Local Cloth is a nonprofit focused on growing the fiber economy. We encourages and support collaboration among textile artists, designers, fiber farmers, suppliers and small businesses to sustain a thriving local textile economy and bring locally grown and made fiber products to consumers within and beyond the Blue Ridge.
Operating as usual
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Thanks to @localclothinc for hosting a terrific #shiboridyeing #zoomclass taught out of my studio. Best part was seeing students pull fabrics from their own dye baths in real time. #silkdyeing #learnonline #zoomworkshop #indigo #surfacedesign #artist #fiberarts #indigodyeing
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Spinning this sparkly batt made by my friend @curlyfurr (Beth Sellers) it is so soft and sparkly, so fun. You can spin one too if you go to her Etsy site of the same name. #wool#handspunyarn #handspinnersofinstagram #ilovehandspunyarn
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Make this adorable Santa in the needle felting class at Local Cloth. Nov 22 from 9-4. Go to localcloth.org/workshops to sign up.#localclothinc #needlefelting #christmascrafts @curlyfurr
Love macrame? Visit localcloth.org/workshops to sign up for this super fun class. One spot left!
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#mockup done for the workshop this weekend @localclothinc !! One spot is still open in this very limited workshop—this will be great for beginners or those who did some #macrame “way back when” to get you knotting again ➰➰➰ Masks will be worn and social distancing measures will be in place, so click the link in my bio or visit their website to snag your spot! Can’t wait to meet some new #fiberfriends and share the #loveofknots with you all 💜💜💜 #macramewallhanging #anthropoloca #rockyourloca #macrameworkshop #macramehomedecor #diymacrame
Been a while since you’ve attended an exhibit opening? Us too!
Local Cloth will be having a small reception for the opening of “Botanical Journeys: Dyeing and Printing with Plants” on December 4, 5:00-7:00pm at The Refinery, 207 Coxe Avenue, Asheville.
This year we’re focusing on natural dyers and eco-printed fiberarts. We’ll be highlighting a mix of finished products and works in the stages of the process. You’ll see unspun fiber, yarn, garments, rugs, handmade paper, and naturally dyed and eco-printed fabric that has been sewn into original one of a kind pieces.
Check out localcloth.org/exhibits for more information!
Garment by @fiberhousecollective
Photo by @lynnie_pics
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Marbled silk scarf by Eileen Hallman of New World Textiles.
All hand-dyed, spun, and woven by the artist - using eco-friendly and fair trade sources. Find a piece for yourself during the Virtual Craft Fair.
#shcgvirtualfair November 12-15th.
Thank you to everyone who came out for #fiberfarmersday! It was so great to see you. Feel free to tag us in your pictures. #fiberart #fiberfarmers #wncfarmersmarket #localcloth #localclothinc
You know what tomorrow is!! We can’t wait to see you there. #localclothinc #fiberfarmersday #fiberart #rawfiber #wncfarmersmarket
Who else is going to be at Fiber Farmers Day you ask? Hideaway Farms! They raise Shetland and Icelandic sheep in WNC. They’ll be selling raw fleeces, roving and their new mill spun Shetland and Icelandic yarns. They will also have art batts and Christmas ornaments made from fiber. Great gifts for the holidays! We can’t wait to see everyone there.
Saturday Nov 7, 9am-2pm at the WNC Farmers Market, Barn 5
#fiberfarm #fiberfarmer #fiberart #localclothinc #wncfarmersmarket #fiberfarmersday
Attention members! Its that time of the year again. We want to invite you to apply to be a vendor at our December 5th Holiday Market at the Refinery. Due to Covid-19 we are keeping it small, with limited vendor spaces. 10 spots are available and its first come first serve so apply today! Deadline: Sunday, November 15th. https://forms.gle/jbVk6jeUuQ5vKXu6A
@susetteshanddyedart has a new blog available. Check it out at localcloth.org/blog! #blog #fiberart #creative
Smithvale Farm is run by Brandy Smith in Vale, NC. She raises angora goats and angora crossed with Nigerian dwarf goats (Nigora). She sells raw mohair, processed mohair for dolls and supplies doll hair for a company. She breeds and sells goats with her 8 year old daughter. They enjoy the quality time spent with each other and their fiber goats. Come meet Brandy at Fiber Farmers Day on Nov 7 at the WNC Farmers Market. She will be selling raw mohair and washed “fluff” brushes from mohair, great for fearing and dryer balls.
#localclothinc #fiberfarm #fibergoats #fiberart #creative #fiberfarmersday
Just in time for the cool breezy weather!
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Red. Overdyed wool with nylon. Sweater details in progress! #knitting #susetteshanddyedart #grandson💙 #topdownknitting
Nestled in the mtns of NE Tennessee, Two Roots Farm offers tours by appt year-round. You can mingle among 60 alpacas, (and get kisses from JoJo) see the fiber mill in action and visit their farm-to-you store. They produce a wide variety of yarns, roving, felting fibers, socks, hats, scarves, rugs and more, all made on the farm from their beautiful alpacas. Also available in their online store and free shipping through Dec 2020. Visit Tworootsalpacas.com.
Can’t make it up to TN? Then come see the goods from Two Roots Alpacas and Fibermill at the WNC Farmers Market on Nov 7 at Fiber Farmers Day. 9am-2pm #localclothinc #fiberart #fiberfarm #alpacas #fiberfarmersday
Wow! What a selection!!
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Good afternoon friends,
We just got some new Malabrigo in the shop to add to our rather large collection. Come in today and add some to your collection! Also don't forget to join us at 4pm for our live show on facebook every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.
A huge wool scouring plant is just down the road.
postandcourier.com Trevor Goodwin of Andrews, South Carolina, is using an overhead hook on a motorized track to pick up bulging cloth packages and maneuver them into position. He cuts and tears
Elke Amenda-Spirakis operates Wellspring Farm in Burnsville,NC. She raises Merino, Jacob and Tunis sheep along with llamas. At Fiber Farmers Day, she will be selling rovings, combed top, batts, yarns and finished goods all from fibers of the animals on her farm. Elke sells breeding stock, spinners flock animals, offers spinning lessons and does tours and workshop at her farm. She will have her spinning wheel with her and will also be doing some needlefelting. Wellspring Farm is on Facebook.
Fiber Farmers Day is Nov 7 from 9am-2pm at the WNC Farmers Market barn 5.
#localclothinc #fiberfarmers #fiberart #fiberanimals #wncfarmersmarket
Come meet the farmers behind Shady Apple Goats on November 7 at Fiber Farmers Day. The farm is located in Jupiter NC. They raise many animals including dairy goats, fiber sheep, and an angora rabbit named Pepe. Laurie Jenkins came to raising sheep from being a hand spinner who wanted to produce the fiber that she loved to spin. They currently raise merino/corriedale and Leicester longwool/cormo sheep on their farm. They also grow a large dye garden and their passion is to experiment dying their fiber with dyes that are grown on their land or that are native to the region. She sells raw fleeces, dyed and undyed combed top, art yarn, and a variety of handwoven‘s. It is Laurie‘s goal to produce products rooted in our land and in a sustainable way from the sheep to the shawl.
Fiber Farmers Day | Sat, Nov 7 9:00am-2:00pm
#fiberfarm #fiberart #localclothinc #wncfarmersmarket #fiberfarmersday #goatsandsheep
Local Cloth artists are making some pretty cool work. Repost @susetteshanddyedart with @make_repost
New Kamala Harris t-shirt, unique, hand designed and dyed #kamalaharris #kamalaharris2020 #handmadetshirtdesign #handdyedfabric #etsy #susetteshanddyedart
Jennythreads by Jenna Swearington
Register NOW for online class: Hands-On Shibori, Saturday, November 14. Let me show you the sophisticated Japanese ancestor of tie-dye to layer gorgeous colors and patterns on fabric. https://localcloth.wildapricot.org/event-3723883 #zoomclass #surfacedesign #shibori #shiboriclass #onedayworkshop #silkdyeing
Join SourWood Fiber Farm at Fiber Farmers Day on November 7. Sourwood Fiber Farm is located in Fletcher. They raise registered Shetland Sheep, Leicester Longwools, and Satin Angora rabbits. They will have 100% Shetland yarn for sale as well as 100% Shetland roving, raw English Angora fiber and raw Satin Angora fiber. For more info about SourWood check them out at Facebook.com/sourwoodfarm.
WNC Farmers Market | Barn 5 | 9am-2pm | Nov 7
#localclothinc #fiberfarm #fiberart #sheep #angorarabbit #fiberfarmersday
@susetteshanddyedart has a new blog post available for your reading pleasure! Check it out at localcloth.org/blog #blog #localclothinc #fiberart
Fiber Farmers Day is coming up! What are you most excited for? #fiberfarmersday #fiberfarmers #localclothinc #fiberart #wncfarmersmarket
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Last machine embroidered pieces done for the upcoming show at the Folk Art Center in Asheville. Whew!
#embroidery #fiberart #creative
Woman's best friend, they meant...
nytimes.com Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest once bred dogs in large numbers and sheared them for wool.
Hobbyknob Farm will be at Fiber Farmers Day on Nov 7! They raise primarily Jacob sheep, a heritage breed. In addition they have long wool sheep that are cross between BFL ram and BF ew. Jacob sheep have a medium fine fleece that is black and white allowing a variety of shades of grey, white and black when separating the colors before processing. They love the long wool cross for the luster and length. It makes a lovely combed top with its long staple for smooth spinning. They will be selling raw fleece, hand spun, processed yarn and breeding stock. Hobbyknob Farm also has a few llamas and 2 alpacas that occasionally show up in their yarns.
#fiberfarmersday #localcloth #fiberfarm #fiberart @hobbyknobfarm
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Suprised and honored to be awarded 2 place @arrowhead_gallery !
Thanks to our photographer extraordinaire @lynnie_pics for the fabulous session today. Can’t wait to see the final product! #localclothinc #fiberart #creative
Love Handle Farms will be with us at the WNC Farmers Market on Nov 7 for Fiber Farmers Day. They are a hobby farm located on 7 acres in beautiful Alexander, NC. They enjoy raising Border Leicester/Blue Faced Leicester cross and Romney cross sheep for wool production... and their sweet personalities!
Fiber Feel Day | Nov 7 | 9am - 2pm
#localclothinc #localfarms #fiberart #fiberfarm #creative #fiberfarmersday
Have you taken our Regional Fiber & Fashion Survey? :
Have you signed up for Pam Granger Gale’s virtual studio tour? It’s this Saturday and we’re very excited! More info at localcloth.org/workshops.
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Happy #marblingmonday! Does this remind you of a fall starry night? 🌿🌾
@judyhspark created this on fabric recently! 😱😱
Wanna create your own starry night? Go to www.majik-studios.com and grab one today!
#majikalmarblingreveal #localstudio #avlartscouncil #avlchamber #visitavl #grateful #therefineryavl #wearamask #828isgreat #smallbusiness #ibelieveinasheville #becreative2020 #floatingpaint #watermarbling #localclothinc #americancraftweek @americancraftweekwnc
It’s that time of the year again! Check out localcloth.org/workshops for our offerings during these two crafty weeks. To see all the ACW participants in your area visit Americancraftweek.com. #americancraftweek #craft #fiberart #creative @americancraftweekwnc @americancraftweek
The Fiber Farmers Day farm feature for today is Payko Hill Pygoras! They raise registered Pygora goats “the versatile goat with a luxurious coat.” At Fiber Feel Day they will have raw Pygora fleeces for hand spinners. They will be demonstrating spinning and fiber prep and there will be a few of their kids on site. Check them out! Facebook.com/paykohillpygoras.
Fiber Feel Day | Nov 7 | 9:00am -2:00pm at the WNC Farmers Market.
#pygoragoats #fiberart #localclothinc #fiberfarm #fiberfarmersday
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The felted work of Joan Berner! @joanbernertextiles
Find apparel and more in her "booth" during the Virtual Fair!
#shcgvirtualfair Nov 12-15th.
It's about time textiles had their own month everywhere, dontcha think?
oregonlive.com See outdoor exhibits, participate in virtual workshops and learn from artists about textile traditions in fine art, home goods and fashion.
We are a non-profit organization that encourages and supports collaboration among textile artists, designers, fiber farmers, suppliers and small businesses to sustain a thriving local textile economy and bring locally grown and made fiber products to consumers within and beyond the Blue Ridge.
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