Cleveland, Tenn. (Thursday February 27, 2014) – There is an indescribable joy in wearing clothing hand made by a fiber artist. It is crafted with passion and the finest materials, resulting in a uniquely brilliant garment.
FiberWorks Fashion Show and Market, to be held Saturday, March 29, is the Museum Center’s second annual fiber arts show. Featuring top artists from TN, GA, NC, and AL, 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 much 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. to 12 p.m. Lunch and fashion show begin at noon. Shopping continues after lunch from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 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.
The Museum Center at 5ive Points tells the story of the Ocoee region through compelling exhibitions and dynamic educational programming that promotes history, culture, and preservation. The Museum Store features arts, crafts, and books from select artists, craftsman, and authors from within a 200-mile radius. Hours are Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The museum is closed Sunday, Monday, and on select holidays. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, and free for children under 5. Members of the Museum receive free admission. Group rates are available and the Museum’s facilities can be rented year-round for weddings and special events.
For further information call 423-339-5745, or visit www.museumcenter.org.