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January 14, 2017




We have added a Movie Room this year, sponsored byskacel. Did you know that with just one ticket, you can enter all weekend long and stay as long as you like to watch a variety of “How to” and “DIY” videos provided by skacel and creativebug. The videos will feature a variety of topics including Sewing, Crochet, Quilting, Home Decor, Fabric, Dyeing, Paper Crafts, Knit and more! Michelle “Knit Purl” Hunter’svideo tips and special “Maker” Cross-Crafting videos will show you new techniques, tips and tricks. Creativebug is also sending some Marly Bird tutorials, so, there’s something for everyone. Stop in and spend a half hour or all day. Come back the next day, use it all weekend long!


Your Movie Pass also entitles you free admission to the Special Bonus Presentations by the talented Michelle Hunter and Franklin Habit.


See below for details/hours.


Movie Room Hours:


Friday, March 24:   12:30 to 7:00 PM

Saturday, March 25:  9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Bonus presentation with Franklin Habit at 5:30 PM

Sunday, March 26:  9:30 AM to 3:30 PM.

Bonus presentation with Michelle Hunter at 1:00 PM


Price:  $10.00 (Valid all weekend)  Register Now!



Every store we walk into is featuring storage solutions, organizers and ways to make our lives less cluttered….when you’re cleaning out your closets and drawers and attempting to get organized, don’t forget to set aside your extra yarns, fabrics, notions and accessories for the annual Salvation Army Fabric Fair on April 8th, 2017. Congratulations on celebrating 30 years. We will once again serve as an official drop off for all donations. Bring all donations with you any day, March 24, 25, 26th. We will have tax deductible forms available from the Salvation Army.




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Sponsor Highlight:


Universal Yarn continues their support of the Festival in 2017.  Every year we are grateful for the support of our sponsors to be able to continue to allow us to have a gift for each of our attendees.  Make sure to visit the Universal Yarn website for kits, yarns and patterns or purchase them at your local yarn store. Thank you for your continued support Universal Yarn.


Sweepstake Prize Giveaway:


3 Lucky winners will be selected to win a Free Weekend Movie Pass. Email with the title MOVIE ROOM PASS to enter by Jan. 21, 2017.


Sweepstakes Winners:


Shibori Knitted Felt by Alison-Crowther Smith:  Linda Markowitz of Franklin, MI


Modern Quilts Datekeeper:

Judy Bergman of Pittsburgh, PA


March 24, 25, 26th 2017

David L Lawrence Convention Center

Pittsburgh, PA



See you at the Festival!


Warm Regards,


Barb and Ann


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