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General Info:
Kids Workshops
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Please be sure to register for all workshops prior to their start times.
The Registration Booth is located at the front of the Exhibit Hall.
Children’s Workshops are open to all participants during the length of the workshop.
All adult workshops begin promptly when scheduled. - Adult workshops are for ages 15 and older.
Children’s workshops require each child under 8 to have an adult helper at all times.



 



SATURDAY, MAY 27TH  
Date/Time/Location Presenter Class Title Price

Saturday
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
4-H Building Inside

 

Bruce Engebretson Workshop: Spindle and Distaff Spinning $30
Description:
Supported and Balkan-style spinning from fiber held on a distaff.
Materials:

 

 

Saturday
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
4-H Building Inside

 

Dotty Taft
Workshop: Fiber Blending and Color Blending on the Drum Carder $30
Description:
Learn the most creative and effective ways to use this tool.
Materials:
Materials fee - $10

Please contact Dotty at taftd@yahoo.com with and questions about this specific workshop.

 

 

Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free- Under the Fiber Tent
Various Fiber techniques or demonstrations

 

 

Saturday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Pavilion- Free
Drop In Spinning

 

 

Saturday
11:00 am

Dining Hall

 

John Stein Workshop: Lamb Cut Up $5/person
Description:
Learn the basics of fabricating a lamb carcass.

Materials:

 

 

Saturday
11:00 am

Stage

 

Mershele Springstube Kids Workshop: Kids Learn to Spin $5/child
Description:
With a simple spindle kids will learn how to make their own yarn.

 

 

Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Exhibit Hall Porch- Free
Drop-In Weaving - all ages
Springfield Weavers Guild

 

 

Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

4-H Building Inside

Bruce Engebretson Workshop: Carding $30
Description:
Use oil and handcards to prepare perfects rolags for smooth spinning.
Materials:
Bring your handcards. Also, bring a shoebox or a similar container, upon which you may brace one foot.

 

 

Saturday
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

4-H Building Inside

Jenny Atkins Kids Workshop: Kool-Aid dyeing for kids of all ages (adults,too!) $5/person
Description:
Drop in anytime during this hour and have fun dyeing with Koolaid.

 

 

Saturday
2:00 pm

4-H Building Inside

Mershele Springstube Kids Workshop: Felting Treasure Bags for Kids $5/person
Description:
Soapy water and a little bit of elbow grease can turn raw wool into fun treasure bags

 

 

Saturday
2:00 pm
Fiber Tent
Spinning Wheel and Drop Spindle (pick one) Mystery Spinning Contest for Adults and Youth

 

 

SUNDAY, MAY 28TH
Date/Time/Location Presenter Class Title Price
Sunday
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fiber Tent- Free
Fleece to Shawl Demonstration

 

 

Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Under the Fiber Tent - Free
Various Fiber techniques or demonstrations

 

 

Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pavilion - Free
Drop in Spinning

 

 

Sunday
11:00 am
Stage
Jenny Atkins Kid's Workshop: Weaving for Kids $5/child
Description:
Weaving for kids: learn to weave on one of nature’s looms, a beautiful forked branch

 

 

Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
4-H Building Inside
Emily F. Gwynn Workshop: The life-Changing Magic of Chart-Reading for Knitting $30

Description:
Introducing the use of charts for color work, lace, and more.

Please contact Emily at emily@egwynn.com with any questions about this specific workshop.
www.handstoworktextiles.com

 

 

Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
4-H Building Inside
Katherine Johnson Workshop: Introduction to Naalbinding $30
Description:
Learn a fantastic, useful, ancient style of creating garments and objects.
Katherine Johnson is a fiber enthusiast living in northwestern MA. She's very focused on portable fabric creation, and practices tatting, small loom weaving, and all the usual suspects: knitting, crocheting, spinning.

Please contact Katherine at katheroni7@gmail.com with any questions about this specific workshop.

 

 

Sunday
2:00 pm
Fiber Tent - Free
Speed Knitting Contest for Adults and Youth Fiber Tent Free

 

 

Sunday
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Stage
Jenny Atkins Kid's Workshop: Kool-Aid Dyeing for Kids of all ages (adults, too!) $5/person
Description:
Drop in anytime during this hour and have fun dyeing with Kool-aid.

 

 

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Registration Forms

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