FiberWorks Fashion Show And Market Brings Artists To Museum Center At 5ive Points

Thursday, February 27, 2014
The FiberWorks Fashion Show and Market is set for March 29.
The FiberWorks Fashion Show and Market is set for March 29.

FiberWorks Fashion Show and Market, to be held Saturday, March 29, is the Museum Center’s second annual fiber arts show. Featuring artists from Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, and Alabama, FiberWorks presents one-of-a-kind wearable creations.  Artists will be available throughout the event to share their work, methods, and materials, and to give advice about design, styling, and care.  

Items for sale will include wraps, dresses, sweaters, scarves, accessories, and more for all ages and sizes. All items are hand-woven, hand-spun, hand-felted, hand-knit, hand-crocheted, hand-dyed, hand-painted, and/or hand-sewn. Prices range from $10 to $500. Pieces in the fashion show are also available for purchase.   

The event on Saturday, March 29, begins with pre-shopping in the lobby from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Lunch and the fashion show begin at noon. Shopping continues after lunch from 1:30-3 p.m.

It’s free to shop, but tickets are required for the fashion show and lunch. Tickets are $28 for members and $35 for non-members. All tickets are $40 after March 24. For additional information or to purchase tickets, visit www.museumcenter.org/fiberworks


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