Friday, February 14, 2014


Deadline: May 2, 2014 (RECEIVE)

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum

Almonte Arena
Almonte, ON
September 13 and 14, 2014

At three locations — the Museum, the Almonte Arena, and the Almonte Curling Club—visitors will find demonstrations, vendors, and exhibits—a full two-day festival of fibre arts! Local guilds will demonstrate spinning, knitting, weaving, rug hooking, lacemaking, smocking and quilting. Vendors include spinners, weavers, and fibre artists from across the province, as well as quilt shops and alpaca farms. That’s My Style, vintage clothing show and sale will have a large number of vintage clothing dealers will give patrons the opportunity to enjoy and purchase a huge variety of vintage fashions in one location.

The Friends of the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum will provide tea room services, featuring homemade goodies, beverages and sandwiches all available at a reasonable price.

GUIDELINES (truncated)

1. Applications must be mailed to the museum, with the correct fee prior to May 2, 2014
2. Refunds will not be considered after August 8th 2014. For applications not accepted, cheques will be returned.
3. Please submit photograph(s) (for new applicants only!) showing examples of items you plan to display at Fibrefest. If you prefer to submit a web address where your work can be observed, this is acceptable.
4. Full space rental is $140, (approximately 15’ x 10’), a smaller space is $100 (10’ x 10’). Please add the rental of the tables to your fee (if required) at a rate of $10/each. Fibrefest 2014 is located at the Almonte Arena (ice slab, without the ice).
5. Vendors will be notified after the committee has met. The decision of the committee is final.
6. Please read the Fibrefest Show Standards carefully before submitting your application.

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For questions, contact Michael Rikley-Lancaster at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum at 613-256-3754 x 7 or via email at