Sunday, May 22, 2011

Focus on Workshop Instructor, Nancy Barnett

This year we will have Nancy Barnett teaching four different workshops at festival.  If you are interested in learning new techniques in spinning then check out her workshops before they fill up. 

#322 Spinning Simple Silk  Friday AM
#331 Spin With Some Bunny Friday PM
#421 Amazing Angora Rabbit Saturday AM
#530 Embellish your Yarn  Sunday PM

For complete workshop details and registration forms visit our Michigan Fiber Festival website.

Nancy Barnett lives in the Missouri Ozarks and has been spinning and raising sheep for 25 years and Angora Rabbits for 22 years.  Nancy raises Shetland,  Border Leicester, and Blue Face Leicester Sheep and French, English, and German Angora Rabbits and sells breeding stock and processed rovings.  She is a popular teacher at several Missouri fiber events throughout the year, The Fiber Event in Greencastle, IN, Southern Indiana FiberArts Festival, Corydon, IN, Shepherd’s Harvest, Lake Elmo, MN,  Fiber Christmas, Kellyville, OK, and Wisconsin Sheep and Wool, Jefferson, WI.   She is the winner of two Sustainable Agriculture Grants, one of which is for her Angora/Wool socks.  She lives with her husband, Bill, in a l935 rock schoolhouse constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps.

1 comment:

  1. Sounds like there will be some new teachers this year.