All Strings Considered- Birgitta Nostring- located in the tiny village of Summit Mills, Pa. Birgitta is a traditional rag weaver. Hans, her son, weaves the "fluffy" rugs (afghan fringe selvage) and is also the goat keeper. Right now they have 30 does.
Buck Hollow LLamas- Douglas and Carol Reigh- Bring their nationally recognized llama fiber as well as other llama and camelid products
Dye for Design LLC- Roxanne Eklund- Owner of Nazareth Artisan Studio, Roxanne is a master natural dyer, weaver, and spinner and has recently retired from teaching textiles at the Pratt Institute in NYC
Christine Handler Craftworks- After designing the perfect angel pattern, Christine sews and quilts each one with themed wings and aprons. Each hang tag has the Lord's names on the outside cover and inside you'll find a Scripture verse. A portion of each purchase goes to the Wounded Warrior Project
Crazy Quilters- Meeting in Emmaus, PA, this guild regularly features nationally-known or local quilters, quilt teachers, or other speakers on topics of interest relating to quilting.
Hope's Favorite Things- Hope Horn- Antiques and Handcrafted fiber goodness made with love of all things timeworn and earthy. Ashford Spinning Wheel & Loom Dealer, Majacraft Dealer, and Kraemer rovings.
I Love a Precious Stitch- Fatima Lawrence- knitwear and indie-dyer from Newton, PA will be joining us with her hand dyed yarns and promoting her new showroom
Mallory Zondag From Scratch- Fiber artist and recent graduate from Pratt Institutes Fashion Design program, Mallory works in more mediums than just fiber and fashion including ceramics, painting, printmaking, metalworking and more.
MB Jewelry Designs- Mary Beth Nardy- SRAJD (Self-Representing Artists in Jewlery Design) and Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen member, Mary Beth will have both fiber and non-fiber themed jewelry to help you express both your personality and your passions
Owl Be Beading- Barbara Talijan, an off loom bead weaver and designer brings beads for your next project as well as finished pieces. She will have one of her ornament designs published in the October '17 Bead and Button Magazine
Pat's Cross Stitch Expressions- Pat Sarver- All the way from Ohio, Pat's hand appliqued pillows, towels, and more will delight you with their adorable fiber themed designs
Persimmon Tree Farm- Greta Dise- If you've ever gone to Rhinebeck (New York Sheep and Wool Festival) or Maryland (Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival) than you know Greta's yarns. Gorgeous yarn hand dyed in small batches on her southeastern Pennsylvania farm where she raises the angora goats and sheep providing the fiber used in her yarns.
Shepherd Hills Alpacas- Diane Beauchner brings wonderful needle felted gnomes and other creatures, dryer balls, handwoven rugs and more
Suyundalla Farms- Heather Skorinko- uses a farming technique called Integrated Pest Management to use the best of both organic and traditional farming methods. Her flock even eats hay and grain grown right on the farm!
What the Flock!- Joe Cole Hand dyed yarn and fiber with unapologetic, bold, saturated colorways
Wheatweaver Pat DeVries- using plaiting, marquetry, and swiss straw techniques, Pat weaves simple wheat into beautiful and intricate designs, many with ties to the Lehigh Valleys' German heritage
Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network- Marissa Altman- An eco-label certification for businesses and products that contribute to on-the-ground wildlife conservation and that support sustainable economic opportunities for their communities. In the U.S. they currently offer Certified Wildlife Friendly® and Certified Predator Friendly®
Wilt's Woolens- Cindy Wilt- While demonstrating her mesmerizing circular sock knitting machine, Cindy will also have plenty of sock yarn on hand for you to bring home and knit your own
More to come soon!!
Blendlife- Healthy smoothies, bowls, and grilled sandwiches
High Step Coffee- Offering hot beverages such as coffee, tea, chai, and cocoa as well as a range of cold beverages and baked goods.
V & C Food Services- Chicken wraps, sausage sandwiches, and caribbean noodles
***vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options available***