Alpaca Fleece Seminar with Wini Labrecque

'Embrace Your Investment'
Venue
Alpaca Pastures of Virginia, Inc
Address
18388 Beaver Dam Road
Beaverdam, VA 23015
Region Central Virginia
Locality Hanover
Date(s)/Time:
Saturday, June 07, 2014 (8:30 AM-5:30 PM)
Phone: (804) 449-1423
Fax: (804) 449-1423
Email AlpacaPasturesVA@aol.com
Alpaca Pastures of VA www.alpacapasturesva.com

Join us for an educational day with **Wini Labrecque on June 7, 2014

This One Day seminar is designed for current or future alpaca owners that want to learn how to prepare an alpaca fleece for a show and lean what you can do with the alpaca fleece after you shear.

LEARN TO SKIRT AN ALPACA FLEECE FOR SHOW
- Learn the characteristics used in the judging process such as fineness, strength, staple, guard hair, length and hand.
- Observe the hands on skirting of fleeces for a show.
- Find out the difference in preparing a fleece for show or fiber products.

SHEARING IS DONE - Now What Do We Do with the Fiber?
- Learn the many options for utilizing your fleece
- Fiber preparation - understand grading and sorting
- What to send to a mill
- Blending possibilities
- What are you looking for in an end product
- What are you planning to do with your yarn
- How to get the most from your fleece
- Fiber marketing
- An update on the North American fiber market.

**Wini Labrecque is an AOBA Certified Alpaca Fleece Judge and a Certified Camelid Fiber Grader / Sorter.

INCLUDES:
- Handouts from Wini Labrecque
- Continental Breakfast
- Lunch

** Registration Forms are on our website!!


Book now
Admission Fee: 95.00 per person

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