Design. Education. Events.
What is organic fiber?
Organic fiber includes cotton, wool, hemp, flax (linen), and other natural fibers grown according to national organic standards without the use of toxic and persistent pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, or genetic engineering. USDA-accredited third party certification organizations verify that organic producers use only permissible methods and materials in organic production.
MA In Critical Craft Studies
The MA in Critical Craft Studies is a low-residency graduate program in craft history and theory at Warren Wilson College. This full-time, four-semester/ five-residency program is the first of its kind in the US. Students and faculty meet for two weeks of lectures, workshops, seminars, readings, project work, and individual conferences each July and January.
Fiber Art Events
Here is a list of upcoming events in 2021 for Fiber and Textile crafts. Whether you are a hobbyist, full time artist or designer, this list is for you.
Why use organic or natural yarn?
- Better for the environment
- Better on the skin [allergies and irritations]
- Chemicals from dyes