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Local Cloth is committed to helping local farmers, artists, small scale textile processors and producers grow. Our region includes farms, businesses and individuals within a 100-mile radius of Asheville, NC.

100% of your membership is a direct donation helping us to deliver and grow our programs and services.


With your support Local Cloth is able to:

  • Educate with the Textile Study Group – a monthly, free, and open to the public lecture series investigating the cultural and historical aspects of textiles.

  • Connect consumers to regional producers with our annual fiber tailgate market Fiber Feel Day.

  • Activate the local creative economy through classes, workshops, and interest groups at our community dye studio.

  • Celebrate our local talents in a biennial fashion show featuring garments made by local talent using locally sourced materials.

  • Support the growing number of regional farmers, artists, and textile lovers with ongoing programming, education, and networking opportunities.

Join the passionate local and national fibershed movement. We have increased our membership offerings to bring you even more benefits in 2021!


Basic Membership ($35.00) & Student Membership ($25.00)

    • Reduced workshop tuition
    • Early invitations to workshops
    • Opportunity to rent the studio for personal use taking a free safety training
    • Direct access to membership directoryresources and member-only Bulletin Board and discussion forums
    •  Access Wild Apricot app on mobile phone (accessing information)
    • Welcome to submit proposals to teach at studio or online
    • Join interest groups
    • Invitation to the Annual Meeting
    • Access to sell on- line market on bulletin board

    Sustaining Memberships

    Alpaca - $300.00

    • Basic benefits +
    • One day studio rental every month for personal use during the week with a 2-week advance notice.
    • One full or two half day classes free per year

    Angora - $150.00

    • Basic benefits +
    • One day studio rental every other month for personal use during the week with a 2-week advance notice
    • One full or two half day classes free stand-by per year

    Wool - $60.00

    • Basic benefits +
    • One day studio rental each quarter

    Professional Add On Membership - $75

    In addition to your chosen membership level, upgrade to include these professional benefits as well!

    • Link from the Local Cloth website to your website
    • Listed separately under professional directory
    • Feature article in the Local Cloth newsletter about your professional work that would be written by you and edited by LC– once during the year
    • Opportunity to lead a studio tour (virtually) sponsored by Local Cloth, and archived on the Local Cloth website.

    Interested in a Professional Add On Membership but don't need to renew? Reach out to us about prorating! 

     Check out these commonly asked questions or contact info@localcloth.org.

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    408 Depot Street
    Asheville, NC 28801



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