We will be refunding students whose classes were cancelled or were concerned about the Coronavirus and took precautions. If we missed you, please contact Jay County Tourism with your name and name of class ASAP at director@visitjaycounty.com or 260-726-3366.
Thank you for supporting the Fiber Arts Festival and we are looking forward to seeing you in 2021!

2020 Jay County
Fiber Arts Festival

March 13th • 10-5 | March 14th • 9-4

Jay Community Center

115 E. Water St • Portland

Admission $1 • 12 and under FREE!

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Information

Information

Dates, hours, admission, directions, hotels
Classes

Classes

Sign up for classes on weaving, knitting, spinning, and so much more!
Festival Events

Festival Events

The festival features sheep shearing, a Fiber Style Show, and children's activities
Vendors

Vendors

Meet dozens of vendors selling yarn, knitted goods, thread, and your other fiber needs
Check Out Our Special Events!

Free Lecture: “Sheep to Shawl”

Friday, March 13 at 6:00pm
Free Lecture: "Sheep to Shawl"
Sue Payne is a Textile Specialist for Conner Prairie Interactive History Park in Fishers, Indiana. Sue has spent a lifetime refining her skills and pursuing textile related arts which includes ...
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Crank In

Saturday, March 14, 9:00am-4:00pm
Crank In
NEW THIS YEAR! – Bring your sock knitting machine and join us for a Crank in, Saturday, 9-4 pm. For additional information, please contact Christina Coghill, Crank in Organizer, at ...
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Thank you to our sponsors!

Lecture Sponsor

Susan Markle

from The Trading Post
(765) 778-3331

Event Sponsor

Richards Restaurant

RichardsRestaurants.com
(290) 997-6823

1 week ago

We will be refunding students whose classes were cancelled or were concerned of the Coronavirus and took precautions. If we missed you please contact Jay County Tourism with your name and name of ... See more

2 weeks ago

The 2020 Jay County Fiber Arts Festival is now in the books! Thank you to all the visitors, vendors, event volunteers, teachers, students, demonstrators and food concessions staff! A special thanks ... See more

2 weeks ago

One of Fiber Artist, Kay Story’s students practicing Pin Loom Weaving!

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Students enjoying Fiber Artist, Kate Larsen’s Saturday afternoon class.

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Photos from Jay County Fiber Arts Festival's post

Still plenty of time to come out and attend the 17th Annual Jay County Fiber Arts Festival, as it closes today at 4 pm! Demonstrations, Fiber Vendors, Food Concession, Fiber Classes, Sock Crankin and ... See more

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Photos from Jay County Fiber Arts Festival's post

The Sock Crankin event is happening now from 9 am to 4 pm in the large gymnasium! Participate and enjoy watching the art of how socks are created! Thank you to Fiber Artist, Christina Coghill for ... See more

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Photos from Jay County Fiber Arts Festival's post

The FINAL day of the 17th Annual Jay County Fiber Arts Festival is underway! If you have not made it out yet, please consider joining us! We will be open until 4 pm today, Saturday, March 14th! Kids ... See more

2 weeks ago

A special THANK YOU to Dick Reel, Woodworker and Spooner Demonstrator for his many years of support of the Jay County Fiber Arts Festival! He has made a great impact on the experience among countless ... See more

2 weeks ago

Kay Story, Fiber Arts Teacher instructs her students during the Rug Hooking Class!

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The art of Needle-felting is being practiced by one of Fiber Arts Teacher, Carol Tropf’s students!

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