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Weaving & Fiber Festival (WeFF) 2021

When:
Sunday, September 26, 2021, 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM
Where:
Torrance Cultural Arts Center
Entrance on Madrona
Free Parking
Torrance Cultural Arts Center
3341 Torrance Blvd. - adjacent
Torrance  90503
Additional Info:
Contact(s):
Pat Sullivan
WeFF Captain
 
Shelly Thompson
WeFF Vendors captain
Category:
Festival
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full At Event Only
$1.00 (pay at venue)



Fiber Fun for Creative People

Sunday, September 26, 2021

10am - 4pm

Torrance Cultural Arts Center
3330 Civic Center Drive
Torrance CA 90503
Admission only $1 (children under 4 are free)
Free parking

The only Los Angeles-area weaving and fiber festival, welcoming fiber enthusiasts of all ages to a day of great shopping and fiber fun.

  • Luscious yarns and fantastic gear from top fiber-arts vendors
  • Gorgeous handwovens: scarves, towels, placemats, and more in our members' boutique (perfect for gifts!)
  • Yarn, books, and equipment bargains galore at our biggest ever Weftovers sale
  • Demonstrations of fiber crafts, featuring a variety of different looms. Try your hand!
  • Silent auction and raffle
  • Members' fashion show of fabulous handwoven garments
  • Plus a great lineup of workshops throughout the day (separate registration required)


Arashi Shibori Dyed Silk Scarves with Kathleen Waln, 9:30-11:00

 

Upcycling: Textile Treasures from Thrift Store Finds with Sharon McNary, 9:30-11:00

 

Knit a Faroese Shawl with Shelly Thompson, 11:30-1:00

 

Wonderful Wedge Weave with Kathleen Waln, 1:30-3:00

 

Materiality: The Tactile Experience with Cameron Taylor-Brown, 1:30-3:00

 

Workshop details and registration at the links.



Admission (Cash Only):
Adults: $1 ONLY
Children under 4: Free
Raffle tickets: $1 (must be present to win)

Torrance Cultural Arts Center
3341 Torrance Blvd. - adjacent
Torrance, CA 90503
Entrance on Madrona
Free Parking

For more information, contact WeFF captain Pat Sullivan at Weff@schg.org.

For vendor information, contact WeFF vendor captain Shelly Thompson at Weffvendors@schg.org.

Timetable of Events

Event Schedule:

9:30 Early morning workshops begin (pre-registration required)

10:00 Doors Open

10:30 Robyn Spady sennit braiding demo

11:10 Dye printing demo

11:00 Snack service opens

11:30 Knitting workshop begins

12:15 Natural Dye Pot 1 demo

1:00 Raffle Prize Drawing (must be present to win) followed by Silent Auction

1:30 Afternoon workshops begin

1:40 Robyn Spady sennit braiding demo

2:00 Fashion Show and Awards

3:10 Natural Dye Pot 2 demo