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Floral Cascade by Lora Armstorng

2022 – Interlaced Lore – Adventure, Fellowship, & Perseverance

Sunday, October 2, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Exhibition Opening Reception for “Interlaced Lore – Adventure, Fellowship, & Perseverance” 11 AM to 1 PM at Sequim Museum & Arts at 544 N Sequim Avenue.

“Interlaced Lore” exhibition artists include Lora Armstrong, Libby Ballard, Lynn Baritelle, Holly Bliss, Renne Emiko Brock, Donna Lee Dowdney, Liisa Fagerlund, Susanne Foster, Jennifer Harris, Estelle Jackson, Lee E. Johnson, Susan Kroll, Robin Nelson, Jennifer O’Brien, Betty Oppenheimer, Pauline Schultz, Peggy St. George, Marla Varner, Chandra Wu, and Jean Wyatt.

A fiber arts exhibition embracing fantastical and very true stories of endurance and friendship through heroic efforts, tests and trials, collaborations, and leading by example. The treasured gift of creativity is within all who seek it. No map can guide you as you craft it yourself through valiant efforts, tests, and epic dye mix takes. Gather fabric stashes, skeins of yarn, courageous companions, and wise mentors to prepare for this everlasting journey of fiber art. What legends of dedication, commitment to bound connections, intertwined myths, and persistence weave stories within your art?

Friday, October 7, 5 – 8 PM

First Friday Art Walk Sequim Fiber Arts Exhibition with artists’ demonstrations of fiber processes in action for “Interlaced Lore – Adventure, Fellowship, & Perseverance” at Sequim Museum & Arts at 544 N Sequim Ave.

Friday, November 4, 5 – 8 PM

First Friday Art Walk Sequim with Fiber Arts Market from fleece to finished products including apparel, household goods, and supplies to create your own fiber works.

Saturday, November 26, 11 AM-3 PM

Small Business Saturday Fiber Arts Market support local artists during this festive day.

Exhibit Dates: October 1 – November 26, 2022

Basket Pouring Colors by Betty Oppenheimer

During the Fiber Arts Exhibition “Interlaced Lore – Adventure, Fellowship, & Perseverance”, the Sequim Museum & Arts is open Wednesday through Saturday from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at 544 N Sequim Avenue, Sequim WA.

Curious about the upcoming themes?

2022 Interlaced Lore – Adventure, Fellowship, & Perseverance

2023 – Spinning Sewn Stories – Promulgate, Piece, & Ply

2024 – Sublime Marvel – Splendor, Enterprise, & Awe

2025 – Enduring Depth – Sustainable, Eternal, & Classic

2026 – Impact Inclusion – Invite, Welcome, & Unify

2021 Bumblebunching – Warped, Twisted, & Imperfect

North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival Director, Exhibition Juror and Curator
Renne Emiko Brock – Award winning artist, educator, and Arts advocate promoting the importance of creative education and community participation in the arts and sciences that are active and inclusive.
Questions? Please email Renne at fiberartsfestival@gmail.com

Past Themes


2007 – Domestic Art – Between Functional and Fine

2008 – Natural Material / Material Nature

2009 – Cultural Fiber – Civilization, Ethos & Strength of Character

2010  Your Daily Fiber – Conspicuous Consumption, Community & Ceremony

2011  Hand-me-downs and Pick-up-sticks – Childhood Narrations & Competitive Creations

2012  Long Yarns – Fiber Art Stories, Fables & Lessons

2013 Strong Stitches – Friendship, Cooperation & Uniforms

2014 Parallel Patterns – Significant Schemes, Seams, & Symbols

2015 – Fostered Fiber – Remembrance, Remnants & Mentors

2016 Material Measurement – Magnitude, Meaning & Makers

2017 – Threads Count – Textiles, Technology & Tales

2018Transformative Style – Originality, Revolution, & Repute

2019 – Irresistible Aesthetics – Beauty, Absorption, & Ideology

2020Clarity of Vision – Coherence, Perspective, & Hinesight

2021 Bumblebunching – Warped, Twisted, & Imperfect