Hartl Ag Building, Red River Valley Fairgrounds, West Fargo info@fiberartsfest.com

Activities

The Fiber Arts Festival was created to provide an event for gathering the fiber community, education about the fiber arts, and a marketplace for all things fiber related. Here are just a few things you can do at the Festival to be part of that!

Schedule of Events

SATURDAY

  • 9 am Festival opens! vendors demonstrators and hands-on activities all day
  • class: spinning cotton with a supported spindle
  • view fibers under the microscope with Sara Sunderlin, NDSU’s Department of Apparel, Retail Merchandising and Design (Saturday only)
  • Sheep to Shawl demonstration of spinning and weaving
  • 10 am demonstration of Ice dyeing, front porch
  • Noon class:https://fiberartsfest.com/classes/ beginner rug hooking with the Oxford punch tool
  • 5 pm Festival closes for the evening

SUNDAY

  • 10 am Festival opens! vendors demonstrators and hands-on activities all day
  • 11 am demonstration of Ice dyeing, front porch
  • 1 pm class: beginner drop spindle
  • 2 pm raffle drawing, need not be present to win
  • 4 pm Festival closes

Learn a new craft:

Embroidery
Embroidery
Needle Felting
Needle Felting
Weaving
Weaving
Knitting (with smaller needles)
Knitting (with smaller needles)

Shopping!

Dye Your Own Silk

183 Vintage Button Trading Company
183 Vintage Button Trading Company
Mystic Fibers
Mystic Fibers

Quirky Fiber Works

See demonstrations:

Embroidery
Embroidery
Bobbinlace
Bobbinlace
Crazy quilting/embellishing
Crazy quilting/embellishing

Take Classes

4-Strand Sami Bracelet

Drop Spinning
Drop Spinning

Knit Father Christmas

Needle Felted Chocolates

Basic Mending

Knitted Bird

Prayer Flags

Spinsters love to spin!
Weaver at work
Admire the finished shawl