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Cheyenne: 17th Street Arts Festival Aug. 15-16

WHEN: August 15, 2014, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm; August 16, 2014, 10:00 am – 9:00 pm WHERE: The Festival is located at the Downtown Dinneen Plaza (Between Thomes and Carey Ave on W. 17th Street, Downtown Cheyenne). SSAF is a Production of Arts Cheyenne, with key […]Read More »

Sierra Madre Muzzleloaders July 25-26

Sierra Madre Muzzleloaders Rendezvous will be held July 25-26, Encampment. In addition to black powder shooting contests, Trader’s Row offers Native American and mountain man crafts, pioneers in authentic regalia; Indian tipis and period shelters. Primitive and modern camping free. July 25-26, at the Grand Encampment […]Read More »

Laramie: Traditional/Contemporary American Indian Artwork

  An exhibition of American Indian artwork is on exhibit at the University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie. “Traditional/Contemporary: American Indian Artwork” combines historic objects in traditional mediums, such as pottery and a painted elk hide, with living artists working in contemporary mediums, such as acrylic on […]Read More »

Saratoga: Pieces of History Quilt Show Aug. 29-30

“Pieces of History” is the theme of the 7th Annual Quilt Show to be held August 29-30 at Platte Valley Community Center in Saratoga. Becky Riley, Laramie seamstress, will conduct two workshops. “Create a unique pincushion,” will be Aug. 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. “Dresden Plate table runner” will be Aug. 30, […]Read More »

Casper: Stumpwork Embroidery Class Aug. 23-24

Casper Needle Guild will hold a two-day class in Stumpwork Embroidery, Aug. 23-24, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at Casper Senior Center, 1831 E. Fourth St. (Deadline to enroll: July 6). The workshop will be taught by Kim Sanders, nationally known embroidery instructor.  Sanders is an Embroiderers’ Guild […]Read More »

Thermopolis: Merlin's Hide Out Featured in Casper Paper

Barb and Merlin Heinze, Merlin’s Hide Out, Thermopolis, are featured in the Sunday, June 8, edition of Casper Star-Tribune on the front page of the Business Section (C-1). There’s a great picture of Barb hugging a buffalo hide. Merlin’s started out tanning small hides then […]Read More »

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Laramie: Overshot Weaving Class in July

Overshot weaving can seem daunting, but Dorothy Tuthill will teach the basics  of overshot in only three weeks. The class is sponsored by Cowgirl Yarn. Participants will explore different textiles, color patterns and designs. Overshot is a traditional weaving technique that creates intricate patterns, often […]Read More »

Lander: West by New West Exhibit June 27-Aug. 2

West by New West Exhibit by Cheyenne Artists Group June 27 – August 2 Lander Art Center, Lander, WY Special opening: Friday, June 27, 6-8 p.m. Three fiber artists from Cheyenne are featured in an art exhibit at the Lander Art Center, June 27-August 2. […]Read More »

Lander: 6th Annual Riverfest Aug. 16

6th Annual RIVERFEST Art and Music in the Park When: Saturday, August 16th, 2014 Where: Lander City Park, 3rd & Fremont Street Artist Booths: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Music: 12:00 p.m.-8 p.m.    Read More »

Make It With Wool District & State Contests

Enter the Make It With Wool Contest. District and state contests. All ages, preteen (12 & under) to adult (25 & older). All types of garments with prizes for construction, pattern use, machine embroidery, fashion design, and use of speciaty wool fibers, such as mohair […]Read More »

Casper: Renaissance Faire Aug. 15-17

The Middle Platte Renaissance Faire, put on by  Stage III Community Theatre, will return to the Central Wyoming Fairgrounds August 15, 16 & 17.  This is Stage III Community Theatre’s fourth renaissance faire — outdoors! Each year the theater volunteers “plan and man” the faire […]Read More »

Fiber In History

Prosperity Just Around the Corner

“Prosperity Is Just Around the Corner,” was made by Fannie B. Shaw, in Van Alstyne, Texas, between 1930 and 1932. It is in the collections of the Dallas Museum of Art . This appliqué quilt was inspired by the radio talks of President Herbert Hoover, […]Read More »

Fiber Of The Month

3-D Quilted Vessel

3-D Quilted Vessel, Mary McCauley, who is teaching a class in the technique at the 17th Annual Quilt Wyoming in Casper, July 10-13.Read More »

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