Thursday, April 10, 2008

Updated Grand Opening Schedule

Grand Opening Schedule of Events
Saturday, April 12th

Ribbon Cutting and opening remarks

John Bishop, Vice-president of Mill Sales/Chairman of the Board, will talk about the development of Pendleton’s hot new Eco-Wise Wool

Book Signing with Pat Sparks, author of Watercolor Felt Workbook.
Pat’s work will also be on display in the back gallery.

Pendleton Fabric Design Team- members of the Fabric Design department will talk about how the fabric goes from design to production

12:00 - 5:00
On-Going Demonstrations in Spinning, Weaving, Needle Felting, Crochet, Penny Rugs, and Rug Hooking with Wool
Special guest knitter – come see EXTREME KNITTING

12:00 - 1:00
Book Signing with Linda Griepentrog author of Needle Felting by Hand or Machine with needle felting demonstrations.

Book Signing with Kathy Monaghan, author of You Can Weave, with demonstrations on building simple looms and weaving with kids.

Meet the artists: Lillian Pitt Blanket signing, book signing and discussion of her work

Meet the tapestry artists:
Andrew Loomis, Lillian Pitt and Molly Clift-Hilts will be in the new Tapestry Gallery to discuss their work.

Dan “The-Wool-Man” Gutzman, Wool Dept Manager, will speak about sourcing wool for the varied fabrics produced by Pendleton

5:00 Drawing for Door Prizes