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PO Box 414
Tracy City, TN 37387
USA

A FIRST HAND INTRODUCTION INTO THE WORLD OF RAISING FIBER ANIMALS, SPINNING, WEAVING, AND NATURAL DYEING.

Events


Jun
16
Jun 17

Porter Flea

 

Location: Skyway Studios
3201 Dickerson Pike,
Nashville, TN 37207

Friday, June 16th // Preview Market – 6-9pm (Indoors/Air Conditioned, Rain or Shine)


Saturday, June 17th // Main Market – 10am-5pm (Indoors/Air Conditioned, Rain or Shine)

"Featuring modern handmade goods from the area's most talented designers, Porter Flea is Nashville's definitive pop-up event for independent artists, designers, and artisans.

Nashville’s Porter Flea was launched in July, 2011, with a focus on celebrating modern handmade goods. Now in its sixth year, the juried and curated, semi-annual market is led by Katie Vance and her husband, HollerDesign owner Matt Alexander, who continue an emphasis on the handmade art and design movement, local businesses and community building. Along with connecting hundreds of local/regional makers with tens of thousands of shoppers, Porter Flea has earned consistent press praise, including being named Best Artisan Market by the Nashville Scene in 2012, and appearing in Southern Living, Garden & Gun, Native, Forbes Travel Guide, StyleBlueprint and other publications."

 

Jun
11
1:00 pm13:00

Planet Roo Acadamey Workshops - Dreamcatchers + Prayer Flags

Location: Bonnaroo - Manchester, TN

Two workshop offerings at the Academy, located within Planet Roo.

Hosted by yours truly + Brenna Burgiel of Radiant Shade

"The Academy, located within the hay bale building in the heart Planet Roo offers interactive arts experiences with workshops in art, song writing, percussion, henna tattooing, instrument building, gardening and more! stay tuned for a detailed schedule of this year’s academy activities. "

Sunday, June 11 - 1 PM : Dreamcatcher Workshop - create a 6" diameter dreamcatcher usingnatural materials dyed with locally foraged plants.

Sunday, June 11 - 3 PM :  Prayer Flag Workshop - create a unique series of 7 prayer flags using block printing techniques + natural pigments made with locally foraged plants.

For more information + the entire lineup of Academy workshops, click the link below:

Academy Schedule

May
26
May 28

Hemp in the Holler

Location: Healing Ground Farm

Browning Cemetery Rd, Mt Vernon, KY 40456, USA

 

Set on Mike Lewis's Healing Ground Farm in Livingston, KY,  Hemp in the Holler is an immersive educational experience.

From the Friday night Welcome Party to our "hands on" Saturday workshops (Braking, Spinning, Paper Making, Lighting, and Paper Making), the weekend will take your learning to the next level while networking with leadersthroughout the industry.  There are 50 camping sites with eco showers available if you would like to stay with us on the farm. 

PLEASE NOTE - there are a limited number of tickets available for this event; it's on a first come, first serve basis. Please email blake@hempxasheville.com with questions.
 

Apr
29
10:00 am10:00

Chattanooga River Market

Location: Chattanooga River Market
1 Broad St, Chattanooga, 37402, TN, United States

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Chattanooga Aquarium + Opening Weekend for the 2017 Farmer's Market

"Against the picturesque Tennessee River, the Chattanooga River Market boasts the unique talents of our local and regional artist, offering handmade arts and crafts. We offer a wide selection of jewelry, photography, apparel, woodwork, and much more.

Special engagements are featured each week, such as free yoga classes at 10 am (bring your own mat please) and live performances by local musicians. The Chattanooga River Market is a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon.

Art 120 will be joining us on the plaza for an art car parade. Children are invited to create their own smaller scale art cars and participate in the parade! "

Apr
22
9:00 am09:00

Hemp Agriculture and Textile Arts Immersion

 

Hosted in collaboration with Fibershed

From 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
at Healing Ground Farm and the Community Center in Livingston, KY

9:00 am: Mayor Jason Medley introduces Livingston

9:15-9:30 am: Mike Lewis introduces skills training & working on site at the hemp farm

Hands-on skills training:

  • Hemp break, scutch and hackle — taught by Mike Lewis
  • Hemp fiber combing, blending and spinning — taught by Kacie Lynn
  • Hand loom weaving — taught by Leslie Terzian

Lunch provided at Healing Ground Farm.

RSVP: hello@fibershed.com (please specify that your RSVP is for the hands-on workshops)