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Lander River Fest Aug. 1

Get your booth for Riverfest 2015! Deadline for application: June 15 The Lander Art Center will host its 7th Annual RiverFest Art and Music in the Park this summer Saturday, August 1, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. in Lander City Park. Applications for artist booths are now […]Read More »

Kemmerer: Frontier Crafter & Quilter Conference May 1-2

Frontier Crafter and Quilter Conference will be held May 1-2 at the Best Western Motel in Kemmerer, Wyoming. It is sponsored by the Frontier Arts Council. For room information: 307-877-3388. Breakfast is included with the rooms. If you are local you can have breakfast for $10. […]Read More »

Casper Needle Guild Offers Hardanger Correspondence Course

Casper Needle Guild will start a group correspondence course in beginner’s Hardanger, a type of embroidery. Hardanger, named for a region in Norway, may have originated in Persia and Asia. It spread to Italy. By 1700, variations were known in northern Europe — Denmark,Holland, Scotland […]Read More »

Artist Opportunity: Walk on the Wild Side Wearable Art Show

Walk on the Wild Side Wearable Art Show May 19, 2015 – Werner Wildlife Museum, Casper, Wyoming If you’re feeling creative, here’s a great opportunity! What: Werner Wildlife Museum and Casper College are sponsoring a Walk on the Wild Side Wearable Art Show. Who: It […]Read More »

Jackson: Jackson Hole Knits Retreat Aug 12-14

Four nationally known teachers will be highlighted at the Jackson Hole Knits! retreat, Aug. 12-14. They teachers are JC Briar, Beth Brown-Reinsel, Franklin Habit, and Melissa Leapman. There will also be a small “marketplace” on Friday, where invited vendors will have materials available for sale. Details […]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 »

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Denver: Quilt Fest April 30-May 2 Features Wyoming Artists

The Denver Quilt Festival X sponsored by Mancuso will be held at the Denver Mart, April 30-May 2. The show includes workshops, lectures, and enough quilts to make your eyes quiver and mouths water. It includes a number of regional and national shows on exhibit, […]Read More »

2015 Great Year for Textile Artists

April 8-12 
Cody: Quick Quilters’ Retreat, 
Holiday Inn, 
Cody, WY

 quicksfamily@gmail.com. April 16-19 Loveland, CO: Interweave Yarn Fes. Knitting. Crochet. Spinning. Weaving. Workshops, marketplace. Sponsored by Interweave publications. Details here. April 17-18 Loveland, CO: Springtime in the Rockies Shop Hop, http://rockiesshophop.com/contact-us/ April 19-27 
Quilt Adventure Tour: Wyoming to Paducah, […]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 »

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 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 »

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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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