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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.

HGA Convergence 2014 Providence
July 14, 2014   through   July 19, 2014      

 HGA Convergence 2014 Providence    website

HGA's Convergence 2014 Fiber Arts Conference in Providence, Rhode Island

Great Basin Fiber Arts Fair
August 22, 2014   through   August 23, 2014      

 Great Basin Fiber Arts Fair    website

Salt Lake County Equestrian Park and Events Center,, South Jordan, Utah. Fiber, crafts, demos, classes and family fun all blended together. Join us for shopping, demonstrations, competitions, and much more!

International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conferences on social Sciences and Arts
September 2, 2014   through   September 7, 2014      

 International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conferences on social Sciences and Arts    website

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.

Summer Fiber Arts Workshops & Private Lessons in Hillsboro, Oregon
June 1, 2014   through   August 31, 2014      

 Summer Fiber Arts Workshops & Private Lessons  in Hillsboro, Oregon    website

Summer is coming which means online registration is open for our next series of workshops. Check out our website and come create with us!

Black Sheep at Orenco - Fiber Arts Meet-ups and Demos
June 3, 2014   through   August 26, 2014      

 Black Sheep at Orenco - Fiber Arts Meet-ups and Demos    website

6154 NE Brighton St, Hillsboro, OR 97124 Phone (971 732 5391). Join us to Create or Learn Something New! Twice Weekly Hand-work Guild – Tuesdays 10:30am-12pm & Thursdays 6:30-9pm Second Friday Chardon-Knitting/Cabernet-Crochet - June 13th, July 11th & August 8th 6:30-9pm Third Sunday Farmer's Market @ Orenco Station – June 15th, July 20th & August 17th 10am-2pm Third Tuesday Spinning Guild - June 17th, July 15th & August 19th 6:30-9pm

Weaving Explorations
July 21, 2014   through   July 27, 2014      

 Weaving Explorations    website

We're thrilled to offer this class for the second year in a row! Come study with Guild founder Liz Caemmerer and long-time weaver Suzanne Halvorson, the impressive team-teaching duo whom past students describe as "excellent" and "inspiring." All are welcome to explore the magic of weaving. First-time weavers will design and weave their own hand dyed piece, while skilled weavers will discover the delight of woven shibori. This type of shibori (resist dyeing) is created by weaving in a supplemental weft, and when it is removed from the loom the piece is dyed and the pattern emerges. All experience levels welcome. Ages 14+

~ JASON COLLINGWOOD ~ 4 - END Block W eave & RUG FINISHES SEMINAR ~
July 28, 2014   through   July 31, 2014      

 ~ JASON COLLINGWOOD ~ 4 - END Block W eave & RUG  FINISHES  SEMINAR ~    

Garden Valley (IDAHO) ~ JASON COLLINGWOOD brings 27 years of experience and teaching knowledge to this 4-day workshop in 4 End Blockweave and Rug Finishes Seminar. ~ Monday July 28th through Thursday July 31st 2014 ~ Located in Garden Valley ( Idaho ) About an hour drive from Boise and BOI airport along the Payette River Scenic Byway Ask about the SWEET HEART SPECIAL to save some dough~ Email:GEORGIANNA GOETSCH payettegeorge@yahoo.com for additional detailed information on costs, lodging, etc..

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.

The American Tapestry Biennial 10
May 2, 2014   through   July 20, 2014      

 The American Tapestry Biennial 10    website

San Diego, CA. A juried exhibition of woven tapestries organized by American Tapestry Alliance.

Falling from Grace - Barbara Heller Tapestry Retrospective
May 10, 2014   through   July 26, 2014      

 Falling from Grace - Barbara Heller Tapestry Retrospective    website

Barbara Heller opened her studio practice on Granville Island BC in 1979 and has been gaining acclaim ever since. Presented by the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Arts Council, Maple Ridge, BC, Canada.

HGA's Small Expressions 2014
June 15, 2014   through   October 4, 2014      

 HGA's Small Expressions 2014    website

Small Expressions is an annual international juried exhibit sponsored by the Handweavers Guild of America, Inc., to showcase fiber art on a small scale, not to exceed 15 inches (38cm) in any direction. Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, Massachusetts.

All That Jazz Runway Fashion Show
July 18, 2014      

 All That Jazz Runway Fashion Show    website

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.

Mid-Ohio Fiber Fair
August 2, 2014   through   August 3, 2014      

 Mid-Ohio Fiber Fair    website

Visit our vendors displaying the finest in fibers, yarns, rovings, and fiber arts tools & supplies. Take a class to learn a new skill. Win a basket of fiber arts goodies in the raffle that benefits the local food pantry.

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.

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.

Blue Ridge Fiber Show 2014
January 24, 2014   through   August 1, 2014      

 Blue Ridge Fiber Show 2014    website

The Western North Carolina Fiber/Handweavers Guild sponsors the show with its many volunteers. More details including the prospectus, entry forms and photos of the winners in the 2012 show can be found at their website.

SQUARE
February 20, 2014   through   September 15, 2014      

 SQUARE    website

2015 NICHE Awards Call for Entries
April 14, 2014   through   August 18, 2014      

 2015 NICHE Awards Call for Entries    website

Sponsored by NICHE magazine, the NICHE Awards program began in 1989 to celebrate excellence and innovation in American and Canadian fine craft. Artists are recognized in both professional and student divisions.

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.

John C. Campbell Folk School
October 12, 2013   through   July 31, 2014      

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Brasstown, North Carolina, USA. Take a learning vacation in one of 860 week-long classes from Basketry to Writing. Full schedule plus all other activities available on the website.

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.

The Ozark Folk School
February 15, 2014   through   August 31, 2014      

 The Ozark Folk School    website

Mountain View, Arkansas, US. One to five day classes on spinning,weaving, basketry, quilting. April-August.

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.

Complete School Listing

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