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Here, at Midwest Fiber Arts Trails, we know that fiber enthusiasts rarely need a reason to hop in the car with a bunch of friends to go in search of that perfect fabric, new yarn or to take a workshop with the latest up and coming teacher.

We want to you have easy access to useful information, resources, insights and inspiration for your own creative expression. Our website shows you where to find fiber arts activities and helps you plan fun trips around the Midwest.

Midwest Fiber Arts Trails is a membership based online business. In keeping with our mission to honor the Midwest’s rich textile heritage and celebrate and promote the work of contemporary fiber artists, each Trail member has a special webpage dedicated to their own story. Our website features a fiber arts business directory, a very popular events calendar and 140+ articles about textiles in the Midwest.

Trail members include quilt museums, arts centers, shops, business owners, farms, artists and artisans, and non-profit historic and community centers.

Trail members’ art and activities are presented on the Midwest Fiber Arts Trails website year-round. Visit the following links to for inspiration and travel ideas!

Cedarburg Spur Fiber Arts Trail

Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail

Threaded Streams Fiber Arts Trail

Weaving Waters Fiber Arts Trail

Madison Fiber Arts Trail

Midwest Happenings! Events page


The mission of Wildwood Press is to honor the Midwest’s rich textile heritage and celebrate contemporary fiber art.

Midwest Fiber Arts Trails and Fiber Art Almanac:

  • Celebrate the synergy between place and textile art and design
  • Honor the influence of historic textiles on contemporary work and future vision
  • Encourage discovery and growth in self expression
  • Foster creativity and collaboration
  • Change as a reflection of the community
  • Welcome everyone.

Jenny Wilder

Publisher and Founder, Fiber Art Almanac & Midwest Fiber Arts Trails

Jennifer Wilder
Founder, Midwest Fiber Arts Trails

I’m a Midwestern gal. Both sides of my family have deep roots in the Midwest and I love the beauty of the land, the work ethic and the distinctive culture of this region.

One of the things I’ve learned about myself over the last few years is that I’m very good at making connections between people–I’m a connector. What a perfect way to utilize that talent by connecting people who love fiber arts with each other. It’s really that simple. See you on the Trail!

My whole bio is right here. Read this!

Jennifer Wilder

Founder, Midwest Fiber Arts Trails

Mailing Address: PO Box #181 Wayzata, MN 55391

Phone: 612.961.1601

Email: jennifer@fiberartalmanac.com

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