Fall Fiber Fest
Join us at the 2019 Fall Fiber Fest! The festival is an annual celebration of the the fiber arts in Central Florida and includes local exhibitors, interative activities and contests.
Fiber Arts Contest
Register to participate in the Fiber Arts Contest held during the Fiber Arts Fest. Enteries will be accepted in sewing, knitting and crocheting. Entries will be judged based on creativity, skill level, contruction and quality. Contest registration is open from July 1-August 31, 2019.
Yarnfiti Community Art Project
Lend your knitting and crocheting skills to Yarnfiti, the Orange County Library System's annual community art project. Since 2017, fiber artists throughout Central Florida have donated knitted and crocheted items to create large art installations. Discover the fun of collaborting with other fiber arts to create an undersea world out of yarn. Design your own element or use any pattern to contribute your talent to our annual community art installation.
Participate in Yarnfiti:
- Attend a Yarnfiti Meetup to collaborate with other local fiber artists.
- Submit donations to any library location by Saturday, August 31, 2019.
- Attend the Yarnfiti Installation Party on Sunday, September 22, 2019.
- Attend the unveiling during the Fall Fiber Fest.
To learn more or participate in Yarnfiti visit ocls.info/yarnfiti.
The Fall Fiber Fest features local exhibitors from throughout Central Florida. Exhibors will include craftspeople, fiber artists, and vendors of high-quality supplies.
Interested in exhibiting at the Fall Fiber Festival? Complete an Exhibitor Application by July 31, 2019.
The Orlando Modern Quilt Guild, a Chapter of the Modern Quilt Guild, is a non-profit organization formed to: Inspire and support our members in their enjoyment of and growth in quilt making; educate our members with an emphasis on the modern aesthetic through programs and act
The Weavers of Orlando have been around for 75 years. We want to reintroduce spinning and weaving to the 20th century. We like our visitors to weave on the loom and leave with a 'make and take' friendship bracelet disk introducing a Kumihimo braid.
The Tatting Lady
Learn about needlework and the history of lace making. Donna Kelly will demonstrate tatting and smocking stitches, as well as show examples of Irish crochet and other intricate lace work.
The Embroiderers' Guild of America is a national organization with chapters across the USA. Our purpose is for preservation and education of all forms of needlearts.
Directions & Parking Information
Traveling East on I-4, take the South Street exit (82B), turn right on Central Blvd and the library will be on your left in 0.6 miles. Traveling West on I-4, take exit 84 for US-17/US-92, turn left onto US-17 N/US-92 E/W Colonial Dr, turn right onto N Orange Ave for 0.8 miles, then turn left onto E. Central Blvd and the library will be on your left.
Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in any class or program due to a disability may arrange for assistance by contacting us at least seven days prior to the event.