Fort Bragg 707 964-4819 www.pacifictextilearts.org
Wednesday 10:30 to 12:00 Thursday 1 to 3 and Saturday 11 to 1
Pacific Textile Arts Fiber Fair will be open on First Friday, October 6th from 5 to 8pm and Saturday October 7th from 10 am to 4pm. Textile treasures new and old, individual artists booths, great deals on fabric, yarn, ethnic textiles and handmade/handwoven clothing.
Event to benefit PTArts, and educational non-profit supporting all things textile. In celebration of National Spinning and Weaving month and American Craft Week.
Edgewater Gallery 356 N. Main St. Fort Bragg 707 964-4668
10 – 5 daily Opening Reception Friday October 6, 5-8pm
Edgewater Gallery will be hosting a show featuring ceramics by Alexis Moyer, redwood burl tables and bowls by Greg Burdick, felted hats by Tess McGuire, silver jewelry by Margaret Paul and hand painted silk scarves by Patricia Breed. Artist talks will take place during our First Friday opening on October 6th from 5 to 8 pm.
Carolyn Carleton Browe has been handweaving rugs and carpets for the interior design trade for 37 years. She and her sister taught themselves spinning, dyeing, and weaving with the wool from her father's sheep on the family's 8th generation farm in Connecticut. She studied natural and chemical dyeing and weaving in the San Francisco Bay Area and in 1980, her rug weaving studio, Carleton Designs, was launched with her late husband Vincent Carleton. Her rugs are represented by interior design showrooms in San Francisco, New York, and Chicago.
In the past 5 years, Carolyn has been exploring floor-covering designs in wool felt as well as creating wool felt boxes and bowls. During American Craft Week Carolyn will be assembling and stitching her lidded square, round, and oval boxes at the gallery Saturday, October 7th 1:00 pm.
10 – 5 daily First Friday Reception Oct. 6th from 5 – 8 pm
In celebration of American Craft Week, members of the Northcoast Artists Gallery join together for a multimedia group show. The show will feature work in acrylic, watercolor, fiber, encaustic, ceramic, jewelry, and photography. We will also be hosting artist talks during our First Friday opening reception, October 6th from 5-8pm.