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News From the Fiber Art Shoppe - Apr 4th, 2018
         April 25th - 28th  (Wed - Sat)
SHOP HOP Participating Shops:

Fiber Art Shoppe, Albia  
Heartland Fiber Co., Winterset
Jan's Yarn Barn, Newton
Knitting Next Door, Ankeny
Yarn Junction Co, West Des Moines
     Visit Us during the Mid-Iowa Yarn Shop Hop - Here are some Fun & Sales that will be happening        at the Fiber Art Shoppe - Wed April 25th - Sat April 28th:
  • Fiber Art Shoppe will be open daily from 7am to 7pm   Wed April 25th - Sat April 28th
  • Happy Hour Coupons will be given out from 5-7 pm each day of Shop Hop good for 1/2 price appetizer and 1/2 price pint of craft beer at Albia Brewing Company.  Coupon good only on day it is given.  One coupon per customer.   The Albia Brewing Company is located RIGHT NEXT DOOR to the Fiber Art Shoppe.  Let's Party!
  • 10 Year Anniversary Sale - Buy any 10 balls of yarn & get 25% off all 10 balls!   Remember to bring your project patterns & stock up!  Please - do not clump your purchases with friends to get discount - keep your local yarn shops in business!
  • Complimentary coffee/tea throughout the day
  • Daily Featured Free patterns - yarn shown with featured patterns at 20% off
  • Come see our fun classroom and learn about classes & events we offer
  • More daily deals!
Photos from our 2nd "Grandma's Attic" Origami felted bag class.   Some very creative bags were made that day!
Spotted at the Shoppe
     Claudia made her first sock on her 1904 Circular Sock Machine!  
"Spin-In Iowa" event held outside Newton was a great success.  The Fiber Art Shoppe was a vendor and brought a trailer load of spinning wheels for participants to try.   We supplied equipment and assistance at the fiber bar where you could try your hand at carding batts and creating rolags on a blending board.  
Judy created beautiful rolags on the blending board
Pulling rolags off the large carder
Orange rolags and a bright fiber batt off the Wild Carder
Fluffy fiber batts created on the large carder
Yarn Shoppe Mystery (What does Sherri do with her time?) Since we checked in last...
  • Vending at "Spin-In Iowa" Retreat
  • 2nd Feltloom purse class
  • Celebrated my father's Birthday!
  • Spring Cleaning - WOW was that needed
  • Creating new shop window displays 
  • Helped Claudia make her first sock on her 1904 Circular Sock Machine
       New Shoppe Window Display!  Is that Purl behind the puppet stage???
  START PLANNING NOW to take part in the                                                        
         Fiber Art Shoppe's Imaginarium Exhibition                                        & Fall Fashion Show

Definition of Imaginarium:  ... a place devoted to the imagination... towards artistic and creative ends...

 More details to follow... like date....activities....where....how to participate! 
Red/White/Blue themed baby hats & booties are now being collected for donation to the Preemie Project.

Thank you to everyone who created & donated Easter/Spring themed hats & booties!
2018 Friendsgiving Project
For 2018 we 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 - COMPLETE
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!