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The 2018 Oxford Fiber Arts Festival will take place from January 25th-28th! All events are located at the Powerhouse unless otherwise noted. 

Tuesday, January 23rd

6-8 pm - Misbits reception for show by Ashley Gertz at the Misbits Gallery located in the Edison (next door to the Powerhouse)

6-8 pm - January Art Crawl at the Powerhouse and various locations around Oxford. Free Double Decker bus rides to the locations.

8-10 pm - Day for Art Party at the Powerhouse


Wednesday, January 24th

6 pm - Weaving Lecture by Mary Zicafoose at the University Museum and her exhibition, Fault Lines


Thursday, January 25th

3 pm - Festival market opens 

4:30-5:15 pm - Teen craft: No-Sew T-shirt tote bag at the Oxford-Lafayette County Library. Registration is required, please call 662-234-5751 to register. 

5:30 pm - Opening Reception 


Friday, January 26th

9 am - Talk/Demo, The Art of Ikat by Mary Zicafoose

10 am-6 pm - Market and Classes

10:30-11:30 am - Ashley Gertz will be demonstrating how to create custom embroidery patterns and transfer them onto fabric. She will cover some tips and tricks for working with Gimp (it's a free software found at: https://www.gimp.org/). It is compatible with both Windows and Mac machines. Embroidery pattern designs can be created in Gimp, printed, and then traced onto fabric.

10:30 am - Fiber Story Time and craft for pre-schoolers at the Oxford-Lafayette County Library

11 am-12:30 pm - Fabric/Yarn Swap 

12-1 pm - Hannah Mc Cormick will demonstrate embroidery on a painting

2:45-3:45 pm - Bailey Fletcher will demonstrate Sashiko stitching

4-5 pm - Pauline Crouse will demonstrate needle felting

5-8 pm - Fiber Arts Reception at Oxford Treehouse Gallery


Saturday, January 27th

9 am-5 pm Market and Classes 

10-11 am - Michelle Emanuel will demonstrate how to use an Oxford Punch Needle.

11:15-12:15 pm - Angela Box - Learn more about Oxford Special Needs Creations a group that sews items for special needs children such as weighted blankets, fidget quilts, etc.

12:30-1:30 pm - Cheryl Miller Wallace will demonstrate giant knitting

1:45-2:45 pm - Bailey Fletcher will demonstrate Sashiko stitching

3-4 pm - Melanie Munns will demonstrate embroidery on a painting

Children's Activities on Saturday at the Powerhouse:

10 am-12 pm - Burlap Weaving inspired by Caribbean art collection hosted by the University Museum - free

12:30-2:30 pm - Straw Weaving Hosted by Woodson Ridge Mississippi Homemaker Volunteers Club - $1.00 each child

3-5 pm - Fiber Arts Activity Hosted by Stacey Sanford. Price to be determined.


Sunday, January 28th

10 am-4 pm - Classes and Select Market

11:15-12:15 pm - Angela Box - Learn more about Oxford Special Needs Creations a group that sews items for special needs children such as weighted blankets, fidget quilts, etc.

 

 

Upcoming Events: (click for full calendar)

Tuesday January 23, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Watercolor Class with Janet Barnes
Tuesday January 23, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Spring 2018 Intermediate Acting
Tuesday January 23, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
January Art Crawl
Tuesday January 23, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Day for Art Party
Wednesday January 24, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hip Hop Majorette Dance Practice
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