Keynote Lecture: Historic Spinning Wheels

About Keynote Lecture: Historic Spinning Wheels

The spinning wheel is an ancient invention used to produce yarn from various fiber sources. Around the world, spinning wheels have been made in different shapes, sizes, and styles. The ingenuity, craftsmanship, and mechanism behind antique and vintage spinning wheels have left a long-lasting impact on handspinners for many years. Join us as we take a look into the history and innovation behind the spinning wheels in Heavenly’s personal collection. She will provide insight into their different styles, functionality, and also share the types of yarns which can be produced on them.

Age Range

All Ages



Single session on Sunday, May 2, at 12 pm ET | 9 am PT | 16:00 UTC.

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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
Keynote Lecture: Historic Spinning Wheels
Heavenly Bresser

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Heavenly Bresser

Heavenly Bresser

Heavenly Bresser is the owner and founder of Heavenly Knitchet. She is excited to share her love for knitting, crocheting, spinning, weaving, and all things fiber related with the world. Not only is Heavenly a well-rounded fiber artist, but she is also a jewelry maker and loves to work with polymer clay. She currently sells various prepared fibers including batts, rolags, hand- painted braids of fiber, handspun yarn, accessories as well as jewelry for fiber artists and enthusiasts. Heavenly is dedicated to helping fiber artists of all levels to expand their knowledge about their craft and to try new things. She loves working with color, repairing older spinning wheels, and spending time with...

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