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Freeweaver Studio & Khadi London co-hosting The Festival of Natural Fibres

Freeweaver Studio & Khadi London co-hosting The Festival of Natural Fibres

August 21, 2021

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August 29, 2021

The Festival of Natural Fibres returns to Craft Central

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Over the weekend 21 - 22 August, 10am- 6pm, events will include:

* Panel discussions throughout the weekend on Khadi and other sustainable fibres from India and the UK (silk, flax, nettles, wool) by designers, farmers, weavers, spinners, fashion students and others

* Travelling exhibition on sustainable fibres

*Presentation by Chelsea College of Art students (the input for this third edition of the Festival is also a collaborative effort between the Indian High Commission and a continuation of a collaboration which began with the Khadi Project at Chelsea College of Arts to mark Gandhi's 150th Birth Anniversary.

* Market and food

Workshops and demonstrations 23 - 29 August:‍

*nettle spinning

*charkha spinning

*Saori weaving

*Ayurvedic natural dyes

*botanical inks and brushes

*clothing repair-embroidery and more!

For more information to be released shortly freeweaver.co.uk

All enquiries to janine@freeweaver.co.uk

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