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

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Sheep Shearing Demonstrations at the Jay County Fiber Arts Festival are always a popular attraction among festivalgoers!

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Photos from Jay County Fiber Arts Festival's post

Fiber Teachers, Kate Larsen, Kay Story & Carol Tropf provide instruction to their terrific students during Friday afternoon Fiber Classes!

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Photos from Jay County Fiber Arts Festival's post

Afternoon scenes around day #1 of 2 of the 17th Annual Jay County Fiber Arts Festival. Still plenty of time to come out, as the Fiber Festival goes until 5 pm today!

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A special THANK YOU to featured Fiber Artist, Kate Larsen for all her years of dedication and commitment to the Jay County Fiber Arts Festival. You are appreciated!

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Make sure to check out the delicious menu at the Fiber Festival Food Concession! The Food Concession is managed and offered by the Pennville Festival Committee! Proceeds go towards benefiting this ... See more

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Dick Reel, Fiber Arts Demonstrator shows off his craft of woodworking to festivalgoers!

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Jay County Fiber Arts Festival

- Reminder -

Tomorrow’s free lecture at 6 pm with Conner Prairie’s Youth Textile Team has been cancelled. We apologize for the late notice and look forward to seeing you at day #1 of the 2020 Jay County Fiber ... See more

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Fiber Arts Demonstrator, John Lindsey explains his interactive display with festivalgoers!

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Mother Goose entertains within the Festival’s Kids Activities Area!

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Thank you to all the Fiber Arts Vendors who are taking the time to demonstrate your craft to our terrific festivalgoers!

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