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2020 Workshops

The workshops listed below are from the 2020 Carolina FiberFest Schedule. Many of these same workshops will be offered again in 2021.
We will update the schedule and registration information as we get closer to the 2021 event!

Workshops by Subject

  • Bead Crochet Bracelets – Jolie Elder (Saturday)
  • Bosnian Crochet: Back to the Beginning  – Rusty  Boyd (Sunday)
  • Fibonacci, Fiber, and Fun!   – Connie Lee Lynch (Saturday)
  • Hairpin Lace: Making a Simple Loom and Starting a First Project – Nancy Gaines (Friday)
  • Intro to Marling    – Connie Lee Lynch (Saturday)
  • Unexpectedly Angular –  Connie Lee Lynch (Friday)
  • Easy Dye Silk Scarves – M Theresa Brown (Friday)
  • Ecoprinting on Silk and Wool –  M Theresa Brown (Sunday)
  • Indigo Shibori – Kelli Crispin (Saturday)
  • Natural Dyes Around the World  – Jane Bynum (Thursday)
  • Natural Dyes Around the House – Jane Bynum (Saturday)
  • DIY Fiber Prep or Send Your Fiber to a Mill? – Alesia Moore (Thursday)
  • Fleece Handling:  Basics and Beyond   – Elaina  Kenyon (Friday)
  • Gettin’ Batty with It: Art-Batt Tools & Techniques – Lisa Q Wirtz (Friday)
  • A Knitter’s Guide to Fixing Mistakes  –  Kim Garnett (Friday)
  • An Introduction to Estonian Lace  –  Kim Garnett (Saturday)
  • An Introduction to Stranded Knitting – Kim Garnett (Friday)
  • Bind Off at Both Ends –  Jolie Elder (Friday)
  • Brioche  Rosetta Stone – Jolie Elder (Friday)
  • Design the Socks You Crave – Kim Garnett (Friday)
  • Entrelac in a day – Rusty Boyd (Saturday)
  • Fibonacci, Fiber, and Fun! – Connie Lee Lynch (Saturday)
  • German Short Rows; Eins, Zwei, Drei  – Laura Barker (Friday)
  • Holding Yarns w/ Two Hands for Stranded Colorwork Knitting – Varian Brandon (Friday)
  • Inside Out, Casting on in the Center – Laura Barker (Friday)
  • Intro to Marling    – Connie Lee Lynch (Saturday)
  • Judy’s Magic Cast-On – Jolie Elder (Saturday)
  • Knit Faster with Combination Knitting  – Jolie Elder (Friday)
  • Mitered Entrelac Shawl  – Laura Barker (Saturday)
  • Seeing Double Knitting – Jolie Elder (Friday)
  • Short Row Smorgasbord   – Laura Barker (Friday)
  • Stranded Colorwork (Fair Isle) Knitting – Beginning – Varian Brandon (Satruday)
  • Stranded Colorwork (Fair Isle) Knitting: Beyond Beginning – Varian Brandon (Saturday)
  • Tension and Catching Long Floats for Stranded Colorwork Knitting – Varian Brandon (Friday)
  • The Shape of the Shawl  – Rusty Boyd (Saturday)
  • Basic Buttons:  Dorset, Yorkshire, Knots and More –  Nancy Gaines (Saturday)
  • Bobbin Lace Pendant – Prabha Ramakrishnan (Sunday)
  • Hands on with Angora Rabbits – Elaina Kenyon (Thursday)
  • Historic Hand Sewing: How Our Grand Mother’s Did It – Nancy Gaines (Saturday)
  • Needle Felting Intro – Alesia Moore (Friday)
  • Painting With Wool – Alesia Moore (Saturday)
  • Beginning Core Spinning   –  Glenda Moore (Sunday)
  • Beginning Spinning on Drop Spindle  – Chelsea Fehskens (Friday)
  • Beginning Wheel Spinning on a Spinning Wheel– Julie Wilson (Friday & Saturday)
  • Learn to Spin on a Drop Spindle- for kids! – Chellie LaPointe (Friday & Saturday)
  • Free-Form Weaving  – Dawn Hummer (Friday & Saturday)
  • Peg Loom Weaving – Alesia Moore (Friday & Saturday)
  • Felted Soap –  Vicki Clontz (Friday)
  • Wet Felting for Beginners – Kim Underhill (Saturday)
  • Wet-felted Vessel  – Vickie Clontz (Thursday)
  • Wool Bead Earrings – Vicki Clontz (Saturday)

Workshops by Day

  • DIY Fiber Prep or Send Your Fiber to a Mill? – Alesia Moore
  • Hands on with Angora Rabbits – Elaina Kenyon
  • Natural Dyes Around the World  – Jane Bynum
  • Wet-felted Vessel  – Vickie Clontz
  • A Knitter’s Guide to Fixing Mistakes –   Kim Garnett
  • An Introduction to Stranded Knitting – Kim Garnett
  • Beginning Spinning on Drop Spindle  – Chelsea Fehskens
  • Beginning Wheel Spinning  on a Spinning Wheel– Julie Wilson
  • Bind Off at Both Ends – Jolie Elder
  • Brioche  Rosetta Stone – Jolie Elder
  • Design the Socks You Crave – Kim Garnett
  • Easy Dye Silk Scarves – Theresa Brown
  • Felted Soap – Vicki Clontz
  • Fleece Handling:  Basics and Beyond  – Elaina Kenyon
  • Free-Form Weaving   – Dawn Hummer
  • German Short Rows; Eins, Zwei, Drei  – Laura Barker
  • Gettin’ Batty with It: Art-Batt Tools & Techniques – Lisa Q Wirtz
  • Hairpin Lace: Making a Simple Loom and Starting a First Project – Nancy Gaines
  • Holding Yarns w/ Two Hands for Stranded Colorwork Knitting – Varian Brandon
  • Inside Out, Casting on in the Center – Laura Barker
  • Knit Faster with Combination Knitting  – Jolie Elder
  • Learn to spin on a drop spindle- for kids! –  Chellie LaPointe
  • Needle Felting Intro – Alesia Moore
  • Peg Loom Weaving – Alesia Moore
  • Seeing Double Knitting  –  Jolie Elder
  • Short Row Smorgasbord   – Laura Barker
  • Tension and Catching Long Floats for Stranded Colorwork Knitting – Varian Brandon
  • Unexpectedly Angular – Connie Lee Lynch
  • An Introduction to Estonian Lace – Kim Garnett
  • Basic Buttons:  Dorset, Yorkshire, Knots and More –  Nancy Gaines
  • Bead Crochet Bracelets – Jolie Elder
  • Beginning Wheel Spinning  on a Spinning Wheel– Julie Wilson
  • Entrelac in a day – Rusty Boyd
  • Fibonacci, Fiber, and Fun!   – Connie Lee Lynch
  • Free-Form Weaving  – Dawn Hummer
  • Historic Hand Sewing: How Our Grand Mother’s Did It – Nancy Gaines
  • Indigo Shibori – Kelli Crispin
  • Intro to Marling  – Connie Lee Lynch
  • Judy’s Magic Cast-On – Joli Elder
  • Learn to spin on a drop spindle- for kids!  – Chellie LaPointe
  • Mitred Enterlac Shawl  – Laura Barker
  • Natural Dyes Around the House  –  Jane Bynum
  • Painting With Wool – Alesia Moore
  • Peg Loom Weaving – Alesia Moore
  • Seeing Double knitting  –  Jolie Elder
  • Stranded Colorwork (Fair Isle) Knitting – Beginning – Varian Brandon
  • Stranded Colorwork (Fair Isle) Knitting: Beyond Beginning – Varian Brandon
  • The Shape of the Shawl  – Rusty Boyd
  • Wet Felting for Beginners – Kim Underhill
  • Wool Bead Earrings – Vicki Clontz
  • Beginning Core Spinning  – Glenda  Moore
  • Bobbin Lace Pendant – Prabha Ramakrishnan
  • Bosnian Crochet: Back to the Beginning  – Rusty  Boyd
  • Ecoprinting on Silk and Wool –  M Theresa Brown

REGISTER!

Our Instructors

We are honored to have some of the country’s leading fiber artists as instructors for our workshops. From self-taught, to learning at Grandmother’s side, to traditional-artist-turned-fiber artisan, you’ll love them all.

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Explore Each Day's Events

Thursday

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Friday

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Saturday

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Sunday

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Fiber Arts Workshop Refund Policy

  • 75% refund if requested by February 16, 2020
  • 50% refund if requested between February 17 – 29, 2020
  • No refund after February 29, 2020
  • You may request a refund by emailing info@CarolinaFiberFest.org
  • Students may also re-sell or gift the class at their own expense. Please notify the Festival if you find you are unable to attend or you sell or gift your class to another person.