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Welcome to the Michigan Fiber Festival!

Michigan Fiber Festival

Welcome to our Fiber Festival. We are a 501(c)(3), non-profit, organization that promotes the natural fiber industry. We host one of the MidWest's largest Fiber Festivals annually .

Festival hours: Friday ~shopping  only ~ 10 AM to 5 PM 

Saturday ~ 9 AM to 5 PM Sunday ~10 AM to 4 PM

Workshop Hours:  9 AM to noon and 1 PM to 4 PM


Our Mission

The mission of Michigan Fiber Festival Inc. is to promote the interests of individuals and or businesses related to natural fiber, to advance and continue high quality standards of business practice in the natural fiber area, and to further the development and knowledge within the fiber community.

Support the Festival by Becoming a Member Today!

The governing body of the Michigan Fiber Festival is a nine member Board of Directors.  Each member is voted in by the membership for a three year term.  Each year three positions come up for re-election.  Any festival member can run for a position on the board.  Contact the office if you would like additional information about what it takes to be on the board of directors.  It is an all volunteer board.

The current board is:

    2015 ~ 2016 Michigan Fiber Festival Board of Directors

Name:                                                Location                               Position                 

JeanAnn Wahl-Piotrowski                Hastings, Mi                        President

Janet Clawson                                  Lawton, MI                          Vice President
Jaunita Manning-Walsh                    Plainwell, MI                        Secretary
Betty Soltesz                                    Lawton, MI                           Treasurer
Deb Brosz                                                                                    At Large
Nan Nichols                                     Plainwell, MI                        At Large
Sue Parker-Adams                          Delton, MI                           At Large
Glenda Plummer                             Caledonia, MI                      At Large
Liz Stout                                           Freemont, MI                     At Large

The festival would not be able to happen without our dedicated volunteers.  Every event at the festival has a volunteer committee that oversees the event.   No events takes place without a volunteer chair and committee to make sure it can happen.   If you have an idea for an activity or event that you would like to see take place at the festival, why not volunteer to make it happen.

Committees                         Committee Chairs:
Alpaca/Llama                       Betty Soltsz / Cora Foley                 
Angora Goat Show              Liz Stout/ Melanie Pitts
Association Memberships   Office Staff
Camping                               Suzanne Pufpaff / Karen Sanders / Vangie Agemy
Entertainment                       Janet Clawson
Free Demonstrations           Nan Nichols/Animals /Shirley Wigman /Pat Kreiling/
                                              Ernestine Bains
Festival Signs                       Melissa Powers / Terri Smith
Fiber Arts Display                 Mary Hinchman/ Karen Cote
Gate                                      Office Staff
Hospitality/ Information        Jean Ann Wahl-Piotrowski                
Workshop Reg                      Loretta Gunburg
Kids Activities                       Karen Cote'
Mini Workshops                   Suzanne Pufpaff
Mohair Fleece                       Liz Stout/ Judy Hogan
Promotion Items                   Jean Ann Wahl-Piotrowski/ Terri Gherardi
Publicity                                Glenda Plummer
Pygora Goats                       Allison Sluis/ Nan Nichols
Rabbit Show/Fleece             Henry/Peterson & Havlicek
Ribbons & Trophies              Diane Double
Scholarships                         Dawn Kilmer
Sheep Show                          Mike & Heather Ludlam
Skein Competition                 Janet Clawson/ Rowan O’Dougherty
Vendor Booths                       Linda Brown / Deb Brosz
Volunteer Coordinator           Karen Sander / Vangie Agemy
Wool Fleece Show                Juanita Manning-Walsh /Glenda Plummer /Mary Raab
Workshop                             Terri Smith/Melissa Powers/Sue Parker

If you see any of these individuals walking around the festival grounds, why not go up and give them a well deserved Thank You.

Please note the email address


P.O. Box 744 Hastings, MI 49058 United States 269-948-2497

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