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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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Saturday, October 15
 

10:00am

On-going barn loom weaving demos
This is not a demo of "continuous weaving" used with a triangle loom. There are several demo of many things happening continuously throughout the day. ;)

Saturday October 15, 2016 10:00am - 4:00pm
Century Museum

10:30am

Breed Talk: Wensleydale & Teeswater Sheep, Spinning Art Yarn Demonstration
Exhibitors
avatar for Virginia Scholomiti

Virginia Scholomiti

Sheep Breed Display: Teeswater and Wensleydale, The Yellowfarm
Sheep Breed Display: Teeswater and Wensleydale


Saturday October 15, 2016 10:30am - 11:00am
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

10:30am

Inkle Weaving Demo
Inkle Loom weaving. Inkle bands are quite strong and can be used in applications where a flat band is desired, such as guitar and camera straps , colorful shoelaces, belts, reins, etc.
Ute Delaney from the Elmendorph Handspinner Guild (Red Hook) will demonstrae inkle loom weaving

Volunteers


Saturday October 15, 2016 10:30am - 11:30am
Bldg E 41.936065, -73.907703

11:00am

Weaving Demo: Cane, rush, danish cord, shaker tape
Weaving Cane, Rush, Danish Cord, Shaker tape on chairs - Cassandra Thaule, The Seat weaver

Volunteers
CT

Cassandra Thaule

Cassandra is specialized in restoration of family heirloom and that special chair

Saturday October 15, 2016 11:00am - 1:00pm
Bldg E 41.936065, -73.907703

11:00am

Silk Reeling from Cocoons!
Theresa Drouin-Guerette - Silk Reeling from cocoons
Note:  Terri needs access to the Demo area 1 Hour ahead of demo time to soften the cocoons. She also needs access to electricity and water (she can get water from the bathroom) and she also needs 2, 6 foot tables


Saturday October 15, 2016 11:00am - 2:00pm
Bldg E 41.936065, -73.907703

1:00pm

Knitting Demo: "knit A Square"... Into a cuddly creature
Nicky Epstein knittrig Designer and author will demonstrate "knit A Square... Into a cuddly creature, from her brand new book "knit a Square"

Authors
avatar for Nicky Epstein

Nicky Epstein

Author, Knit A Square, Create a Cuddly Creature - From Flat to Fabulous - A Step by Step Guide
NICKY EPSTEIN is a prolific knitwear designer, the author of many bestselling books on knitting, and a popular teacher who travels nationally and internationally to lecture and give workshops on her unique knitting techniques. Her numerous books published by Sixth&Spring have sold... Read More →


Saturday October 15, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bldg E 41.936065, -73.907703

1:00pm

Bobbin Lace Making

Saturday October 15, 2016 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Bldg E 41.936065, -73.907703

3:00pm

Spinning Demonstrations by Various Farms Barn 27 Llamas, Alpacas, etc
The camelid barn hosts spinning demonstrations as well as a breed display.

Saturday October 15, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bldg 27, Front 41.936218, -73.905638

3:00pm

Circular Sock Machine Demonstration
Circular Sock Machine, by Olive Abruzzee and Elizabeth Caruso

Volunteers
OA

Olive Abruzzee

Circular Sock Machine, by Olive Abruzzee and Elizabeth Caruso
EC

Elizabeth Caruso

Circular Sock Machine, by Olive Abruzzee and Elizabeth Caruso

Saturday October 15, 2016 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Bldg E 41.936065, -73.907703
 
Sunday, October 16
 

10:00am

On-going barn loom weaving demos - TBA
This is not a demo of "continuous weaving" used with a triangle loom. There are several demo of many things happening continuously throughout the day. ;)

Sunday October 16, 2016 10:00am - 4:00pm
Century Museum

11:00am

Felting Demo: Accessories using Natural fiber felt
Judah Leah from Judah Leah Atelier Boutique will make Accessories using Natural fiber felt

Volunteers

Sunday October 16, 2016 11:00am - 1:00pm
Bldg E 41.936065, -73.907703

1:00pm

Exotic Breed Spinning Demo - Alpaca, Angora Rabbit, Llama
Various farms will demonstrate

Sunday October 16, 2016 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Bldg 27, Front 41.936218, -73.905638

1:30pm

Breed Talk: Corriedale Sheep, Storytelling and Kids Wet Felting
Presenter
Exhibitors
avatar for Meegan Veeder-Shave

Meegan Veeder-Shave

Sheep Breed Display: Corriedale, Patchwork Pastures
Sheep Breed Display: Corriedale


Sunday October 16, 2016 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Bldg 28 41.935868, -73.905633

2:00pm

2:00pm

Charkha Spinning Demonstration
Spinning on his Journey Wheel Charkha - Jonathan Bosworth, Journey Wheel

Volunteers
avatar for Bosworth Spindles - Journey Wheel

Bosworth Spindles - Journey Wheel

owner, Bosworth Spindles - Journey Wheel
We make top-whorl spindles in domestic / exotic woods as well as moose and elk antler, charkhas & Journey Wheels, niddy-noddies and boat shuttles. We also have Wood Beams, Everything Balm, tutorial books & DVDs, accessories / bags for charkhas & JWs, and more.

Sunday October 16, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bldg E 41.936065, -73.907703

2:00pm

Spinning Demo: Yarn spun from a live molting angora rabbit
Mariepaule Rossier from Cottage in the Hudson will Spin yarn from a molting angora rabbit.

Presenter
Sunday October 16, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bldg E 41.936065, -73.907703

2:30pm

3-D felting: sheep, goats and other creatures
Arturo Ceballos from Cottage on the Hudson will demonstrate 3-D felting: Sheep; Goats, and various farm animals

Vendors
avatar for Cottage on the Hudson - Arturo

Cottage on the Hudson - Arturo

Self-raised, Natural colors and Hand Painted Rovings, Hand Spun Yarns, custom dyes, Hand Knitted gloves, scarves, and hats, Knitting Patterns and kits, Spindle kits, Fiberarts supplies for kids, Felting supplies, Needle felted animals, Angora rabbits an


Sunday October 16, 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Bldg E 41.936065, -73.907703