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November 9, 2019
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hitchcock Center for the Environment
845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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Fibershed: From Farm to Fashion | Opening Reception

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Fibershed Woven Together: From Farm to Fashion Within Fifty Miles, celebrates the successful production of bioregional wool fabric fashioned into original designs by ten local craftspeople. On exhibit November 4, 2019–January 3, 2020 at Hitchcock Center for the Environment. Opening reception Saturday, November 9, 11am–1pm. Meet the Fibershed founders, farmers, spinners, weavers, and designers who are involved with this premiere Fibershed project and others interested in sustainable practices. From bespoke shoes to flat caps and everything in between, ten expert artisans turned flat fabric into one-of-a-kind, wearable items. Alongside the completed apparel, the fiber, yarn, cloth, and narrative storytelling materials will be on display to educate the public about producing local textiles, introducing them to the land, the people, and businesses integral to the journey. Learn more: Questions: Michelle Parrish, 413-461-5588. http://localcolordy