We are always proud to feature as much talent as we do each year in the classroom and on the market floor. Did you know that many of our teachers and exhibitors are nationally and internationally recognized for their designs and their work?
Karen Womack and Miriam Coffey were asked to participate in the Fresh Quilting Series which will air on March 1st, 2019. We are thrilled to have them join us this year and share their skills, knowledge and expertise with you.
Robyn Chachula is a regular on both Annie’s Creative Studio and Interweave’s Knitting Daily. She has numerous videos available in her booth and has a handful of new classes that she is offering this year. We’re proud to call this gal our “hometown” Crochet Superstar and friend.
Jolie Elder has served on the boards of the Atlanta Knitting Guild, North Georgia Knitting Guild, Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance and Center for Knit and Crochet. She has been published in PLY, Spin-Off and Cast On.
Cathy Robbins is the President of the Southwest Ohio Crochet Guild, she coordinates monthly meetings, teaches new techniques and projects and organizes outside activities for the Cincinnati area chapter of the Crochet Guild of America.
Jen Lucas and Heather Zoppetti have published numerous books and their designs are featured regularly in all of the current knitting publications.
Steve Fegert is one of the leading men behind Leading Men Fiber Arts from central Illinois. His upbeat personality will make you want to hang out at their booth all weekend!
Laura Barnes and Miriam Coffey take their skills on the road as educators for sewing machine companies.
Many of our teachers come to us from out of state and some are local to the region. Some tend their own animals and prepare the fiber for shows. Some are store owners and many have worked hard to attain their master teaching certification and their skills and knowledge are what makes this event so special and unique. They all work hard to prepare the perfect classes for you. Register for classes soon, all class attendees receive a gift in class from our sponsors. Registration time is winding down soon, we are less than 3 weeks to go!
In addition to taking the classes with them, plan to Meet the Teachers at the Block Party on Friday evening in a relaxed informal atmosphere. Get a copy of one their books, a pattern and have it autographed for yourself or for someone else as a special gift.
Be sure to make your reservations now for the DoubleTree hotel at a discounted rate of $125.00 per night. (Offer expires 2/28/19). With all of the additional evening activities, you won’t want to leave! Remember, the Block Party is included in the cost of your admission ticket! All activities are listed on the website here.