Calendar

We’ve got a lot happening throughout the year at the Fiber Garden! Click on any calendar item to open a window with a description of the workshop or event and a link to the registration.

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Fiber Retreat Day


Jul 26,2014 - Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
A day just for you and your fibers...at the Fiber Garden! Come for an hour or stay for the full day. Weather permitting, you can spin, knit, weave outdoors on the patio or park yourself in the air-conditioned studio. Fiber camaraderie at its best! No cost, but registration would be appreciated.

Location

Fiber Garden LLC
N5095 Old 54 Rd
Black River Falls, WI 54615

Event Fees:

$ 0.00

Weaving


Aug 5,2014 - Aug 8,2014Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Summer weekday weaving workshops offer a choice of three-day or four-days.  You will indicate your choice of class length when you register. The four-day workshop provides an additional day of class to give you more time to weave a larger project or multiple projects and take full advantage of your learning experience! Multiple weaving classes will be offered concurrently. The following weaving workshops will be offered this week.  You will be asked to select which workshop you\'d like to register for on the registration page. Please view the descriptions on the \"Weaving Workshops\" page.

Beginning Weaving Bead Leno** Color Gamp** Double Weave Blanket** Double Weave Sampler** Overshot** Overshot Namedraft** Rag Weaving** Rep Weave** Weaving with Bead Embellishments** Custom Workshop (we will work with you to design a project to meet your learning interests)**

**The prerequisite for these workshops is a beginning weaving class in which you have warped and woven on a harness loom. Workshop fee is $160 for the three-day class and $210 for the four-day class plus materials.  A $40 or $50 non-refundable deposit will be due at the time of registration to confirm your space.  The remainder of your fee will be paid at the conclusion of your workshop.
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Location

Fiber Garden LLC

Black River Falls, WI 54615

Event Fees:

$ 40.00 Workshop Deposit - 3 day
$ 50.00 Workshop Deposit - 4 day

Spinner's Workshop


Aug 15,2014 - Aug 17,2014Time: 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
YOU create your own agenda for the weekend! You will choose your class length and what you will study during the class.  Read the class descriptions on the Spinning Workshops page for some of the things you can choose to learn and practice in the Spinners Workshop.  Some possibilities include spinning for a project, mastering the drum carder, creating art yarns, learning to work with new fibers, blending fibers…the sky is the limit!  You will learn from what others are doing and they will learn from you. Pre-requisite: beginning spinning. Class cost will be based on the length of workshop you choose.  Fees include instruction and use of equipment.  Class fees are as follows:  one day only – $60; one and a half days - $110; 2 1/2 days/full weekend - $160.  You may bring your own fibers or purchase what you need from the Fiber Garden.  Be sure and indicate the class length you are enrolling for on the registration form. A non-refundable deposit will be due at the time of registration to confirm your space. The remainder of the fee will be paid at the end of your workshop.
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Location

Fiber Garden
N5095 Old 54 Rd
Black River Falls, WI 54615

Event Fees:

$ 40.00 Friday-Sunday (full-weekend) Deposit
$ 35.00 Saturday-Sunday Workshop Deposit
$ 25.00 Saturday Only Workshop Deposit

Dyeing to Knit


Aug 21,2014 - Aug 24,2014Time: 2:00 pm - 11:00 am
Learn to dye your own yarns that magically create ‘Fair Isle’ and striping patterns when knit…perfect for socks, mittens, and caps. Commercially produced patterning yarns have been very popular in recent years; now you can create your own fabulous yarns and learn how the magic is made! You will dye enough yarn to knit three generous projects in three different dyed patterns.

Location

Sievers School of Fiber Arts
Jackson Harbor Road
Washington Island, WI Postcode

Event Fees:

Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival


Sep 5,2014 - Sep 7,2014Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival.  Deb will be teaching beginning spinning on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Come join the fun! Please register directly with the Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival by visiting their website.

Location

Jefferson County Fairgrounds
503 N. Jackson St.
Jefferson, WI 53549

Event Fees:

Fall Yarn SALE and Open House!


Sep 12,2014 - Sep 14,2014Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This is our annual blockbuster yarn sale!!  This fall sale is always the lowest sale price you will find here on yarns annually. Buy 2 skeins or cones of yarn and get one FREE! THREE day sale this year! 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. each day. Bring along your knitting or spinning and plan to spend some time relaxing with your fibers. Our traditional cranberry-apple crisp will be served as we begin the celebration of the harvest season! And, the \"fine print\"... -Discounts apply to in-stock merchandise only. -E-mail and phone orders welcome (e-mail preferred outside of sale hours). Orders must be placed by 10:00 a.m. on Sunday Sept 14. Orders can be packed for you and set outside the studio entrance for you to pick-up at your convenience. -All orders requiring shipping will be charged shipping costs. -There will be no wind-offs of coned yarns during the sale; whole cones only -Buy two, get one applies to regular-priced yarns only and cannot be combined with other discounts. (No registration necessary!)
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Location

Fiber Garden LLC
N5095 Old 54 Rd
Black River Falls, WI 54615

Event Fees:

Beginning Spinning


Oct 3,2014 - Oct 5,2014Time: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Learn to turn wool into your own unique yarns!  Workshop will explore handcarding, drumcarding, spinning single and multi-ply yarns.  We will also talk about washing fleece, create art batts, and demonstrate some basic dye techniques. No previous spinning experience required.  Length: Full weekend (Friday 3 hours, afternoon or evening, depending on student travel schedules); Saturday 9:30am-5pm; Sunday 9:30am-1:30pm) Workshop fee is $160 for the weekend and includes all materials.  A $40 non-refundable deposit will be due at the time of registration to confirm your space. The remainder of the fee will be paid at the end of your workshop.
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Location

Fiber Garden LLC

Black River Falls, WI 54615

Event Fees:

$ 40.00 Workshop Deposit

Weaving


Oct 10,2014 - Oct 12,2014Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Multiple weaving classes will be offered concurrently. The following weaving workshops will be offered this weekend.  You will be asked to select which workshop you\'d like to register for on the registration page. Please view the descriptions on the \"Weaving Workshops\" page.

Beginning Weaving Bead Leno** Color Gamp** Double Weave Blanket** Double Weave Sampler** Overshot** Overshot Namedraft** Rag Weaving** Rep Weave** Weaving with Bead Embellishments** Custom Workshop (we will work with you to design a project to meet your learning interests)**

**The prerequisite for these workshops is a beginning weaving class in which you have warped and woven on a harness loom. Workshop fee is $160 for the weekend plus materials.  A $40 non-refundable deposit will be due at the time of registration to confirm your space. The remainder of your fee will be paid at the end of your workshop.
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Location

Fiber Garden LLC

Black River Falls, WI 54615

Event Fees:

$ 40.00 Workshop Deposit

Fall Spinners Retreat


Oct 16,2014 - Oct 19,2014Time: 5:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Fiber Garden and spinning friends for a weekend of spinning in the beautiful North woods of Wisconsin! This retreat is an opportunity to gather as a spinning community, working at your own skill level on projects of your choice. Deb will be there to coach, guide, and provide encouragement. There is no agenda for this weekend...just come and enjoy doing whatever you want, whenever you want! You may choose to work on spinning yarn for a specific project, experimenting with new fibers, exploring novelty yarns, or just pulling fibers out of your stash. Bring your own fibers, or purchase them at the retreat from Deb’s “fiber shop” that will be on-site. Bring your own wheel or rent one from the Fiber Garden for a small fee. The only pre-requisite for the retreat is that you have some beginning spinning experience. You do not need to be an experienced spinner...\"early career\" spinners are welcome and encouraged!

A $100 deposit is required to reserve your space. The balance of the fee will be due on October 1.  Retreat fees include lodging, all meals, use of Treehaven facilities and trails, and a special gift! Commuters are also welcome for a reduced fee which will include lunch and dinner each day. You will have a choice of arriving on Thursday evening or Friday evening. Cancellations received prior to October 1 will receive a refund of any fees paid, less a $30 administrative fee.

Retreat fees:
-Thursday evening - Sunday, double room: $375
-Thursday evening - Sunday, single room: $420
-Thursday evening - Sunday, commuter: $225
-Friday evening - Sunday, double room: $285
-Friday evening - Sunday, single room: $315
-Friday evening - Sunday, commuter: $185


Location

Treehaven
W2540 Pickerel Creek Road
Tomahawk, WI 54487

Event Fees:

$ 100.00 Spinners Retreat Deposit, October 16-19, 2014

18th Annual Holiday Country Retreat


Nov 28,2014 - Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Welcome to my fiber arts studio/mercantile...and to my home! This annual event has become a holiday tradition for friends and families far and wide! You will be warmly welcomed with the kind of hospitality you\'ve come to expect at the Fiber Garden. The mercantile will become a well-stocked gift emporium, focusing on low-cost, high quality, one-of-a-kind items that will be perfect stocking stuffers or for all those people that you need \"just a little something\" for. You\'ll find many, many items priced under $10. And while your purchases are being packaged, stop upstairs to relax and enjoy the holiday music and tasty food and drink.  A table of holiday treats awaits your sampling and the chocolate fountain will be flowing! Take home recipes of your favorites! (No registration necessary!)

Location

Fiber Garden LLC
N5095 Old 54 Rd
Black River Falls, WI 54615

Event Fees:

18th Annual Holiday Country Retreat


Nov 29,2014 - Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Welcome to my fiber arts studio/mercantile...and to my home! This annual event has become a holiday tradition for friends and families far and wide! You will be warmly welcomed with the kind of hospitality you\'ve come to expect at the Fiber Garden. The mercantile will become a well-stocked gift emporium, focusing on low-cost, high quality, one-of-a-kind items that will be perfect stocking stuffers or for all those people that you need \"just a little something\" for. You\'ll find many, many items priced under $10. And while your purchases are being packaged, stop upstairs to relax and enjoy the holiday music and tasty food and drink.  A table of holiday treats awaits your sampling and the chocolate fountain will be flowing! Take home recipes of your favorites! (No registration necessary!)

Location

Fiber Garden LLC
N5095 Old 54 Rd
Black River Falls, WI 54615

Event Fees:

18th Annual Holiday Country Retreat


Nov 30,2014 - Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Welcome to my fiber arts studio/mercantile...and to my home! This annual event has become a holiday tradition for friends and families far and wide! You will be warmly welcomed with the kind of hospitality you\'ve come to expect at the Fiber Garden. The mercantile will become a well-stocked gift emporium, focusing on low-cost, high quality, one-of-a-kind items that will be perfect stocking stuffers or for all those people that you need \"just a little something\" for. You\'ll find many, many items priced under $10. And while your purchases are being packaged, stop upstairs to relax and enjoy the holiday music and tasty food and drink.  A table of holiday treats awaits your sampling and the chocolate fountain will be flowing! Take home recipes of your favorites! (No registration necessary!)

Location

Fiber Garden LLC
N5095 Old 54 Rd
Black River Falls, WI 54615

Event Fees:

18th Annual Holiday Country Retreat


Dec 6,2014 - Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Welcome to my fiber arts studio/mercantile...and to my home! This annual event has become a holiday tradition for friends and families far and wide! You will be warmly welcomed with the kind of hospitality you\'ve come to expect at the Fiber Garden. The mercantile will become a well-stocked gift emporium, focusing on low-cost, high quality, one-of-a-kind items that will be perfect stocking stuffers or for all those people that you need \"just a little something\" for. You\'ll find many, many items priced under $10. And while your purchases are being packaged, stop upstairs to relax and enjoy the holiday music and tasty food and drink.  A table of holiday treats awaits your sampling and the chocolate fountain will be flowing! Take home recipes of your favorites! (No registration necessary!)

Location

Fiber Garden LLC
N5095 Old 54 Rd
Black River Falls, WI 54615

Event Fees:

18th Annual Holiday Country Retreat


Dec 7,2014 - Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Welcome to my fiber arts studio/mercantile...and to my home! This annual event has become a holiday tradition for friends and families far and wide! You will be warmly welcomed with the kind of hospitality you\'ve come to expect at the Fiber Garden. The mercantile will become a well-stocked gift emporium, focusing on low-cost, high quality, one-of-a-kind items that will be perfect stocking stuffers or for all those people that you need \"just a little something\" for. You\'ll find many, many items priced under $10. And while your purchases are being packaged, stop upstairs to relax and enjoy the holiday music and tasty food and drink.  A table of holiday treats awaits your sampling and the chocolate fountain will be flowing! Take home recipes of your favorites! (No registration necessary!)

Location

Fiber Garden LLC
N5095 Old 54 Rd
Black River Falls, WI 54615

Event Fees: