This year’s Fiber Fest to be a doozy, organizers say
February 23, 2018 - garden totes
By Meg Olson
Point Roberts has grown into a hotbed of fiber artists, as any Tuesday night revisit to a internal library will attest. In further to pity ideas and snacks, a knitters, quilters, and other handcrafters who accumulate there weekly have been formulation this year’s Fiber Fest celebration. It’s going to be a doozy.
From 1–4 p.m. on Saturday, Mar 31 a Gulf Road village core will be filled with demonstrations of a fiber arts, copiousness of opportunities to collect adult a work of internal artists and fiber humanities supplies, not to discuss a lunch.
“It’s going to be busy,” quilter Rose Momsen said. “There’s going to be a lot going on.”
The pool room will be home to a coverlet uncover and sale by internal quilters. They will also have a “new to you” as good as a list offered qualification books and supplies. The eventuality will be a kickoff for a raffle of a coverlet done by Jane Donaldson as a fundraiser for a internal garden club, that will be holding their biennial garden debate this year.
There will be many quilting demonstrations, one led by internal quilter Judy Ross who will learn how to make fabric book covers.
Other demonstrations will embody weaving, spinning, knitting, felting, papercraft and even mending. A shearing proof will be hold outside, weather-permitting and goat-willing.
Organizer Jessica McVey pronounced vendors will not be singular to fiber humanities and a register is about full. There will be totes, photographs, clothing, quilts, personal caring products, knitted and crochet equipment and garden art for sale.
The $10 list fees paid by vendors will go to support a Friends of a Point Roberts Library and a activities on interest of a Point Roberts Library on Gulf Road subsequent to a village center.
Circle of Care will be offered lunch and baked products as a fundraiser for their programs ancillary internal residents who need assistance to stay in their homes.