About the Middle Tennessee Fiber Festival

The Middle Tennessee Fiber Festival is a gathering of knitters, spinners, and fiber artists held in Dickson, TN every Memorial Day weekend.

Meet the Team

Stephanie Buford

Stephanie is the owner and dyer behind Deep Dyed Yarns and is from Nicholasville, KY.  She has been a knitter since 1997 and a professional dyer since 2007.  Stephanie has written articles for the following magazines; SpinOff, Ply, and American Livestock.

Robin Goatey

Instructor Coordinator

Robin Goatey: Periodic John C Campbell Folk School Instructor, Woodcarver, Woodturner, Broom Maker, Folkways Instructor. Student of Folklore, Metallurgy, Spinning, Tapestry Weaving, Glass Making, Ceramics & Lapidary work. Making heirloom quality hand made items based on the Ancient Guild Trades and sharing the Folkways skills learned over a lifetime are the main focus of my artisans practice and life… Past President of The Artisans Guild of Southern IL and award winning craftsman participating in the global marketplace for handmade goods, we established ‘The Dancing Goats’ craft business in 1987 and have been online since 2000. TheDancingGoats matrix of practices and technologies encompass a concept called, ‘The Craft Pyramid’, a necessary model for success in the traditional craft space that can be replicated based on knowledge and experience of a chosen craft. Available for teaching engagements nationwide in Ecommerce studies and traditional craft practices. Studio Member of ‘The American Tapestry Alliance’ and ‘The Hand Weavers Guild of America’.

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