Dear Knitters, Crocheters, and Fiber Artists… We need your help!

Posted on Sep 27, 2013 in Call for Artists | One Comment

We plan to yarn bomb Sun Target, a large yellow sculpture at the corner of National and Bennett in front of the Springfield Art Museum, 1111 E. Brookside Springfield MO, weather permitting, on the weekend of Oct. 19-20.

The installation will be up until November 5th.

Sun Target photo before

You can contribute with a piece of any size, shape, color, or design of something you have made. If you have a U.F.O. (unfinished object), that may work.

Better yet, try making something new and fun – use crazy colors, awesome textures, or learn a new stitch… Then send it to us, and we will sew the pieces together into a patchwork sweater for the sculpture! Still not sure what to do? For more instructions and photos, check out this blog post:

How to Make Really Big Sweater and invitation to Join the Yarn Bomb

Please mail your work to RuBert Studios, 1841 East Bergman St., Springfield, MO 65802 or mail or drop off your work at the Springfield Art Museum, 1111 E. Brookside, Springfield, MO, 65807, before Oct. 19.

If you’d like recognition on our website, please write your name, hometown, and blog or website (if you have one) on a piece of paper and pin it to your work. Contributions will not be returned. We plan on wrapping the sculpture the weekend of October 19–20, weather permitting. Please join us if you can — it’s fun to be involved as these projects come to life!

For updates on this project, please visit the S.A.M. facebook and ideaXfactory Facebook pages. Follow us on Twitter @ArtMuseumSGF and @ideaxfactory, and on Instagram #yarnbombsam

You may also see videos and photos of our other adventures on here on our website. Questions? email Pam here

Yours truely,
the yarn bombers from ideaXfactory

p.s. Download a printable flyer here: Sun Target Yarn Bomb invitation




1 Comment

  1. yarn.bombers. » Sunday afternoon by the Art Museum
    September 30, 2013

    […] for installation and also nice to start working there to, if you can. Although we won’t wrap the sculpture until Oct. 19-20, this Sunday afternoon was such a beautiful autumn day that we quickly got together some quilts to […]


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