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!



Dates, hours, admission, directions, hotels


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


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

(290) 997-6823

5 months ago
Jay County Fiber Arts Festival

Happy May 1st, Fiber Friends!

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

5 months ago

Featured stitch pattern for Friday, May 1st: Tulip Lace Pattern!

6 months ago

Featured stitch pattern for Thursday, April 16th: Staggered Eyelets Pattern!

6 months ago
Photos from Jay County Fiber Arts Festival's post

These personal items were left behind at the 2020 Jay County Fiber Arts Festival and were placed in the lost and found. If any item pictured below is yours, and you wish to proceed at re-claiming ... See more

6 months ago
Milford mom steps up to make masks | The Clermont Sun

How many of you folks are making masks for essential workers?

This is an interesting article out of the Batavia, Ohio area, which states, "Spurgeon also has a love of fiber arts, which parlays ... See more

By Brett Milam Editor While mostly everyone is staying at home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, that doesn’t mean we can’t do our part to help. Kris Spurgeon, a Milford resident for 13 ... See more

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