Dutchess County Sheep And Wool Festival

Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 at 8:00am

Dutchess County Fairgrounds
6550 Spring Brook Avenue

8:00am
Workshop Parking in E Lot 3 for Early Morning Classes

8:30am
White and Natural Wool Sheep Show 'The Black and White Show' continued

9:00am
Norah Gaughan | Signing with Pom Pom | Sunday, 9 - 11! Norah Gaughan
Julie Weisenberger | Signing Cocoknits ! Pre-purchase includes gift of colorful stitch markers! 9:00-12:00 Julie Weisenberger
The Amazing "Fleece to Shawl" Competition - Judging Starts After 1pm, Winners Announced 1:30pm
Lee Harper, Illustrator of Woolbur | Signing Sunday, 9 - 1:30 ! Lee Harper
Sheep Shearing Demonstrations - 45 minutes after the hour
Fleece Sale - Wool, Alpaca, Mohair
Emily Foden | Signing her new book Knits About Winter | Saturday + Sunday, 9-11 and 2-4 at PomPom Booth Emily Foden
Judith Durant | Signing all day Sunday! | 9:00 until 4:00 Judith Durant
Mason Dixon Knitting! | All day books and signing! Kay Gardiner, Ann Shayne
Pom Pom Magazine | New issue + new books AND previous issues + previous books! ALL DAY! Meghan Fernandes, Emily Foden, Norah Gaughan, Lydia Gluck
On-going weaving demonstrations on barn-frame looms and Union looms
Photo Contest - Photos Displayed
Needle Felt Notebook fiberflame
Needle Felting 'tiny pictures' w/ Wool Yarn and Roving fiberflame
New!!! Weaving fiberflame
Upcycled Sweater 'Puppets' Ages 7+ fiberflame
Upcycled Sweater Stitching: Stuffies and Pillows Ages 10+ fiberflame
Wool Roving Ornaments fiberflame
Shopping! Find a Vendor
View handmade fiber art competition entries on display all day
Two by Two Petting Zoo
Yarn “Painting” Embroidery - Ages 3+ fiberflame

9:30am
Breed Talk: Teeswater Sheep, Fleece, Fiber and Spinning Art Yarn Demonstration Holly Partridge
Alice O'Reilly | Signing with Kathleen Dames, their books I Knit New York and I Knit Paris! Kathleen Dames, Alice O'Reilly
Kathleen Dames | Signing with Alice O'Reilly, their books I Knit New York! and I Knit Paris! Kathleen Dames, Alice O'Reilly
Margaret Hubert Margaret Hubert
Susanna Leonard Hill | Signs her collection of children's books, *new* When Your Llama Needs a Haircut ! Susanna Leonard Hill

10:00am
Breed Talk: Romeldale CVM sheep: Colorful dual purpose Marie Minnich
Made in the Moment - Sun 10:00 AM - Leslie Wind
Punch Needle Sheep on Wheels Pull Toy LIMITEDDiane Bawol-Johnson
Punch Needle Sheep On Wheels Pull Toy Diane Bawol-Johnson
Songbirds Jennifer Vansant
Stranded Knitting - Jaya Srikrishnan
Beginning Handspindle - Sunday AM - Donna Kay
Bengala Mud Dyeing With Itajime Shibori - Sun AM - Yukako Satone
Felting for Fashion Nica Rabinowitz
Jack Punkin - Rug Hooking 101 - Sun AM Maureen Rugar
My Monet Scarf - Julie Cashin
Switch Stitch Technique and Sidewalk Mittens Vicki Twigg
John Churchman | Signing classics + the new book, Alpaca Lunch! John Churchman
Aari Embroidery - Aparna Nair
Counter Catch-All Basket - Mary Ann Williams
Macrame: It's Back, It's Cool and It's Now - Hetty Gunderud
Shaker Tape Weavers Bench - Sue Muldoon
Margaret Hubert | Signing | 40th Anniversary of her first book! Sunday, 10:00-3:00 Margaret Hubert
Samantha Dion Baker | Live drawing and signing... Draw Your Day | 10 - 3 | Live Instagram TBA! Samantha Dion Baker
Lisa Steele | Natural Chicken Expert | Signing 101 Chicken Keeping Hacks and others! | 10:00-12:00 + 2:00-4:00 Both Days! Lisa Steele
Maude White | Signing her book Brave Birds, featuring cut paper art! Maude White
Workshops - Full Day, Half Day 10am-3:00pm - See Catalog

10:30am
Breed Talk: SHAVE 'em to SAVE 'em: A Program of the Livestock Conservancy Marie Minnich
Canine Frisbee Demonstrations

11:00am
Breed Talk: Breeding Gotland Sheep Christina Ahlseen
The 'Big' Llama and Alpaca Parade presented by All Farms in Barn 27 - Walking around the fairgrounds
“Mad Science”
Beth Brown-Reinsel | Signing the 25th Anniversary Edition of Knitting Ganseys ! | 11:00 - 12:00 Beth Brown-Reinsel
Norah Gaughan | Signing 40 Timeless Knits | Sunday, 11 - 12 Norah Gaughan
Bristol Ivy | Signing with Pom Pom | Both days, 11- 1 | Knitting Outside the Box Bristol Ivy
Caitlin Hunter | Signing with Pom Pom | Both days, 11 - 1 | Issue 27 Caitlin Hunter
Clara Parkes | Signing A Stash of One's Own + more! (11-2 Sunday)
Photographer Traer Scott | Signing her book Radiant: Farm Animals Up Close and Personal | Sunday Traer Scott
Spinning Demo: Yarn spun from a live molting angora rabbit Mariepaule Rossier
Richard T. Morris | Signing SHEEP 101 and other books! | Sunday, 11 - 3:30 Richard T. Morris

11:15am
Leaping Llama Contest presented by All 'Barn 27 Farms' Limited

11:30am
Sheep Herding Dog Demonstrations
Toby Roxane Barna | Place, Community, and Inspiration | Tales of Yarn | Sunday, 11:30 - 12:30 Toby Roxane Barna

12:00pm
Canine Frisbee Demonstrations
Wildman Jack
All About Alpacas 2HF, Spitter's 4H Club
Bldg 28's Sheep Breed Parade
Amy Herzog | Signing her New book Ultimate Sweater Party, 12 - 2, both days! Amy Herzog
Vilasinee Bunnag | Signing her book Loome Party, 12 - 3, both days! Vilasinee Bunnag
Toby Roxane Barna | Signing her book Design Doubles | 12:00 - 4:00 Toby Roxane Barna

12:15pm
Norah Gaughan | Saturday 12:30 | Live Pomcast QandA with Norah Gaughan! | Tales of Yarn (seating begins 12:15) Norah Gaughan

12:30pm
Toes Up! - Carolyn Predmore
Wool Applique Basket of Blossoms Diane Bawol-Johnson
Wool Applique Basket of Blossoms

1:00pm
Breed Talk: North American Wensleydale Sheep and Fiber Jeri Robinson-Lawrence
Sheep Herding Dog Demonstrations
Katrina Rodabaugh | Booksigning, Mending Matters, 1:00 - 2:00, both days! Katrina Rodabaugh
Two at a Time Socks - Jaya Srikrishnan

1:30pm
Winners Announced - The Amazing "Fleece to Shawl" Competition
Breed Talk: Corriedale Sheep, Storytelling and Children's Activity Meegan Veeder-Shave
Canine Frisbee Demonstrations
Made in the Moment - Sun 1:30 PM - Leslie Wind

1:45pm
“Mad Science”
Kathleen Dames | Finding Inspiration Wherever You Are | Tales of Yarn | 2:00 - 2:45 (seating at 1:45) Kathleen Dames

2:00pm
Breed Talk: Jacob Sheep Laurel and Catherine Snook
Spitters Club 4H Obstacle Course Demo Spitter's 4H Club
Llama and Alpaca Meet and Greets (Photo Opportunities!) 2HF, Derbyshire Family Farm
Sue Stratford | From the UK, signing her books! Sunday, 2:00-3:30 Sue Stratford
Ashley Martineau | Signing her book Spinning and Dyeing Yarn | 2:00 - 4:00 Ashley Martineau

2:30pm
Charkha Spinning Demonstration Bosworth Spindles - Journey Wheel

3:00pm
What makes goat down 'cashmere'? Hermit Pond Farm, St. Mary’s on-the-Hill Cashmere, Hulse Hill Farm, Stone Harvest Farm
Sheep Herding Dog Demonstrations
Pick Up Your Stuff - Fiber Arts Competitors from Bldg E - Don't Forget

3:30pm
Canine Frisbee Demonstrations

3:45pm
Wildman Jack

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