WoolFest Fiber & Art Festival

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WoolFest Fiber & Art Festival

June 22, 2013 @ 12:00 am

|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until June 23, 2013
| $6.00 per person

Fiber-producing animals take center stage at Woolfest.
Get an up-close look and pet many of the breeds of fiber-producing animals – llamas, alpacas, angora rabbits, and many different breeds of sheep.

Ever wonder how materials to make a sweater or scarf or other garments produced from fiber? At Woolfest, discover first-hand how the hand-spun and woven products are created from natural fibers, such as the fleece of farm animals.

Demonstrations

Sheep herding
Animal shearing
Fiber processing
Spinning
Weaving
Knitting
Hands-on fiber activities
Create felt balls
Folk music
More!

All visitors can try their hand at knitting, spinning, weaving, dyeing, and carding.

The quality of natural fibers, fiber craft supplies, books, and hand-woven, hand-knitted, or handcrafted fiber products are yours to discover at the Fiber Marketplace. Vendors from across the Midwest showcase high-quality, natural fiber products from the raw fiber to finished products and demonstrate spinning, loom weaving, knitting and more for sale. Other fine products including garments and art produced from animals’ fibers will also be on display.

http://www.lakemetroparks.com/programs/woolfest.shtml#FiberArtsShow

Details

Date:
June 22, 2013 12:00 am
Cost:
$6.00 per person
Event Category:

Venue

Lake Farm Park
Phone:
800-366-3276
8800 Euclid Chardon Road Kirtland, OH 44094 United States

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