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2015 Classes in the Spotlight #6

2015 Classes in the Spotlight #6

Knitters and crocheters are talking about Thrummed Knitting- and sign-ups for Marly Bird’s mitten class bear that out. Don’t wait- you might not get a slot! Thrummed knitting? Yes! The warmest mittens ever- with a small bit of roving knit or crocheted into the pattern, making the mittens soft and fleecy on the inside, sharp looking on the outside. Never […]

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2015 Classes in the Spotlight #5

2015 Classes in the Spotlight #5

This class is for serious weavers- spread the word! We are pleased to offer a full day class on creative overshot for a 4-harness loom, taught by Kearney, Nebraska weaver Joan Sheen. Bring your loom and study with a real pro- sharpen your basic skills, or take your weaving to the next level. An amazing opportunity – don’t miss this […]

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2015 Classes in the Spotlight #4

2015 Classes in the Spotlight #4

                     Wandering through your favorite yarn store……….all those yarns, all those gorgeous colors……..what to choose for your next project???? Get some serious advice from an expert – the one who wrote the book! Vicki Square comes to share her expertise and talent with us in a class on Creating Your Color […]

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2015 Classes in the Spotlight #3

2015 Classes in the Spotlight #3

      A Tisket, a Tasket…….Boulder, Colorado weaver, Margaret Tullis, has a basket, and she is going to show you how to make your own! We are all wanting to sign up for this class- be sure to get there before the limited spots in her class are gone! Weave stunning baskets using found materials and beautifully dyed rattan […]

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2015 Classes in the Spotlight #2

2015 Classes in the Spotlight #2

              Sign up early to make sure you get a spot in one of these exciting classes taught by local favorite, Donna Friebertshauser. Embellish your fiber creations with flowers made with her unusual fabric origami technique, or choose ribbon and yarn for a splash of color to add dimension to a favorite pattern. If […]

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2015 Classes in the Spotlight #1

2015 Classes in the Spotlight #1

This one’s for all of you who have ever quilted an art quilt, a traditional quilt, or anything in between!  Bring your sewing machine and explore the amazing world of THREAD with well-known Colorado artist and author Liz Kettle! Explore the different kinds of threads and Liz’s techniques, and you will never shop the thread aisle in a quilt store […]

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A look at classes for the Fiber Fair. . .

A look at classes for the Fiber Fair. . .   Board member Cher Maybee writes a column for the Gering Post here in our valley.  Here is an excerpt from her recent article.   When I sit down to write in the winter months it is enjoyable to look back and reflect on all of the guests that we […]

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Our New Venue

Our New Venue With the arrival of June, we, as a board, know that means  that Scotts Bluff Valley Fiber Arts Fair is almost here.  September 14 and 15 is not far away!  Most of the plans on paper have been made. Grants written, vendor letters sent out, instructors secured, facility arrangements made, advertisements planned, demonstrators contacted, breeders and animal […]

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Springing into the 4th Annual Fiber Fair!

Springing into the 4th Annual Fiber Fair! Planning for the fourth annual Scottsbluff Valley Fiber Arts Fair is in full swing.  Though it’s still early spring, the Fair Board has been working hard to ensure that this year’s Fiber Fair is our best ever! There are some changes to report for this year, most notably our move from a one […]

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GO GREEN and help support the Fair

GO GREEN and help support the Fair Double your fiber art fun in 2012! 2 days of classes!  2 days of fiber fair!  NEW location for the fair! See the HOME page for details! GO GREEN and help support the fair with a SBVFAF Tote Bag Purchase a Navy Blue Tote for $13.00 We will also have t-shirts for sale […]

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