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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!

Basic Membership ($35) & Student Membership ($25)

    • 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 online, during markets or on the bulletin board

    Sustaining Memberships

    Alpaca - $300

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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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    Asheville, NC 28801

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