Fiber College of Maine is an annual fiber festival whose sole reason for being is to celebrate the fiber arts in all forms. Maine is particularly blessed with artistic energy and inspiration from the flow of the tides, the rolling hills of the blueberry fields and the stars in the night sky.
About: A Grand Gathering of Fiber Artist...classes, shopping, demonstrations.
Mission: Fiber College endeavors to further the education of creative pursuits for beginning and highly trained artists alike.
Description: The largest Fiber Arts education gathering on the East Coast. Classes on everything fiber: knitting, crocheting, weaving, spinning, fiber preparation, rug hooking, quilting, lace making, wood working and more.
General Information: Always the week after Labor Day on the Coast of Maine. Accommodations from camping to B & B's. Evening events, free demonstrations, community art projects and more.
"Every one of the people I met touched me magically, with a heart full of love and wonder in their eyes. All this within the framework of fiber!"
Each year, the weekend after Labor Day, fiber artists, crafters and students gather together for a weekend of casual fiber classes, time with friends old and new, live animals and good food.
Location is Searsport Shores Ocean Park/ Campground, Searsport, Maine.
A Grand Gathering of Fiber Artists and Students on the Coast of Maine:
Educating Creative Expression
Fiber College of Maine
September 4-8, 2019
216 West Main Street
Searsport, Maine 04974
Located on the Coast of Penobscot Bay
The Week at Fiber College in a Nutshell
Live animals. Silk, wool, cotton, linen. Spinning wheels and spindles.
Supplies for spinning, rug hooking, knitting,
quilt making, wood carving.
Classes: 50+ carefuly chosen classes to push our fiber skills forward while honoring the Masters that got us here.
Activities: Awesome classes for fiber enthusiasts, great vendors giving demos, nightly gatherings of music, dance, bring your own yarn dye tent, campfires, sharing, working, food and drink, Masters Lunch series, ongoing Expert lectures, food booths, shopping and dancing party, beach bon fire, free farewell desert
Wed - Thu: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sun: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm