Saving the Planet One Garment at a Time with the Fernie Spinners & Weavers Guild.
Complimentary admission and appetizers, & drinks by donation.
In this new exhibit, the Fernie Spinners & Weavers Guild looks at fashion through the lens of sustainability and showcases how the natural fibre arts have a direct role to play in the growing Slow Fashion movement. Content encourages viewers to explore ways we can help make a shift away from the many negative impacts of Fast Fashion systems.
Items will include a variety of textiles produced from dyeing, spinning and weaving locally made yarns, plus stitched, knitted, felted and upcycled garments along with interpretive information.
Read about the exhibit in the Fall/Winter edition of Articulate Magazine (P30):
Exhibit on display through March, 2023, regular Museum admission applies.
Curated by local artist Laura Nelson, the exhibit explores a wide range of styles and illustrates the range of talent of guild members. Explore traditional methods of fabric art and discover new methods of upcycling and recycling textiles.
ABOUT THE FERNIE SPINNERS & WEAVERS GUILD
The Fernie Spinners and Weavers Guild was formed to promote fibre arts such as hand spinning, weaving and felting in the Fernie and the East Kootenays. The Guild provides artisans with a cooperative environment for sharing of skills and talents, inspiration, support, encouragement, critiques and friendship and meets regularly at The Arts Station.