SAFF 2019

What’s SAFF?

The Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair.

We only spent one day but took about 5 hours to get through all the booths containing all sorts of supplies and equipment for fiber arts.

There was yarn galore

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Various demonstrations going on such as chair caning,

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Spinning right off a bunny’s back,

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Susan got to sit down at the HanDen booth and expierience SAORI weaving for the first time.

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Her portion is the block in yellow.  There’s more in the linked video.

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And of course, vendors galore.  They had to move inside due to problems with legionares in the original building at the AG center and the booths were more than a little close together.  I expect that Saturday and Sunday was a bit of a madhouse.

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Susan came away with a beautiful scarf kit from Stunning String Studio and I managed to only come away with a couple of full SD cards of pictures and video. I was tempted by some spinning wheels, especially the ones from Hansen Crafts but since I’m still at the “toying with the idea” stage of taking up spinning, I refrained.

If you’re reading this before the end of the weekend of 10/25-27 2019 and you’re in the Asheville area, get yourself out to the AG center and see some of the fair before it’s gone.  You know you need more stash.

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Michael Harrison

Husband, Programmer, Irish dancer, tinkerer, astronomer, layabout (as much as possible)

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