SHOWS & EVENTS

2014
Yarrow & Toadflax
Bitterroot 

 Fiber Festivals, Fiber Animal Shows,

 Alpaca & Mini Llama Events

>>> We will be attending shows indicated by our logo

 

 

 

     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

 

      

Saturday Classes:

     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.)

Sunday Classes:  

           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

Vendors:  

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

 

 

 
 



Going to the Sun Fiber Mill 2007


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