If you keep up with the latest creative trends, you’ll notice that the fiber art revival is in full swing. If you’ve considered immersing yourself in the wonderful world of fiber art, Interweave Yarn Fest is exactly where you need to be. After all, it’s a one-stop-shop for the best in technique-rich workshops, shopping and knitspiration. Plus, it’s the perfect weekend getaway to share with your soul mate or your sidekick!
The list of reasons why Interweave Yarn Fest can’t be missed goes on for miles, and we know you’re too busy creating fiber art to read. So we’ve narrowed it down to the top 10 reasons why you should join us this March 30 – April 2 in Loveland, Colorado. Here’s the breakdown!
Feel the fiber love
Learning a new art form can be intimidating, especially when you’re taking in a lot of new information all at once. But when you’re part of the Interweave Yarn Fest family, you’ll enjoy constant support from your fellow attendees, instructors, staff and exhibitors. It feels great to be in an environment where everyone wants you to succeed!
Talk to your favorite exhibitors in real life
Do you have a favorite brand of specialty fiber? A tool supplier that you rely on for quality products? The Marketplace at Interweave Yarn Fest gives you the opportunity to connect with the industry’s best exhibitors, ask them all of your product-related questions and compliment them on their awesome fiber merch.
Discover new exhibitors and artists
As a complement to the point above, the Marketplace at Interweave Yarn Fest allows you to stumble upon new fiber finds from across the nation. Shelves are piled high with luxuriously soft specialty fiber and exhibitors from all over will be selling their goods. A giant bag to tote around your Marketplace haul is a MUST!
Learn from professionals who have been there, done that
The instructors at Interweave Yarn Fest are highly skilled in their techniques, and they’ve already conquered many of the problems new artists face. Having this knowledge and experience allows our instructors to teach with patience and encouragement as they give each workshop attendee the individual attention they need to grow.
Explore the best of Colorado
Interweave Yarn Fest’s Loveland, Colorado location (a great destination for skiing enthusiasts!) is less than a 60-mile drive to Denver and Boulder, and it’s less than 30 miles from Fort Collins. Extend your adventure after Interweave Yarn Fest and take some time to explore the scenic cities surrounding Loveland!
Sample a variety of techniques at the Fiber Spotlight Pavilion
Get a taste of the fiber techniques you’re dying to learn and get your first look at new products! These 30-minute Demos are hosted by your favorite exhibitors, sponsors, and instructors in the Marketplace, so pull up a chair and get ready to take notes!
One of the coolest parts of being in the same room as hundreds of fellow fiber savvy creatives is that everyone has a unique point of view and new inspiration to bring to the table. Leave your shyness at the door, and strike up a conversation with fellow attendees. You’ll make new friends, and you’ll get to hear all about what inspires their fiber art.
What’s better than waking up and heading to the fiber workshop of your dreams? Not having to leave the building to get there! Interweave Yarn Fest is taking place at the Embassy Suites Loveland Hotel, Spa & Conference Center. Guests can enjoy FREE cooked-to-order breakfast, a complimentary Evening Reception and scrumptious eats from the hotel’s own Rocky River Bar and Grille, in addition to pampering and luxurious services at the spa!
Accomplish something you thought was out of reach
We live in a world that promotes perfection, and when we see flawless creations on Pinterest and Instagram, it’s easy to feel like we can never reach that level. The truth is, with hard work and dedication, you can master your fiber technique to the level that is perfect for you. Engaging in Interweave Yarn Fest’s workshops will teach you everything from the need-to-know basics, to advanced stitching and details. Accomplish your goals with us!
Experience the healing benefits of making fiber art
Mastering a fiber art technique comes with many unexpected benefits, including stress relief and improved motor functions. The repetitive movement of creating fiber art helps you focus, and tune out negative energy. So not only will learning a fiber art result in countless cozy projects, but it could actually improve your health!
This list could go on for an eternity, but now you have our top 10 reasons to experience Interweave Yarn Fest. If you haven’t reserved your workshops or hotel room, do it now before the event is completely sold out!
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