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2024 Vendors

AJHC Wools

AJ Bishop

Eaton Rapids, MI

517 391 8858

Hand dyed yarn, notions, knit and crochet patterns

Barnhart Studios / Mother of Pearl

Rolene Barnhart

Charlevoix, MI

641 426 5957

Natural fiber yarns & blends, knitting needles, crochet hooks, tatting supplies, notions, books & patterns

Brenway Fibers

Brenda Cummings

Mio, MI

(989) 335-3290

Wool roving, Hand fashioned items, Hand spun yarns

Fehrenbach Fibers

Denise Fehrenbach

Evart, MI

231-590-8549

Mill-spun yarn, Hand-spun yarn, roving, batts, felting kits and materials

Fiberology Dyeworks

Kate Bizzak

Canton, MI

315-868-9702

Hand-dyed yarn

Golden Bee Farm

Emily LeMieux

Manton MI

586-651-0141

Yarn from our sheep, dryer balls, wool roving, beeswax products, soap, etc.

Hightower Farm & Fuzzy Kritters

Bonnie & Deb Havlicek & Sloan

Edmore, MI

989 287 3793

Fiber products from our farm animals (Angora, mohair, shetland, llama) - fleeces, roving, yarn, finished garments and gifts

Katie's Fiber Connection

Katie Olding

Comstock Park, MI

616-862-1555

Hand dyed yarn, roving, combed tops & locks; fiber batts & rolags; custom roving & combed top blends; drop spindle kits; Unicorn Products; hand spun yarns

Knitterly Things

Julia Vesper

Clinton Twp, MI

586-246-1306

Hand dyed self striping sock weight yarn

Lair of the Llama

Katyuska Franco

Waterford, MI

734-277-4590

Hand dyed yarn and roving

Looking Glass Sheep & Wool

Christee McNeil

Lansing, MI

517 669 3421

Teeswater and Gotland - long wool, raw wool, roving, pelts and dyed locks. Essential oil moth repellent.

Meece's Fiber Pieces

Elizabeth Mazzella

Gaylord, MI

989 858 0938

Hand dyed batts, hand dyed yarn, and finished fiber items

Northern Michigan Wood Art

Mark Palmer

Spruce, MI

313-917-0832

Crafter tools for crocheters, sewers, quilters and needlepoint (clappers, crochet hook sets, needle cases, seam rippers and rollers) and adding knitting, weaving, and fiber tools (drop spindles, needle gauges, WPI tools and yarn spindles)

Random Rovings

Jane Link

Bancroft , MI

989 277 7021

Hand dyed roving, hand painted roving, locks, hand woven rugs, felted items

Striped Tangerine (The)

Shanna Navarre

Tecumseh, MI

502 475 4352

Project bags, yarn squatchers, dpn cases, notion pouches, and various machine embroidered items

The Carrot Patch Farm/A Girl and her Sheep

Linda Peterson

Edmore, MI

989 814 0691

Roving, Machine Embroidery, yarn, stitch markers, felted items, fleeces

UP North Yarns

Monica Thoune

Powers, MI

906 869 6098

Hand-dyed yarn & fiber, Shibori dyed garments, lotion bars, stitch markers, ice-dyed garments

Why Knot Fibers

Kat Eldred

Traverse City, MI

231-620-4461

Hand-dyed and farm-to-needle yarns and spinning fibers, notions, kits and patterns

AMMA Woodcrafting

Mark Guenther

Manchester, MI

517-795-6022

Yarn Boxes, needle/stitch gauges, yarn swifts, cedar products, pizza peels

Behind the Pines Yarn

Bobbie Aspacher

Perrysburg, OH

419 377 3711

Hand dyed yarns, project bags, beaded stitch markers. wood plaques with phrases. Emma Ball items

Dances With Wool

Sheilia Henry

Reed City, MI

231 287 7599

Fleece & roving - sheep, Alpaca, mohair; yarn - handspun, machine spun both dyed and natural; Finished products - hats, scarves, mittens, shawls, socks

Fiber Boutique

Joanne DuFour

Bark River , MI

906 630 0370

Alpaca yarn, Alpaca fiber, handmade Alpaca products, handmade lotions and soaps

Flint City Fiber

Carrie Chapman

Flushing, MI

810-252-5755

Art batts, Ashford wool, drum carders and blending boards, handmade spindles, original patterns

Heritage Acres

Mary Centala

Alpena, MI

989 884 3982

Raw wool, gently washed wool, dyed locks, handmade goat milk soap

In My Back Yard

Tina Etter

Howell, MI

517 294 2194

Needle felt sculptures and supplies to make your own

Keenan Hand Dyed Yarn

Deirdre Darr

Rudyard, MI

630 391 3942

Hand dyed yarn

Knitting on the Fringe

Kelly Machado

Commerce Township, MI

248-672-2445

Hand dyed yarn, notions, project bags, knitting tools

Lazy Dog Fiber Arts

Katelyn & Matthew Goff

Lakeview, MI

Lazy Dog Fiber Arts items are Raw and processed fibers - especially Alpaca hand & mill spun yarns. Small selection of fiber - related tools. Alpaca teddy bears and fiber animals, related art work and more.

M1 Yarns

Jamie Lewis

Royal Oak, MI

734-658-1244

Hand dyed yarn & accessories. Featuring wool, alpaca, mohair & more.

MidMitten Designs

Jean

Lansing, MI

517-775-5638

Project bags and accessories for fiber lovers - designed with intention and executed with precision

Pandemonium Studios

Jeanne Seitz

Hubbard Lake, MI

989 464 6450

Handwoven towels, shawls, scarves and accessories

Shuttle Sisters

Megan Kalenauskas / Richelle Marshall

Alpena, MI

989-292-0526

Handmade shuttle tatted lace ornaments and gifts

Susan's Buttons & More

Susan Thiel

Grayling, MI

989 390 2800

Handmade buttons. Pincushions, rope baskets, shawl pins, needlebooks, sewing related items

Thistle Rock Acres

Gretchen Diffin

Posen, MI

989 351 0516

Roving, yarn and knitted items from my own sheep

Weave + Loop Handmade

Abby Hathaway Smith

Gaylord, MI

Wilder Creek Workshop

Nancy Binkowski

Marshall, MI

616 318 9360

Homemade brooms, ornaments, wood goods

Apple Tree Alpaca

Mary Lucht

Chippewa Lake, MI

231 250 9540

Alpaca/wool roving, yarns and hand knit clothing

Blue Bird Makery

Ruth Biohm-Hunter

Novi, MI

248 916 3969

Thoughtfully designed fiber arts tools that include stitch markers, needle gauges, buttons, and homespun yarn

Ewe Knit Knacks

6164301755

eweknitknacks#gmail.com

Knitting notions, socks forms, natural undyed yarn, unique fibers

Fiber Dyet

Linda Parkhurst

MI

517-260-9522

Hand dyed unique wool/vegan yarn; luxury braids/bats; add ins DIY fiberistas/weavers

Fresh Start Creative LLC

Laura Parker

Holly, MI

248-245-5348

Felted items - toys, home decor3D sculptures, 2D art

Hidden Valley Farm/Woolen Mill

Carol Wagner

Valders, WI

920 758 2803

Yarn, fleeces, roving, sheepskins, dyes, books

Janaica Anderson Art

Janaica Anderson

Alpena, MI

9892550901

Macramé plant hangers, original mixed media acrylic & watercolor paintings, stone fridge magnets, bookmarks

Knit2Together

Sue Treiber

Northville, MI

Handmade project bags

Knot Owl by J Duby

Janel Duby

Alpena, MI

989 657 5493

Macrame, wall décor, jewelery, ornaments, plant hangers

Log Cabin in the Pines

Sandi Theiner

Hillman, MI

989-742-3372

Hooked and punched wool rugs

Maple Row Stock & Wool

Debra Cline

Sherwood, MI

248 892 3732

Roving, Spinning Equipment (new & used), sock yarn, dyes, handspun hides

Miller Girls (The)

Kelly Miller

Branch, MI

231 510 6782

Luxury, hard to find, yarns and fibers. Silks of all kinds, cashmere, yak, musk ox, camel, etc.

Rag Rugs Made in Michigan

Sandra Scheel

West Branch, MI

989 245 2364

Hand woven rag rugs, pillows, messemger bags, tote bags

Stitch Stuff Yarn

Holly / Erin Stuff / Arnevik

Wauwatusa / Milwaukee, WI

262 308 5073

High quality hand dyed yarn on a variety of animal fibers and weights.

The Basket Sampler

Kathy McMinn

Highland, MI

248 889 8600

Hand woven baskets and ornaments

Toasty Toes

Kal & Karen VanderWeele

Plainwell, MI

269-744-6364

Handspun yarn, naalbound hats, wool rugs, half mitts, knitted hats, woven belts, naalbinding needles, lucets

Wheely Cool Fiber

Sara Rakow

Leslie, MI

(810) 263-0688

Hand dyed fiber and hand spun yarns with an emphasis on rare and unusual breeds

Wool Trove

Nicole Shubert

Ossineke, MI

989-255-7175

Natural fiber clothing, one of a kind up-cycled wool items, mittens, fiber & spinning books, hand dyed yarn and clothing

Rules

Set Up Hours

1:00 pm – 7:30 pm; Saturday, 7 am – 8:45 am; Sunday, 9:30 am – 10 am.

Sales Hours

Saturday 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm. Buildings will be locked each night until set up in the a.m.

Tear Down

Tear down does not begin until 4:01pm on Sunday. Vendors tearing down prior to this time will not be allowed back for future shows. All vendors must clear the buildings by 7 pm on Sunday. Extra expenses will be incurred for vendors who do not adhere to this rule.

Volunteers

Are available to help with the following: restroom relief, lunch and/or beverage ordering and delivery, and other occasional breaks during festival sale hours only.

Eligibility

This festival reserves the right to decline a vendor at our own discretion. Products offered for sale are to fall within the following categories: Fiber animal management items, fiber, and related supplies and equipment.

Fees

  • Booth Fee: $75 per 10 x 10 foot booth. Spaces are assigned on a first paid, first reserved basis. If you would like to ensure your space for next year, you may pay before leaving. After October 1, 2024, all unpaid spaces will be open for assignment which will be made by the Vendor Chair to fit building layout.

  • May be made by Paypal, cash, check, or money order. Make check or money order out to NMFF. Please keep your receipt.

  • Late fees: Applications postmarked after August 15th must include an additional $10 late fee.

  • Cancellations after September 1 are not eligible for refunds.

Deadlines

Payment should be received no later than August 15. If paid after this date, late fees apply unless you are on our waiting list and are not contacted until this time. Please note cancellations after September 1 are not eligible for refunds. Please be aware empty spaces will be filled as payment is received, no spaces will be held without payment and receipt of vendor application.

Tables

One table and two chairs per booth space are provided. More chairs may be requested if available.

Electricity

Electricity is not available to all booths; bring your own extension cords and tape.

Donations

Donations of merchandise are accepted and help attendees to become aware of your products. Please attach your business name to your donation. You may bring your donation to the hospitality booth, or give it to the volunteer who will come around on Saturday morning with a receipt book. Please note: Your donations are tax deductible. Donations may be used for either door prizes or contest prizes.

Sales Tax

Each vendor is responsible for collection and payment of any and all Michigan sales tax.

Vendor Liability

Vendors accept full responsibility for any loss, injury, or damage to persons, property, or goods that may be sustained while on the premises.

Smoking

All buildings are smoke-free.We request smokers be at least 25 feet away from all building entrances, to keep smoke from drifting into the buildings.

Rabbit Sales

  • Rabbits must be fiber (angora) rabbits.Limit of 12 rabbits maximum.

  • All rabbits must be free of illness or they will be removed from the grounds.

  • Any rabbit from outside of Michigan must have a current health certificate.

  • Rabbits must have food and water at all times.

  • Minimum cage or carrier size should be 7”x14” per single adult rabbit, or 24”x24” for no more than three baby rabbits.

  • Space will be provided outside, you must bring your own tent. Area is to be completely clean of all debris at the end of the Festival.

  • Vendors who do not comply with these rules will not be allowed back for future shows.

Parking

Vendors may unload their vehicles in the front or back of the building but must park in vendor designated parking during the event weekend.

For more information contact Vendor Chair Jane Fortner at nmfiberfestival@yahoo.com or 989-916-9284

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