PASCOE VALE SPINNERS When: 1st and 2nd June from 10.00 am [b]Where: 7 Prospect Street, Pascoe Vale
This show will be produced by the PASCOE VALE HAND SPINNERS AND WEAVERS GROUP. Their annual exhibition and sale is on again just in time for the cooler weather! They have many beanies, scarves, babies and children's wear for sale.
They also have hand spun skeins for you to create your own knitting or weaving. The members have their work displayed and there will be demonstrations on this form of craft from fleece preparation, spinning, weaving, feltingand dyeing. This year, they have even made a series of handmade toys and these will be donated to the St Kilda Mums charity at the end of the exhibition.
ARTISANS TEXTILE FESTIVAL when: 19th to 21st July from 2.00 pm where: North Bendigo Bowls Club, 42-54 Fenton Street, Bendigo
This is hosted by ARTISANS TEXTILE FESTIVAL. They present fibre related traders showcasing their goods and experience in a friendly atmosphere. There will be a lot of demonstrations and time for a chat about anything fibre related. There will also be homemade food and a comfortable place to sit and chill.
This will be a fantastic fibre festival open to all. There will be market stalls, fabulous food, and beanies of all shapes and sizes for sale and on display. There will also be fibre artists, wool growers, and more.
MELBOURNE YARN & FIBRE FESTIVAL When: 8th September from 10.00 am till 3.00 pm Where: Corner Bell Street and St Georges Road, Preston
This event is produced by the YARN & FIBRE FESTIVAL. It will bring some of Australia's best fibre producers and fibre artists to the event for a day of shopping, friendship, and craft activities.
There will be a marketplace where you can fill your shopping bags with the finest yarns and fibres. You could also go to the Crafters Lounge and chill out while you knit and talk to your fellow crafters.