December 9th: DATE CHANGE!!! CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON, Shippensburg
Library Community Room, 12:30-3:30 PM. Please bring a dish to share.
We will be doing the Secret Santa Gift Exchange, so please bring along
a fiber-related gift if interested in taking part in this fun event.
January 7th, 2023: St. Distaff Day/Roc Day
Roc Day/St. Distaff Day is the day on which spinners in medieval Europe
traditionally commemorated their return to their labors after the
We all need to spin on this day!!!
January 11th: FLEECE TO SHAWL Competition at the PA Farm Show
@ 10:00 AM.
SHEEP TO SHAWL Competition at the PA Farm Show @ 3:00 PM.
January 21st: GUILD MEETING in the Shippensburg Library Community
Room at 10:00 AM. We'll be planning 2023 activities, so come with your
ideas to share. DUES ARE NOW DUE FOR 2023.
February 3rd-5th: DELMARVA WOOL AND FIBER EXPO, (Ocean City, MD)
February 18th: GUILD MEETING in the Shippensburg Library Community
Room at 10:00 AM-2:00 PM.
March 10th-11th: CAROLINA FIBER FEST: (Elkin, NC)
March 18th: GUILD MEETING in the Shippensburg Library Community
Room at 10:00 AM-2:00 PM. Let's celebrate ST. PATRICK'S DAY and
the coming of Spring! Bring a green treat to share, wear green,
knit with green yarn or spin some green fiber.
March 30th-April 2nd: 2023 PAOBA and MABA BREEDERS SHOWCASE |
PA ALPACA OWNERS & BREEDERS Association, (PA Farm Show, Harrisburg PA)
April 15th: GUILD MEETING at the Shippensburg Library Community
Room - 10:00 AM-2:00 PM. Stash buster - Punch Needle with
Caroline. Details here.
April 15th-16th: MAPACA JUBILEE/GALA ALPACA SHOW: Mid-Atlantic
Alpaca Association (Carroll County Ag Center, Westminster MD)
April 22nd: FREDERICK FIBER FEST, (Frederick, MD)
May 6th-7th: 50th ANNUAL SHEEP & WOOL FESTIVAL, (Howard County
Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD)
May 20th: GUILD MEETING at the Shippensburg Library Community Room-
10:00 AM-2:00 PM. Eco Dyeing with Pam Nelson is postponed to a later
date. Paula has presented an alternative project called "I Found A Quilted
Heart." Find more information here,
If you prefer to not to take part in this project, bring your spinning, knitting or
any current fiber project to work on and relax with other Guild members.
May 27th-28th: MASSACHUSETTS SHEEP & WOOLCRAFT FAIR,
June 10th: WORLD WIDE KNIT in PUBLIC DAY
June 17th: RED STONE GLEN FIBER ARTS CENTER OPEN HOUSE 2023,
10:00 AM-3:00 PM (York Haven, PA)
June 17th: GUILD MEETING at the Shippensburg Library Community Room -
10:00 AM-1:00 PM.
June 22nd-25th: MID-ATLANTIC FIBER ASSOCIATION (MAFA)
2023 Conference, Millersville University, Millersville PA)
July 8th: NEWBURG RURAL LIFE FESTIVAL, (Newburg UMC, Newburg, PA)
July 15th: GUILD MEETING at the Shippensburg Library Community Room -
10:00 AM-1:00 PM. Jenny (friend of Janet Bowen) will demonstrate
Warping Your Rigid Heddle Loom.
August 19th: Our Guild will demonstrate our crafts at the CUMBERLAND
AGRICULTURAL EXPO, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, followed by our
ANNUAL GUILD PICNIC & SWAP at PAM NELSON'S home. Join us
for a time to catch up with Guild friends. Be sure to bring items to swap or
sell at the same time. Details here.
September 9th-10th: Endless Mountain Fiber Festival,
(Harford Fair Grounds, New Milford, PA)
September 16th: WORLDWIDE SPIN IN PUBLIC DAY
(third Saturday of September)
September 16th: GUILD MEETING at the Shippensburg Library
Community Room - 10:00 AM-2:00 PM. The public is invited learn to
spin on a drop spindle (we will supply spindles and fiber at no cost).
If interested in taking advantage of this opportunity, please contact
September 16th-17th: STAHLSTOWN FLAX SCUTCHING FESTIVAL,
September 22nd-24th: SHENANDOAH FIBER FESTIVAL, (Berryville, VA)
September 29th & 30th: PA FIBER ARTS FEST, (Huntingdon, PA)
September 29th & 30th: KNITTERS' DAY OUT, (Central Penn College,
October 7th & 8th: FALL FIBER FESTIVAL & MONTPELIER SHEEP DOG
TRIALS, (Montpelier Station, VA)
October 21st: GUILD MEETING at the Shippensburg Library Community
Room - 10:00 AM-2:00 PM.
October 21st-22nd: NEW YORK SHEEP & WOOL FESTIVAL, (Rhinebeck, NY)
October 28th: FREDERICK FIBER FEST, (Frederick MD)
November 18th: GUILD MEETING at the Shippensburg Library Community
Room - 10:00 AM-2:00 PM. Linda will demonstrate and teach steeking,
a process creating a vertical slit in your work where you had no slit before.
Please click here for details.