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Fiber Arts Fest

Join us September 30 - October 1, 2017


Hand spun yarn and dyed wool

​Fiber Arts Fest
at Sauder Village

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Spinning Demonstration

Learn from the finest Fiber Arts instructors in the industry!

Join us for Fiber Arts Fest at Sauder Village.

Fiber arts classes will be available on Friday and Saturday with the show on Saturday and Sunday. 


Artisans from throughout the region will gather at Sauder Village's Founder's Hall to demonstrate and share their love of fiber arts. Guests will be able to watch spinning, weaving, knitting, crocheting and tatting demonstrations. There will be fiber exhibits, looms and spinning wheels on display, hands-on activities and dyeing demonstrations. Select vendors will also be selling handmade items and fiber art supplies.

Attend workshops with Guest Artisans and learn new techniques, expand your creativity and connect with fellow fiber arts enthusiasts.

Fiber Arts Zone - New this year . . . A variety of fiber-related activities for children to try including carding wool, spinning, weaving, making felt balls, making yarn dolls and working with sewing cards.

New! Fiber Arts Saturday Night String Along

Saturday, September 30, 2017, 6 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Sauder Heritage Inn, Homestead Room A

Bring your knitting needles, spinning wheels, looms, and work on your projects to your heart’s content! This is a great opportunity to meet with fiber arts enthusiasts from around the region.

Kate Larson will facilitate the event from 6-9 p.m., and the room will be open until 2 a.m. for those who enjoy working on projects until the wee hours of the morning.

FREE event. Pre-registration not required.

Special Exhibit: Antique and Vintage Textiles

Curated by Joan Sheridan, this collection of antique and vintage textiles features textiles from the last 200 years! See the world of textiles through Joan’s eyes. Her long history as a collector—and her passion for weaving—are reflected in this special collection. Follow this link for detailed information: Special Exhibit for Fiber Arts Fest.

Event Overview & Information

  • Dates & Hours

    Fiber Arts Fest - Open to the Public from...
    Saturday, September 30 & Sunday, October 1, 2017
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

  • Fiber Arts Workshops
    Friday & Saturday, September 29 & 30, 2017  All Day Workshops 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 (1 hour lunch)  Half Day Workshops 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Admission:

  • Single Day Ticket into the Fiber Arts Fest and entire Historic Village... Adults - $17.00, Students (6-16) - $11.00 (Senior, Military and AAA discounts apply)

  • Tickets into Fiber Arts Fest only - $11.00 (Must be purchased in Founder's Hall where show is located.)

  • Group rates:

    Bringing a group of 20 or more? Special group rates and arrangements are available by calling our Group Sales Department at 800.590.9755.


Workshops registration can be done online through the website. Follow this link to Workshop Registration. This event is past so the link has been disengaged.


Help us to Continue Our Programming by Becoming a Member of Historic Sauder Village! Not only do Sauder Village Members receive discounts on class fees, but as a Member you also gain unlimited admission to the Historic Village and discounts in our Gift Shop, General Store and Quilt Shop throughout the term of your membership. Sauder Village, a non-profit public educational institution, is able to continue its programming, such as the Fiber Arts Fest and workshops because of the generous support of our members. Consider becoming one of our valued Sauder Village Members and qualify for your class discounts right away! 

Follow this Membership link join as a member online or call Debbi Russell at 800.590.9755 to join or renew your existing membership.