Local Cloth is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to growing the fiber supply chain in Western North Carolina and enhancing the lives of those who make their living in fiber industries.

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Upcoming events

    • 05 May 2017
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 207 Coxe Ave, Asheville
    • 3

    Asheville Area Arts Council holds a First Friday Open Studio. 

    As a resident of the building, Local Cloth invites members and their friends and family for networking, wine, and snacks. Many of the studios in the building will be open, so there is something for everyone. 

    • 03 Jun 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • WNC Farmer's Market

    Sign up for your space.

    10 x 20   $35,  20 x 20   $50

    Members get $10 discount

    • 03 Jun 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • WNC Farmer's Market

    Fiber Feel Day

    WNC Farmer's Market

    June 3, 2017

    Meet your local fiber farmer!

    • 10 Jun 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Warren Wilson College Gym

    • 02 Jul 2017
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Community Dye Studio, 207 Coxe Ave, Asheville

    Spinners, Shepherds & Wannabees

    July gathering

    Plan for a fun spin & dye day in the dye studio.

    • 08 Mar 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • The North Carolina Arboretum
    • 150


    There is a growing demand for natural dyes for use in the textile, cosmetic, and food industries. This conference is for professionals in the farming, herb, and textile industries and for anyone interested in the fascinating history and potential of natural plant-based dyes. The symposium is hosted by The North Carolina Arboretum in conjunction with Local Cloth with the purpose of bringing awareness about issues and opportunities in plant dyes in order to encourage a sustainable natural dye industry in western North Carolina. In addition to presentations, the symposium will feature vendors, demonstrations and exhibits. For more information click here.

    For questions please contact ejohnson@ncarboretum.org

    Register  through the Arboretum website.

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