The Duneland Weaver's Guild will present their annual Fiber Art Exhibit at the Chesterton Art Center from April 3rd to the end of the month. The Opening Reception will take place Sunday, April 7 from 1-4, with the Fashion Show beginning at 2:00. The Fashion Show will include a variety of garments created by the Weaver's Guild members that showcase weaving, knitting, crocheting and felting techniques. The wearable art will encompass everything from hats and handbags, to jackets and scarves.
The Fiber Art Exhibit will feature wallhangings, blankets, table runners, placemats, handtowels, rugs, etc. - plus the garments and accessories featured in the Fashion Show. Most items will be for sale. This year, the Duneland Weaver's Guild President's Challenge is to create something from a plant fiber - cotton, linen, bamboo, jute, etc. Members of the Guild will display the pieces they created using the Presiden'ts Challenge guidelines. Guests will be encouraged to vote for their favorite item.
The Duneland Weaver's Guild is celebrating their 65th Anniversary this year. Over the years, the group has provided an encouraging and creative environment for the members to learn new techniques and envision new projects related to weaving and other fiber-related artforms. The Duneland Weaver's Guild meets from September to May on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 10-12 at the Westchester Library Service Center in Chesterton, IN.
The Fiber Art Exhibit and Fashion Show will be held at the Chesterton Art Center at 115 S. 4th St., Chesterton, IN 46304. For more information, please contact the Chesterton Art Center at 219-926-4711 or www.chestertonart.com.