Kawartha Yarn & Fibre Festival is a single day event showcasing 80 local and independent vendors, with a mini-market for small businesses designed specifically to help small companies with great products put a spotlight on their unique products, attracting passionate fiber artists of all types. Knitters, crocheters, spinners and felters will all find something perfect for them.
The TWIST fibre festival is the most important textile festival in Canada, reuniting the most important players in the industry. The 8th edition will be held August 14th-18th 2019 in Saint-André-Avellin, Qc.
TWIST is an annual event, an excursion into the world of textile fibre for the entire public, as well as fibre enthusiasts, fibre producers, breeders, fibre processors, artists, artisans, professionals, and semi-professionals alike.
TWIST takes place over five days (5 days of workshops and 3 days open to the public), with more than 50 workshops, more than 140 exhibitors, a ton of demonstrations for everyone, a food fair, free activities for kids, textile art and much more!
When the kids head back to school and the first hint of autumn is on the air, Almonte starts gearing up for its favourite fall festival: Fibrefest! This year’s event — the 23nd annual celebration of the fibre arts.
Local guilds will demonstrate spinning, knitting, weaving, rug hooking, lacemaking, smocking and quilting. Vendors include spinners, weavers, and fibre artists from across the province, as well as quilt shops and alpaca farms.