The South Okanagan has some of the most creative fibre artists around. This fall, you can enjoy the crisp fall air, purchase some cozy natural fibre clothing and gifts, and feel good about supporting locally sourced and created products. The concept reflects similar principles as the “Slow Food” Movement. It’s a great way to celebrate Thanksgiving!The Desert Sage Spinners and Weavers present “Slow” Fibre Festival Saturday October 9, 2010 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Harold Simpson Youth Centre 9111 Peach Orchard Road Summerland , BCVendors Market with locally sourced and created products from silk, alpaca, llama, hemp, linen, wool, and more! Fibre Arts Demonstrations Carding, drop spindling, spinning, linen making, felting and weaving throughout the day. Meet the artisans!
Wish you knew how to do this yourself? Join the Guild! Contact the Desert Sage Spinners and Weavers by visiting our “Contact” or “Groups” pages, or by emailing the OCAC at firstname.lastname@example.org to be put in touch with the Guild.
Photo credit: Penelope Johnson