Montana Fiber Roundup
July 19th and 20th 10 - 5, both days
At: Going to the Sun Fiber Mill location at 805 Kienas Rd, Kalispell, MT 59901
Please send checks to the above address. If you have any questions.. 406-756-6772
Please make checks out to : Going to the Sun Fiber Mill
11:00 - Color carding with hand cards and drum carders
Gradation Color Carding and Self Striping Rovings will be taught in a dry blending method.
2:00 - Commericial Dyeing of Yarn
Cushing Dyes will be used in teaching several different methods of dyeing yarn.
2:00 - Beginning and Rusty Spinners Class
Sharpen your spinning skills on both the drop spindle and spinning wheel. Learn how to treadle, draft, and ply your own yarn!
11:00 - Dorest Button Class and 3 Fold Bag Demo
Weave a Dorset Button with beautiful yarn! Add emblishments such as beads or sea shells. The 3 Fold Purse design is a great place to show off your Dorset button!
11:00 - 4:00 - Silk Dyeing - Hand Painting
No experience necessary! If you can trace pattern lines, you can silk paint! A 22"x22" silk scarf will be provided for you to paint on.Please do bring a painter's apron and and water color brushed (if you have them.)
11:00 - Controlled Color Spinning and Navajo Plying
Take control of how you spin your dyed rovings. Learn fractal spinning and companion spinning. Navajo Plying is a great way to make a 3 ply yarn and to keep your colors clean and bright.
2:00 - Landscape Felting on Commercial Needle Felter
Join us in needle felting a landscape using the mill's 48" needle felter. Put the foliage of your choice in the forground.
11:00 - 4:00 - Natural Plant Dyeing of Wool
This is an all day class, but is a slow class. You can take the other two classes offered the same day, and at the same time still be able to finish the plant dyeing.
All Classes are $35.00, including supplies
Vendor Booths are $25.00
Vendors will be added as they sign up for a booth
|Chinook Winds Bison Fiber and Yarn
||Bison and Bison Blend Yarns
|Natural By Design
||Designer Rovings, Natural and Colored Felt, Cushing Dyes, Raw Alpaca and Wool Fiber, Colored Core Spun Rug Yarn