Federation Meeting Rotation:
|Spring Host||Year||Fall Host|
|Iowa City||2018||Cedar Rapids|
|Quad Cities/Clinton||2020||Des Moines|
|Waterloo/Cedar Falls||2021||Iowa City|
|Cedar Rapids||2022||Northwest Iowa|
The Spring 2018 Iowa Federation Meeting will be hosted by the Craft Guild of Iowa City at the Johnson County Fairgrounds, Building C, in Iowa City on Saturday, April 14. Our speaker is Joan Ruane, an accomplished spinner and weaver focused on education. Joan had an article in the Summer 2017 issue of Spin Off and has many videos to her credit. Vendors are invited to attend. Contact Rebecca Roush if you are interested in vending.
Schedule for the day:
8:00-9:30 Vendors set up
9:30-10:30 Registration - $25 fee includes lunch
Coffee, Tea, Refreshments
Hanging of Popular Choice Entries
Handwoven with handspun yarn
Handwoven with commercial yarn
Hand knit or crocheted with handspun yarn
Handspun skein of yarn
An additional category is possible.
10:30-11:30 Joan Ruane – Cotton : from Boll to Finished Product
11:30-12:30 Lunch provided by the Craft Guild of Iowa City
Vote for Popular Choice – Shop
Board Meeting: Officers and Guild Reps meet at 11:30
12:30-1:30 Iowa Federation Membership Meeting
Awards for Popular Choice
1:30-2:30 Joan Ruane – Industrial Hemp : Where Has It Gone?
2:30-4:00 Last chance to Shop the Vendors: Fiber Art Shoppe, Fiber Curios, Frerichs Alpaca Farm, Plum Creek Fiber Folk, Prairie Retreat Farm, R Rabbit’s Fiber Studio, Willow Island Designs, Yarn Geek …and more!
Load up and doors lock at 5:30.