Friday, May 3, 2019, 11:00 - 5:00 pm

Saturday, May 4, 2019,  9:30 - 4:30 pm

Welcome to the 9th Annual Show

At the Seguin/Guadalupe County Coliseum, in Seguin Texas

Admission is Free

Yellow Rose Fiber Producers Fiesta

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$

Friday, May 3, 2019
8:00-12:00 PM

Cool Coils: Pine Needle Baskets
Cynthia Balentine

$50.00

Students will learn the basic principles of pine needle basketry including simple wrap, wheat and fern stitches, with a focus on making both the inside and outside equally attractive. Class instruction will include techniques for shaping and finishing along with a handout that covers adding optional surface decoration and a bibliography for further study.

Prerequisites: All you need is a desire to learn!

Things to bring: Craft scissors suitable for cutting pine needles and stitching material; waxed linen or artificial sinew.

Instructor provided: Instructor will provide pine needles, stitching material, and tools for stitching.

Friday, May 3, 2019
08:00-12:00 PM

Worsted to Woolen
Brenda Harrower

$100.00

Now that you're making yarn that you're pleased with, for the most part anyway. We will go from inch worm worsted to graceful woolen spinning. You'll be making a lighter, loftier, softer yarn with wool. Our aim is to be spinning cotton by the end of class!

Things to bring: Wheel in good working order. 3 bobbins, lazy kate, top 2 fast flyers for the wheel, niddy noddy, (smaller the better) hand carders for cotton. Dowel stick 10" x 1/4 inch

Instructor provided: Instructor will bring cotton roving, woolen prepped wool, and other short fibers.


Friday, May 3, 2019
8:00-11:00 AM

Crochet Front to Back Post Double Crochet
Mistie Bush

$40.00

In this class the students will learn how to incorporate a front to back post into their crocheted piece.

Prerequisite skills: Previous crochet experience

Things to bring: Sharp scissors, notebook, pen or pencil, and a I crochet hook. Homework will be available at the end of January, be sure to bring it along.

Instructor provided: none

 

Friday, May 3, 2019
8:00-12:00 PM

Needle Felting Techniques
Sally Ball

$80.00

In this class you will learn needle felting techniques for creating felted 2D compositions including lines and curves, as well as the formation of 3D elements to add interest to felted works of art. We will also experiment with a variety of surfaces for felting and have discussions on the pros and cons of each.

Prerequisite skills: none

Things to bring: simple reference photos to inspire creativity

Instructor provided: Materials will include all fiber needed for the class and a variety of felting surfaces. Instructor will bring a class set of needle felting tools, but these are not included in the cost of the class and are not for sale.

 

Friday, May 3, 2019
11:30-2:30 PM

Tunisian Crochet 101
Mistie Bush

$40.00

In this class the students will learn the basics of Tunisian crochet

Things to bring: Sharp scissors, notebook, pen or pencil, tape measure, Afghan (Tunisian) crochet hook.

Instructor provided: none


Friday, May 3, 2019
12:30 - 4:30 PM

Beginning Spinning Wheel
Brenda Harrower

$80.00

Follow master spinner Brenda Harrower as you journey into the wheel spinning rabbit hole! Spinning is fun, relaxing and productive. We'll cover the parts and functions of the wheel. The best part is learning how to spin worsted yarn that you can make your first project with. How Fun!!!

Things to bring: Spinning wheel in good working order, at least 3 bobbins for that wheel, Lazy Kate or shoebox with 2 small gauge long knitting needles.

Prerequisites: Students should be able to handle basic skills. This is a beginner to intermediate level class.
Instructor provided: Processed batts


Friday, May 3, 2019
12:30-3:30 PM

Stranded Knitting and Fair Isle Introduction
Deborah Carlson

$55.00

Description: There is nothing more beautiful than a carefully planned and well knit Fair Isle sweater or garment knit with multiple colors. With this class you will begin to understand the differences between Fair Isle and stranded knitting. We will cover the fascinationg history of Fair Isle, before exploring you will learn how to plan using colors and how to choose the best colors for your item. Learn which yarns work best for color knitting and why! This will be a hands-on class, which will cover different methods of handling the yarn and knitting swatches of colored knitting for your practice.

Things to bring: Needles appropriate for the yarn they choose. Please plan to bring different colors of yarn to play with during class. Ideal yarns for this class in DK wooks, and one of Deborahs favorites is Jamieson & Smith Jumper weight. It would be great if you would like to share your yarn with others and experiment with lots of color!

Instructor provided: None

 

Friday, May 3, 2019
12:30-2:30 PM

Zoom Loom - Beyond the Basics
Laurel Smith

$40.00

Description: Learning or reviewing basic weaving on a pin loom as well as exploring more complex designs and project ideas for future adventures.

Things to bring: 4" Pin loom is preferred such as a zoom loom or weavette, although other sizes are allowed. Sport weight yarn in wool or acrylic

Instructor provided: Handouts

 

Friday, May 3, 2019
3:00-5:00 PM

Mirrex Loom Setup and Explorations
Laurie Schlitter

$50.00

Description: For the beginner with a Mirrex loom and an interest in setting it up and getting ready to weave. Bring your loom (unassembled or assembled) and all the materials that came with it.

Things to bring: Mirrex loom, a kitchen fork in the event we have an opportunity to experiment with weaving on your loom.

Instructor provided: Yarn

 

Friday, May 3, 2019
3:00-6:00 PM

Weaving with a Twist
Laurel Smith

$55.00

Description: You will be learning to warp with weaving tablets, advancing onto loom weaving techniques, and how to fix mistakes and project ideas.

Things to bring: inkle loom, 2 colors of size 10 crochet cotton (1 light and 1 dark), scissors and a small shuttle

Instructor provided: Tablets and handouts

 

Saturday,May 4, 2019
8:00-12:00 AM

Cooler Coils - Pine Needle Baskets 201
Cynthia Balentine

$55.00

Discription: Advance your learning in the art of pine needle basket weaving. More advanced techniques and designs.

Prerequisites: Permission from instructor or previous pine needle workshops.

Things to bring: Craft scissors suitable for cutting pine needles and stitching material; waxed linen or artificial sinew.

Instructor provided: Instructor will provide pine needles, stitching material, and tools for stitching.

 

Saturday, May 4, 2019
8:00-10:00 AM

Beginner Shuttle and Needle Tatting
Jackie Binder

$45.00

Discription: Participants will learn some history, different types of tatting tools, and three basic foundations of tatting. (Circle, picot and bridge) Most everything in tatting is based on these three prinicples, so mastering them is critical. This workshop accommodates beginners at their own speed and also covers shuttle or needle tatters.

Prerequisites: none

Things to bring: 2 tatting shuttles (or tatting needles), 2-size 20, 10 or 5 tatting thread in two contrasting colors. (I would not recommend black. It's the hardest color to see stitches on.)

Instructor provided: None

Saturday, May 4, 2019
8:00-10:00 AM

Drop Spindle Spinning
Brenda Harrower

$40.00

Discription: Want to learn to spin but intimidated by or can not afford a wheel? Try drop spindle spinning! Make the same yarn as on a wheel then use it in a knitted or crocheted project.

Prerequisites: none

Things to bring: Light to medium weight drop spindle, batt of your choice that you can find in most of the vendors booths, 2 toilet paper cardboard tubes. (Spindles can be top to bottom or turkish types.

Instructor provided: None

Saturday, May 4, 2019
9:00-12:00PM

ArtFelt Felting
Sally Ball

$75.00

Yes, you can create a work of 2D felted work of art. included is discussion and demonstration on the blending of fibers, composition, and the use of textures to create visual interest.

Prerequisite: none

Things to bring: Bring a simple reference photo to guide their creative process, or at least an idea of the image they would like to create.

Instructor includes: Materials will include all fibers needed to create a 15" x 15" work of 2D felted art, ArtFelt paper, and a foam board to felt on. Sally will have set of felting tools for class use. (These are not included in the class fees and are not for sale.


Saturday, May 4, 2019
10:30-12:30 AM

Tiny Tapestries
Laurie Schlitter

$60.00

Create a small beginning tapestry weaving. This is a small portable project that allows you to experiment with a variety of yarns and techniques in a free-form design. You will learn about headers, twining, weft-face weaving, keeping selvages straight, and some finishing techniques. Come to enjoy a relaxing weaving experience.

Prerequisites: none

Things to bring: a pair of scissors and a kitchen fork to be used as a beater.

Instructor provided: All materials will be supplied by the instructor, including a small loom (already warpped), some tools, and yarn.

Saturday, May 4, 2019
10:30-1:30 PM

Crochet 101
Mistie Bush

$40.00

In this class the students will learn to chain and single crochet

Things to bring: Sharp scissors, notebook, pen or pencil, H and I crochet hook

Instructor provided: none

 

Saturday, May 4, 2019
12:30-3:30 PM

Sock Sense
Deborah Carlson

$55.00

This will be a fun class focusing on the construction of a sock and the multiple different ways to make a sock! Sock knitting can be fantastic, but also over whelming if you don't understand the jargon and all the options! This class will ease that anxiety and get you excited and confident in your skills. We will not be knitting an entire sock in one class, but the goal is to get you started and confident. We will cover using both metal and wood 9-inch circular and double point needles for sock construction. The benefits to toe up or cuff down construction, multiple heel techniques and different ways to cast on and off to make a more comfortable sock. Different fibers will be discussed as to what makes a more comforable, durable sock, and what you can do if you really have your heart set on fiber choice!

Things to bring: Students need to bring size 1 or 2 needles with them to class. It is suggested to bring 9-inch circulars and double points. One skein of fingering weight yarn.

Instructor provided: None

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Saturday, May 4, 2019
1:00-4:00 PM

Introduction to Entrelac
Elizabeth Spies

$40.00

Description: Have you ever seen a project that looks like somebody knitted a basket weave? That's entrelac! And it's not nearly as hard as you might think it is. Come learn this beautiful and fun techique. Students will leave with a entrelac square.

Things to bring: 1 ball of worsted weight yarn in a light color and appropriate sized needles. Noro or other long colorway yarns look expecially amazing in entrelac and are made for this technique.

Instructor provided: None

 

Saturday, May 4, 2019
1:00-4:00 PM

Learn to Weave like a Viking! Create Viking Weave Bracelets or Necklaces
Karen Davis

$50.00

Description: Viking weave is an ancient form of circular wire weaving which is not actually made of links of chain but rather loops of woven wire. It is completed on a dowel rod then removed and pulled through a wooden block to get the desired diameter. Lots of opportunity for improvising and creating marvelous chains for bracelets and/or hanging pendants.

Things to bring: Eagerness to learn a new technique of weaving with wire rather than fiber. Interest in improvising to create work of art.

Instructor provided: All materials will be supplies by the instructor. Participants will receive enough wire (choice of colors) to weave a bracelet, a dowel rod for weaving, pulling board and closures.

 

Saturday, May 4, 2019
2:00-4:00 PM

Tiny Tapestries 2: The Next Steps
Laurie Schlitter

$55.00

For those who have a minimal amount of experience with beginning tapestry. We will work at creating shapes, making a cartoon, explore color effects, and other techniques.

Things to bring: If you have a small loom from the beginning class, bring it warped or not (materials will be availble for warping) as well as your tools (weaving needle, craft stick for opening sheds, materials for header, a kitchen for to serve as a beater, and a pair of scissors. If you don't have your kit from a previous class the kits will be available for $5.00 paid to the instructor.


Instructor provided: Additional kits for purchase.

 

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