We support and sustain the regional fiber
and textile arts economy and professions in the Blue Ridge Mountains
through collaboration, education and innovation.
Threads of Feeling
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Center for Craft, Creativity and Design
67 Broadway Street
When John Styles was researching a new book about the clothing of everyday people in 18th century Britain, he came across a poignant but important story. This talk will introduce us to his discovery of Britain’s, and perhaps the world’s, largest collection of everyday 18th century. textiles and the sacrifices which led to its creation.