Piedmont Fibershed Meetup: Knowledge + Fiber Supply Swap

January 27, 2020

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September 2019

Book Signing + Conversation on Textile Sustainability with Elizabeth L. Cline & TS Designs

September 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Burlington Beer Works, 103 E. Front Street
Burlington, NC United States
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Come and join The Conscious Closet author Elizabeth L. Cline, Eric Henry Founder of TS Designs and Sustainability Consultant Amy DuFault for a conversation on domestic production, traceability, sustainability and of course, lots of delicious beer. Pick up a copy of the book and get it signed after the talk! Elizabeth L. Cline is a New York-based author, journalist, and expert on consumer culture, fast fashion, sustainability and labor rights. Cline’s critically acclaimed 2012 expose, Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost…

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October 2019

Visit to Twin Birch & Teasel + Natural Dyes + Meeting

October 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Twin Birch & Teasel, 135 N. Chatham Ave.
Siler City, NC 27344 United States
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Sue Szary of Twin Birch & Teasel (fiber store and fiber arts haven) has organized an amazing day of fiber activities for us in Siler City! We’ll meet with members of a local fiber guild for “Dyeing to know,” experiments with natural dyes, tour artist studios, and have a potluck lunch and meeting at Peppercorn Coffee Shop across the street. We’re also looking into tours of a local alpaca farm and/or winery. We’re looking for people to bring dye materials…

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November 2019

Visit to Shady Acres Farm

November 9, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Shady Acres Farm, 204 Timberland Dr.
Thomasville, NC 27360 United States
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Laura Thomes will host us at Shady Acres Farm in Thomasville, NC, where she and her husband are raising angora goats and angora rabbits (among other farming activities). Laura will give us a tour and talk about her experience starting a fiber farm. We’ll have a potluck lunch and chat about fibershed things.   Directions and carpool info TBA.

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January 2020

Piedmont Fibershed Meetup: Knowledge & Fiber Supply Swap

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shadowbox Studio, 2200 Dominion Street
Durham, NC 27704 United States
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Join us on January 27, 7-9pm for our first meetup of 2020. We'll be swapping fiber-related supplies and knowledge!

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March 2020

CANCELED: Piedmont Fibershed at the 2020 Carolina FiberFest

March 13 @ 1:00 pm - March 14 @ 9:00 pm
The Expo Center, NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States
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On March 13-14, the 2020 Carolina FiberFest will be at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, NC.

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