Events & Activities

Friday, September 21
Knit Lab - Learn to Knit or Crochet | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Knit Lab - Come Learn to Knit or Crochet or work a project selected to advance your skills beyond beginner.

From 1:00 - 2:30 PM we will work with those just learning to Knit or Crochet.  "Next Steps" is from 2:30 - 4:00 PM.   In "Next Steps" you will work on a project we have selected to advance beginning skills in knit and/or crochet.

Fees: There is a $15 one time kit charge for those in the beginning knit or crochet lab. You can then attend all the fall 2018 scheduled beginning knit/crochet labs at no additional cost.  You will typically stay in the beginner class for 3 weeks and then advance to "Next Steps" to advance your skills by working on an instructor led project. 

Those individuals coming to advance their beginning skills in "Next Steps" will be charged cost of materials for their project (no instructor fees). The typical material cost for a "Next Steps" project will be from $15 to $20. You will typically work on the same project for 3 weeks.  Projects & Yarn will be selected by the instructor.  You will have choice on color of selected yarn. 

PLEASE RSVP so we can plan staffing accordingly.

Age 16 & up


 
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side of Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Saturday, September 22
Spinning Wheel - Learn to Spin | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


THIS CLASS IS FULL 


 
 
Class fee includes: Instruction; a spinning wheel for use during class; and fiber to spin during class for the lessons.  

This is the 1st class of a 2 class series . The 2nd class is on Sunday, September 23rd.  Please RSVP for both classes.

Fee: $35 total for the 2 class series     Age 16 & Up

Class size is very limited. You must RSVP and then you will be contacted for payment prior to class registration.




This is a beginning class for learning to spin on a spinning wheel.
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side Albia, Iowa Town Square
Sunday, September 23
Spinning Wheel - Learn to Spin | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


THIS CLASS IS FULL


 
Class fee includes: Instruction; a spinning wheel for use during class; and fiber to spin during class for the lessons.

This is the 2nd class of a 2 class series . The 1st class is on Saturday, September 22nd. Please RSVP for both classes.

Fee: $35 total for the 2 class series     Age 16 & up

Class size is very limited. You must RSVP and then you will be contacted for payment prior to class registration.


This is a beginning class for learning to spin on a spinning wheel.
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side Albia, Iowa Town Square
Friday, September 28
Rigid Heddle Loom - Learn to Weave | 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
 


                               CLASS IS NOW FULL 

 
 
Fee is $40 which includes: use of a loom during class; instruction and materials to weave your scarf.  Participants will learn:  the types of looms;  how to warp a rigid heddle loom; various weaving techniques; and finishing options.  Participants will be able to finish a scarf the day of class. 

There will be several color options for the scarf weft. 

Class size is very limited.  You must RSVP and then you will be contacted for payment prior to class registration. 

Age 16 & up
 


Learn to Weave a Scarf on a Rigid Heddle Loom
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side of Albia, Iowa Town Square
Friday, September 28
Knit Lab - Learn to Knit or Crochet | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Knit Lab - Come Learn to Knit or Crochet or work a project selected to advance your skills beyond beginner.

From 1:00 - 2:30 PM we will work with those just learning to Knit or Crochet. "Next Steps" is from 2:30 - 4:00 PM. In "Next Steps" you will work on a project we have selected to advance beginning skills in knit and/or crochet.

Fees: There is a $15 one time kit charge for those in the beginning knit or crochet lab. You can then attend all the fall 2018 scheduled beginning knit/crochet labs at no additional cost. You will typically stay in the beginner class for 3 weeks and then advance to "Next Steps" to advance your skills by working on an instructor led project.

Those individuals coming to advance their beginning skills in "Next Steps" will be charged cost of materials for their project (no instructor fees). The typical material cost for a "Next Steps" project will be from $15 to $20. You will typically work on the same project for 3 weeks. Projects & Yarn will be selected by the instructor. You will have choice on color of selected yarn.

PLEASE RSVP so we can plan staffing accordingly.

Age 16 & up



 
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side of Albia,Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Friday, October 5
Knit Lab - Learn to Knit or Crochet | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Knit Lab - Come Learn to Knit or Crochet or work a project selected to advance your skills beyond beginner.

From 1:00 - 2:30 PM we will work with those just learning to Knit or Crochet. "Next Steps" is from 2:30 - 4:00 PM. In "Next Steps" you will work on a project we have selected to advance beginning skills in knit and/or crochet.

Fees: There is a $15 one time kit charge for those in the beginning knit or crochet lab. You can then attend all the fall 2018 scheduled beginning knit/crochet labs at no additional cost. You will typically stay in the beginner class for 3 weeks and then advance to "Next Steps" to advance your skills by working on an instructor led project.

Those individuals coming to advance their beginning skills in "Next Steps" will be charged cost of materials for their project (no instructor fees). The typical material cost for a "Next Steps" project will be from $15 to $20. You will typically work on the same project for 3 weeks. Projects & Yarn will be selected by the instructor. You will have choice on color of selected yarn.

PLEASE RSVP so we can plan staffing accordingly.

Age 16 & up

 
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Friday, October 12
I LOVE YARN DAY EVENT | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Plan to come participate in "I Love Yarn Day" at the Fiber Art Shoppe.

More details to follow but we plan to ........   shhhh!
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe, North Side of Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Friday, October 12
Knit Lab - Learn to Knit or Crochet | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Knit Lab - Come Learn to Knit or Crochet or work a project selected to advance your skills beyond beginner.

From 1:00 - 2:30 PM we will work with those just learning to Knit or Crochet. "Next Steps" is from 2:30 - 4:00 PM. In "Next Steps" you will work on a project we have selected to advance beginning skills in knit and/or crochet.

Fees: There is a $15 one time kit charge for those in the beginning knit or crochet lab. You can then attend all the fall 2018 scheduled beginning knit/crochet labs at no additional cost. You will typically stay in the beginner class for 3 weeks and then advance to "Next Steps" to advance your skills by working on an instructor led project.

Those individuals coming to advance their beginning skills in "Next Steps" will be charged cost of materials for their project (no instructor fees). The typical material cost for a "Next Steps" project will be from $15 to $20. You will typically work on the same project for 3 weeks. Projects & Yarn will be selected by the instructor. You will have choice on color of selected yarn.

PLEASE RSVP so we can plan staffing accordingly.

Age 16 & up
 
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side of Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Saturday, October 13
I Love Yarn Day Event | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Plan to come participate in "I Love Yarn Day" at the Fiber Art Shoppe.

More details to follow but we plan to ........ shhhh!
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Sunday, October 14
Cricket Club | 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cricket Club Member Event

Project Description & Materials needed will be available on October 6th. Sherri will select the project and yarn. Yarn must be purchased at Fiber Art Shoppe.

Cricket Club is for people who like to weave on a rigid heddle loom.

You must have taken a "Learn to weave on the rigid heddle loom" or have woven on a rigid heddle loom prior to joining Cricket Club events. Assistance with warping is available at Cricket Club events.

Material costs vary by project. Please RSVP for Event
 
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Friday, October 19
Knit Lab - Learn to Knit or Crochet | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Knit Lab - Come Learn to Knit or Crochet or work a project selected to advance your skills beyond beginner.

From 1:00 - 2:30 PM we will work with those just learning to Knit or Crochet. "Next Steps" is from 2:30 - 4:00 PM. In "Next Steps" you will work on a project we have selected to advance beginning skills in knit and/or crochet.

Fees: There is a $15 one time kit charge for those in the beginning knit or crochet lab. You can then attend all the fall 2018 scheduled beginning knit/crochet labs at no additional cost. You will typically stay in the beginner class for 3 weeks and then advance to "Next Steps" to advance your skills by working on an instructor led project.

Those individuals coming to advance their beginning skills in "Next Steps" will be charged cost of materials for their project (no instructor fees). The typical material cost for a "Next Steps" project will be from $15 to $20. You will typically work on the same project for 3 weeks. Projects & Yarn will be selected by the instructor. You will have choice on color of selected yarn.

PLEASE RSVP so we can plan staffing accordingly.

Age 16 & up


 
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side of Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Saturday, October 20
Secret Garden Spin-In & Tea Party | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
THIS EVENT IS OPEN BY INVITATION ONLY 

RSVP only if you received an invitation. 
Event Location
Secret Garden, Albia Iowa
RSVP
Sunday, October 21
Spinning Wheel - Learn to Spin | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
This is a beginning class for learning to spin on a spinning wheel. Class fee includes: Instruction; a spinning wheel for use during class; and fiber to spin during class for the lessons.

This is the 1st class of a 2 class series . The 2nd class is on Sunday, October 28th. Please RSVP for both classes.

Fee: $35 total for the 2 class series

Class size is very limited. You must RSVP and then you will be contacted for payment prior to class registration.

Age 16 & up
Friday, October 26
Rigid Heddle Loom - Learn to Weave | 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Learn to Weave a Scarf on a Rigid Heddle Loom.

Fee is $40 which includes: use of a loom during class; instruction and materials to weave your scarf. Participants will learn: the types of looms; how to warp a rigid heddle loom; various weaving techniques; and finishing options. Participants will be able to finish a scarf the day of class.

There will be several color options for the scarf weft.

Class size is very limited. You must RSVP and then you will be contacted for payment prior to class registration.

Age 16 & up
 
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe, North Side Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Friday, October 26
Knit Lab - Learn to Knit or Crochet | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Knit Lab - Come Learn to Knit or Crochet or work a project selected to advance your skills beyond beginner.

From 1:00 - 2:30 PM we will work with those just learning to Knit or Crochet. "Next Steps" is from 2:30 - 4:00 PM. In "Next Steps" you will work on a project we have selected to advance beginning skills in knit and/or crochet.

Fees: There is a $15 one time kit charge for those in the beginning knit or crochet lab. You can then attend all the fall 2018 scheduled beginning knit/crochet labs at no additional cost. You will typically stay in the beginner class for 3 weeks and then advance to "Next Steps" to advance your skills by working on an instructor led project.

Those individuals coming to advance their beginning skills in "Next Steps" will be charged cost of materials for their project (no instructor fees). The typical material cost for a "Next Steps" project will be from $15 to $20. You will typically work on the same project for 3 weeks. Projects & Yarn will be selected by the instructor. You will have choice on color of selected yarn.

PLEASE RSVP so we can plan staffing accordingly.

Age 16 & up

 
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side of Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Sunday, October 28
Spinning Wheel - Learn to Spin | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
This is a beginning class for learning to spin on a spinning wheel. Class fee includes: Instruction; a spinning wheel for use during class; and fiber to spin during class for the lessons.

This is the 2nd class of a 2 class series . The 1st class is on Sunday, October 21st. Please RSVP for both classes.

Fee: $35 total for the 2 class series

Class size is very limited. You must RSVP and then you will be contacted for payment prior to class registration.

Age 16 & up
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side of Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Friday, November 2
Knit Lab - Learn to Knit or Crochet | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Knit Lab - Come Learn to Knit or Crochet or work a project selected to advance your skills beyond beginner.

From 1:00 - 2:30 PM we will work with those just learning to Knit or Crochet. "Next Steps" is from 2:30 - 4:00 PM. In "Next Steps" you will work on a project we have selected to advance beginning skills in knit and/or crochet.

Fees: There is a $15 one time kit charge for those in the beginning knit or crochet lab. You can then attend all the fall 2018 scheduled beginning knit/crochet labs at no additional cost. You will typically stay in the beginner class for 3 weeks and then advance to "Next Steps" to advance your skills by working on an instructor led project.

Those individuals coming to advance their beginning skills in "Next Steps" will be charged cost of materials for their project (no instructor fees). The typical material cost for a "Next Steps" project will be from $15 to $20. You will typically work on the same project for 3 weeks. Projects & Yarn will be selected by the instructor. You will have choice on color of selected yarn.

PLEASE RSVP so we can plan staffing accordingly.

Age 16 & up


 
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side of Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Friday, November 9
Knit Lab - Learn to Knit or Crochet | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Knit Lab - Come Learn to Knit or Crochet or work a project selected to advance your skills beyond beginner.

From 1:00 - 2:30 PM we will work with those just learning to Knit or Crochet. "Next Steps" is from 2:30 - 4:00 PM. In "Next Steps" you will work on a project we have selected to advance beginning skills in knit and/or crochet.

Fees: There is a $15 one time kit charge for those in the beginning knit or crochet lab. You can then attend all the fall 2018 scheduled beginning knit/crochet labs at no additional cost. You will typically stay in the beginner class for 3 weeks and then advance to "Next Steps" to advance your skills by working on an instructor led project.

Those individuals coming to advance their beginning skills in "Next Steps" will be charged cost of materials for their project (no instructor fees). The typical material cost for a "Next Steps" project will be from $15 to $20. You will typically work on the same project for 3 weeks. Projects & Yarn will be selected by the instructor. You will have choice on color of selected yarn.

PLEASE RSVP so we can plan staffing accordingly.

Age 16 & up

 
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side of Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Saturday, November 10
Feltloom a Hat | 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Feltloom a hat

More details to follow.....
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side of Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Sunday, November 11
Cricket Club | 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cricket Club Member Event

Project Description & Materials needed will be available on November 3rd. Sherri will select the project and yarn. Yarn must be purchased at Fiber Art Shoppe.

Cricket Club is for people who like to weave on a rigid heddle loom.

You must have taken a "Learn to weave on the rigid heddle loom" or have woven on a rigid heddle loom prior to joining Cricket Club events. Assistance with warping is available at Cricket Club events.

Material costs vary by project. Please RSVP for Event
 
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Friday, November 16
Rigid Heddle Loom - Learn to Weave | 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Learn to Weave a Scarf on a Rigid Heddle Loom

Fee is $40 which includes: use of a loom during class; instruction and materials to weave your scarf. Participants will learn: the types of looms; how to warp a rigid heddle loom; various weaving techniques; and finishing options. Participants will be able to finish a scarf the day of class.

There will be several color options for the scarf weft.

Class size is very limited. You must RSVP and then you will be contacted for payment prior to class registration.

Age 16 & up

 
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Friday, November 16
Knit Lab - Learn to Knit or Crochet | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Knit Lab - Come Learn to Knit or Crochet or work a project selected to advance your skills beyond beginner.

From 1:00 - 2:30 PM we will work with those just learning to Knit or Crochet. "Next Steps" is from 2:30 - 4:00 PM. In "Next Steps" you will work on a project we have selected to advance beginning skills in knit and/or crochet.

Fees: There is a $15 one time kit charge for those in the beginning knit or crochet lab. You can then attend all the fall 2018 scheduled beginning knit/crochet labs at no additional cost. You will typically stay in the beginner class for 3 weeks and then advance to "Next Steps" to advance your skills by working on an instructor led project.

Those individuals coming to advance their beginning skills in "Next Steps" will be charged cost of materials for their project (no instructor fees). The typical material cost for a "Next Steps" project will be from $15 to $20. You will typically work on the same project for 3 weeks. Projects & Yarn will be selected by the instructor. You will have choice on color of selected yarn.

PLEASE RSVP so we can plan staffing accordingly.

Age 16 & up

 
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side of Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Sunday, November 18
Wetfelt a Hat Blank for Blocking - Part I | 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 
THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL 


Wetfelt a Hat Blank for Blocking - Part I
This is the first class of a 2-part series
Participants will prepare their wet felted hat blank in this class and learn to professionally block the hat in the second part of this series on November 29th. 
 
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side of Albia, Iowa Town Square
Friday, November 23
Knit Lab - Learn to Knit or Crochet | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Knit Lab - Come Learn to Knit or Crochet or work a project selected to advance your skills beyond beginner.

From 1:00 - 2:30 PM we will work with those just learning to Knit or Crochet. "Next Steps" is from 2:30 - 4:00 PM. In "Next Steps" you will work on a project we have selected to advance beginning skills in knit and/or crochet.

Fees: There is a $15 one time kit charge for those in the beginning knit or crochet lab. You can then attend all the fall 2018 scheduled beginning knit/crochet labs at no additional cost. You will typically stay in the beginner class for 3 weeks and then advance to "Next Steps" to advance your skills by working on an instructor led project.

Those individuals coming to advance their beginning skills in "Next Steps" will be charged cost of materials for their project (no instructor fees). The typical material cost for a "Next Steps" project will be from $15 to $20. You will typically work on the same project for 3 weeks. Projects & Yarn will be selected by the instructor. You will have choice on color of selected yarn.

PLEASE RSVP so we can plan staffing accordingly.

Age 16 & up

 
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side of Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Thursday, November 29
Hat Blocking Workshop | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
 
 
THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL 
 


This is the second class of a 2-part series 
Participants must have prepared their wet felted blank in the class on November 18th in order to participant in class on November 29th. 


Professional Hat Blocking
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side of Albia, Iowa Town Square
Friday, November 30
Millinery Workshop | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hat Making Workshop  Friday, November 30th   9 am - Noon

MORNING WORKSHOP  9 am - Noon   RSVP for either the morning or afternoon workshop - they are the same class offered twice. 


Millinery professional Laura Whitlock is returning to Albia on Friday, November 30th to teach a workshop on hat making.

Create a beautiful hat or lovely fascinator for your next special occasion! Laura will guide you through the process of using simple materials to craft a one-of-a-kind chapeau.

Class fee is only $35 and includes instruction; a straw base, headband or bandeau, wire and your choice of three trims (flower, feathers, fabrics for bows, tulle, etc.). Additional trims will be available for purchase.

SPACES ARE LIMITEDYou will be notified if you received a space.   Age 16 & up

Once notified that you have a space,  payment and other information will be given to you.  
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Friday, November 30
Millinery Workshop | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hat Making Workshop Friday, November 30th 1 pm - 4 pm

AFTERNOON WORKSHOP -  RSVP for either the morning or afternoon workshop - they are the same class offered twice.


Millinery professional Laura Whitlock is returning to Albia on Friday, November 30th to teach a workshop on hat making.

Create a beautiful hat or lovely fascinator for your next special occasion! Laura will guide you through the process of using simple materials to craft a one-of-a-kind chapeau.

Class fee is only $35 and includes instruction; a straw base, headband or bandeau, wire and your choice of three trims (flower, feathers, fabrics for bows, tulle, etc.). Additional trims will be available for purchase.

SPACES ARE LIMITED You will be notified if you received a space. Age 16 & up

Once notified that you have a space, payment and other information will be given to you.
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Friday, November 30
Knit Lab - Learn to Knit or Crochet | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Knit Lab - Come Learn to Knit or Crochet or work a project selected to advance your skills beyond beginner.

From 1:00 - 2:30 PM we will work with those just learning to Knit or Crochet. "Next Steps" is from 2:30 - 4:00 PM. In "Next Steps" you will work on a project we have selected to advance beginning skills in knit and/or crochet.

Fees: There is a $15 one time kit charge for those in the beginning knit or crochet lab. You can then attend all the fall 2018 scheduled beginning knit/crochet labs at no additional cost. You will typically stay in the beginner class for 3 weeks and then advance to "Next Steps" to advance your skills by working on an instructor led project.

Those individuals coming to advance their beginning skills in "Next Steps" will be charged cost of materials for their project (no instructor fees). The typical material cost for a "Next Steps" project will be from $15 to $20. You will typically work on the same project for 3 weeks. Projects & Yarn will be selected by the instructor. You will have choice on color of selected yarn.

PLEASE RSVP so we can plan staffing accordingly.

Age 16 & up


 
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side of Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP
Saturday, December 1
Albia Christmas Stroll
Come to Albia - Rightfully described as Iowa's Christmas City!

There are activities throughout the day in this delightful Victorian town.   Be sure to stay for the magical Victorian Stroll around the Albia Square.   It is wonderful! 

More details to follow on a special presentation inside the Fiber Art Shoppe.... 
Event Location
Fiber Art Shoppe - North Side of Albia, Iowa Town Square
RSVP