The Dutchess County Fairgrounds
6550 Spring Brook Ave.
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival - Workshop Registration

Drum Carded Batts - SOLD OUT

Friday, October 18, 2013

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Instructor: Abby Franquemont

Class Fee: $200.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 21

21 Seats Available

About Seat Availability: The availability shown above does NOT A GUARANTEE that an actual seat is available to be purchased. Each registration will be verified after your purchase and if an over sale of seats occurs you will be notified and the price of the over sold seat will be refunded in it's entirety.

Registration Disabled


Make your own drum carded blends and learn different ways to spin them, plus work with drum carded blends you can buy from independent fiber producers. Textured batts, smooth batts, you'll learn to make both and learn ways to handle them to produce different effects ranging from colour effects, yarn structure effects, and texture effects. Bring a drum carder if you have one, but some will be available for use in class.

Workshop Instructor

Abby Franquemont, author of Respect The Spindle, is steeped in the fiber arts since birth. The daughter of field anthropologists studying textile more