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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.

June 16-22, 2017

Fibre Week 2017:  June 16-22

Another Great Year

Fibre Week 2017 was a wonderful time, and we're thrilled that so many people joined us this year.  Fibre Week 2018 is now in planning mode, and when we have more information, this space will be updated!  Stay tuned, as more information will be available in the fall.

Until then, below captures what happened this year!

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There were a number of exciting big names and fantastic workshops this year to choose from, and once again we had a sell out Merchant Mall.  Check out the information below about the event.

The Workshops, Merchant Mall, Fleece Shows and Social Events took place the 16th - 18th, and the Master Spinner and Weaver programs took place the 18th - 22nd.  Be sure to use the drop-down menu above to assist you as you check out all of the wonderful parts of our event.  To help you get started, here are a few links which will take you directly to the pages you want:

Fibre Week at a Glance

Course Confirmation List

Short Workshops

Merchant Mall

Master Spinner Program

Fleece Shows

Master Weaver Program

Social Events


Be sure to check out the wonderful team of instructors that we'll have visiting us this year, and the sponsors that make this event happen!

Course Confirmations

Course Confirmation List

Every course offered must meet minimum requirements before we can confirm that they will run.  As many of our participants come from across Canada and the US, it is important to confirm that your classes will be running before making any non-refundable travel plans. The link above indicates the courses that have been confirmed, to be updated weekly.  Classes are filling up fast, so be sure to register if you haven't already to secure a spot in your favorite workshop!

Final course confirmations are made as soon as sufficient enrollment is met, or on May 15th, whichever is first.  Updates will be made bi-weekly.

Course Materials

Workshop Supply List

Taking a workshop?  Make sure you come prepared! Workshop participants are expected to bring the following supplies.  Master Spinner and Weaver participants have their own lists, found on the Master Spinner and Weaver pages.

Accommodations

For anyone coming out of town who requires onsite accommodations, there are a number of options in Olds, including right on campus!  Please check out guest information for more information.

Keep Informed and Get Involved!

If you want to be added to our e-mailing list to receive additional information about Fibre Week, click on this link and fill out the form.  Be sure to click on the box marked "Fibre Arts".

If you want to get involved, by volunteering for the event or by sponsoring yourself, click here for more information. 

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Questions? 

If you would like to become a sponsor of Fibre Week, or have any questions about the event, we want to hear from you.  Please contact us at coned@oldscollege.ca


Fibre Week is proudly presented by

An incredible list of sponsors!

   

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