The Craft Guild of Iowa City is hosting the 2019 Midwest Weavers Conference. Check your Iowa Federation newsletter for more information.

The Fall 2018 Iowa Federation meeting will be Hosted by the Cedar Rapids Area Fiber Artists at the Kirkwood center in Hiawatha on October 13 . Carol Leigh, owner of Hillcreek Fiber Studios in Columbia, Missouri, will be our speaker. More details to follow. Vendors are invited to attend. 

March 17th, 2018 
Winterset Elementary School 
9:00 am – 4:00 pm 

The Vesterheim is pleased to host

The Annual Meeting of Weave a Real Peace (WARP)

June 7 - 10, 2018 in Decorah, Iowa. 

All weavers and fiber enthusiasts are invited to participate. 

The main topic this year is sustainability - of culture, tradition, the environment, and communities. There will be informative presentations, tours, a marketplace filled with fair-trade goods, and a silent auction.  Featured speakers include Mary Anne Wise, co-founder of Cultural Cloth; Elisha Renne, co-founder of Queen Amina Embroideries of Nigeria; and Diane Nesselhuf, founder of Sharing the Dream - Guatemala.

Registration opens on February 28 – go to for details and to register.​

Iowa Sheep and Wool Festival
See you in 2018
June 16 & 17, 2018
Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center, Ames, Iowa me​