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Workshops - Fiber Arts Fest 2017

weavingDon't miss the variety of exciting workshops taught by guest instructors:Sonja Downey, Kate Larson and Joan Sheridan. Class sizes are limited, so be sure to register early! All workshops are held at Founder's Hall. 

Friday, September 29, 2017 Workshops

Log Cabin Knitted Blanket taught by Sonja Downey (full day)

Creative Focus: Building a Spinner’s Idea Notebook taught by Kate Larson (half day)

Gradient Yarns: A Spinner’s Study in Shifting Shades taught by Kate Larson (half day)

Band Weaving on the Inkle Loom taught by Joan Sheridan (full day)

Saturday, September 30, 2017 Workshops

Short Row Heels for Socks taught by Sonja Downey (full day) - This class is cancelled

Learn to Weave on a Rigid Heddle Loom taught by Joan Sheridan (full day)

Spinning Nordic Wools taught by Kate Larson (half day)

Finishing School: Washing, Blocking and Fulling Techniques for Handspun taught by Kate Larson (half day)


Confirmation & Supply List: A confirmation and supply list will be mailed to you to confirm your class registration after receipt of your registration and class fees.

Stay on-site: With your Registration, you will be given instructions for making a lodging reservation at the Sauder Heritage Inn or the Sauder Village Campground. All Workshop participants are responsible to make your own lodging reservations at Sauder Village, using a Booking ID # and Confirmation # that will be given to you with your class confirmation. These numbers will give you priority to make a reservation from a block of rooms and campsites being held for confirmed students, available on a first-come basis.

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Workshop Cancellation Policy: Cancellation deadline: August 25, 2017. Cancellation prior to August 25, 2017 will receive a full refund of your fees paid minus a 10% processing fee. After this date, no refunds will be issued. If classes do not meet the minimum number of students by August 25, 2017, we may be forced to cancel the class and all fees will be refunded. 

Admission Passes: Workshop students will receive a complimentary one-day Historic Village and Fiber Arts Fest admission pass for each class (excluding the lectures) in which they are enrolled. Multiple day workshop students will receive a complimentary one-day pass for each day they are enrolled. This personalized pass can be used by the student on any day of the Fiber Arts Fest simply by giving your name at the Founder's Hall Admission Desk.

Questions? Call 800.590.9755 or email


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