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SIGN UP NOW for 1-day class to make this beautiful silk vessel on Saturday, April 21st.  No prior experience necessary!   Using raw silk from silk cocoons you will embed beautiful fibers and create a vessel that you can illuminate with an LED tea lite or use to hold precious items. 

Raw silk, fibers to imbed, and instruction are all included.  Click on picture to go to RSVP page for more details and to register for class.  NOTE: Class size is limited.  After you RSVP, I will notify you if you have a spot.  If class spaces have filled I will notify you and put you on a list for our next class.  Have fun creating!
Click on photo above to RSVP for class!
New socks made on my circular sock machine from our beautiful new arrival - Huasco Sock Hand Painted, 433 yards, 75% Superwash Merino Wool/25% Polyamide by Araucaria.  

Thanks to my dad who made my wonderful bobbins for the antique sock machine winder (He made the bases & imbedded old spindles from the Amana Woolen Mill). 
Thanks to Echo for brightening my kitchen sink with her beautiful new scrubby roses! Makes doing dishes fun :)    Pick one up at the shoppe - great gift item!
Yarn Shoppe Mystery (What does Sherri do with her time?) Since we checked in last...
  • Making new sock samples for vending at "PIGS" - People in Glorious Socks retreat
  • Ordered trainloads of new sock yarns to take to "PIGS"
  • Ordered fibers to stock up Northern lights; and other favorites.   Ordered fibers for a breed study that a spinning group is undertaking!  Will make up sample packs for each group member when it arrives.
  • Registered to vend at the Iowa Spinner's and Weavers guild event on April 14th in Iowa City
  • Caregiving for my mother who had major shoulder surgery.  She is doing great and has a bionic shoulder now!!  She's a tough cookie! 

Setting up sample display that I will vend at "PIGS"  - a gathering of Circular Sock Enthusiasts!  Trainloads more sock yarn coming and sample socks to make!  
Click on Photo Above to register for the          April 28th Class
Classes have filled fast! for "Grandma's Attic" Arigumi felted bag.   

The March 3rd Class has filled and an added class for March 24th has filled. 

I have just posted a 3rd class for this purse on April 28th.     

No experience necessary!  Click on the picture to RSVP Page for more details and to register for this newly added class.  NOTE:  Class size is very limited.  After you RSVP, I will notify you if you have a spot.  

Thank you for your interest!  I'm so excited for this class! 
When's the last time you had a Lemon Meringue Pie?  I made these cute mini pies while at my mother's.  HUGE hit with mom and dad. The lemon filling was so delicious! 
2018 Friendsgiving Project
For 2018 will be doing one year-long project rather than several different projects every
other month. We will be making holiday themed hat/bootie sets for The Preemie Project.

Following is the schedule of holidays and deadlines:

January & February – Easter/Spring theme                      deadline – 3/3/18
March & April – 4th of July (red/white/blue)                         deadline – 5/5/18
May, June & July – Cy-Hawk Challenge                                 deadline – 8/4/18
August & September – Halloween                                         deadline - 9/29/18
October & November – Christmas/Winter                             deadline – 12/1/18

Finished projects may be dropped off at The Fiber Art Shoppe 

For more information on sizes; yarns; patterns go to "thepreemieproject.com" 
Fiber Art Shoppe

5 Benton Ave. East

Albia, IA 52531

(641) 777-0465

Store Hours

Friday 1pm - 4 pm
Saturday 10 am - 4 pm
The Fiber Art shoppe is the Largest Yarn and Fiber Shop in Iowa. We have a unique and very large inventory of yarn, fiber, fabric and supplies for mixed media fiber art. The shop is located in a beautifully restored Victorian building on the historic Albia, Iowa square.

Fiber Art Shoppe is eye candy for the creative!