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In the Family Activities Tents, parents may join their children in beginning craft activities. The storytelling is free; pre-registration is required for all other activities. Register online at https://mswf2022.eventbrite.com or download this form. All online and paper registrations will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis, until classes are filled. Paper registrations received after classes are filled will be returned. If classes are not filled, registration at the Festival may be possible; check at the Family Activities Tents. Parents of children 7 and under must stay with the child during the class.

Class fee: $5 per person.


FA01 God’s Eye with Barbara Volk

The God's eye is a magical object, cultural and spiritual symbol for the Huichol and Tepehuan Indian ...

FA02 Twining with Barbara Volk

Twining is a simple finger weaving technique using a warp and weft where the weft threads are twiste ...

FA03 Lucet Braiding with Barbara Volk

The lucet is a tool used to create a braided cord from a single strand and can make braids which are ...

FA04 Exploring Simple Spinning with Kellie Nuss

You don’t need a wheel to spin! All over the world, in different places and at different times, pr ...

FA05 Exploring Simple Spinning with Kellie Nuss

You don’t need a wheel to spin! All over the world, in different places and at different times, pr ...

FA06 Quick to Crochet with Kellie Nuss

This class will explore the basics of crocheting as you begin a begin a practice piece that can beco ...

FA07 Quick to Knit with Kellie Nuss

Start a lifetime of fun by learning the basics of knitting as you start a bookmark or belt. All supp ...

FA08 Needle Felting with Renata Maile-Moskowitz

At the festival, we are surrounded by real livestock, so please join us to needle an animal mouthpie ...

FA09 Needle Felting with Renata Maile-Moskowitz

At the festival, we are surrounded by real livestock, so please join us to needle an animal mouthpie ...

FA10 Woven Bookmark with Barbara Volk

Learn the traditional art of weaving on a small scale by creating a bookmark on a simple loom. Ag ...

FA11 Hand Carding with Rhiannon Huscha

Learn several methods to hand card wool, using hand cards, a drum carder and a blending board. Learn ...

FA12 Soap Felting with Rhiannon Huscha

Want to start felting? Learn to felt wool with this felting project to make felted soaps. What is a ...

Warm up for the Festival with Winterfest 2023!

Two days of virtual spinning, knitting, and felting classes on January 28 and 29.

Registration opens November 19.

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Announcing the second annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival Winterfest, two days of virtual fiber arts seminars, on Saturday, January 28 and Sunday, January 29, 2023. Topics covered include felting, spinning and knitting (one of the knitting classes is also suitable for crochet) and instructors include Jillian Moreno, Kristen Walsh, Maggie Casey, Kira Dulaney, Alasdair Post-Quinn, and Esther Rodgers. View the complete schedule at sheepandwool.org/winterfest-2023/.Registration opens tomorrow, Saturday, November 19 at 1:00 pm ET at www.lessonface.com/sheepandwool. Complete class descriptions will be available at that time. #MDSW #winterfest2023 ... See MoreSee Less
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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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