Watermark Art Center and Willow Wood Market present the sixth annual Creative Spirit Fiber Festival on Friday, February 22, 5–9:00 pm (classes only) and Saturday, February 23, 9:00 am–4:00 pm at Calvary.
This year, participants of all ages are invited to learn hardanger with Roz Watnemo, cavandoli with Karen-lisa Forbes, knitting with Liz Towers, quilting with Cari Tabor and rug hooking with Bonnie Lundorff. Pre-registration for Friday is required. Space is limited, so register soon by contacting Bonnie at 218-759-2310 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Friday classes are only $20/person and includes admission to Saturday’s festival. Materials fees may apply.
On Saturday, $10 admission includes a vendor market filled with fiber-related items, mini classes taught by experienced instructors, coffee and homemade treats, door prizes, demos, hands-on learning opportunities, and trunk shows. Lunch will be available for purchase, with proceeds supporting the Calvary Lutheran Church Youth mission trips.
Presenters on Saturday will be Quilt Historian & Appraiser Sue Harmon & Fiber Artist Karen E. Goulet. Sue will present “A Quilt Walk” – a trunk show highlighting quilts from the 1800s to present. Karen will present a trunk show on the evolution of Star Quilts in Native American culture.
Saturday’s class schedule includes mini courses on crochet, knitting, quilt techniques, rug hooking, spool knitting, and much more! No registration needed for Saturday classes, but they are first come, first serve. The knitting lounge will also be open throughout the day; bring your current project to work on in a comfortable atmosphere.
Come and explore the best in fiber arts at the Creative Spirit Fiber Festival! More information at willowwoodmarketdesigns.com or watermarkartcenter.org.