As a service to the local fiber community, we occasionally post information about local or regional non-Guild events.

These 2017 events are over, but we’ll update for 2018 as information is available!

Interweave Yarn Fest

March 30 – April 2, Loveland, CO
“…an experience designed to advance your creative capabilities, introduce you to an eclectic selection of specialty fiber products and help you flourish in an encouraging environment.”

Eco Dyeing Workshops

April 8, Wichita, KS
“In [Session 1] we will go over many options for finding and using natural dyes.  In Session 2, we will make a little natural color sample book that will make a great color reference, and be a lovely little piece of art in it’s own right!”

Harveyville Project: Spring Fiber School

April 20-25, Harveyville, KS
“FIBER SCHOOL is a week of fiber at the Harveyville Project (Yarn School + Rigid Heddle School).  With both workshops, you get a free Dye Lab session between the two.”

Mid-Plains Fiber Fair

April 22-23, York, NE
“The [first annual] Mid-Plains Fiber Fair seeks to bring together fiber artists of all skill levels for a wonderful weekend of classes, fellowship, and fun!”

PLY Away

April 25-29, Kansas City, MO
“PLY Away is the happiest spinning place on Earth! A fiber retreat dedicated to making sure every spinner, teacher, and vendor is smiling.”

Kansas Alliance of Weavers and Spinners (KAWS) Annual Conference

June 2-4, Lawrence, KS
“Spinning the Colors, Weaving the Hues”

Estes Park Wool Market

June 8-11, Estes Park, CO
“Guests of the event will be able to shop our Vendor Hall, complete with 60+ vendors, interact with over 10 different breeds of animals, participate in a skill demonstration, compete in one of our technique competitions and more!”

Intermountain Weavers’ Conference

July 27-30, Durango, CO
“Workshop topics cover sprang, weaving, spinning, felting, silk fusion, basketry, felting, knitting, surface design and more… We have classes for everyone – from beginners to advanced.”

Fiber Christmas in July

July 28-29, Kellyville, OK
“The event includes all types of fiber arts from knitting to spinning to felting and weaving… [and] also offers classes on everything from beginner to advanced for all facets of the fiber arts.”