Vancouver Island Fibre Fest is a jam-packed weekend of fun for craftspeople May 1-3.

Weave fun into a weekend at Fibre Fest

Registration for workshops has begun, with opportunities in knitting, weaving, quilting, fabric dye, appliqué, felting and Viking knitting

Love textiles? Want more weaving, knitting, quilting or spinning? Vancouver Island Fibre Fest is for you!

Vancouver Island Fibre Fest 2015 is May 1-3 at the Campbell River Community Centre.

Registration for workshops has begun, with opportunities in knitting, weaving, quilting, fabric dye, appliqué, felting and Viking knitting.

“This will be a fun and jam packed weekend you won’t want to miss!” says recreation programmer Judy Ridgway. “The workshops lined up are amazing, and we’re expecting another fabulous marketplace that promises great shopping.”

The Fibre Marketplace will feature vendors from all over Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast and Gulf Islands. The popular Kids’ Corner is back as well to teach children skills for a lifetime.  Admission to the Fibre Fest is by donation, with all proceeds supporting the City of Campbell River Recreation & Culture Department’s Specialized Recreation Programs.

The following businesses and organizations support of Fibre Fest 2015: Coast Discovery Inn, The Travelodge, Hidden Harbour B&B, Driftwood by the Sea Inn & RV Park, The Needle & Arts Centre, the Campbell River Mirror, The Eagle and the Midnight Shuttles!

For workshop registration, instructor information and more, call the Community Centre at 250-286-1161 or check out the Vancouver Island Fibre Fest website at  shelmack.wix.com/vancouverislandfibre.