We’re not spinnin’ a yarn about how great Campbell River’s Fibre Fest will be

Seven fabulous instructors are coming from all over the islands

Exciting things are happening at the Community Centre as the plans for the Vancouver Island Fibre Fest are well under way.

Registration is ongoing for the many workshops and the Marketplace is filling up with amazing vendors.

Seven fabulous instructors are coming from Campbell River, Quadra Island, Cowichan Valley, Duncan, Salt Spring Island and Langley to teach and share their expertise at this year’s Fibre Fest.

Diana Twiss will be teaching workshops on Spinning; Sharron Hatelt-Spindling; Leola Witt-McNie-Weaving; Shannon Buck-Knitting: Ulrieke Benner-Felting; Nancy Wesley-Needle Felting and Gladys Love-Quilting. There are so many to choose from you will want to take a couple.

Come browse and shop at the Marketplace the choices of yarn, fibres and beautiful clothing and décor. Vendors already registered are: The Needle &Arts Centre, Ancient Futures, riv.creative, Forget Me Knot, Marilisse’s Hand Dyed, Lavender Lampworks, Margaret Grimble, Hooked in the Maples, Rainbow Fibres, DK Knitwear/DK Dylee Knits, Grinsheep Fibre Productions, Nan.c.Designs, Soul Comfort Sheepskin and Big Blue Momma. You might just find yourself a new creative passion.

For more information on Vancouver Island Fibre Fest, call the City of Campbell River Community Centre at 250-286-1161 or email; judy.ridgway@campbellriver.ca

You can also visit the Fibre Fest website: www.shelmack.wixsite.com/vancouverislandfibre