23rd Annual Handspinners' Holiday Fair

. May 17, 2012.

The Spinner’s Flock handspinning guild once again will host their popular annual Holiday Fair. This event is not only for lover’s of fiber art, there are plenty of great handcrafted items perfect for holiday gifts. Of course there will be a large selection of handspun yarns as well as knitted, woven and felted garments. There will also be purses, jewelry, toys, dolls, ornaments and felted wall hangings for sale. Handspinning equipment and demonstrations of handspinning and other fiber arts will take place throughout the event. 10am-4pm. Free. Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd. 734- 475-7922. www.spinnersflock.com

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