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Thursday June 8, 20238

Needle Felting a Gnome


Maggie Schnaars

9:30 – 10:00 A.M

Maggie will share how to stretch your creative wings with gnomes through needle felting using pre felted forms. This is a great craft using wool roving and will add to your creative expression.

Maggie's gnome project

Cork Jewelry


Lynn Gerard

11:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Cork is an old fiber that is new to sewing and Jewelry making. See and learn how cork; a natural replenishing resource, can be used for jewelry making and sewing.

Lynn Cork bracelets

Ruler Techniques in Piecing


Sharon Martin

1:30 – 2:00 P.M.

“Learn the importance and value of using various rulers to improve your techniques in piecing. These ruler techniques will reduce your stress in sewing and improve the accuracy of your piecing.

Sharon Martin's rulers

Tools of the Trade


barbie Brooks

3:30 – 4:00 P.M.

See the sharing of the favorite methods of and tools to make wool appliques a pleasant and enjoyable skill.

bobbieBrooks project tools of trade

Friday June 9, 2023

Spinning Weaving with Cotton


Melvenea Hodges

9:30 – 10:00 A.M.

See how traditional techniques such as block printing, crocheting, embroidery, knitting, sewing , spinning, and weaving are used to create accessories and clothing.

Melvenea Frameloom weaving folk costume

Finishing Your Steeks & A Bobble Trick


Jean Burstfield

11:30 A.M. – 12:00P.M.

There are many different methods for a clean finish when knitting a cardigan, see how they are done. You will also learn a creative way of using a crochet hook to make bobbles.

Jean burtsfield knitting steeks

Sewing Techniques with Glue Basting


Beth Raker

1:30 – 2:00 P.M.

You will see how glue is used to make more accurately pieced blocks. This will increase your enjoyment of the process of making blocks for your quilts.

using glue to baste a quilt

Easy Weaving


Kris Peterson

3:30 – 4:00 P.M.

You will learn to weave creating your loom from a variety of household items. The weaving is completed with a wide variety fibers and fabric. You will learn to see unlimited possibilities for weaving.

Kris Peterson project

Saturday June 10, 2023

Twists & Turns of Cables


Susan Weller

9:30 – 10:00 A.M.

Learn basics & beyond for fancy cables. How to understand the written directions as well as how to use graphics will be explained. Information will also be shared on how to add cables to your patterns.

Three Different Ways to Spin


Shirley Hershberger

11:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

See how fiber is spun in three different styles, the fiber can be used for crocheting, felting, and knitting. A drop spindle uses gravity, the tabletop/Charkha spinning wheel and the Symphony /Saxony wheel.

Shirley Hershberger with her spinning wheel

Pre Viking Nalbinding


Ken Kniesly

1:30 – 2:00 P.M.

Nalbinding is a very old technique for creating items of clothing and other textiles using a single needle and thread. It was largely superseded by knitting and crochet, but has survived because of its amazing qualities when it comes to warmth and durability. Nalbinding can be dated back to at least the Viking Age in Scandinavia, but some finds may date back even further on the continent.


Sewing Hacks


Mary Ann Lienhart Cross

2:30 – 3:00 P.M.

Learn some quick and easy old fashion sewing techniques that will help bring more pleasure to you sewing, decrease stress, help you to be more relaxed and make you more efficient at your sewing.

esamples of hacks by Mary Ann
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