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Natural Awakenings of Greater Ann Arbor & Detroit / Wayne County Michigan

Explore the World of Fancy Fibers

The Fiber Expo, held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 9, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., October 10, at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, features vendors with great products, fiber animals and tons of family fun. A fiber fantasy  of wool, alpaca, linen, cotton and more awaits, from the plant or animal to the finished product.

            Suzanne Sandvik will teach basic rug hooking and proddy techniques from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., October 9, in a Sunflower Mug Rug class ($30). Students should bring scissors, an embroidery hoop and needlenose pliers.


Admission is $4 for one day or $6 for two days (cash only). Children 12 and under admitted free/no dogs. Location: 5055 Ann Arbor Saline Rd., Ann Arbor. For a vendor list and complete schedule of daily activities, visit