Friday, April 21, 2017, 11:00 - 5:00 pm
Saturday, April 22, 2017, 9:00 - 5:00 pm
Welcome to the 7th Annual Show
Admission is Free
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2017 Instructor Bios:
Cynthy loves playing with fibers, poking it, hooking it, crochet it, beading on it, sewing on it, and making jewelry with it. She is a member of the New Braunfels Art League, Quilt Guild, Create art Now and San Antonio Fiber Artist Guild. She has taught fiber art for 15 years. She loves to needle sculpt felt into whimsical one of a kind works of art using mix media in her work. She embellishs using beads, art yarns, vintage lace, buttons, ribbons, and whatever treasures she has in her Gypsy stash
Sally Ball is a professional felter and fiber artist with many years of teaching experience in both formal and informal settings. She loves to work with others and share her passion and experience in creating art with fiber.
Hi, I'm Marybeth Boatman. I've been crocheting for about 25 years, knitting for 4 years and spinning for about 4 years. I enjoy all things yarn and fiber. I'm also a stay at home mom to 4 kiddos who also enjoy the yarn-world! Can't wait to enjoy teaching a class with you all.
Sephanie Caracano is a fiber artist with knitting needles behind her ear and a crochet hook in her pocket. Her purse has some yarn in it. She has taught knitting and crochet for the past 8 years in yarn shops, museum art camps, colleges and libraries. She currently runs Froggy Fibers and Gifts in Lufkin, TX
Lyn and her husband, Mark, have owned and operated the Gulf Breeze Alpaca (and Sheep) Ranch at Lake Corpus Christi near Mathis since 2007. Soon after welcoming her alpacas home, Lyn developed skills in processing their fiber herself, starting with learning how to shear them. After learning how to shear and process her own fiber into batts, roving and yarn, Lyn opened her shop and studio where she teaches spinning, knitting and wet felting & needle felting.
Karen Davis is a fiber Artist of Entwined Fiber and Wire, owns four types of fiber animals on her farm in New Braunfels. Angora rabbits, angora goats, llamas and alpaca share the farm and their fiber. She enjoys spinning felting, weaving, needle felting and working with fiber to create unique products that are fun and unusual.
Kelli Cole Ladwig
Kelli is the owner of McKnittey.com, a growing online yarn shop. Her consciously crafting outlook leads her to find the most environmentally friendly packaging and low impact yarn processes. As an empty-nester she has the extra time, and space, to pursue her dream of offering fabulous fibers to knitters of all skill levels. She has a passion for all things fiber and has always been an avid and adventurous knitter and crocheter. She has been crocheting for about 20 years and knitting for 15 years. She enjoys the variety each technique provides and always has multiple works in progress.
Kelli is bringing a friend to help her with the classes named Lisa Smith. . .
A self-titled ‘risky knitter’ Lisa’s goal is to use carefully crafted lessons to encourage beginner and rusty knitters to challenge themselves. She also wants to save discouraged knitters one dropped stitch at a time. Lisa is a mother to three young men and a full-time junior high educator. She heads event planning for McKnittey.com with owner and longtime fiber friend Kelli. She is currently working on many UFO’s, and completing the Level 1 Master Knitting program.
Misty is the owner of Happy Ewe a LYS just outside of Austin. Her special fibery interest is in spinning and fiber prep. She has been teaching spinning, crochet, knitting and rigid heddle weaving for 5 years and is currently working on her textiles masters in spinning.