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  • Fibre Week
    Fibre Enthusiasts Gather! Our Fibre Week event in June has something for everyone. Check out our short workshops, fleece shows, merchant mall, evening activities, and our famed Master Spinner and Master Weaver programs.
  • Master Weaver
    The Master Weaver Program is consists of five progressive levels of classroom and independent study involving skill development, research studies and project assignments.
  • Master Spinner
    The Master Spinner Program consists of six levels of classroom and independent study involving skill development, research studies and project assignments in the area of hand spinning of all major types of fibres, yarns and the end use of the spun yarns.
  • Fleece Shows
    The shows are judged in a public format to provide an educational opportunity with a variety of animal fibres for Fibre Week registrants as well as the general public.
beautiful hand died wool and wooden spinning wheels

About

What Is Fibre Week?

Fibre Week is an annual, week long celebration of the fibre arts at Olds College.  Every year in June, the campus is immersed in activities and events related to fibre.  This includes:

  • 1/2 day, 1 day and 2 day Workshops
  • Master Spinner and Weaver Programs
  • Merchant Mall open to the Public
  • Fleece Shows and Sales
  • Evening Social Events
  • ...and a great community!

It couldn't happen without an incredible team and fantastic support from this industry.  Please take a moment to visit our Sponsors and their webpages, and to meet the team of instructors and volunteers that make Fibre Week amazing.  If you'd like to be one of those supporters, whether as a business in the industry or as a fibre enthusiast, we invite you to check out how.

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