Thursday, June 12, 2014

It's almost time!

Please join us at The Three Lakes Academy on Main Street Curtis in the beautiful Eastern Upper Peninsula on Saturday July 12th from 10-3 for a fiber event with a little bit of something for everyone! 

Local vendors will be selling hand-spun yarn, woven goods, hand woven baskets, knit items, wool roving, exotic fiber, fiber animals, knitting, felting, spinning and weaving supplies and other fiber related goods.  Artisans and vendors will be on site offering free demonstrations and learning events for adults and children.

Demonstrations and Learning Events Include:

  •  Wet Felting a bar of Soap- Children’s project at 11:00 and 1:00
  •  Spinning on a wheel 
  •   Bobbin Lace
  • Weaving on a Triangle loom
  • Weaving rugs on a 4 shaft loom

Lodging and meals are available in the town of Curtis and surrounding area and there is a playground on site to keep the kids entertained.
2014 Vendors:

Beadria Fibers/ Adria Simpson-  Hand dyed fibers, handspun yarn, stitch markers

Ewe-nique Designs /Joanne DuFour - Alpaca fleece (raw and carded), handspun and hand dyed yarns, handmade knitted items, handmade buttons, handmade lotion and soap

Homestead Acres /Yolanda Blissett- Alpaca fiber, yarn and socks. Lucets. Fiber related books.

Jane Forslund- Triangle looms, hand beaded shawl pins, hand woven shawls

Sheltered Shetlands/ Rick LaCasse- Skirted, raw Shetland Fleeces

Spinner's End Farm/ Sherry MacKinnon- Fiber from the farm, luxury fiber and roving, spinning tools, felted soap, luxury lotion bars, bamboo knitting needles.

Spruce Shadow Farms / Shelia Robbins- Yarn, Wool, and knitting related items

Winter Sky Wool Company / Karen Valley-Handspun Shetland yarn, handknit items

Woolderness / Moira Wilson & Roxanne Eberts- Roving, top, needle felt kits, wool felted soap, wool slippers, pin cushions, handwoven items

Ye Olde Rug Maker / Naomi Fletcher- Handwoven rag rugs, placemats, drumners; handwoven totebags, handknit purses.

We hope to see you there!

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