Travel Events

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Going Places?  Check out these fiber events:


Phoenix, AZ:  December 9 – 10 Pueblo Grande Indian Market


Prescott, AZ:  January 17 – 20 Arizona Fiber Arts Retreat 

Tacoma, WA:  February 15 – 18  Madrona Fiber Arts

Santa Clara, CA:  February 22 – 25  Stitches West

Portland, OR:  March 1 – 4  Rose City Yarn Crawl

Ashland, OR:  March Lantern Moon Retreat

Hartford, CT:  March 22 – 25 Stitches United

Pittsburgh, PA:  April 6 – 8  14th Annual Pittsburgh Knit and Crochet Festival and Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival

Loveland, CO:  April 12 – 15  Interweave Yarn Fest

Rockaway, OR:  April 1 – 6 Friends by the Sea Rug Hooking Camp 

NM:  May 18 – 20  New Mexico Fiber Crawl

West Friendship, MD:  May 5 & 6  Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival

Clayton, NY:  May 24th Annual Weaving History Conference

Vermont:  May 31 – June 4  Camp Stitches

Holland, MI:  June 8 – 10  Michigan League of Handweavers Biannual Conference and Workshops

Flagstaff, AZ:  June 2 – 3  Flag Wool and Fiber Festival

Estes Park, CO:  June 7 – 10  Estes Park Wool Market

Eugene, OR:  June 29 – July 1  The Black Sheep Gathering

Tsaile, AZ:  June 15 – 16   Sheep is Life

Reno, NV:  July 6 – 12  Convergence Conference

Santa Fe, NM:  July 13 – 15  International Folk Art Alliance

July  Knitting Guild Association Conference

Schaumburg, IL:  August 2-5  Stitches Midwest

Seattle, WA:  October  Nordic Knitting Conference

Marshfield, WI:  July 5 – 30 Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Retreats

San Antonio, TX:   July 22 – 28  International Organization of Lace Convention

Irving, TX:  September 13 – 16 Stitches Texas

Candy, OR:  September 22 & 23  Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival

East Greenwich, NY:  September The 9th Annual Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival

Maurine, OR:   Interweave Escapes Knitting Retreat: Imperial River Company

Vancouver, BC:  September 29 – 30 Knit City

Turnbridge, VT:   Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival

Sun Valley, ID:  October 10 – 14  Trailing of the Sheep

Taos, NM:  October  6 & 7  Taos Wool Festival

Coeur d’ Alene, ID:  11 – 15  Camp Stitches

Hood River, OR:  October 26 – 28 Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival

 Sedona, AZ:  October Verde Valley Weavers and Spinners Guild “Fabulous Fiber Sale 2018”

Leighton, PA:  October  Mahoning Valley Fiber Fair

Rheinbeck, NY:  October 20 & 28  NY State Sheep & Wool Festival


Prince George, BC:  June  Treadle Lightly – Association of Northwest Weavers’ Guilds’

Durango, CO:  July   Intermountain Weavers Conference 

Northampton, MA: July 11 – 14 New England  Weavers Seminar


Need more?  Check out Fiber Events website or Fiber Festivals in the United States website.

Staying Home?  Check out these local fiber events! 


ARIZONA FIBER ARTS RETREAT – January 17-20, 2018. Registration opens October 1

FEDERATION DAY 2018 , Connecting ThreadsSaturday, February 24, 2018 9 am-4:30 pm, Radisson North Phoenix (soon to be a Hilton Doubletree Hotel).This year features half-day and full day classes on a variety of fiber arts. soup and salad luncheon with keynote speaker Rosalie Neilson. Don’t miss the great line-up of vendors for unique fiber shopping. Visit guild booths where guilds display and sell their work.See Federation Guild Director Hope Aguilar for details and registration information. Classes and the luncheon to fill quickly, so be sure to get your registration in early. Registration opens mid to late October, with a deadline of postmark by January 7, received by 1/10/2018.Rooms at a group discount will be available at the hotel for those wishing to stay over.

SCOTTSDALE ART WALK – Every Thursday evening from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m., downtown Scottsdale. Restaurants, museums and free trolley and/or horse-drawn carriage rides are available to transport folks from numerous free parking areas throughout the Scottsdale Arts District and Scottsdale Downtown.

CHANDLER ART WALK – Every third Friday from 6-9:30 p.m., Downtown Chandler welcomes over 35 local artists to the historic square.

 PHOENIX ART MUSEUM, ELLMAN GALLERY –“A Tribute to James Galanos”, a retrospective dedicated to the iconic American fashion designer. Featuring more than 40 couture-quality, ready-to-wear ensembles and accessories, the exhibition will illuminate the designer’s influence and legacy with objects from the 1950s through the 1990s. Through Jan 17, 2018. •

SKY HARBOR ART MUSEUMS, Terminal 4, Level 3 gallery &
display cases – 3, Level 4 – ”Nature’s Materials Fiber and Wood Art”, through February 4, 2018.Level 4, past security, ongoing – “Stories from a Local Community”, Paintings by Frank YbarraLevel 1, restrooms near baggage claim, ongoing – “American Organic Architecture in Arizona”, The Heritage of Frank Lloyd Wright 3