Fiber Art Marketplace

All under one roof, shop for fiber art supplies and original handcrafted goods while enjoying shows and demonstrations. Exhibitors showcase a wide array of yarns, books, and equipment, including specialty items usually only available online. Art and craft enthusiasts appreciate the selection of handmade goods exquisitely crafted by artisans such as baskets, jewelry and more.

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The Marketplace

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM   Friday-Monday, July 24-27, 2020

  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM   Saturday, July 25, 2020 Twilight Madness, sponsored by Heddlecraft

Admission:  $10 with Day Pass or FREE with purchase of a Convergence Value Package (CVP)

Day passes may be purchased in advance or onsite at the registration desk. Free admission is available to all active and retired military with their military ID and all college students with their current college ID. Some events and activities may require advance registration and an additional fee. See descriptions for details. Download Convergence Registration Book

Glimakra USA Demonstration Stage

Each day in the Marketplace, demonstrations, lectures and activities take place on the stage between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM. Presentations will be added through May 1, 2020 or until the schedule is full.

Friday, July 24, 2020
Saturday, July 25, 2020
Sunday, July 26, 2020
Monday, July 27, 2020

Marketplace Events and Activities

Confirmed Vendors

Click on Vendor Name to visit Website

Akerworks, Inc. (Knoxville, TN)

Allen B. Carr - Works in Wood (Palm Harbor, FL)

Ashford Wheels and Looms (New Zealand)

Athena Spinning (Chanute, KS)

AVL Looms (Chico, CA)

Buckmaster Family Farm (Mount Pleasant, TN)

Carol Leigh's Hillcreek Fiber Studio (Columbia, MO)

Claudia Hand Painted Yarns (Harrisonburg, VA)

Clemes and Clemes (Pinole, CA)

Cochenille Design Studio (Encinitas, CA)

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Crafty Housewife Yarns (Knoxville, TN)

Dan Tracy Designs, LLC (Cortland, NY)

The Dancing Goats (Sandoval, IL)

Eugene Textile Center (Eugene, OR)

Feel Good Felts (Newmarket, NH)

Giovanna Imperia Designs (Houston, TX)

Glimakra USA LLC (Eugene, OR)

Greenwood Fiberworks (Genola, UT)

Harrisville Designs (Harrisville, NH)

Hawaiian Moon (Clearwater, FL)

John C. Campbell Folk School (Brasstown, NC)

Kalabandar (Toronto, ON, Canada)

Lofty Fiber (Easley, SC)

 

 

Lone Star Loom Room (Houston, TX)

Lunatic Fringe Yarns (Fruitland, ID)

Melting Pot Fibers (Straburg, CO)

The Natural Twist, LLC (Albuquerque, NM)

Noti Yarns (Copperas Cove, TX)

Phoenix Fiber Mill (Olney Springs, CO)

Primitive Originals (Leesburg, GA)

Purrington Looms (Scott Depot, WV)

RedFish DyeWorks (Acton, CA)

Royalwood, Ltd. (Mansfield, OH)

Schacht Spindle Company (Boulder, CO)

Schiffer Publishing (Atglen, PA)

Serendipity Farm and Studio (Leesburg, FL)

Silk City Fibers (Carlstadt, NJ)

Smoky Mountain Spinnery (Gatlinburg, TN)

Susan's Fiber Shop (Columbus, WI)

Teresa Ruch Designs (Portland, OR)

Weaver House (Westminster, MD)

weaveSAORI (Belton, TX)

Wild Hair Studio (Crossville, TN)

Windmill Crest Farms (Seguin, TX)

The Woolgatherers (Fond du Lac, WI)

Yarn Barn of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)

Convergence Conference & Gallery Guide Advertising

Over 5,000 Convergence® Conference & Gallery Guides are printed and distributed to Convergence® attendees, Convergence® partners, area colleges and universities, galleries, museums, tour sites, and merchants. Inside the Guide is a listing of all Convergence® events and activities, Marketplace vendors, fiber art exhibits at Convergence® and in the metropolitan area where the conference is being held, and more. It is truly a souvenir piece for all who attend Convergence®.

Space Reservation and Deadlines

Advertising space will be made on a first-come, first-served basis, determined by space reservation date. Ad space must be reserved and payment received by April 13, 2020. Ad materials must be received by April 20, 2020 and submitted to Advertising@WeaveSpinDye.org.

For questions regarding advertising, ad material preparation, etc., please contact Kathi Grupp, Advertising & Marketing Manager, at (678) 730-0010 or Advertising@WeaveSpinDye.org.

Be a Vendor

Since 1972 Convergence has proudly provided the premier venue for fiber vendors to showcase their new products and services for the international fiber art community. Be part of this grand fiber tradition and register to be a Vendor at the 2020 Convergence Fiber Art Marketplace. Booth rates start at $700 and increase after December 31, 2020. Download the Vendor Registration book today.

For more information about being a Convergence Vendor call (678) 730-0010 or email Advertising@WeaveSpinDye.org.