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Fine Art of Fiber -  Chicago Botanic Garden  •   Glencoe, IL
November 2, 2017 - November 5, 2017

The Fine Art of Fiber (FAOF) is one of the oldest and most prestigious fiber art shows in the Midwest. FAOF is a result of the combined efforts of Illinois Quilters Inc., North Suburban NeedleArts Guild and Weavers Guild of the North Shore. It dates back to 1981. These guilds have a focus on education and awareness as well as the promotion of fiber arts, quality design and craftsmanship, and the presentation of fiber heritage. The traditions include spinning, natural dyeing of fibers and fabric, weaving, quilting, knitting and more. The show features Fashion shows, an exhibit of quilts (both traditional and contemporary) as well as other fiber art, sale of hand-woven and knitted items, Wearable Art pieces, traditional & contemporary quilts and a Silent auction of unique handmade pieces. The events schedule is: Opening night - Thursday, November 2, 2017, 6:30-9pm Exhibit and Events continue - Friday through Sunday, Nov 3-5, 10am-5pm.


Corallina, Goddess of the Reefs by Shelly Brucar

Venue Info:
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Rd
Glencoe, IL 60022
United States
(847) 835-5440