Friday, June 25, 2010

Oakland Fiber Festival Details

What you need to know-
Oakland Fiber & Textile Festival
Sunday, June 27, 2010, 10am to 4pm
Facebook event page here.

There's going to be a lot of alpaca farms represented there. Alpaca and llama are lovely to spin, if you haven't tried them yet. Rachael Herron is going to be signing her novel How to Knit a Love Song. Felt the Sun will have some great hand felted garments and accessories, and there will be a few local guilds there.

Latest official info and complete vendor list-

Come join us at the
Oakland Fiber & Textile Festival
Sunday, June 27, 2010, 10am to 4pm
Splash Pad Park
Together with Lou Grantham, from San Francisco Fiber, we are sponsoring this very first
Oakland Fiber & Textile Festival, a free festival open to the public with lots of educational fun for the whole family. Vendors will be offering everything from raw fleece and luxury yarns to fabrics, fiber demonstrations, and make-and-take tables, for carding, crochet, felting, quilting, sewing, spinning, and weaving--any fiber enthusiast's dream come true!
For more information check out the event at:


Vendors at the

Oakland Fiber & Textile Festival


**Alpacas All Around**


**Black Diamond Alpacas**

**Civic Arts Education**

**Double Diamond Alpacas**


**East Bay Heritage Quilters**

**Felt the Sun**

**Lacy Knitters Guild**

**Macedo's Mini Acre**

**Men Who Crochet**


(Machine Knitters Guild San Francisco Bay Area)

**Out of Step Dyeworks by Amy Klimt Designs**

Ravelry designer page:

Ravely yarnie page:

**Pan's Garden Yarns**.

**Piedmont Fabric**

**Piedmont Yarn & Apparel**

**Ranch of the Oaks**

**San Francisco Fiber**

**Wonderland Dyeworks by Elissavet Livitsanos**

Book signing with:
Rachael Herron with her new book:
"Knitting a Love Song"
Peggy Osterkamp with her new book:
"Weaving for Beginners"
More detailed information about the vendors can be found on the or the vendor's individual websites

Besides the vendors there will be several fiber demonstration areas and make-and-take tables with carding, crochet, felting, knitting, quilting, sewing, spinning, and weaving.

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