Third Coast Fiber Arts Festival set for Sept. 21-22

Certainly hope you’re planning to attend the first annual Third Coast Fiber Arts Festival set for Sept. 21-22 at McGregor Conference Center on the campus of Wayne State University.

Fiber enthusiasts will have the chance to “shop ’til they drop” with numerous vendors selling everything from yarn to fiber art.

Vendors include: Knitting on the Fringe, Sugar River Fiber, Sweet Pea Yarns, Twisted Fiber Art, Cynthia’s Too! Yarn & Gifts, Shanty Plains Alpacas, Weaver’s Loft, Corny Goodness, Happy Fuzzy Yarn, Knitting Rose, Rivers Edge Fiber Arts, Two Branch Ranch, Parrotts Perch.

Also, Fuzzy Wuzzy Fiber, Colorbug Yarns, Crafty Lady Trio, Artisan Knitworks, Yarns and…, Jehovah Jireh Wool Mill, The Designer’s Studio, Fiber Addiction, NOS; Paula’s Closet, Beverly Mitchell, Bleating Heart Haven, Small and Beautiful Beads, and Be Sweet…Yvette Jenkins.

Admission to the marketplace is $5. Group discounts are available by calling (586) 871-2884. “To register online for the marketplace or (a) class, visit and follow the links.

The McGregor Conference Center is located at 495 Ferry Mall in Detroit.

For more information, call the number above.