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ASHEVILLE, NC — Textile artists
ASHEVILLE, NC — Textile artists and clothing designers working within a 100-mile radius of Asheville, NC, are invited to enter Local Cloth’s Project Handmade 2016-Elements of Nature, the organization’s third regional wearable-art juried fashion show. The show will be Sept. 22, 2016, at the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville.
The Project Handmade 2016 goal is to inspire and encourage local artists to showcase their creative visions of handmade fashion, incorporating materials and resources sourced within the region’s fiber and textile arts community. Although qualifying entries are not required to include 100% local materials, a cash prize will be awarded for the best use of local fiber and/or resources.
Eligible entries include original garments, ensembles and fashion accessories, and collaborations among members of the regional fiber art supply chain are encouraged. Any textile or fiber art technique may be used in the creation of garments, including, but not limited to, weaving, knitting, spinning, dyeing, felting, printing, stamping, painting, sewing, draping, stitching, tailoring and pattern making.
The entry deadline is July 10, 2016, and must include a completed entry form, fees and digital images. A full prospectus is available at www.localcloth.org
Local Cloth is a Western North Carolina based 501(c)(3) organization that encourages and supports collaboration among textile artists, designers, fiber producers, suppliers and related small businesses. Its mission is to sustain and grow a thriving regional fiber and textile arts economy and bring locally grown and made textiles and products to consumers within and beyond the Blue Ridge.
April 4 (Monday) 1:00 am - July 10 (Sunday) 4:00 pm
FOLK ART CENTER
Milepost 382 Blue Ridge Parkway Asheville, NC 28805