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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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2017 Great Britain Tour Webinar


Sep 12,2016 - Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join Deb from the Fiber Garden for this informational webinar that will highlight the destinations we will visit during this amazing sheep-to-shawl tour! In addition to learning more about the itinerary, you will have the opportunity to ask questions. Information on connecting to the webinar and the phone number to call for the audio will be emailed a few days prior to the webinar to those registered. Please note that the phone number to participate is not a toll-free number. There is no additional cost to participate. Event time is Central time zone!

Location

From the comfort of your home!

,

Event Fees:

$ 0.00


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
deb@fibergarden.com

2016 Fall Spinners Retreat


Sep 29,2016 - Oct 3,2016Time: 3:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join the Fiber Garden and spinning friends for a weekend of spinning at Durward\'s Glen in the beautiful Baraboo Hills National Natural Landmark! The 40 acre property is located 30 miles north of Madison near Devil\'s Lake State Park. 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 September 15.  Retreat fees include lodging, all meals, use of Durward\'s Glen facilities and trails, and a special gift! All participants are encouraged to stay overnight to enjoy the full retreat experience (it\'s also the best value!), but commuters are welcome and their fee will include brunch and dinner each day plus a gift. You will have a choice of arrival days and the number of nights you wish to stay. Of course, to fully enjoy the retreat you are encouraged to participate in the full four nights! Cancellations received prior to August 15 will receive a refund of any fees paid, less a $50 administrative fee. Retreat fees: -Four nights, double occupancy room: $425 (Double rooms have limited availability) -Four nights, single room: $525 -Three nights, double occupancy room: $340 (Double rooms have limited availability) -Three nights, single room: $399 -Two nights, double occupancy room: $275 (Double rooms have limited availability) -Two nights, single room: $325 -Single day (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, no overnights): $85 You will indicate the nights you will stay when you register for the retreat.

Location

Durward's Glen Retreat & Conference Center
W11876 McLeisch Rd
Baraboo, WI 53913

Event Fees:

$ 100.00 Retreat Deposit (for everyone except single day participants)
$ 85.00 Single Day Friday (no overnight stay)
$ 85.00 Single Day Saturday (no overnight stay)
$ 85.00 Single Day Sunday (no overnight stay)
$ 75.00 Four night spinning wheel rental
$ 60.00 Three night spinning wheel rental
$ 40.00 Two night spinning wheel rental
$ 20.00 Single day spinning wheel rental

2017 Great Britain Tour Webinar


Oct 4,2016 - Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join Deb from the Fiber Garden for this informational webinar that will highlight the destinations we will visit during this amazing sheep-to-shawl tour! In addition to learning more about the itinerary, you will have the opportunity to ask questions. Information on connecting to the webinar and the phone number to call for the audio will be emailed a few days prior to the webinar to those registered. Please note that the phone number to participate is not a toll-free number. There is no additional cost to participate. Event time is Central time zone!

Location

From the comfort of your home!

,

Event Fees:

$ 0.00

2017 Spinners Alaska Cruise Webinar


Oct 5,2016 - Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join Deb from the Fiber Garden for this informational webinar that will share the highlights of this seven-night Alaska cruise and the optional three-night Seattle post cruise tour! In addition to learning more about the itinerary and onboard activities for hand spinners, you will have the opportunity to ask questions. Information on connecting to the webinar and the phone number to call for the audio will be emailed a few days prior to the webinar to those registered. Please note that the phone number to participate is not a toll-free number. There is no additional cost to participate. Event time is Central time zone!

Location

From the comfort of your home!

,

Event Fees:

$ 0.00

Fall Yarn SALE and Open House!


Oct 7,2016 - Time: 10:00 am - 8:00 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! 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 and exclude carpet warp -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:

$ 0.00

Fall Yarn SALE and Open House!


Oct 8,2016 - Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 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! 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 and exclude carpet warp -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:

$ 0.00

Beginning Spinning


Oct 21,2016 - Oct 23,2016Time: 2:00 pm - 2:00 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

2017 Great Britain Tour Webinar


Oct 24,2016 - Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join Deb from the Fiber Garden for this informational webinar that will highlight the destinations we will visit during this amazing sheep-to-shawl tour! In addition to learning more about the itinerary, you will have the opportunity to ask questions. Information on connecting to the webinar and the phone number to call for the audio will be emailed a few days prior to the webinar to those registered. Please note that the phone number to participate is not a toll-free number. There is no additional cost to participate. Event time is Central time zone!

Location

From the comfort of your home!

,

Event Fees:

$ 0.00

2017 Spinners Alaska Cruise Webinar


Oct 25,2016 - Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join Deb from the Fiber Garden for this informational webinar that will share the highlights of this seven-night Alaska cruise and the optional three-night Seattle post cruise tour! In addition to learning more about the itinerary and onboard activities for hand spinners, you will have the opportunity to ask questions. Information on connecting to the webinar and the phone number to call for the audio will be emailed a few days prior to the webinar to those registered. Please note that the phone number to participate is not a toll-free number. There is no additional cost to participate. Event time is Central time zone!

Location

From the comfort of your home!

,

Event Fees:

$ 0.00

Weaving


Oct 28,2016 - Oct 30,2016Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 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 and note that we do not teach rigid heddle during this workshop!

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 $170 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

2017 Spinners Alaska Cruise Webinar


Nov 1,2016 - Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join Deb from the Fiber Garden for this informational webinar that will share the highlights of this seven-night Alaska cruise and the optional three-night Seattle post cruise tour! In addition to learning more about the itinerary and onboard activities for hand spinners, you will have the opportunity to ask questions. Information on connecting to the webinar and the phone number to call for the audio will be emailed a few days prior to the webinar to those registered. Please note that the phone number to participate is not a toll-free number. There is no additional cost to participate. Event time is Central time zone!

Location

From the comfort of your home!

,

Event Fees:

$ 0.00

2017 Great Britain Tour Webinar


Nov 2,2016 - Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join Deb from the Fiber Garden for this informational webinar that will highlight the destinations we will visit during this amazing sheep-to-shawl tour! In addition to learning more about the itinerary, you will have the opportunity to ask questions. Information on connecting to the webinar and the phone number to call for the audio will be emailed a few days prior to the webinar to those registered. Please note that the phone number to participate is not a toll-free number. There is no additional cost to participate. Event time is Central time zone!

Location

From the comfort of your home!

,

Event Fees:

$ 0.00

2017 Great Britain Tour Webinar


Nov 7,2016 - Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join Deb from the Fiber Garden for this informational webinar that will highlight the destinations we will visit during this amazing sheep-to-shawl tour! In addition to learning more about the itinerary, you will have the opportunity to ask questions. Information on connecting to the webinar and the phone number to call for the audio will be emailed a few days prior to the webinar to those registered. Please note that the phone number to participate is not a toll-free number. There is no additional cost to participate. Event time is Central time zone!

Location

From the comfort of your home!

,

Event Fees:

$ 0.00

2017 Spinners Alaska Cruise Webinar


Nov 8,2016 - Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join Deb from the Fiber Garden for this informational webinar that will share the highlights of this seven-night Alaska cruise and the optional three-night Seattle post cruise tour! In addition to learning more about the itinerary and onboard activities for hand spinners, you will have the opportunity to ask questions. Information on connecting to the webinar and the phone number to call for the audio will be emailed a few days prior to the webinar to those registered. Please note that the phone number to participate is not a toll-free number. There is no additional cost to participate. Event time is Central time zone!

Location

From the comfort of your home!

,

Event Fees:

$ 0.00

2017 Spring Spinners Retreat


Apr 6,2017 - Apr 10,2017Time: 3:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join the Fiber Garden and spinning friends for a weekend of spinning at Durward\'s Glen in the beautiful Baraboo Hills National Natural Landmark! The 40 acre property is located 30 miles north of Madison near Devil\'s Lake State Park. 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 March 15.  Retreat fees include lodging, all meals, use of Durward\'s Glen facilities and trails, and a special gift! All participants are encouraged to stay overnight to enjoy the full retreat experience (it\'s also the best value!), but commuters are welcome and their fee will include brunch and dinner each day plus a gift. You will have a choice of arrival days and the number of nights you wish to stay. Of course, to fully enjoy the retreat you are encouraged to participate in the full four nights! Cancellations received prior to March 1 will receive a refund of any fees paid, less a $50 administrative fee. Retreat fees: -Four nights, double occupancy room: $425 (Double rooms have limited availability) -Four nights, single room: $525 -Three nights, double occupancy room: $340 (Double rooms have limited availability) -Three nights, single room: $399 -Two nights, double occupancy room: $275 (Double rooms have limited availability) -Two nights, single room: $325 -Single day (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, no overnights): $85 You will indicate the nights you will stay when you register for the retreat.

Location

Durward's Glen Retreat & Conference Center
W11876 McLeisch Rd
Baraboo, WI 53913

Event Fees:

$ 100.00 Retreat Deposit (for everyone except single day participants)
$ 85.00 Single Day Friday (no overnight stay)
$ 85.00 Single Day Saturday (no overnight stay)
$ 85.00 Single Day Sunday (no overnight stay)
$ 75.00 Four night spinning wheel rental
$ 60.00 Three night spinning wheel rental
$ 40.00 Two night spinning wheel rental
$ 20.00 Single day spinning wheel rental

Great Britain Sheep-to-Shawl Tour


Jun 16,2017 - Jun 27,2017Time: 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Imagine traveling with other wool lovers exploring the countrysides of England, Wales, and Scotland to discover the rich history and modern methods of the wool industry in Great Britain! This will be a “sheep to shawl” experience beginning on the farm and experiencing British wool production all the way to finished products. Our itinerary will include the following:
  • A sheep farm in Hampshire utilizing their wool in the production of beautiful hand-dyed yarns (along with homemade cakes, teas, and coffees!)
  • Working textile mills with historical exhibits in England, Wales, and Scotland…each with a unique history and each producing yarns and wovens from British wool.
  • Wool scouring and combing plant\"Tour
  • Wool dye house
  • And the “big event”…Woolfest in Cockermouth, Cumbria!
Throughout our travels, we’ll also visit the sites of London, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Hidcote Manor Gardens, the Caernarfon Castle, passage on the steam train from Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog, and Edinburgh! Whew! Our trip will conclude with a traditional Scottish dinner and show before we say farewell and depart the next day bound for the United States with an abundance of good memories and new treasures!

Location

Great Britain
Street
City, State Postcode

Event Fees:

$ 0.00

Scotland Sheep-to-Shawl Tour Extension


Jun 27,2017 - Jul 2,2017Time: 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
If ten nights in Great Britain is not enough, plan to join our small group for an optional five-night extended tour in Scotland. We will enjoy three nights on Shetland, touring the main island as well as the islands of Unst and Yell to visit crofts (farms), fiber artists, mills, and historical exhibits. Following three nights on Shetland we head to the Scottish Highlands. We will tour several Scottish fiber businesses on the Isle of Skye as well as enjoy some beautiful scenic touring through the Highlands. This tour can take a maximum of 12 travelers and is offered first come, first served to participants of the ten-night tour. On November 1, 2016, any spaces remaining on the Scotland tour will be opened to anyone interested. Complete information on this tour can be found at http://www.fibergarden.com/travel/.

Location

Scotland!
Street
City, State Postcode

Event Fees:

$ 0.00

2017 Fall Spinners Retreat


Oct 19,2017 - Oct 23,2017Time: 3:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join the Fiber Garden and spinning friends for a weekend of spinning at Durward\'s Glen in the beautiful Baraboo Hills National Natural Landmark! The 40 acre property is located 30 miles north of Madison near Devil\'s Lake State Park. 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 Durward\'s Glen facilities and trails, and a special gift! All participants are encouraged to stay overnight to enjoy the full retreat experience (it\'s also the best value!), but commuters are welcome and their fee will include brunch and dinner each day plus a gift. You will have a choice of arrival days and the number of nights you wish to stay. Of course, to fully enjoy the retreat you are encouraged to participate in the full four nights! Cancellations received prior to September 1 will receive a refund of any fees paid, less a $50 administrative fee. Retreat fees: -Four nights, double occupancy room: $425 (Double rooms have limited availability) -Four nights, single room: $525 -Three nights, double occupancy room: $340 (Double rooms have limited availability) -Three nights, single room: $399 -Two nights, double occupancy room: $275 (Double rooms have limited availability) -Two nights, single room: $325 -Single day (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, no overnights): $85 You will indicate the nights you will stay when you register for the retreat.

Location

Durward's Glen Retreat & Conference Center
W11876 McLeisch Rd
Baraboo, WI 53913

Event Fees:

$ 100.00 Retreat Deposit (for everyone except single day participants)
$ 85.00 Single Day Friday (no overnight stay)
$ 85.00 Single Day Saturday (no overnight stay)
$ 85.00 Single Day Sunday (no overnight stay)
$ 75.00 Four night spinning wheel rental
$ 60.00 Three night spinning wheel rental
$ 40.00 Two night spinning wheel rental
$ 20.00 Single day spinning wheel rental