Federation Meeting Rotation:


Spring HostYearFall Host
Iowa City2018Cedar Rapids
Northwest Iowa2019Decorah
Quad Cities/Clinton2020Des Moines
Waterloo/Cedar Falls2021Iowa City
Cedar Rapids2022Northwest Iowa
Decorah2023Quad Cities/Clinton


​​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.
                                     Shop Vendors
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 
                                    Door Prizes
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.

Joan Ruane