JC25 Sheep Breed Walkabout with Judith MacKenzie

With Judith MacKenzie as your guide, take a walking tour of the sheep barns at the Festival. Judith will highlight a number of sheep breeds, will help you learn to identify them by pointing out physical characteristics, and will discuss the properties of their fiber. Bring to Class: Notebook. Meet in front of the Fair Office. Wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather.

Class fee: $50.
Materials fee: None.

Judith MacKenzie is the ultimate textile artist and teacher. She has an in-depth understanding of every aspect of spinning, weaving, knitting and dyeing. Her teaching career spans the globe from such fascinating places as above the Arctic Circle all the way to Turkey. Judith is the author of Teach Yourself Visually: Handspinning and The Intentional Spinner. She often writes for Spin-Off, Knits and Handwoven magazines. She lives in Forks, Washington.

2017 Catalog Cover Art Competition Winner

Congratulations to Britt Silkey of Frostburg, MD for her winning entry in the 2017 Cover Art Competition.

Britt’s winning artwork will be unveiled in mid-March.

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