2021 Free Talks & Presentations

The following Guilds and groups will have ongoing demonstrations and educational videos.
Stop by and enjoy the heritage and diversity of fiber arts in NC.

If you belong to a Fiber Arts Guild or group and would like to participate in the festival, please contact us at info@CarolinaFiberFest.org. 

Live Presentations

  1. 10,000 lbs of Cotton & The 2021 NC Hemp Initiative
  2. Knitting Math
  3. E-Spinning on the Cheap with the Eel Nano
  4. From Seed to Garment
  5. Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em
  6.  Getting Started in Fiber (Interactive)
  7. Knitted Knockers
  8. Unraveling Elizabeth Zimmerman
  9. Piedmont Fibershed & Sustainable Textiles

Video Presentations

  1.  Pattie Lamb on the Loom
  2. Livestock Conservancy – Fiber Artist Diane Barrows talks about Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em 
  3. Livestock Conservancy – Emily Hickman talks about Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em & Sheep Shearing Tips
  4. Make It With Wool – State & National Competitions
  5. Rare Find Farm – Shetland Sheep
  6. Livestock Conservancy – Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em Program
  7. Lambing Time at Heelside Farms

Vendor Demos

  1. Peg Loom Weaving – Especially For Ewe
  2. Needle Felting – Especially For Ewe
  3. Various Booth Demos – Ellyn Cooper’s Yarn Sonnets (Friday and Satday at 9:30am, 11:30am and 2:30pm; Sunday at 11:30am and 2:30pm)
  4. Fast Warp on the Rigid Heddle Loom – The Tail Spinner (Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10:30am-2:30pm)

March 12, 2021

March 13, 2021