Where [are] your stitches at?

There is one more week remaining in August. Inquiring minds want to know how your Challenge projects are progressing. What is still on the needles/hooks/wheel/loom? What is an FO? What needs the final step? Feel free to mark it as a finished object before blocking 🙂  We are looking for the projects that use our [...]

Bijou Canoe

Meet Lori Ebbitt of Bijou Canoe, and welcome her to her first Manitoba Fibre Festival as a vendor. I sell an eclectic mix of handmade pieces with components from many different passions that I incorporate into jewelry.I fell in love with weaving after I took a workshop and, as with most crafts I get involved [...]

Nojo Textiles

Johanna Giesbrecht, originally from southern Ontario, now runs "Nojo Textiles" in Winnipeg. This is her first year as a vendor at the Manitoba Fibre Festival. Welcome! "I sell accessories, jewellery and home decor that utilizes knitting, crochet, weaving and hand spun yarns. My first foray with fibre was when my mother taught me to knit [...]

Sons of Lugh Living History

 The Sons of Lugh Viking era living history group have added colour and drama to our Festival every year. Visit their demonstration area to see ancient fibre crafts such as spindle spinning, nalbinding and tablet weaving. Thank you to Kathryn Drummond of Sons of Lugh for this story of the making of a linen shirt. [...]