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Going Places? Check out these fiber events:
Marshfield, WI: July Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Retreats
Spokane Valley, WA: July 21 – 27 International Organization of Lace Convention
Durango, CO: July 25 – 28 Intermountain Weavers Conference
Schaumburg, IL: August 1 – 4 Stitches Midwest
Candy, OR: September 21 – 22 Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival
East Greenwich, NY: September 28 – 29 The 10th Annual Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival
Seattle, WA: October Nordic Knitting Conference
Vancouver, BC: October 4 – 7 Knit City
Turnbridge, VT: October 5 – 6 Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival
Sedona, AZ: October Verde Valley Weavers and Spinners Guild “Fabulous Fiber Sale 2018”
Taos, NM: October 5 – 6 Taos Wool Festival
Sun Valley, ID: October 9 – 13 Trailing of the Sheep
Marshfield, WI: October 10 -13 Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Retreats
Tampa, FL: October 18 – 20 Camp Stitches
Palm Springs, CA: Fall Vogue Knitting Destinations
Charleston, SC: Fall Vogue Knitting Destinations
Portland, OR: October Textile Month
Rheinbeck, NY: October NY State Sheep & Wool Festival
Portland, OR: November 14 – 17 Vogue Knitting Destinations
Pasadena, CA: November Stitches SoCal
Phoenix, AZ: December 14 – 15 Pueblo Grande Indian Market
Phoenix, AZ: December Heard Museum Weavers’ Market
Prescott, AZ: January 15 – 18 Arizona Fiber Arts Retreat
Tacoma, WA: February Madrona Fiber Arts
Santa Clara, CA: February 20 – 23 Stitches West
Pittsburgh, PA: March 20 – 22 15th Annual Pittsburgh Knit and Crochet Festival and Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival
Dufur, OR: March Knot Another Weekend Retreat
Portland, OR: March 5 – 8 Rose City Yarn Crawl
Boston, MA: March Vogue Knitting Destinations
Boston, MA: March Vogue Knitting Destinations
Rockaway, OR: March Friends by the Sea Rug Hooking Camp
Portland, ME: April Vogue Knitting Destinations
Gallup, NM: May Friends of Hubbell Native American Arts Auction
West Friendship, MD: May Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival
Clayton, NY: May Annual Weaving History Conference
NM: May New Mexico Fiber Crawl
Knoxville, TN: July 19 – 22 Complex Weavers Seminars 2020
Albuquerque, NM: 12th Biennial Juried and Fiber Arts Exhibition
Atlanta, GA: May Stitches United
Flagstaff, AZ: June Flag Wool and Fiber Festival
Estes Park, CO: June Estes Park Wool Market
Tsaile, AZ: June Sheep is Life
Santa Ana Pueblo, NM: June Camp Stitches
Albany, OR: July The Black Sheep Gathering
Northampton, MA: July New England Weavers Seminar
Santa Fe, NM: July International Folk Art Alliance
Staying Home? Check out these local fiber events!
Arizona State Museum, Tucson – Arizona Through August 4, 2022 This new permanent exhibit celebrates the region’s ancient and abiding fiber-weaving traditions featuring millennia-old objects to modern-day masterpieces. Contemporary Native voices will enrich discussions of materials and technologies and bring to life the many functions basketry has served and continues to serve. This exhibit is presented by OneAZ Credit Union. With more than 35,000 specimens, the ASM collection includes not only baskets, but sandals, mats, cradleboards, cordage, and other technologically similar items representative of every indigenous basket-making culture in North America, dating from 8,000 years ago to the present. It is the largest and most comprehensive collection of its kind in the world.
Chandler Art Walk – Every third Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Art showcase, live music, kids activities, free parking. http://www.downtownchandler.org/artwalk/
Desert Caballeros Western Museum – 21 N Frontier St., Wickenburg: “One Trader’s Legacy: Steve Getwiller Collects the West” Navajo rugs.
John Hill Antique Indian Art Gallery – 6962 E. First Ave., Scottsdale: Pima and Apache baskets including miniatures.
Mesa Arts Center Artist Cooperative – There are baskets, ceramic, paintings, and many other hand-crafted items for sale in the Gallery.
Phoenix First Fridays Art Walk – first Friday every month. Galleries, studios, performing arts. Free trolley, park-and-ride hubs. https://artlinkphx.org/first-fridays/
Scottsdale Arts Walk –Thursdays 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 pm., downtown Scottsdale. Member galleries belonging to the Scottsdale Gallery Association (SGA) open their doors to the public and show off the work of the Southwest’s outstanding artists. http://scottsdalegalleries.com/
Sixth Street Market – Tempe, Sundays 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. October-April. Local artisans, live music, food booths. Location: 6th Street Park, 24 E 6th St. Free Parking in adjacent City Hall Garage. https://www.visitphoenix.com/event/6th-street-market-in-downtown-tempe/118637/
Turquoise Tortoise Gallery – Hozho Center, 431 S. R. 179, Sedona: Handwoven rugs from Zapotec weavers in Oaxaca, Mexico.