Sunday, October 20, 2013

Fiber Factory November Classes

Sign up for November classes now!

Beginning Knitting
Intermediate Knitting
Knit Your WIsh
Log Cabin Baby Blanket
Continental Knitting
Magic Loop Socks
Duffers-19 Row Felted Slippers
Beaded Knitted Jewelry Workshop
Knitting 911
Sweet Tomato Heel Socks
Seven Super Skills Cowl
Sybil Scarf
Toe Up Two Needle Socks
Entrelac Scarf
Veil of Isis Shawl
Cream and Sugar Cowl

Beginning Crochet
Tunisian Crochet
Felted Crochet Hot Pad
Dragon Scales
Bead Crochet Russian Loop
Christmas Crochet Garland

Advanced Tatting

Paint and Zap Yarn or Fiber

Pine Needle Basket

Log Cabin on Rigid Heddle
Back Strap Weaving with 2 Bar Loom
Finger Weaving III

Navajo Weaving-
Intermediate Navajo Loom Weaving
Let's Get Warping

Creative Fiber-
Knotted Netting
Needle Felted Embellishing
Felted Hot Pad

Fun With Fiber

Free Stuff!- Call for info or to sign up for these events so we know how many are coming.
Every Friday Afternoon Happy Hour
Every Friday Afternoon Crochet Study group
First and Third Saturday Morning Spin Ins

Best Regards,
Susan, Terri and the Fiber Factory Gang

Thursday, October 17, 2013

We're Halfway Through the Arizona Yarn Crawl!

How many stamps are filled on your passport? It's not too late to start.

In addition to the official prizes, we are putting together some of our own for those who turn in their passports here but do not meet the requirements for the grand prizes. So far we have some great stuff from Berroco and Kramer, and accessories from Bryson Distributing .

Here are some of the things that we have planned.

Bead Creations N Things Trunk Show
Friday and Saturday, October 18th and 19th

Debby Rea Taylor will be at the Fiber Factory with ALL of her seed beads, bead strands, stones, kits, and buttons.
MAKE AND TAKE STITCH MARKERS: Debby will be bringing the wire and beads to make stitch markers. All you need to do is come ready for some fun a with a donation for the United Food Bank Collection box. She will be also be ready and happy to help you with your UFO beading projects.

Morro Fleece works is sending us some Dyed Alpaca/Romney blend roving. It will be in the shop this week.
The fiber is great for both spinning and felting. Shari said she would put some sparkly stuff in the box too.

SWIRLKNIT SWIRL! WORKSHOP   Saturday, October 26 10AM-5PM
Listed as the technical editor for Knit Swirl!, Jeane deCoster, owner of Elemental Affects,  worked closely with author/designer Sandra McIver on the engineering, sizing and construction of this 
unusual garment.
Jeane will be with us on Saturday, October 26, 2013 to teach a one day Swirl workshop.
This Introduction to Swirls workshop includes learning about the basic construction technique of this “one seam” garment, understanding the 4 silhouette options, how to choose sizes, choosing and substituting yarns, special gauge and swatching techniques, and more! 
Seating is limited, so sign up now!
Sign up on the classes page or call the shop for details.

Jeane will also be teaching Double Fisted Knitting on October 24th, 6-9 PM,  and October 25th 1-4 PM.
Learn Fair Isle Knitting in one quick and easy session.
Take the mystery out of colorwork in this 3 hour workshop. Jeane will bring samples for you to practice cutting the steeks without fear!

Raffle to benefit The United Food Bank
Knit by Maybelline Doolan
with Natural Dye Studio's
Precious Lace silk Yarn
Raffle tickets: $5  each or 3 for $10
100% of monies collected will go to the United Food Bank.
Winning ticket to be drawn on November 2nd.

Schafenfreude Fibers trunk show is in the shop.
Owner and Fiber Artist, Diane Palme, lives and works in northern California. Her color palette is a beautiful departure from the colors Terri and Susan usually pick, very warm and fall like.

Kimberly Perkins, independent dyer and owner of Cat Mountain Fiber Arts
is sending us yarns and kits for the Knit Swirl! sweater for a trunk show the last week of October.

Announcing our Rewards Card
Yarn-a-holoics Anonymous 12 Stamp Rewards Program

Come in and pick up your card. Get a stamp when you purchase $25 or more in a visit. Turned in your filled card, (12 stamps) and get $25 off on you next purchase. WOW!

Best Regards,