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Cheyenne: Business of Art Workshop Jan. 28

A workshop designed to help artists tell their story will be held Jan. 28, 4-8 p.m., at the Laramie Co. Library in Cheyenne. Presenters are David Leavitt and Amy Lea, from the Small Business Administration. If you do not have an artist’s statement, this program […]Read More »

How do you recycle?

Wyoming Fiber Trails is looking for photos and stories about how you — or your family — recycle fibers or repurpose fabrics/fibers. Rug braiding and hooking? Weaving? Embellishments or restyling out-of-style or  older garments? What about your parents or grandparents? Send us your photos — and […]Read More »

Artist Opportunities

Artist Opportunities Feb. 19 (deadline) Imagine Your Parks is a new grant initiative created in partnership by the NEA and the National Park Service to celebrate the intersections between the two agencies in honor of the NEA’s 50th anniversary in 2015 and the National Park […]Read More »

Casper: Beginning Rug Braiding Feb. 28

A beginner rug braiding session will be held at The National Historic Trails Interpretive Center in Casper, February 28, 2015, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The session is free but space is limited. The program is sponsored by the Casper Rug Braiders Guild. A limited number of […]Read More »

2015 Color Trend: Marsala

Wonder why so many household textiles, clothing lines and graphic artworks come up with similar colors each season? Thank Pantone, the global color authority that created color standards for graphic and other industries, and that now also works with designers and artists to recognize emerging […]Read More »

Wyoming Headliners

Wyoming Headliners… Received an award or grant for an arts project? Begun a new line of fiber arts work for sale? Offering a new class? Featured in a show? Send us your news… info@wyomingfibertrails.org    Read More »

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Quilting in Space

Our thanks to the National Endowment for the Arts Art Works Blog and to author Karen Nyberg, for permission to reprint the following article and photos. We think the fiber arts are out of this world, and the NEA just proved it! To see the […]Read More »

Worland Kids Learn Crochet at Recess

Ed. note: Special thanks to Northern Wyoming Daily News, Worland, WY, for permission to reprint this story.  By Susan Lockhart, Special Projects Coordinator WORLAND – Hand-eye coordination, fine motor control, sequential thinking, goal-setting, creativity – those are the side benefits. The reason East Side Elementary students are flocking to […]Read More »

Laramie: WyoFiber Live! Sep 18-20, 2015

WyoFiberLive 2015 Sep. 18-20, Laramie, Wyoming Schedule and details soon!   Sponsored by: * Wyoming State Parks & Cultural Resources * Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site * Wyoming Women’s Business Center, Laramie * Wyoming Fiber Trails * University of Wyoming Agricultural Extension * Wyoming Wool […]Read More »

Fiber In History

Fiber History: Cortes Funeral Linen Survives 467 Years

Linen Used to protect Spanish Conquistador Hernan Cortes’ remains Editor’s Note: We wish we could show you the picture run by artdaily.org, but all we can do is link to it. Click here to go to the website and see the picture and read a […]Read More »

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Fiber Of The Month

Happy Trails! Quilt Block Challenge Quilt 2014, Yellowstone Quilt Fest This quilt was the raffle quilt for the Yellowstone Quilt Fest this month in Cody. The quilt blocks were submitted at last year’s Quilt Fest, then assembled for raffle this year. The quilt blocks depicted […]Read More »

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