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    Fibre Arts Festival, 2015

    2015 Fibre Arts Festival

    Our Fibre Arts Festival (that took place in the main library auditorium at 345 Aylmer Street, on Saturday March 21, 2015), was a wonderful success, and a fun day was had by all who attended.
    There were demonstrations and some hands on activities for adults and children.

    There were also many beautiful and unique craft items available for purchase, as well as fibre, yarn and supplies for those who want to create their own special items.

    Our door prizes were made up of fibre and related items donated by the vendors/demonstrators in attendance.

    Kawartha Hooks & Needles Guild / Embroiderers’ Guild of Peterborough, won by Pam Pilkington

    Rags to Riches / Warped & Twisted Designs / Lanesend Farm & Fibre, won by Renée Paul

    Indigodragonfly Yarns / Fabric Art Pictures – Christine Barker, won by Erinn Burke

    Pridie Collection / Stoddart Farms, won by Kim Dyck

    Suzanne Towns, fibre artist / The Alpaca Shop, won by Janice Gravel

    Kawartha Rug Hooking Guild / Sandi McNeil, basketry, won by Jeanette Arminio

    Fullin’ Woolens / Ptbo Handweavers and Spinners Guild, won by Shelley King

    Happenstance Yarns & Books / P’tula Original Haberdashery, won by Mayah Sevink

    Needles in The Hay / Elise Harris, felt artist, won by Evelyn Andrews

    Hooked Goods / Ptbo Handweavers and Spinners Guild, won by B. Wright


    Thank you to everyone who helped to make this a special day and to all of the people who attended.
    We are looking forward to next year’s festival.

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    Peterborough Fibre Arts Festival – March 21, 2015


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    2014 Fibre Arts Festival

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    Our 4th annual Fibre Arts Festival was a great success with more people attending than any previous year.
    Our visitors thoroughly enjoyed the demonstrations, and the opportunity to have some hands-on experience, such as making embellishment flowers, rug hooking, weaving, paper making and painting on silk.

    Door Prizes were donated by our vendors.

    1. Embroiderers Guild / Pridie Collection/ Aquilo Silk
    2. Needles in the Hay/ Fullin’ Woolens/ Papermint Pattie/ Murray Lincoln – tatting and bobbin lace
    3. Lanes End Farm/ Coral Door Studio/ Judith Hayes – mixed media artist/ Peterborough Spinners and Weavers Guild
    4. Happenstance/ Indigo Dragonfly/ Hooked Goods
    5. Sandi McNeil – baskets and cording/ P’tula Couture Chapeaux/ Stoddart Farm/ Angela Lee – tatting and bobbin lace

    The winners of our door prizes were: Norma Whitmore, Peggy Moore, Sue Hubey, Stan Stewart and Marie Howran.

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    Sheep Shearing at Lane’s End Farm

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    April 28, 2013, members of the Guild were invited to Lane’s End Farm, to view the shearing of sheep, goats and a Llama.

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    It was rather educational as we were able to assist with “Skirting the Fleece”.

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    It was a great day!