Welcome to the 2019
Heart of New Mexico
Fiber Gathering

August 31 & September 1

Come join us at the wonderful Wildlife West Nature Park and Rescue Zoo in Edgewood, New Mexico!  The Gathering is held in conjunction with the park's Harvest Festival and the Harvest Festival Art Show.  Two fun filled days filled with fiber vendors selling everything from raw fleeces to finished products and fiber equipment, awesome arts and crafts, produce, competitions, demonstrations, fiber animals, live music and yummy food!  All proceeds, besides a small amount for seed money for next year, is donated to Wildlife West to help maintain this wonderful park.

On this site you will find a section dedicated to downloads for vendor applications and guidelines, competition information and entry blanks and information and a form for becoming a sponsor.

If you have any questions there is also a contact section.

We hope to see all of you at the 2019 Heart of New Mexico Fiber Gathering! 


Downloadable links:

 NEWS FLASH!!!  The Gathering is offering workshops this year!!!  See below for the downloadable link of classes and information and a downloadable link for workshop registration!!!  Here are downloadable links for a vendor application and vendor guidelines.  Are you interested on becoming a sponsor?  There is a link for information on sponsorships and a sponsor form.  Interested in entering one of our competitions?  Click on the link below!  THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO ENTER ANY OF OUR COMPETITIONS! Would you like to bring your fiber animals to promote or sell?  Click on the fiber animal application below!  Would you be interested in volunteering to demonstrate your fiber craft?  Click on the Demo Sign Up form below!

2019 Heart of NM Fiber Gathering Sponsors

THANK YOU so much to our sponsors! Without you we could not put this awesome festival on!

Parker's Farm and Greenhouse

Edgewood, NM

Southwest Women's Fiber Arts Collective

Silver City, NM

Judy Hogan/The Yarn Emporium

Deming, NM

Marcia Salazar & Ellis Heutess

Albuquerque, NM

Allen Quinn/Cibola Wireless

Albuquerque, NM

Tere McDowell/The Yarn Store at Nob Hill

Albuquerque, NM

Tractor Supply

Edgewood, NM

2019 Competition Judges

A huge THANK YOU to the following people who have volunteered their time and knowledge to judge our competitions!!!

Handspun Yarn Show

Judge: Carla Wackenheim

Fleece Shows

Judge: Ruth Baldwin

Garment & Home Accessories Shows

Judge: Jeannie Fagerstrom

2019 Heart of NM Fiber Gathering Vendors

Colleen Biakeddy

        Kayenta, AZ

Isabella Blasucci

Wild West Weaving

Silver City, NM

Hosana fe Eilert

Wild West Weaving

Silver City, NM

E. Amata Boccella

The Sheep Sanctuary Inc.

Santa Fe, NM

Bob & Sharry Bone

Westfarthing Farm

Edgewood, NM

Tiffany Burke

Tiffany Burke Events

Albuquerque, NM

Cody & Kim Burns

2 B Ewe

Hooper, CO

Coral Clark

Coral's Wool

Ribera, NM

Jens Deichmann

Crow Flats Farm

Albuquerque, NM

Samantha de Santos

Agave Fiber

Albuquerque, NM

Fiber to Finish Guild of Valencia County

Shar Marquez, Jolene Hanen, Myra Chang Thompson, Carla Wackenheim, Terri Greenlee

Belen, NM

Candace Fitzsimons

Ms Fitz Farm

Moriarty, NM

Pam Lipper

Loom & Essence

Albuquerque, NM

Patricia Maas

Rainbow Ridge Ranch

McIntosh, NM

Cliff & Kim Murdock

Harmony Moon

Los Lunas, NM

Jens & Julie Plougmann

TFG Soaps & Such

Bosque, NM

Guenevere Van Der Aa Keeffe

Zombie Penguen Yarns

Albuquerque, NM

Eugene & Rose Vigil

Los Vigiles Living Traditions Fiber Studio & Supply

Chimayo, NM

Ariel & Kyle Williams

Kylari's Kritters

Edgewood, NM

2019 Harvest Festival Art Show Vendors

Gayle Bone

Kestrel Western Fine Art Studio

McIntosh, NM

Sandy & Louie Garcia

Blue Thistle

Rio Rancho, NM

Betty Greathouse

Sassy Creations

Albuquerque, NM

Joy Gurule

Wearable Geology

Moriarty, NM

Peggy Loftis

Henna by Peggy

Edgewood, NM

Michele Powers-Hardy

Skyline Ranch Designs

Edgewood, NM

Patty Jackson

Edgewood, NM

Karen Prinke

Edgewood, NM

Our Core Group

We couldn't put on the Gathering without all of the help of this indispensable group of individuals!  Everyone has done so much more than what is listed by their names!  THANK YOU!!!

Gayle Bone  ~  Chairman and data manager

Ariel Williams  ~  Vice-chairman, Awards, Fiber Animal Coordinator

Bob Bone  ~  Treasurer

Judy Hogan  ~   Southwestern NM Representative

Sharry Bone  ~  Correspondence Secretary, Raw Fleece Show Coordinator, Sponsorship Coordinator, Promotional Items

Celeste Nossiter  ~  Demonstration Coordinator, Guilds Coordinator, Promotion

Tere McDowell  ~  Music Coordinator, Advertising, Promotion

Pat Maas  ~  Fiber Animals, Raw Fleece Competition Assistant, Workshop Coordinator

Sean Chapel  ~  Kids Hands On Educational Booth Coordinator

Wayne Glumm  ~  Vendor Check-In, Park Layout

Kyle Williams  ~  Park Layout

Rose Vigil  ~  Garment & Home Accessories Competitions Coordinator

Jaime Tillotson  & Ryan Johnson ~ Coordinators of everything else!

Contact Us & Information

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Saturday - 10:00am to 6:00pm

Sunday - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Heart of NM Fiber Gathering

87 N Frontage Rd, Edgewood, New Mexco