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A festival celebrating the fiber animals, fiber plants, farmers, and artisans of our region

Saturday, May 19, 2018 – (Rain or Shine)

10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hickory Neck Episcopal Church
8300 Richmond Road
Toano, VA 23168

Map / Directions

Admission: $5.00 per car

Vendors, delicious food, fiber animals and plants, children’s tent, demonstrations, hands-on fiber crafts, door prizes and more!


Registration Forms

To book your space print and complete the festival registration form. Mail it to the address on the form with your check made to HNC.
Questions? Email

Registration Forms

Service group shares their mission

A Common Thread

A Common Thread will be sharing information and displaying items donated to the community noting that over 400 items were made and given away in 2016.

No spinning experience necessary! Beginners welcome.

Melissa Weaver Dunning

An Introduction to Hand Spindles – 

Hand spindles were the earliest and most simple tools used to spin fiber into yarn.  Students will explore the techniques of spinning and plying on the grasped spindle, supported spindle and the suspended spindle, also known as a drop spindle.  Students of any level are welcome, no spinning experience necessary!

Melissa will provide spindles, but students may bring their own as well.

Maximum # of students – 12                         Student Materials Fee: approx. $5

*Sign up at the High Fiber Festival Door Prize and Raffle area. Get there early.

Icelandic Fiber

Blue Fields Farm

Offering Icelandic fiber, suppliers for spinners and weavers, spinning wheels and yarn.

Fat quarters

Kathryn’s Garden Boutique

Fat Quarters, Pumpkins, Sewing supplies, Yarns, Up-cycled and Recycled Fabrics Into Birds, Cats, Owls, Teddy bears, et al.