News & Events

Casper: Wild Country, Wild Art Call to Artists

WILD COUNTRY, WILD ART Opening and reception: Friday, November 13, 2015 from 3 to 6 pm Deadline for entries: Nov. 11, 2015 Type of art: all art forms, 2-D and 3-D For more information: India Hayford, Museum Assistant, Werner Wildlife Museum, Casper College, 307-235-2108 Eligibility […]Read More »

In the News

New Quilt Shop! Gooseberry Garden Opens in Thermopolis A new quilt shop — Gooseberry Garden Quilt Shop — has opened at 601 Broadway, Suite C (in the building on the southwest corner at the stoplight at 6th & Broadway). It is owned by Susan and Jack […]Read More »

Chatelaine Quilt Guild Show at Meeteetse Museums through Oct. 31

Still Standing Watch, by Lili Turnell, on exhibit at Meeteetse Museums. The annual quilt show produced by the Chatelaine Quilt Guild is now  open at the Meeteetse Museums, Meeteetse, Wyoming. (See Gallery below) The textiles, which are of various types and sizes, are exhibited in the new […]Read More »

Worland: Festival of Creative Craft, Nov. 14

  Marcia Hill weaving a basket at the Big Horn Basin Folk Festival in Thermopolis in August.   The Eighth Annual Festival of Creative Craft will be held in Worland, Nov. 14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at Green Hills Country Club, 1489 Airport Road. Participants are […]Read More »

Wild and Woolly Felt Sculptures of Stephanie Metz

Stephanie Metz began working with wool not long after graduating from the University of Oregon, where she had studied traditional figurative sculpture. And she enjoyed working with clay, metal, and stone. But after she’d completed her studies, she “couldn’t think of anything to say to […]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 »


Casper: Sheep Ranching History at Trails Center Oct. 13

The National Historic Trails Interpretive Center hosts an afternoon of special events commemorating Wyoming’s sheep ranching history from 1 to 3 p.m. The afternoon will feature special presentations and sheep wagons on display. Wyoming Wool Growers Association executive director Amy Hendrickson will speak at 1 […]Read More »

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 »

Fiber Of The Month

Fiber of the Month

Sallie Wesaw, Thermopolis, Wyoming, demonstrating weaving baskets from iris stalks and elm twigs at the Big Horn Basin Folk Festival in Hot Springs State Park, Thermopolis, in August 2015. Sallie, who owns Wesaw Studios, is a former arts instructor at Central Wyoming College, and works in […]Read More »


Fiber In History

Fiber in History

Special thanks to Interweave Press for providing the photo and story information. The mittens were originally featured in the January/February 2008 issue of Piecework magazine. About 1970, Susanna Springer of Missoula, Montana, bought a single mitten at an antique show in Chatham, New York. Tucked […]Read More »