Homestead Fair


A Glimpse of the 2018 Fair on Saturday

Thank you to all our friends and neighbors for once again coming out and joining us for the Fair this weekend! With a record breaking attendance of 23,000+ we had a great time and wanted to share a glimpse of our photos from the Saturday of the Fair with you. We would also love to … Read more

Ruthie learns to weave

Ruthie has always wanted to weave a coaster and since grandma runs the weaving shop she came two days ago to learn how to weave. She had so much fun  that now she is making her first piece for the Fair. Ruthie is six. She also hand sewed and pieced her first baby quilt for … Read more

Updates from the Fiber Crafts Shop

We’re finishing up our last week of preparation for this year’s Fair! Threading the demonstration loom for the fair with the naturally colored green and brown cotton. This cotton grows in these colors. We put on 40 towels. Our students will be weaving on these in front of Fiber Craft’s booth in the pavilion.   … Read more

The Fiber Arts booth is filling up!

It seems like every year the fiber arts people are the first ones to begin filling up their booth. All those brightly colored hats and scarves and totes and shawls are a signal to the rest of us that we better hurry up! Here’s a sneak preview of some of the items they have ready … Read more

Never A Dull Moment

In the midst of all our Fair preparations one of our weaving teachers is getting married. So after everything was off the loom for the Fair Yohannah is winding out the threads that will be put on a loom in The Fiber Arts Barn at Homestead. She will be weaving 20 yards of Tencel fabric … Read more

Woven Potholders

For the young and young at heart we have the largest collection of “cotton loop potholders” in Central Texas! We a large variety of the original small potholder and the bigger pro loop size looms. If you don’t want to make them there are quite a few already made.