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Overmountain Weavers Guild Fibers Show and Sale this Saturday!

 

Spring Fibers Show

scheduled for Saturday, March 17th!

10 am until 4 pm in the Visitors Center of the State Park

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We are pleased to welcome the Overmountain Weavers Guild from Exchange Place, Kingsport, Tennessee to Sycamore Shoals for their annual fibers show. These talented Guild members will be presenting intriguing demonstrations and hands on opportunities which make this an event you don’t want to miss!

The one day event will include:

Spinning and Weaving demonstrations

The opportunity to purchase hand-made items from Guild members

Knitting, Spinning, and Weaving contests

Classes: Beginners Knitting with Linda Muraski and Beginning Crochet with Rudi Angelmaier

A Children’s Craft Table

Vendors displaying and selling fiber related items

 

We hope to see you this Saturday for our annual fibers show with the Overmountain Weavers!

 

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park

1651 West Elk Avenue

Elizabethton, TN 37643

(423) 543-5808

Overmountain Weavers’ Guild Fibers Show

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Saturday, March 18, 2017                10 AM to 4 PM

 

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park in Elizabethton, TN will come alive once again on

Saturday, March 18, 2017 for its annual Fiber Fair. On that day many of the most talented

fiber artists of the region will come together to share their talents and their wares. Weavers

will throw their shuttles, spinners will ply their yarns, and botanists will transform tough

plant stalks into silky fibers.

 

Visitors will be invited to try their hand at a loom or a spinning wheel!  Knitters and

crocheters will answer questions and give helpful hints about their craft. A children’s craft

table will be available. Guild members will work with both children and adults to create

felt balls from wool.

 

In addition, many area vendors will be selling fine hand-made items throughout

the day. Natural yarns, beautiful jewelry, hand-made scarves, house-wares, mittens, goatfibers-show

milk soap and roving will be for sale.

Refreshments are available all day through

Powers Coffee – for breakfast, lunch or

snacks.

 

For visitors interested in learning to weave, guild members will offer a chance to sign

up for a beginning weaving classes during August 2017. The classes will be held each

Saturday and Sunday in August.  A sign-up sheet will be at the OMWG information desk

at the Fiber Festival.

 

The Fiber Fair is sponsored each year by The Overmountain Weavers’ Guild from

Kingsport.  It is part of the Guild’s mission to keep alive the time-honored skills of

the fiber arts.

 

Admission is free and all are welcome. Come and enjoy a fun and educational day

with the entire family.

 

 

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area

1651 W. Elk Ave.

Elizabethton, TN 37643

423-543-5808

 

 

www.sycamoreshoalstn.org

www.tnstateparks.com/parks/about/sycamore-shoals

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Overmountain Weavers’ Guild Fiber Fair

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Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 10 am – 4 pm

 

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park in Elizabethton will come alive once again on Saturday, March 19, 2016 for its annual Fiber Fair.  On that day many of the most talented fiber artists of the region will come together to share their talents and their wares. Weavers will throw their shuttles, spinners will ply their yarns, and botanists will transform tough plant stalks into silky fibers.

Visitors will learn how to change a yarn’s color using natural or Overmountain Weavers Guild Fibers Show2manufactured dyes. They will also be invited to try their hand at a loom or a spinning wheel!  Knitters and crocheters will answer questions and give helpful hints about their craft.

In addition, many area vendors will be selling fine hand-made items throughout the day. Natural yarns, beautiful jewelry, hand-made scarves, house-wares, mittens, goat milk soap and roving will be for sale.

Refreshments are available all day through Powers Coffee – for breakfast, lunch or snacks.

For visitors interested in learning to weave, guild members will offer a chance to sign up for a beginning weaving classes during August 2016. The classes will be held each Saturday and Sunday in August at Exchange Place in Kingsport.  A sign-up sheet will be at the OMWG information desk at the Fiber Festival.

Fiber Fair is sponsored each year by The Overmountain Weavers’ Guild from Kingsport.  The Guild meets monthly at Exchange Place at 10 am the  3rd Wednesday of each month.

It is part of the Guild’s mission to keep alive the time-honored skills of the fiber arts.

Admission is free and all are welcome. Come and enjoy a fun and educational day with the entire family.

For more information, please contact Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park.

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park

1651 W. Elk Ave.

Elizabethton, TN 37643

423-543-5808

http://www.tnstateparks.com/parks/about/sycamore-shoals

http://www.sycamoreshoalstn.org