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The North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival in Sequim WA is always the first weekend in October and we are celebrating our 12th year of this festival in 2017! The festival is sponsored by North Olympic Shuttle & Spindle Guild, the local spinning and weaving guild, unique as you, and several other partners on the Olympic Peninsula. This community event is produced with the assistance of several local fiber arts groups, artists, and fiber friendly businesses.

2017 Events

FREE TO THE PUBLIC

Friday, October 6

First Friday Art Walk Sequim “Threads Count – Textiles, Technology & Tales” 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at 175 West Cedar St.

Saturday, October 7

Fiber Arts Extravaganza with the Sequim Farmers’ Market at the City of Sequim Civic Center Plaza at 152 West Cedar St. on Saturday, Oct 7. Open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Demonstrations of fiber processes in action.

NOFAF Fiber Arts Market

Fiber Arts Exhibition “Threads Count – Textiles, Technology & Tales” 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Museum & Arts Center at 175 West Cedar St.

Sunday, October 8

Fiber Arts Exhibition “Threads Count – Textiles, Technology & Tales” Meet the Artists 12 to 2 p.m. at Museum & Arts Center at 175 West Cedar St. on Sunday, Oct 8.

“Fiber Revolution” Meet the Artist Reception from 3 to 5 p.m. at Port Angeles Fine Arts Center at 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd.​, Port Angeles WA

Instructional Fiber Arts Workshops offered locally at various locations.

Other Fiber Arts Events throughout autumn!

Fiber Arts Exhibition 2017 at Studio Bob at 118 1/2 E. Front in Port Angeles WA sponsored by Cabled Fiber & Yarn and the North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival.

Opening Reception on September 9 from 5 to 8 PM during the Second Weekend Art Event Port Angeles.

This non-juried exhibition by local and regional artists and craftspeople and will be on view also September 10, 23, and 24 from 12 to 3 PM.

 

The Port Angeles Fine Arts Center presents Fiber Revolution, an exhibition of Surface Design Association— North Peninsula chapter members’ work. Features contemporary fiber art and design that pushes boundaries through innovation, creative techniques and fibers.  Opening reception Saturday, Sept 16, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Runs through Friday, Nov. 15.

 

North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival logo

 

North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival is a special event celebrated on the first weekend of October in Sequim, WA. It is produced by Renne Emiko Brock / unique as you and co-sponsored by the local spinning and weaving guild, North Olympic Shuttle & Spindle Guild and several partners on the Olympic Peninsula. Excellent volunteers make this community event possible and we are grateful for their fostering natures and fiber arts talents.

North Olympic Shuttle & Spindle Guild (NOSSG) has 54 members from the North Olympic Peninsula area. We meet on the first Saturday of each month, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Sequim Community Church 950 N 5th St.

Our membership serves the area of Clallam County and West & SE Jefferson County, in Washington. Membership benefits include a monthly newsletter, the opportunity to participate in study groups, library privileges, and guild sponsored workshops.