Pittsburgh's Knit, Crochet, Quilt & Creative Arts Festival!!


DoubleTree by Hilton, Green Tree, PA 15205, August 25-27, 2022


Kelly Hanson

Kelly Hanson is a wife and mother to four awesome kids in Butler county.  She runs the crafting community Saxonburg Fiber Arts and just recently started her own yarn business, Backyard Fiber Company. She has taught knitting to kids at homeschool events, adults at knit night, Girl Scouts via zoom and anyone else who will […]

Lisa Marie Bruno

Lisa Marie Bruno has been teaching various art subjects since the 1980s.  She was the Art Director for the City of Pittsburgh and also taught some of the classes. While Art Director, she taught for CCAC such as… ‘Mini Modeling’, ‘Fashion History’, ‘Jewelry Making’, etc. While living in Los Angeles, she taught ‘Costume Designing’ for […]

Lawrence Kozlowski

Lawrence G. Kozlowski – Master Folk Artist – Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Fifth generation Polish-American was raised in a typical Polish-American household enjoying “Pierogi – Fillled Dumplings”,  “Golabki – Stuffed Cabbage Rolls” and dozens of Polish holiday traditions, customs and folkarts. The folk art of Egg Decorating and Palm Weaving were dutiful passed on from generation to […]

Lori Chandler

From a long line of family members who express themselves artistically, Lori is among their ranks and has passed along these seasoned arts to her daughters. Actively creative is a theme in Lori’s life. Whether using her Master’s degree in Education by developing classes or producing premium products, she pursues her variety of creative arts; […]

Nelly Vileikis

Nelly’s love affair with quilting started in 1985 while attending graduate school at the University of Montana. Since she was a young girl she has enjoyed working with threads and fabric. She used to love watching her mom sew. Quilting is a creative outlet and good therapy. It makes her happy and keeps her stimulated and […]

Siobhan Boothe

Siobhan Boothe is a natural yarn dyer & self-taught crocheter. She’s been crocheting for 12 years, pattern testing for 7 years, and designing patterns for 4 years. She began teaching at local yarn shops to try and bring more crocheters into the yarn world. She enjoys bringing the craft of crochet to more people allowing them […]

Valerie Moreno

Hi! My name is Valerie and I see the world through a yarn-lovers lens. There is A LOT of engineering and hard science required to knit a sock. And it’s a functional garment? And it’s a piece of wearable art? We create something from nothing – sticks and flimsy string– and that is mysterious. Some […]

Wendy Lewis

Wendy Lewis is an Akron based quilt artist.  She was raised in an artistic family and has a degree in art and in engineering.  Wendy started quilting as an adult, and dove directly into art quilting.  Her inspiration often comes from her native Ohio landscape and immediate surroundings.   Wendy mostly creates small wall art […]