Sunshine Fibre Fest May 6, 2023 It’s on!

We’re looking forward to seeing you all again soon at ODAS Park, Orillia. Sunshine Fibre Festival 2023 runs Saturday May 6 from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Head on over to Eventbrite to get advance tickets. Tickets will also be sold at the door, and we will follow all municipal and provincial COVID protocols requiredContinue reading “Sunshine Fibre Fest May 6, 2023 It’s on!”

Vendor Profile: Mariposa Woolen Mill

Mariposa Woolen Mill is a business focused on conserving heritage breed sheep and supporting local producers through the use of their fibres. We strive to produce a variety of all Canadian Wool products made right in our Mill in Oakwood, ON.  Items we sell include breed specific rovings, batts and yarns. As well as feltingContinue reading “Vendor Profile: Mariposa Woolen Mill”

Vendor Profile: Karberry Farm

Karberry Farm is in Mountain, Ontario, that’s south and slightly east of Ottawa. Although we’d far rather visit them in person at Sunshine Fibre Fest, for now you’ll just have to check out their fabulous products online. In addition to lovely, luxurious Shetland and hand-dyed wool, they have a great variety of goods for saleContinue reading “Vendor Profile: Karberry Farm”

Vendor Profile: Exquisite E Yarns and Rovings

Exquisite E Yarns and Rovings is owned by Sue Needle. Sue has been an Angora breeder for over 41 years and a fiber artist for 37 years. She has been a top Angora producer for over 40 years along with being a National Wool/Skein/Garment multi time winner.  Wins have included National Best in Show winnerContinue reading “Vendor Profile: Exquisite E Yarns and Rovings”

Introducing Lady Beatrix from Heartland Creations

by Sheila Klugescheid All in the Family What do the Sunshine Fibre Fest Co-Organizer, Heartland Creations, and Megs Fancy Bunnies have in common? That would be a cute brown bunny named Lady Beatrix. After many months of working during this pandemic and very little going on at Heartland Creations, I thought I needed a littleContinue reading “Introducing Lady Beatrix from Heartland Creations”

What are you doing to survive COVID-19?

It’s a Little Thing, It’s a Big Thing What are you doing to survive the COVID-19 pandemic?  I find I am unable to focus on my small craft business, and instead I’m sewing masks.  And giving them away.  Lots of them. I started in May of 2019, with a simple pattern I downloaded from theContinue reading “What are you doing to survive COVID-19?”

Sunshine Fibre Fest postponed until Saturday July 25, 2020

Hello EveryoneDue to the COVID-19 pandemic dragging on into April and now that it has been announced schools and events are to be cancelled until at least May 4th ,we feel that we cannot provide a safe environment for all of our vendors, volunteers, demonstrators and the general public at this time. Therefore Sunshine FibreContinue reading “Sunshine Fibre Fest postponed until Saturday July 25, 2020”