Friday, February 22, 5-9 p.m. (classes only)
Saturday, February 23, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
at Calvary Lutheran Church
(2508 Washington Ave SE, Bemidji)
Come celebrate the best in fiber arts! Friday: in-depth classes taught by experienced instructors (Pre-registration required. See below.) Saturday: Just $10 admission gets attendees into a vendor market filled with fiber-related items, mini classes, trunk shows, demos, coffee and homemade treats, door prizes and more.
Saturday’s class schedule includes mini courses on crochet, knitting, quilt techniques, rug hooking, spool knitting, weaving, wet felting, wool feather trees and more. No registration needed for Saturday classes, but they are first come, first serve. The knitting lounge will also be open throughout the day; bring your current project to work on in a comfortable atmosphere.
Quilt Historian & Appraiser Sue Harmon
Sue Harmon has over forty years of experience as a quilt teacher, shop owner, lecturer, quilt historian and appraiser. She will present “A Quilt Walk” – a trunk show highlighting quilts from the 1800s to present.
Fiber Artist Karen E. Goulet
Karen E. Goulet is an accomplished fiber artist and the Miikanan Gallery Program Director at Watermark Art Center. She will present a trunk show on the evolution of Star Quilts in Native American culture.
FRIDAY NIGHT CLASSES
Pre-registration for Friday classes is required. All classes are 5-9 p.m. Each class is $20, but includes admission to Saturday’s festival. Some classes have an additional materials fee. Call or email Bonnie to register: 218.759.2310 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration for Friday night classes opens on January 20, 2019. See details for each class here.
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota, through a grant from the Region 2 Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.