Complete listing of fiber related short-term special events for specific purposes such as benefits, charity drives, and guild holiday sales. Sales by commercial enterprises are listed in the Suppliers or Links Directories. Sales are added on a regular basis. If your sale is not shown here, please add the information directly using the Add Event link.
Steel City Fiber Festival
April 8, 2017 through April 9, 2017
Welcome to the 2nd Annual Steel City Fiber Festival where you can spend the weekend with people who share your passion and creativity in the fiber arts. Gathering together the regions best Indie dyers of fiber and yarns, Farm raised fibers, and Handcrafters, be it Knitters, Crocheters, Weavers, Rug Hookers or Spinners! This years festival, in addition to having 97 wonderful vendors, will be offering classes in various techniques (check back often for updated class offerings), a wonderful onsite food vendor, and plenty of adorable animals to learn about. Come join us to celebrate our craft! Admittance to the vendor area and parking is Free Service animals are welcome, but please be mindful of our animal vendors! April 8-9th, 2017 (Rain or Shine) Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 10-3 Want a handy reminder, come join the EVENT on Facebook Merchants Square Mall, 1901 S 12th St, Allentown, PA 18103
Fibers & Flowers Sale! By Black Sheep Weavers Fiber Guild
April 22, 2017 through April 23, 2017
Sat., April 22 (9am-5pm)/Sun., April 23 (10am-5pm). At Bogie Lake Greenhouses, 1525 Bogie Lk Rd, White Lk, 48383. Shop exquisite, handmade items by our artists: fashion accessories, jewelry, garments, felting, fiber sculpture, household linens, handwovens, quilts, rugs, baskets & more! Handyed fabric, roving & handspun yarns of cashmere, angora, alpaca & wool, plus "get started" kits. Free "Container Gardening" workshops offered by Bogie Lake Greenhouses experts all weekend!
4th Annual Okfiberfest
May 5, 2017 through May 7, 2017
The 4th Annual OKFIBERFEST 2017 has much to offer those looking for Fabulous Vendors, Craft Circles, Workshops, and more. There is also a Hand-spun yarn competition with awesome prizes to be won... More importantly hangout, enjoy great food provided by local producers and simply have fun learning about natural fiber! Don't forget to LIKE us on Facebook: Okfiberfest
Alpaca Shearing Day & Fleece Sale
May 27, 2017 through May 28, 2017
Join EasyGo Farm at Alpacas of Oregon and take a break from the Memorial Day Winery Tours to watch the alpacas get their annual haircuts. Get up close, hand feed them, and handle their luxurious fleece. Shearing Day is Saturday. On Sunday, learn to felt an alpaca gift. Phone Suzanne at 503-348-6954 to reserve a spot. $25-$75 covers your materials and instruction. Both days, you can shop for teddy bears, sweaters, scarves, & other alpaca products, many hand-crafted. Hand-spinners, knitters, & other fiber artists will find fleece and yarn. Many of the yarns are in one of the alpacas’ natural colors, spun from the fleece of a single animal. Bring your camera and get a shot of the alpaca who provided the raw material for your next project. Visitors can chat with four long-time livestock breeders who've raised llamas, horses, sheep, and goats. They've found that alpacas are a perfect match for owners of small acreages or for crafters looking for their own four-legged fiber producers. Both farms offer alpacas for sale along with boarding options. 10am-4pm, 21345 SW Aebischer Rd, Sherwood OR - just off Hwy 99.
Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival
September 30, 2017 through October 1, 2017
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 and local meat and cheese. The Festival includes contests, fiber arts classes and demonstrations, shepherd workshops, herding and shearing demos, fleece sale and more set against a backdrop of rolling hills during the peak of Vermont fall foliage.
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