Demonstrations, Booksignings, Apex Events & More


Saturday, Feb 22 12 - 3pm
Hand Spinning Demonstration with
Julie Moore

Fiber artist, Julie Moore will demonstrate hand spinning cotton on a supported spindle called a Takhli.  This spindle, developed in India, is a simple and ancient tool that has been used for spinning for thousands of years.  Julie will show the basic techniques of cotton preparation and hand spinning lace weight yarn. 


Julie teaches about growing and spinning organic cotton yarn because of her love of spinning and desire to share it with others.  Julie is passionate about living lightly and with purpose.

Saturday, May 2nd during Apex Peak Fest 
Trunk Show with
Diane Ness
Discover Diane's latest textile creations and play dress up.  With Diane's help you can find that one perfect piece or mix and match a beautiful outfit. Diane Ness is both designer & creator of all her wearables and offers her items all year round at Cocoon Gallery. Once you discover her you will be back for more.