Upcoming events for 2017:

Jan. 7th: Roc Day
Roc Day is the day on which spinners in medieval Europe traditionally
commemorated their return to their labors after the Christmas
holiday. http://appleleeffarm.com/PDFs/ROCday.pdf
We all need to spin on this day!
Jan. 7th-14thPA FARM SHOW
"SHEEP TO SHAWL" competition - Wednesday, Jan. 11th,
3:00 pm (Youth "Fleece to Shawl" competition - 10:00 am)
Jan. 21st2017 Kick-Off Meeting at the Shippensburg Library
Annex.  We will be planning our meetings for 2017, so come with your
suggestions.  Dues of $12 due.

Feb. 20thMeeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM.
Small weaving.  We will be discussing how portable weaving on small
looms can be.  Bring any small weaving loom you have and yarn with
which to weave.
Feb. 27thKeystone Lace Guild's "Gathering of the Guilds"
South Cumberland Fiber Guild members will be demonstrating
and displaying items that showcase the many fiber crafts our
Guild members enjoy.  Contact Dottie Kurtz for further information.
Mar. 19thMeeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM.
Rebecca will be teaching us how to weave a heart on a styrofoam
base.  You should bring sock weight yarn (your choice of color)
and at least 34 pins. The shorter pins will work best.
Apr. 16thMeeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM.
Bring your wheel or current fiber project and enjoy time with
your fiber friends.
May 7th & 8thMD Sheep & Wool Festival
May 21st: CHANGE: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex-
10:00 AM.  Pam is unable to host and teach this month. 
"Show and tell" of treasures you found at the MD Sheep and Wool
Festival. Also, sale of Nellice Gillespie's fiber-related items and basket-
making supplies at Dottie's home following the meeting.
June 4thNewville Rural Life Festival at the Newville Church of God -
9:00 AM-2:00 PM 
June 18thWorld Knit in Public Day.
The idea behind this is to let the world know that -
knitting is still alive and popular!
June 25thDye Day  Details here.
NOTE: this is the FOURTH Saturday of the month instead of our
usual third Saturday meeting day.            
July 9thNewburg Rural Life Festival - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
(second Saturday of the month)
Set-up BEFORE 9:00 AMRAIN or SHINE!  Guild members will
demonstrate various fiber arts.  Festival will provide Guild members with
meal tickets.  Remember to bring your own chair.      
Aug. 20thCANCELLED!!  Annual Guild Picnic & Swap or Sale
Meeting instead at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM. 
Bring a bag lunch and we'll have an indoor picnic and spin, knit or
work on any current craft project.  Also bring any fiber, yarn, equipment,
books, etc., that you wish to give away or sell.
Aug. 27thShippensburg Corn Festival 
Guild will demonstrate.  Details to follow.
Sept. 10-11: Endless Mountain Fiber Festival 
Sept. 16th & 17thKnitters' Day Out
Sept. 17thWorldwide Spin in Public Day
Sept. 17thMeeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM
Sept. 24th & 25thShenandoah Fiber Festival in Berryville, VA
Oct. 1st & 2nd: Montpelier Fiber Fest/Sheep Dog Trials
Oct. 15th & 16thNY Sheep & Wool Festival
Oct. 15th: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM
Bring your wheel or current fiber project and enjoy time with
your fiber friends.
Nov. 19thMeeting to be held at the home of Candy Knerr - 10:00 AM
Project to be determined.  Show and tell your fabulous finds from the
New York Sheep & Wool Festival.
Dec. 3rdAnnual Christmas Luncheon at CJ's PUB & GRILL -
10:30 AM-2:30 PM.  (Changed to the first Saturday to allow more
members to participate.) Christmas ornament swap, Secret Santa Gift
Swap.  Remember to bring your preemie hats, or hats, mittens and
scarves for older children to contribute to our 2016 Charity Project.

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(Regular monthly meetings held the third Saturday of each month at the SHIPPENSBURG LIBRARY ANNEX.  See "Contact" page.)
  Fiber Guild

Mtg. at the
Shbg Library
10:15 AM