Free Shepherd Seminar – Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em with Cindra Kerscher

Looking for a fiber challenge with a purpose? Come learn about The Livestock Conservancy’s Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em Initiative (SE2SE). Grab your SE2SE Passport and explore Rare Wool while doing what you love and earning incentives. SE2SE represents 23 endangered sheep breeds on The Livestock Conservancy’s Conservation Priority List. Learn what makes each of these breeds unique and why you should choose rare breed wool for your next project.

Cindra Kerscher serves as a Program Coordinator for The Livestock Conservancy and oversees the Shave ‘Em to Save ‘Em Initiative (SE2SE), . Cindra hosts Wooly Wednesday, a monthly Facebook Live chat with fiber industry professionals and organizes The Livestock Conservancy’s quarterly Rare Wool Fiber Challenges, taught by leading fiber arts authors and educators. Cindra loves spending time with sheep and talking about the many virtues of Rare Wool.

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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A preview of our in-person classes for 2023 has been posted at Full class information will be posted once we work out a few more details. Registration will open on February 12. #mdsw #mdsw2023 #celebrating50years #fiberartseminars #yarnlove #dyeing #felting #fiberprep #colortheory #spinning #handspinning #knitting ... See MoreSee Less
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Thank you to our wonderful instructors - Maggie Casey. Jillian Moreno, Esther Rodgers, Kira Dulaney, Alasdair Post-Quinn, and Kristen Walsh - for teaching virtually for our second annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival Winterfest. Thank you, too, Angela Muller, for your fabulous and informative lecture. And a resounding thank you to all the participants (and class assistants) that made Winterfest a success!See you at the live 50th annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival on May 6 & 7. The class listings for that should be posted in the next week or so. Registration will open on February 12. ... See MoreSee Less
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Be sure to visit the Maryland Make it with Wool booth in the Main Exhibition Annex at the Festival this year...I hear that in honor of the 50th annual festival, they are planning a display of 50 outfits from past competitions!We are cheering on Jessica - our Maryland Make it with Wool Junior Champion - as she competes in the National Make It With Wool Contest in Fort Worth, Texas! #marylandmakeitwithwool #nationalmakeitwithwool ... See MoreSee Less
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