread 2015
January 8, 2015   through   February 28, 2015      

 A Common Thread 2015    website

Ebony G. Patterson: Dead Tree
January 18, 2015   through   September 13, 2015      

 Ebony G. Patterson: Dead Tree    website

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.

Recollection: Shadow to Matter
February 20, 2015   through   March 15, 2015      

 Recollection: Shadow to Matter    website

12th Annual VMRC Art Exhibition
May 31, 2015   through   June 30, 2015      

 12th Annual VMRC Art Exhibition    website

Juried multimedia visual art exhibition. Entry deadline: March 15, 2015. Artist friendly. Open to all artists living in the USA. Panel of 3 jurors, each a working artist, an experienced juror, and a different area of expertise: Ron Boehmer, Nan Covert, Richard Pumphrey. Approximately 100 artworks included in exhibition. NO commission on sales. 39% of 2014 exhibition works were purchased. Visit website (www.vmrc.org/juried-art-exhibitions) for prospectus and entry form as well as images of 2014 exhibition. For additional information email artexhibit@vmrc.org or call 540-564-3400

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.

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.

Unrestrained.
December 7, 2014   through   February 21, 2015      

 Unrestrained.    website

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

2015 Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta
May 21, 2015   through   May 23, 2015      

 2015 Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta    website

The Albuquerque Fiber Arts Council presents the 2015 Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta at Expo New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. This will be the tenth biennial juried show and fiber arts exhibit. Call for entries due March 2, 2015. Divisions: beadwork, crochet, embroidery, hand knitting, polymer clay, dollmaking, lacemaking, machine knitting, quilting, sewing, spinning/weaving, rug traditions, silkpainting/surface design, mixed media, and youth. Entry forms and rules for entry are available at www.fiberartsfiesta.org.

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

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