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Fiber Arts Fest

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Saturday, October 1, 2022  
Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Dyeing yarn and spinning yarn at Fiber Arts Fest

Have you ever wondered how wool is transformed into your favorite sweater or mittens? Artisans from around the region will gather to demonstrate and share their love of traditional fiber arts. Guests will be able to watch spinning, weaving, knitting, crocheting, quilting, rug hooking, embroidery, tatting and lace making demonstrations. There will be hands-on activities, special exhibits, a scavenger hunt and vendors!

This event is included with your Sauder Village Admission.

Activities include:

  • Traditional fiber arts demonstrations
  • Hands on learning in historic buildings
    • Drop spindle
    • Penny rugs
    • Knitting
    • Embroidery
    • Weaving
  • Sheep to Shawl Exhibit with hands on activities
    • Learn about the variety of wool from different animals & breeds
    • Shearing demo
  • Scavenger hunt for the family – win prizes!
  • Vendor Village with unique merchandise

Also register for the fun Fiber Arts Retreat going on during the Fiber Arts Fest - bring your fiber arts friends or come on your own.