Fiber Festival Fleece Sale Drop Off Deadline:
than 150 New England exhibitors will be showcasing their products
including clothing, quilts, blankets, rugs, looms, spinning wheels and
more. Workshops on felting, spinning, punch needle, Tunisian crochet,
rug hooking and more will be held both days.
addition to being an ideal holiday shopping opportunity with handmade
items from over 200 vendor booths, Fiber Festival is a great educational
experience for visitors to learn how animals contribute to the fiber
industry through live displays of llamas, alpacas, sheep, and rabbits.
- The Make It With Wool Competition
is a national competition in which contestants select, construct and
model their own garments. Make It With Wool promotes the beauty and
versatility of wool fabrics and yarns and encourages creativity in
sewing, knitting and crocheting. The competition is open to entrants of
- A Fleece Sale
will be ongoing throughout the Festival and is open to all. Be the
first in line to purchase a fleece. Those interested in contributing
fleeces should send fleeces to arrive on or before Friday, Nov. 1, or
bring them to the Mallary Complex, by Nov. 2, 9am to 8pm. Please include
the date shorn, breed of animal and producer information.
- Sheep Shearing demos will also take place throughout the weekend.
to the Fiber Festival of New England is $7 for adults and free for
children 12 and under.