2022 Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival - Eventeny

2022 Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival

event Sep 23 5:00 pm - Sep 25 4:00 pm
(GMT-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
890 West Main Street, Berryville, Virginia 22611, United States
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Hosted by Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival

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Dates
Sep 23 5:00 pm - Sep 25 4:00 pm
(GMT-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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890 West Main Street, Berryville, Virginia 22611, United States

Friday night Crank-In 5PM-9PM Vendors open Saturday, 10AM-5PM and Sunday, 10AM-4PM Come celebrate the many facets of fiber the last full weekend of September. The festival is filled with opportunities and events focusing on all aspects of fiber and more! Classes on many different ways to use fiber will be offered. We will also have demonstrations, competitions, festival memorabilia, fleeces for sale, and more. Our vendors offer yarns, various raw and finished fibers, the animals they come from, buttons to spinning and weaving equipment, rugs and purses to hats and sweaters, jewelry, art, pottery, and many other lovely items! Please see the schedule of events for more detailed information!

Parking instructions
From west-bound Business Rt. 7 through Berryville, after the traffic circle, turn right before the Taekwondo/Dance Studio. Follow the dirt road to get to parking. you show your ticket as you walk in. From east-bound Business Rt. 7, drive toward downtown, and use the traffic circle so you can make a right turn like the directions above! It's safer! There is a big SVFF sign opposite from the entrance off Business Rt. 7. Thanks to our Clarke County Sherriff's Office for their traffic assistance!

COVID protocols
We will follow the current protocols required by the CDC, Commonwealth of Virginia, and Clarke County, as applicable. If you are sick, please don't come! Email svffchairman@gmail.com for a ticket refund...or gift it to a friend!

Instructor Highlight - M Theresa Brown
M Theresa Brown is a professional portrait artist, printmaker and fiber artist whose long career embraces many areas of the Arts. Her years of printmaking and color work led her to explore the fiber arts. Using many similar skills and accumulated knowledge, she has evolved as a hand painter and ecoprinter on natural fibers. She uses natural dyes and low impact synthetic dyes and merges them... + More
Instructor Highlight - Peggy Doerwaldt
Peggy grew up outside of San Francisco, CA and learned the art of knitting and crochet from her grandmother. She relocated to the East coast and now Peggy lives in NVA with her husband and children. She knits daily and works with other creative fiber avenues. After getting her Masters at Austin Peay in Tennesse, she taught in the classroom in the late 90s but family/work life balance took... + More
Instructor Highlight - Dixie Faries
Dixie Faries lives in Northern Virginia with her husband, Efrain, two spoiled cats and four squawking birds. She has been as been knitting and crocheting for more than 50 years. The real turning point in her skills came about once she discovered knitting conferences, taking classes at every opportunity both in the U.S. and overseas. This broadened both her understanding of the craft and her... + More
Instructor Highlight - Melissa Weaver Dunning
Melissa Weaver Dunning is a hand-weaver, spinner and knitter with nearly 40 years of experience working on antique equipment to recreate 18th and 19th century home produced textiles. She began her textile study with Scottish master weaver Norman Kennedy in 1980, and carries on this rich tradition in her own teaching. Melissa is an avid tartan and linen weaver, a compulsive knitter and a lover... + More
Instructor Highlight - Kim Garver
Kim Garver, educator knitting techniques/restorer of vintage sock knitting machines – fifteen years dedicated to teaching others in the fiber community. Qualifications: Fostering skills to enrich lives and learning, through the fiber arts community, is a continuing and integral part of my business. I am an internationally known sock knitting instructor and have a long history of... + More
Instructor Highlight - Mary Gildersleeve
A native San Franciscan, Mary Gildersleeve began designing shortly after teaching herself to knit at the age of 8. Knitting and designing were her constant activities throughout undergrad (BA Journalism), grad school (MBA Marketing) and family life until, in 1997, she went “professional” and established By Hand, With Heart…traditional hand-knit designs with a modern twist. ... + More
Instructor Highlight - TJ King
TJ, aka the Peahen, is part of the dynamic spinning and spindle making duo The Spanish Peacock. She has been spinning for over 18 years and finds true joy inspiring and teaching others about the art of spinning with a supported spindle. When she's not spinning she's creating content for her blog, vlog, and podcast.
Instructor Highlight - Jen Parroccini
Jen is a knitwear designer, coach & teacher, and grading consultant. She believes every knitter deserves patterns that fit perfectly, reflect our identities, and never hit the closet floor. Jen's designs are size inclusive and focused on fine-finishing, so that you can create the bespoke, heirloom knits of your dreams.
Instructor Highlight - Dorothea Pierce
Dorothea Pierce has been knitting for over fifty years and spinning for over thirty. Her absolute favorite thing to do, EVER, is teach people how to spin and knit. She has taught 3 days spinning workshops, five-minute knitting tutorials, and everything in between. She owns a yarn store in Hardy Virginia (near Roanoke) and hosts the Skein Away Fiber Retreat at Smith Mountain Lake in the spring... + More
Instructor Highlight - Felicia White
My name is Felicia White I’m 35 and I’ve been crocheting for 25 years and knitting for 11 years. I’ve taught crochet classes before at the Romney Co-Op and I’ve taught a couple of my friends to knit.
Instructor Highlight - Q Wirtz
The Foldout Cat is a multi-creative fiber business, run by Liza Q. Wirtz (aka Q, aka the Chief Feline) with the frequent and welcome assistance of partners Fiber J and Maker J. All three of us are fiber polyartists and teachers (Q's an estate-planning attorney on the side, because she's multibrained like that ). We believe that everyone's an artist and that giving people access... + More

Tickets

Price: $0-120
General Admission to Attend SVFF In Person
$5.00 / each
+$0.61 FEES
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Non-refundable
This is the general admission price per person for everyone 12 years and older. Children under age 12 are admitted free of charge. This ticket is valid for one day only. If you plan to come both... + More
Finishing School - Techniques for Elevated Handknits with Jen Parroccini, Friday 9am - Noon
$51.00 / each
+$3.32 FEES
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Non-refundable
In this hands-on class, participants will master key fine finishing techniques: tubular CO/BO; mattress seam; p/u and knitting without holes; installing a zipper; better blocking. Knitters will use... + More
Ecoprint Naturally on Silk and Wool, with M Theresa Brown, Friday 9am-4pm
$115.00 / each
+$7.10 FEES
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Non-refundable
Learn how to ecoprint on silk and wool naturally! Ecoprinting (also known as botanical printing) involves collecting leaves, plants and flowers to imprint their images directly upon protein fibers... + More
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words, with Mary Gildersleeve, Friday 10am-Noon
$30.00 / each
+$2.08 FEES
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Non-refundable
They say, "A picture is worth a thousand words." This class will all be about charting your knitting - lace, cables, colorwork, textured knitting are all easier to do if you can read (and... + More
Fiber.... Not Just for Breakfast, with Mary Gildersleeve Friday 1-3pm
$30.00 / each
+$2.08 FEES
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Non-refundable
Are you confused with the myriad of yarn-fibers out there. Can you equally substitute wool for cotton or vice versa? Why does that 100% bamboo sweater keep growing ... and growing and growing? Can... + More
How to Choose a Fleece with Melissa Weaver Dunning, Friday 1pm - 4pm
$60.00 / each
+$3.85 FEES
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Non-refundable
Are you curious about working with wool fleece, but not sure where to start? This class will begin with a discussion about wool types, how to choose a good fleece, how to wash your new fleece and... + More
Macramé Basics with Kim Garver, Friday 1pm - 4pm
$65.00 / each
+$4.15 FEES
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Non-refundable
Learn techniques to make beautiful macramé plant hangers or wall hangings. Materials fee covers: Cotton roping, metal rings, beads and threads. Materials fees are included in the cost of... + More
Beginner's Crochet with Felicia White, Saturday 9am - Noon
$53.00 / each
+$3.44 FEES
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Non-refundable
Teaches the beginning steps and stitches needed to crochet. Materials fee covers: Yarn, hook, darning needle, stitch marker. Materials fees are included in the cost of registration.
Cables ... Cables ... Cables, with Mary Gildersleeve, Saturday 9am-Noon
$45.00 / each
+$2.97 FEES
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Non-refundable
This is YOUR chance to ask and get answers to all your knitting questions about how best to work a myriad of cables and other classic celtic-knot inspired stitches. We'll talk about what... + More
Slipped Stitch Shaped Shawl - A Project Class with Dixie Faries, Saturday 9am - Noon
$45.00 / each
+$2.97 FEES
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Non-refundable
Create an elegant, shoulder-hugging, semi-circular shawl of multiple colors with slip-stitch patterning and a delicate trim. The class will cover all the special stitches and techniques in order to... + More
Button Art with Kim Garver, Saturday 10am - Noon
$50.00 / each
+$3.26 FEES
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Non-refundable
Learn how to make unique works of art with buttons! Materials fee covers: Different pictures on fabric, thread, needles and buttons. If you have buttons you would like to use please bring them... + More
The Gentle Art of Supported Spinning with TJ King, Saturday 1pm - 3pm
$40.00 / each
+$2.67 FEES
SOLD OUT
Non-refundable
Learn the gentle art of spinning on a supported spindle. During this class, we will discuss different supported spindle types, fiber types and preparation, starting the spinning, spinning and... + More
Beautiful Crochet Lace Poncho - A Project Class with Dixie Faries, Saturday 1pm-4pm
$52.00 / each
+$3.38 FEES
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Non-refundable
This is a project class to learn the techniques, tips and tricks required to complete a stunning openwork poncho, Lattice, from designer Yumiko Alexander. The materials fee covers: Cost of... + More
Crochet Doll-making with Felicia White, Saturday 1pm - 4pm
$55.00 / each
+$3.56 FEES
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Non-refundable
Learn how to do amigurumi! Materials fee covers: Alize Bella yarn, 50 g/180 m (100% cotton) 1.5 mm crochet hook 2 mm glass beards for eyes Black embroidery floss Pink blush Sewing needle... + More
Dream It ... Design It: Hand-Knits design, with Mary Gildersleeve, Saturday 1pm-4pm
$45.00 / each
+$2.97 FEES
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Non-refundable
What goes into creating your own design? How do you get the "perfect" sweater ... shawl ... pillow from your mind to your needles and beyond? What are some of the must-haves for beautiful... + More
Beginner's Crochet with Felicia White, Sunday 9am - Noon
$53.00 / each
+$3.44 FEES
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Non-refundable
Teaches the beginning steps and stitches needed to crochet. Materials fee covers: Yarn, hook, darning needle, stitch marker. Materials fees are included in the cost of registration.
Design Your Own: Shawls, Scarves, Ponchos, with Mary Gildersleeve, Sunday 9am-Noon
$45.00 / each
+$2.97 FEES
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Non-refundable
Have you ever wanted to design your own wrap … whether a shawlette, scarf, poncho, cowl or other accessory? Have you wanted to try your hand at lace knitting or cables or colorwork but not... + More
Finishing School - Techniques for Elevated Handknits with Jen Parroccini, Sunday 9am - Noon
$51.00 / each
+$3.32 FEES
ENDED
Non-refundable
In this hands-on class, participants will master key fine finishing techniques: tubular CO/BO; mattress seam; p/u and knitting without holes; installing a zipper; better blocking. Knitters will use... + More
Handpaint Magic Spinning with Melissa Weaver Dunning, Sunday 9am - Noon
$65.00 / each
+$4.15 FEES
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Non-refundable
Handpainted rovings are plentiful and popular these days, but many spinners are not sure how to work with these beautiful fibers. Come and learn different methods of predrafting, fractal spinning... + More
Macramé Basics with Kim Garver, Sunday 9am-noon
$65.00 / each
+$4.15 FEES
ENDED
Non-refundable
Learn techniques to make beautiful macramé plant hangers or wall hangings. Materials fee covers: Cotton roping, metal rings, beads and threads. Materials fees are included in the cost of... + More
Wire Wrapping with Kim Garver, Sunday 1pm - 4pm
$70.00 / each
+$4.44 FEES
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Non-refundable
This class introduces the art of wire wrapping both sea glass and gemstones. Each piece you make will have different twists and turns that when combined will be beautiful pendants to wear, gift or... + More
The Gentle Art of Supported Spinning with TJ King, Sunday 1pm - 3pm
$40.00 / each
+$2.67 FEES
SOLD OUT
Non-refundable
Learn the gentle art of spinning on a supported spindle. During this class, we will discuss different supported spindle types, fiber types and preparation, starting the spinning, spinning and... + More
Crochet Doll-making with Felicia White, Sunday 1pm - 4pm
$55.00 / each
+$3.56 FEES
ENDED
Non-refundable
Learn how to do amigurumi! Materials fee covers: Alize Bella yarn, 50 g/180 m (100% cotton), 1.5 mm crochet hook, 2 mm glass beards for eyes, Black embroidery floss, Pink blush, Sewing needle... + More
Double Knitting, with Peggy Doerwaldt, Sunday 1pm-4pm
$45.00 / each
+$2.97 FEES
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Non-refundable
Double knitting is a fun technique; you actually knit 2 identical sides simultaneously creating a mirror image to enjoy. In this class you’ll learn how to: -Read a chart -Double knit... + More
Kaleidoscope Knitting - Color and Knitting, What Could be More Fun? with Mary Gildersleeve, Sunday 1pm-4pm
$45.00 / each
+$2.97 FEES
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Non-refundable
Color - it is all around and now we have yarns that will allow us to easily incorporate colors into our knitting. But what if YOU want to pick your own colors - how do you know what works and what... + More
Rare Breed Spinning with Melissa Weaver Dunning, Sunday 1pm - 4pm
$65.00 / each
+$4.15 FEES
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Non-refundable
Working with washed fleece samples, we will explore the world of rare breed wool, including: how to choose a fleece for a particular project, skirting and grading fleece, sourcing rare wool,... + More

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Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization for the purpose of providing an outlet for fiber artists/producers in the Shenandoah Valley region and an educational and promotional venue on various aspects of the fiber... + More