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.
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.
January 24, 2015
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
Recollection: Shadow to Matter
February 20, 2015 through March 15, 2015
12th Annual VMRC Art Exhibition
May 31, 2015 through June 30, 2015
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 email@example.com or call 540-564-3400
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
Call for Entries and Call for Instructors
Requests for submissions to fiber arts and textile competitions, exhibits, conference workshop proposals, and academic papers.
December 7, 2014 through February 21, 2015
The Theresa Show
January 6, 2015 through February 7, 2015
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
2015 Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta
May 21, 2015 through May 23, 2015
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.
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