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October 2019

2019 Dutchess Co. Sheep & Wool Festival

October 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dutchess County Fairgrounds, 6550 Spring Brook Ave
Rhinebeck, NY 12572 United States
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It's that time of year again! We always look forward to The Dutchess Co. Sheep & Wool Festival.  Rain or Shine, this weekend festival is always a celebration and showcase of the growers of natural fibers in NY state.  Come for the day or stay for the weekend ~ the Sheep & Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, NY is not to be missed! Saturday, October 19, 2019 / 9 to 5 Sunday, October 20, 2019 / 9 to 4 Look for…

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April 2020

The Annual Meeting of the Hudson Valley Textile Project

April 3, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
The Fiber Craft Studio, 275 Hungry Hollow Rd
Chestnut Ridge, NY United States
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The Annual Meeting of the Hudson Valley Textile Project will be held at The Fiber Craft Studio on Friday April 3. All members are welcome. We are invited to the Open Studio which convenes from 2 pm - 4:30 pm and is usually a craft or demonstration - TBA. Chris Marlow, Director, will give a tour/presentation of the studio at 4 pm, the meeting will be from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm  finishing with some wine & cheese and a…

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June 2020

The 4th Annual Summit – POSTPONED

June 12, 2020
Columbia-Green Community College, 4400 ROUTE 23
HUDSON, NY 12534 United States
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Our keynote speaker will be Clara Parkes, author, speaker & wool advocate. More information to follow but SAVE THE DATE!

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July 2020

Workshop : Preparing for Digital Shows with Eric Frisino

July 31, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Zoom

The workshop will cover getting on the HVTP Member Marketplace to be ready for Laura’s talk. Two duplicate sessions will be offered for those who can make one but not the other. This event FREE & ONLY OPEN TO MEMBERS. Become a member by purchasing a Yearly Membership. Already a member? Log In to purchase.

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August 2020

Workshop : Preparing for Digital Shows with Eric Frisino

August 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Zoom

The workshop will cover getting on the HVTP Member Marketplace to be ready for Laura’s talk. Two duplicate sessions will be offered for those who can make one but not the other. This event FREE & ONLY OPEN TO MEMBERS. Become a member by purchasing a Yearly Membership. Already a member? Log In to purchase.

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Workshop : Online Marketing with Laura Biasillo

August 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Zoom
$20.00

This workshop will cover the following topics: Do you need a website? What are some of my options for developing one including DIY and working with consultants? Should I have an on-line shopping cart and if so, what are some of the best ones to consider? Is Etsy a viable option; and if so, are there tips for getting found, etc. Social media best practices – should I have IG and FB? How to get started? How to grow followers, likes and shares?…

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March 2021

Annual Meeting

March 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom
Free!

HVTP Annual Meeting, March 11, 2021, 6:30 pm: Via Zoom (HVTP members and all other people interested in fiber in the Hudson Valley invited to attend). A link to register for the meeting will be coming by end of week. 6:30 Informal networking: Catch up with other people involved in textiles in the Hudson Valley 7:00 Program: 2020 HVTP Accomplishments highlights featuring Sheep of the Hudson Valley video series screening and Fabric Comes from Farms fashion program curriculum How to…

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April 2021

Wool: Farm to Yarn

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Orchard View Farm with Emmaline Long and Battenkill Fibers with Mary Jeanne Packer Bergen, New York and Greenwich, New York Thursday, April 22, 2021 10am and 12:30pm 40 minutes in duration Students will visit Orchard View Farm in Bergen, NY and Battenkill Fibers in Greenwich, NY. Orchard View Farm began in 2002 with two sheep and has grown to as many as 50 ewes, depending on the time of year. Battenkill Fibers Carding & Spinning Mill was founded in 2009…

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Wool: Farm to Yarn

April 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Orchard View Farm with Emmaline Long and Battenkill Fibers with Mary Jeanne Packer Bergen, New York and Greenwich, New York Thursday, April 22, 2021 10am and 12:30pm 40 minutes in duration Students will visit Orchard View Farm in Bergen, NY and Battenkill Fibers in Greenwich, NY. Orchard View Farm began in 2002 with two sheep and has grown to as many as 50 ewes, depending on the time of year. Battenkill Fibers Carding & Spinning Mill was founded in 2009…

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2021 Washington County Fiber Tour: Safely Explore Fiber Farming and Materials

April 24 - April 25

Nine Farms and a Fiber Mill Open to the Public April 24-25 WASHINGTON COUNTY, NY – Since the early 1800's, Washington County has been a hub for wool and fiber production in the Northeast. Join us as we celebrate the 29th annual Washington County Fiber Tour -- April 24-25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, and learn about how our fiber farms raise high quality livestock and contribute to agricultural diversity in upstate New York. This self-guided tour of…

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