Fall 2012, Calendar of Events

Events: To Enter; Festivals and Gatherings; Conferences; Exhibits, Shows, and Sales; Instruction; and Travel.

To submit listings for the Spin-Off Calendar of Events, please email full details to spinoff@interweave.com or post listings in printed form to Spin-Off Calendar of Events, 201 E. Fourth St., Loveland, CO 80537-5655.




Lovely Lace, open. Exhibit of framed lace, original or historic, April 28-July 24, 2013, at The Rengstorff House, Mountain View. Photo submission deadline November 15. kristina.perino@mountainview.gov, (650) 903-6073; www.facebook/rengstorffhouse.


Fiber Celebration 2013, open. Juried show February 16-April 14, 2013, at Loveland Museum and Gallery, Loveland. Entry receipt deadline November 30. barbrichards@airbits.com; www.fortnet.org/ncwg.


Residencies at Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, two to eight weeks, including housing, studio space, and a stipend.  Application deadline  March 1, 2013 for the second half of 2013. Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, 801 3rd Corso, Nebraska City, NE 68410. (402) 874-9600; info@KHNCenterfortheArts.org; www.khncenterforthearts.org.


2013 International Scarf Exchange: Four Seasons of Canberra. The Canberra Spinners and Weavers look forward to your participation.  Registration period is October 1-December 31, 2012. valw68@gmail.com; http://www.csw.org.au/.



November 10. Lace Day by the Lacey Ladies of Arizona, at Community of Christ, Phoenix Central Congregation, 4224 N. 44th St., Phoenix. Jean Doig, (480) 201-5737; doigfiber@cox.net; or Mary Solano, (623) 932-2475; marysolano@earthlink.net.

November 3. Southwest Fiber Arts Festival, at Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, Tubac. (520) 398-2252; www.TubacPresidioPark.com.


October 7. Mid-Autumn Moon Festival, at Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101. (626) 449-2742; www.pacificasiamuseum.org.

October 13-14. Vista Fiber Arts Fiesta 2012, at the Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, 2040 N. Santa Fe Ave., Vista. http://vistafiberartsfiesta.com.

October 21-27. SOAR, Spin-Off Autumn Retreat, at Granlibakken Resort, Tahoe City. www.cvent.com/events/soar-spin-off-autumn-retreat-2012.


November 3. Fall Fiber Festival, at Eisenhower Community Center Conference and Event Facility, Hopkins. www.fallfiberfestival.com.


October 20-21. Autumn Historic Folklife Festival, downtown on Main St., Hannibal. (573) 221-6545; festivals@hannibalarts.com; http://hanibalarts.com.


October 1-10. Wool Festival at Taos. Allie Neas, (719) 371-4519. allie2012workshops@gmail.com.


November 10-11. Fiber Mania, at Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass. www.fibermania.org.


October 27. Georgetown Fiber Art Festival, 8510 Hwy. 60, Georgetown. (800) 343-9276; www.rmyarns.com/Fiber_Festival.html.


October 6-7.  The 25th Anniversary Fall Fiber Festival & Montpelier Sheep Dog Trials, at James Madison's Montpelier at Montpelier Station in Orange County. Please leave your pet at home. www.fallfiberfestival.org.


April 25-28, 2013. Fabric of Life, New Zealand Creative Fibre Festival 2013, at Pataka Museum of Arts and Culture. www.creativefibre.org.nz; www.fibrefestival2013.blogspot.co.nz.



March 14-17, 2013. Florida Tropical Weavers Guild Annual Conference, at the Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center. Offering workshops in weaving, spinning, basketry, mixed media, tapestry, dyeing, woodturning and more. www.ftwg.org.



Ongoing. The Suit Cloth. Through February 2, 2013. The Textile Treasures of LILT. SFO Museum, Terminal 3, North Connect Gallery, San Francisco International Airport. www.sfomuseum.org.

October 25-27. Cloth Roads Trunk Show, at SOAR 2012, Granlibakken Resort, Tahoe City. info@clothroads.com; www.clothroads.com.

Ongoing. The Asuit Cloth. Through February 2, 2013. The Textile Treasures of LMLT. Exhibits at The Lacis Museum of Lace and Textiles, 2982 Adeline St., Berkeley, CA 94703. http://lacismuseum.org.


Through November 3. Jennifer Angus, at Lincoln Center. (970) 416-2737; www.LCtix.com.

October 25-27. Rocky Mountain Weavers Guild Annual Fiber Art Sale, at Englewood Civic Center, Englewood. www.rmweaversguild.org.

November 17. San Juan Weavers Guild 35th Annual Show & Sale, at Holiday Inn Express, 1391 S. Townsend Ave., Montrose. (970) 249-2981; irwin@rmi.net; www.sanjuanweavers.org.


November 17-18. CraftWestport, sale at Staples High School, North Avenue, Westport. (845) 331-7900; www.CraftWestport.com.


October 4-21. The 15th Annual Textile and Fiber Arts Show presented by the Woodstock Weavers Guild, at the Old Courthouse Arts Center, Woodstock. (815) 784-4137; www.woodstockweaversguild.org.

October 13. Weavings & Diversities, show and sale by Weavers Guild South, at Flossmoor Community House, 847 Hutchison, Flossmoor. Ginny, (708) 747-9246.


November 16-17. 30th Annual Creative Hand Show and Sale by Weavers Guild of Kansas City and the Fiber Guild of Kansas City. Old Shawnee Town Hall, 11600 Johnson Dr., Shawnee, KS 66203. www.creativehandkc.org.


December 7-9. Craftboston Holiday Show, at Boston Center for the Arts. (617) 266-1810; www.craftboston.org

Through November 25. Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the Civil War.  Ongoing. New exhibits featuring "The Mill Girls" by Donna Berger and "Keyhole" by Laurie Carlson Steger, plus Marking Time: Voyage to Vietnam; and Glamour and Grace: 1930s Fashion.  American Textile History Museum, 491 Dutton St., Lowell, MA 01854. (978) 452-5803; www.athm.org.


November 15-17. Weavers and Fiber Artists of Kalamazoo Annual Sale/Demonstration, at Kalamazoo County Expo Center and Fairgrounds, 2900 Lake St., Kalamazoo, MI 49048. (269) 375-1375; jfsouthwell@aol.com.


November 9-11. Weavers Guild of Minnesota 38th Annual Fiber Fair, at Northrup King Bldg., 1500 Jackson St. NE, Minneapolis. (612) 436-0463; info@weaversguildmn.org.


November 30-December 2. CraftMorristown, at Morristown Armory, 430 Western Ave., Morris County. (845) 331-7900; crafts@artrider.com; www.artrider.com.


October 6-7, 13-14. Autumn Crafts Festival at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York City. acacinfo@gmail.com; www.craftsatlincoln.org.

October 27-28. Craft and Fine Art Festival, at Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor. acacinfo@gmail.com; www.craftsatlincoln.org.

November 2-4. Craft at Purchase, juried sale to benefit the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College, Anderson Hill Road, just off Rte. 287 at Exit 8E, in Purchase. (845) 331-7900; www.artrider.com.


October 2, 2012-January 2, 2013. Blue Ridge Fiber Show, at the North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville. www.wncfgh.org/Blue_Ridge_Fiber_Show.php.

Through October 26. Bridge 11: Lia Cook, exhibition at The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, 1181 Broyles Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28793. (828) 890-2050; www.craftcreativitydesign.org.


Through March 10, 2013. The Sultan's Garden: The Blossoming of Ottoman Art, exhibition at The Textile Museum, 2320 S St., NW. Contact Katy Clune, (202) 667-0441, ext. 77; kclune@textilemuseum.org.


March 7-10, 2013. RAGS Wearable Art Show to Benefit YWCA Pierce County's Domestic Violence Programs. The 19th Annual wearable art sale and gallery competition, at the Larson's Mercedes-Benz of Tacoma in Fife. (253) 272-4181, ext. 352 or kristy@notacloudinthesky.com; www.RAGSWearableArt.org.


Through October 31. Ballade pour la laine, exhibit of contemporary textile art, at Belvès Dordogne, Fongauffier, 24170 Monplaisant. 0033 (0) 5 53 31 83 05; www.filaturedebelves.com.



Where's That Textile From and When Was It Made?, November 8 lecture and November 9-10 workshop with Ann Hedlund, at Arizona State Museum, Tucson. dfl@email.arizona.edu.


Ongoing classes at Vavstuga Weaving School, Shelburne Falls. www.vavstuga.com.


Spinning Workshops with Jacey Boggs and others; Weaving Workshops. Fall classes at Weavers Guild of Minnesota, Textile Center, 3000 University Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414. (612) 436-0463; info@weaversguildmn.org; www.weaversguildmn.org.


Over, Under and Back Again, October 6-7, with Karen Henderson. Entomology Lace Shawl, November 10, with Laura Nelkin. Additional classes also available at Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn NY 13021. (315) 255-1553; www.myartcenter.org.


Sheep to Shawl, Part Two: Yarn and Garment Design, September 30-October 5, with Martha Owen. Recycling Lamb (or Alpaca, Yak, Dog...), November 11-16, with Martha Owen. Additional fiber-related classes throughout the year. John C. Campbell Folk School, 1 Folk School Rd., Brasstown, NC 28902. (800) 365-5724; www.folkschool.org.

Ongoing classes at Penland School of Crafts, Penland. (828) 765-2359; www.penland.org/textiles.


Botanical Alchemy Workshops, October 6-7 and 8-9, natural dyeing with India Flint. Bratenahl Community Center, 10300 Brighton Rd., Bratenahl, OH 44108. For reservations, contact Christine Mauersberger, (216) 533-6928; cmauers@roadrunner.com.


Classes at the Home Textile Tool Museum, State Rte. 1036, Orwell. (570) 247-7175; www.hometextiletoolmuseum.org.


April 4-7. FiberForum 2013 three day workshop featuring Jason Collingwood and 12 other instructors at Arrowmont School in Gatlinburg. Great food and lodging. Classes filling quickly. www.sefiberforum.org.


Fiber arts classes year-round. Grünewald Guild, 19003 River Rd., Leavenworth, WA 98826. (509) 763-3693; www.artfaith.com.


Fiber-related classes May through October. Sievers School of Fiber Arts, PO Box 100, 986 Jackson Harbor Rd., Washington Island, WI 54246. (920) 847-2264; www.sieversschool.com.


Learn-to-Spin Vacation Workshops year-round at The Spinner's Loft, 1626 W. Jeddore Rd., Head of Jeddore, NS B0J 1P0. www.thespinnersloft.ca.


International Needlework Retreats. Victoria C. Frank, Inc. (847) 748-1212; www.VCFinc.com.


Argentina, January 2013, limited to 6 people. Horizons, PO Box 634, Leverett, MA 01054. (413) 367-9200; horizons@horizons-art.com; www.horizons-art.com.

Ecuador, March 22-29, 2013. Arts and textiles, limited to 6 people. Horizons, PO Box 634, Leverett, MA 01054. (413) 367-9200; horizons@horizons-art.com; www.horizons-art.com.

Southeast Asia, October 20-31. Textile arts and culture tour, limited to 8 people. Horizons, PO Box 634, Leverett, MA 01054. (413) 367-9200; horizons@horizons-art.com; www.horizons-art.com.

Southern Africa, April 22-May 1, 2013. Contemporary and indigenous arts, limited to 6 people. Horizons, PO Box 634, Leverett, MA 01054. (413) 367-9200; horizons@horizons-art.com; www.horizons-art.com.

Various Locations and dates. Behind the Scenes Adventures Textile and Festival Tours. (510) 275-3662. www.BTSAdventures.com.

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