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10/5/16 - Tick Tock Tick Tock.... Welcome New in 2016 Vendors!  Recent updates include: FiberFlame kids schedule, Cooking Demos (including a Chopped! star), and the Fiber Arts Demos, and equipment auction details.
NEW this year! 
Tractor Mac! will visit us with his be red tractor reading from his books to the kids. Also herding down from the Great White North is the CORPUS theater troupe to inspire our imaginations as sheep. Don’t forget, the official website is www.sheepandwool.com.
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Thursday, October 13 • 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Rag Weaving - Thurs., PM LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Reviving a craft rooted in the simplicity and resourcefulness of families in the 1800’s, we combine our handmade wooden looms with strips of fabric to create beautiful and functional pieces. This simple technique involves using old sheets, saved fabric, flannel and cotton shirts and other clothing, polar fleece, wool, and chenille bedspreads and tearing them into strips and making trivets, placemats, mug rugs, table runners, chair pads, table squares, and throw rugs for your home. 

Rag weaving is enjoyable and relaxing and is easy to master for all skill levels. During the workshop, you will knot your fabric, warp the loom, and then hand weave a lovely trivet for your kitchen. No previous experience is necessary and there is NO sewing involved.   

Participants will weave sitting in chairs, leaning the looms against the tables while balancing them on their laps.

All skill levels welcome.

Cindy and Katie can be reached by emailing primitivestuff@rochester.rr.com with any questions.  


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Primitive Stuff - Cindy Campbell/Katie Mason

Primitive Stuff - Combined, Katie and Cindy have 71 years as public school teachers and administrators. They met when they were assistant principals in the same high school in Rochester, New York. Cindy made the first loom in the fall of 2000 after Katie saw one on display at a fabric store in Ohio. Katie made the first placemat on that loom. | | Although they have had many requests to produce different fabric products, it is their belief that... Read More →



Thursday October 13, 2016 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Bld D

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