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These authors wrote books that can help you with your spinning, dyeing, knitting/crocheting, lamb cooking or sheep raising once you return home from the Festival. Come to the Authors’ Tent in front of the 4-H Hall and meet your favorite author! Buy the book and the author will even sign it for you. Here is a sampling of the authors we have lined up so far. We will update additional authors to our website as they are confirmed.

If you are an author and are interested in being added to our schedule, please email .


Meet the Author – Catherine Redford

English-born Catherine Redford is an award-winning fiber artist who loves to learn and pass that kno ...

Meet the Author – David Greene

David Greene is a former wool pool manager, shearer, and long-time Maryland Sheep Breeders Associati ...

Meet the Author – Roxanne Dean

Back again this year is Roxy Dean, author of 10 fiction/non-fiction books about dogs ("Where’s Har ...

Meet the Author – Tom Knisely

Talented Master Weaver Tom Knisely will be here both days to talk, sell and sign his books, includin ...

2022 Catalog Cover Artist

Susan Due Pearcy has lived in the Agricultural Reserve in Barnesville, Maryland for 27 years and enjoys having sheep grazing next door and fibre artist friends nearby. She is continually inspired in her art and life by the natural beauty of her surroundings and works plein air in oil and pastel and creates her printmaking in Sugarloaf Studio behind her home...

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Don't forget - The deadline to submit teaching proposals for the 2023 Festival is July 15.The Fiber Arts Seminar Committee invites instructors from every heritage, culture, belief system, and lifestyle to submit a teaching proposal. If you are interested in offering a seminar, class, or lecture at the 2023 Festival, please use the Online Proposal Form at sheepandwool.wufoo.com/forms/request-for-proposals-2023-fiber-arts-seminars/.#MDsheepwoolfest #mdsheepandwool #mdsheepandwoolfestival #mdsw2023 #fiberartseminars ... See MoreSee Less
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Reminder - The deadline to submit teaching proposals for the 2023 Festival is July 15.The Fiber Arts Seminar Committee invites instructors from every heritage, culture, belief system, and lifestyle to submit a teaching proposal. If you are interested in offering a seminar, class, or lecture at the 2023 Festival, please use the Online Proposal Form at sheepandwool.wufoo.com/forms/request-for-proposals-2023-fiber-arts-seminars/.#MDsheepwoolfest #mdsheepandwool #mdsheepandwoolfestival #mdsw2023 #fiberartseminars ... See MoreSee Less
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It's only been a little over a month since the 2022 festival, but we are already making plans for our 50th anniversary festival in 2023. If you are interested in applying for a vendor booth at the 2023 festival, we are now accepting new vendor applications online at sheepandwool.wufoo.com/forms/2023-application-for-booth-space-new-vendor/. The deadline for applications is October 1. Photo Credit @philgrout #MDsheepwoolfest #mdsheepandwool #mdsheepandwoolfestival #50th #mdsw2023 ... See MoreSee Less
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