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2015 Spotlight on Classes #13

2015 Spotlight on Classes #13

As timeless and as beautiful as it gets. Weaving gentle and vibrant fibers of all sorts into fabric. Come learn to weave with us – we will even lend you a loom! Join Boulder, Colorado artist and teacher Stephanie Flynn-Sokolov as she introduces the small looms that get everyone hooked on this easy and rewarding craft. Every year, this is […]

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2015 Classes in the Spotlight #12

2015 Classes in the Spotlight #12

This is where it all begins…..beautiful fibers, carded and spun to make the yarns we love to knit, crochet, and weave. Learn to spin with Cheryl Jensen, owner of the Plum Nelly in Hastings. She is offering two classes on Friday, September 11th – one using a spinning wheel (we will have wheels available to loan!) and one using drop-spindles. […]

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2015 Classes in the Spotlight #11

2015 Classes in the Spotlight #11

Here are two classes you won’t want to miss – whether you are a quilter or a lover of all-things-roving! Coming to the Fiber Fair from Fort Collins, Colorado is fiber artist Charlotte Jackson to share her techniques in needle felting and amazing ways to add texture and depth to your quilts. Her Friday morning class will teach you the […]

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Sheep to Scarf Contest: Rules and Application

Join the fun and be a part of this year’s Sheep to Scarf Competition! Click below to download the application and rules.  Send your application in today! Sheep to Scarf Rules 2015 Sheep to Scarf Application 2015  

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2015 Classes in the Spotlight #10

2015 Classes in the Spotlight #10

Another stunning exhibit at my weekend excursion to the Denver Art Museum was the one on Lace in the Fiber Arts room. Contemporary lace-making is beautiful, and we have a class at this year’s Fiber Fair for you to learn this traditional skill with a modern twist! Join Sandy Gompert for her tatting class – a full-day Friday class on […]

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Classes in the Spotlight #9

Classes in the Spotlight #9

Color, color, and more color. Can’t get enough? If you’re one of those people who love yarn shops because you get to pat the wool and soak in the colors- wait until you get to dye your own! Dyemasters and past Fair vendors Leslie Carroll Bartlett and Janet Wray are offering two classes for us at this year’s Fiber Fair. […]

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Classes in the Spotlight #8

Classes in the Spotlight #8

It doesn’t matter how old you are or how fit you are – sometimes the motions of knitting, crocheting, weaving, stitching or sewing just make your hands and body hurt. This is a class everyone should take! Andee Graves is not only an amazing crochet artist, she also knows how to practice needle arts safely and comfortably. Come learn her […]

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2015 Classes in the Spotlight #7

2015 Classes in the Spotlight #7

A wonderful Sunday afternoon stroll through the Denver Art Museum led me to their textile display (….well worth a visit!). What a beautiful exhibit of the best the fiber arts media has to offer! And there, in the middle of the spinning and weaving wall was this: Card Weaving! Stunning work, an explanation- and YOU can learn this time-honored craft […]

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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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