Fiber Art Exhibit -- Connected by a Thread
Charleston, SC -- July 15, 2011 The Palmetto Fiber Arts Guild and the Center for Women will con-sponsor an exhibit of photographs and woven tapestries entitled Connected by a Thread on display August 8 - Oct. 1 at the Center for Women.
The exhibit celebrates the three-year collaboration between the local fiber arts guild and the Maseru Tapestries Cooperative, a sustainable weaving operation in Lesotho, which is a small nation located in southern Africa.
|Detail of Women's Meeting, given to Palmetto Fiber Arts Guild by the Maseru Tapestries Cooperative in 2010.|
The Handweavers Guild of America, the Palmetto Fiber Arts Guild serves the greater Charleston area as a membership organization that promotes traditional and contemporary skills in a wide range of fiber arts including, but not limited to, weaving, spinning, dying, felting, basketry, quilting, knitting, crocheting, tatting and bead weaving.
The Center for Women is the only comprehensive women's development center in South Carolina. It offers programs and events aimed at making personal and professional success an everyday event for women in the Lowcountry.
To learn more about either organization, please visit their web sites at www.palmettofiberartsguild.blogspot.com and www.c4women.org .
For prior postings Maseru Tapestries Cooperative see: