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Fiber College Vendors Lineup      September 7-9, 2012

goat bill

If you would like to be a vendor at Fiber College,
please click here:
Vendor/Exhibitor Application Form
There are still some great spots available for your show booth 
(sorry, all inside
spaces are sold out
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twobytwoLive alpacas at the Two by Two Alpaca Booth at Fiber College           
Two by Two Alpacas
Amanda Barrick
202 Forest Rd.
Lyndeborough, NH 03082

Raw alpaca fleece, alpaca rovings natural colored and hand dyed, hand spun yarns, woven items made from hand spun/dyed yarns.
An ashford Kiwi to deomonstrate hand spinning
Stray Notions & Lady Dye Fiber Arts and Design
Sharon Fischer & Diane Ivey
56 Bower St1
Medford, MA 02155

Lady Dye Fiber Arts and Design
- handspun and naturally dyed eco friendly yarns

Stray Notions - Tools and cases and totes designed by and for fiber artists - (project bags, needlerolls, knitting bags, pincushions, needlebooks, lanyards) as well as ready to use recycled felted fabric.

We may also offer a selection of hand thrown yarn bowls.

Diane will demonstrate spinning and specifically color blending.  Demo dying available.

Sharon will demonstrate embroidery/applique.

Learn from Sharon just like Martha does on her show
 Purplebean Bindery 
Anna Low
520 Brighton Ave
Portland, ME 04102

Products: One of a kind, hand-bound books: journals, sketchbooks, notepads, notebooks, day books.
Play at Fiber Arts
Chrystee Governo
1287 N Main St.
Apt. 1
Fall River, MA 02720

Products: Hand dyed first quality and reclaimed yarns and fibers for spinning or felting.
I always demonstrate drafting, spindle spinning and knitting directly from the pulled roving of silk Matawa (hankies)


Log Cabin Lamb & Wool  2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
Betty Hauger
443 Stream Road
Winterport, ME
Registered romney/natural sheep/ navajo churro - fleece, roveing, handspun yarn, lamb, breeding stock.
Demo:  Hand spinning and discussions on raising sheep for fiber.

Mrs. Gray's Buttons 338
17 Chelsea Lane
Belfast, ME 04915

Vintage Collectable Buttons
Show and discuss Buttons

String TheoryString Theory Hand Dyed Yarn
Karen Grover
132 Beech Hill Rd
Blue Hill, ME 04476

String Theory Hand Dyed Yarn and fiber, locally made buttons, hand dyed Shibori scarves.

String Theory
Portland Fiber Gallery
Melodi Hackett
50 Cove St.
Portland, ME 04101


:  Hand-dyed fiber and yarn. Undyed fiber. Commercially dyed merino, merino/silk, and silk. Drum carded batts. Greener Shades and Botanical Colors dye kits. Needle felting supplies.

wrinkleA Wrinkle in Thyme Farm 
Marty Elkin & Mary Ann Haxton
106 Black Mtn. Rd.
Sumner, ME 04292
Yarn- Mohair, Angora/ Finn Blend. 100% wool from their own animals (90% plus). Roving- Knitted items, Needlefelting Kits, Fiber Art and Patterns for Needlefelting with Hand Dyed Roving..
Needlefelting- including but not limited to landscapes and Crockpot dying verigated roving.
Rachel Jones
25 Ingraham Dr
Owls Head, ME 04854

Products: Handspun yarn, hand dyed roving, hand carded batts, fresh fleece for carding/felting/spinning. Some handmade finished items.

Demonstration: Spinning! Spinning on a wheel & drop spindle. Hopes to bring Angora(s).


clouhollowHopewood Crafts  
Lori Shafer
343 Hope Rd
Lincolnville, ME 04849

Rug hooking frames
Rug hooking Kits
Dyed Yarn
Wood Buttons
Snippet Bags

Demonstration: Demonstrations of Rug hooking
ellens sonnetsEllyn Cooper's Yarn Sonnets
Ellyn Cooper
135 Sprague, CT 06330

Hand-dyed yarn, buttons, and patterns

weavingalifeWeaving A Life
Susan Barrett Merrill
1643 Coastal Rd
Brooksville, ME 04617

Handwoven Masks, handwoven earrings, handmade looms, books
Demonstration:  Spinning, and weaving on the Journey Loom

spinning wheel

The Merlin Tree sells its own ultra portable spinning wheel, the HitchHiker and RoadBug. Additionally we offer a folding version of the Ashford Kiwi, antique wheels and some related small fiber tools.

Demonstrations: We are always spinning in our booth area and offer a quick lesson for beginning spinners.

stephenwilletteStephen Willette, Cabinetmaker
Stephen & Linda Willette
30 Hammond Road
Milford, NH 03055

Hand-turned knitting needles, crotchet hooks, nostepinnes, yarn bowls, Tunisian hooks, button bowls, wooden buttons, lucets and shawl pins.

Hand-turned wooden buttons.
fieldsfarmFields Edge Farm
Arthur Grant & Kimberly trider-Grant
477 Fish Street

Leeds, ME 04263

Products: Clun Forest wool - raw fleeces, washed and carded batts, roving, specialty batts, hand spun yarns, mill spun yarns, handpainted yarns, Knitting Nancys (all items handmade on our farm), children's knitting kits, handmade buttons, stitch markers, various hand knit items.

Handspinning on my upright wheel and creating specialty batts on a drumcarder.

Dye MamaDyemama Woolworks
Jackie Ottino Graf
115 main st North
Searsmont, ME 04973

Products: Natural dyes, naturally dyed fibers, batts, top, handspun yarns, hand knit whimsy

Demonstration: Spinning
Hope SpinneryHope Spinnery
Bill Huntington
725 Camden Rd
Hope, ME 04847

Products: Yarn, roving, knitted pieces, knitting patterns, and felted pieces.  All of our pieces are produced from Maine wool and created here in Hope.

PinestarPinestar Studio 
Linda Whiting

394 Hio Ridge Road
Denmark, ME 04022

Products: Hand dyed yarns and roving, patterns, spinning and weaving tools, cards, finished goods, dyes, and kits.
Demo: Kumihimo, tapestry weaving, spinning
Misty AcresMisty Acres Alpaca Farm 
Connie Laliberte
3071 West River Rd
Sidney, ME 04330

Alpaca fiber products from roving, yarns, to finished products

Alpacas on site and be there to discuss aspects of the alpaca farm business

If you would like to be a vendor at Fiber College, please click here:
Vendor/Exhibitor Application Form

Fiber College is dedicated to enthusiasts of all levels. Whether you're looking for an introductory class or wanting to perfect your technique, with over 50 classes, there's something at Fiber College for you. Most classes are 2 to 4 hours in length, why not take several and learn new skills for the long winter months ahead? Class sizes are limited.  You are also welcome to attend the college, shop the boulevard and participate in the free demonstrations without taking a class.

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