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Fiber Arts Demonstrations

Updated for 2024 You are invited to visit the Main Exhibition Annex any time between 9:00 a.m. and ...

Maryland Make It With Wool Fashion Show

Updated for 2024 The annual Make It With Wool (MIWW) competition is dedicated to encouraging sewing ...

Parade of Sheep Breeds

Updated for 2024 The American sheep industry offers a wide range of genetic diversity. To celebrate ...

Sheep Breeds Display

Updated for 2024 A rare opportunity to view over thirty different breeds of sheep in one place. Bre ...

Sheep Shearing Demonstrations

Updated for 2024 The Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival is pleased to have Emily Chamelin of Westmi ...

Sheepdog Demonstrations

Updated for 2024 The Sheepdog Demonstrations at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival are always a ...

Spin-In

Updated for 2024 Bring your spinning wheel, spindle, or charka and join our fun and FREE gathering ...

Storytelling For All Ages with Tim Livengood

Updated for 2024 Tim Livengood is a storyteller since way back, learning from vinyl LPs on a record ...

Registration for 2024 Fiber Arts Seminars Opening Soon

Registration will open on Saturday, February 17, 2024. Registration for Spinning Classes ONLY will open at 12 noon ET. Registration for all other classes will open at 2:00 p.m. ET.

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Online entries are now being accepted for our 2024 Sheep Shows at sheepandwool.fairwire.com/. The featured breed this year is Cotswold.Entry forms and rules and regulations are also available for download from our website:Rules and Regulations - sheepandwool.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/MSWF-2024-Exhibitor-Letter.pdfEntry Form - sheepandwool.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/MSWF-2024-Sheep-Show-Entry-Form.pdfOnline entry will be available through April 1st, 2024. Mailed entries must be postmarked no later than April 1st, 2024. A $25.00 late fee will be assessed to all entries postmarked after April 1st (if space is available). NO entries will be accepted after April 10th.Photo courtesy of American Cotswold Record Association.#mdsw #mdsw2024 #sheepshows #featuredbreed #cotswoldsheep ... See MoreSee Less
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Reminder -- Registration will open tomorrow, Saturday, February 17, at www.lessonface.com/sheepandwool. Registration for Spinning Classes ONLY will open at 12 noon ET. Registration for all other classes will open at 2:00 p.m. ET.These are in-person classes. They are held at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland, and several nearby locations. We are offering 55 classes in all; subjects include crochet, dyeing, felting, fiber preparation, knitting, spinning, and weaving. Complete details of the classes can be downloaded from sheepandwool.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/MSWF-2024-Fiber-Arts-Seminars-Corrected.pdf (this link is also available on our website).Many classes fill quickly, so don't miss out!#mdsw #mdsw2024 #fiberartseminars #yarnlove #dyeing #felting #fiberprep #colortheory #spinning #handspinning #knitting #crochet #weaving ... See MoreSee Less
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