Free events

    • 25 Oct 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • 67 Broadway Street Asheville, NC 28801

    Barbara Zaretsky

    Pattern and the Subconscious:

    Design Path to Cloth



    Pattern : an underlying structure that organizes surfaces or objects in a consistent, regular manner.

    Barbara Zaretsky has researched the history of pattern in art and design with a focus on how people see and react to patterns they observe everyday. In this presentation she will share her discoveries and show examples from her collection of imagery and patterned textiles.

    Always fascinated by pattern, Barbara Zaretsky has created surface designed textiles for more than forty years. Her work can be spontaneous and random or sometimes deliberate and exacting. Named one of the top five designers in Asheville by Southern Living magazine, Barbara creates textiles for home and wardrobe and is the Director of Cloth Fiber Workshop. She has exhibited internationally, and has work in private collections across the U.S. and abroad.

    Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    5:30 pm
    Center for Craft, Creativity and Design
    67 Broadway Street
    Asheville, NC

    • 12 Nov 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Community Dye Studio
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    Come gather in community to share and learn. Spend a few hours each month getting to know other Local Cloth members, and be inspired by the creativity others are engaged in.

    This gathering will include a light pot-luck lunch, a slide and trunk show, and some hands on activity.

    Eileen Hallman will present a slide show of her trip to India to visit textile artisans and will bring some of the textiles she collected. Then we will stamp or print our name tags on paper or cloth.

    • 10 Dec 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Community Dye Studio
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    Shetland - the Wool, the Week and the Fiber

    Come gather in community to share and learn. Spend a few hours each month getting to know other Local Cloth members, and be inspired by the creativity others are engaged in.

    Judi Jetson will show images from her visit to the 2017 Shetland Wool Fest, teach spinning techniques she learned using the fleece she brought home, and show 2-color knitting tips for those interested. Bring your wheel, a flicker and 2 contrasting colors of yarn with appropriate-sized needles. She  will provide a tam (hat) pattern.

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