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Fiber Fest Weekend Retreat

  • August 24, 2017 - August 24, 2017
  • Location: Shepherd's Cross
  • Address: 16792 East 450 Rd, Claremore, OK 74017
  • Times: From: 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Admission: $179 for all 3 days or $74 per single day
  • Contact: Amy Kinsey or Dr. Diane Dickinson
  • 19183425911
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• Learn how to process fiber (any kind of fiber - we will teach with wool. • Includes all of our 3 single day workshops, for a discount, in one super fiber weekend. • Lessons will include washing, dying, wet felting, carding, picking, spindling, spinning, needle felting and weaving. • From 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. Participants may stay until 5:30 to practice if desired. • No hidden fees, rental fees or materials fees. All are included in the weekend package. • Each participant will take home many finished products. We provide materials. • Bring a sack lunch each day. We provide snacks and beverages at two break times each day. • Class minimum of two people. Class max of 20 people. • Our classes go a step farther than regular classes - we teach some history of fiber arts, and practical technology. • Retreat Fee: $179 ($43 reduction compared to taking individual classes) • Single Day Retreat is available for $74 per day • Need a day's respite from the challenges of life? Join us for a peace filled learning experience. • Can't seem to find the time? Join us and learn several techniques in one weekend. • Need a relaxing new hobby? Fiber work is soothing and wonderful. • Great Weekend “get away” with family or friends. • Retreat held at Shepherd’s Cross, an authentic working farm, just north of Claremore OK on Scenic Route 66. • Shepherd’s Cross hosts a mini wool mill, processing the wool from their 150 sheep on site. • Retreats are augmented by hands on learning tools available in the Educational Farm Museum, and with a collection of fiber arts from around the world. • Shepherd’s Cross is the only Animal Welfare Approved sheep farm in Oklahoma and processes the only Animal Welfare Approved fiber sold in the U.S. (that is chemical free, hormone free, free range, natural) • Heart of the Shepherd, the non-profit organization (501-C3) that operates at the farm and establishes wool mills in remote, impoverished areas around the world. • Other Fiber Arts Classes are offered on an individual or group basis throughout the year. • Advanced Classes available upon request. • Come to the farm and enjoy the peace of a few hours spent in the country. • The Bible Garden is available for guided or self-guided tours; audio or visual or both. • Shepherd’s Shop, a quaint country gift shop, is an event in itself - featuring a host of festive fall, handmade and farm related gifts and wares from many gifted artisans; a year round “craft fair”. Gift shop open every week from • 8:30 – 5:30 Thursday, Friday & Saturday. • Shepherd’s Cross is home to Heart of the Shepherd Inc., a public, non-profit Christian organization (501-C3) that teaches Biblical references to the harvest, the animals, farming and gardening. Biblical references are found throughout the farm experience. • Shepherd’s Cross is an accredited Agritoruism facility, a Made in Oklahoma Company, a member of the Claremore • Farmer’s Market, an Animal Welfare Approved sheep farm, a producer for and distribution site for the Oklahoma • Food Co-op. • Facebook Link for more information: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Shepherds-Cross-Heart-of-the-Shepherd • To find out more information about our woolly events please visit our website: www.ShepherdsCross.com - simply click “Classes” on the home page

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