Chicago Botanic Garden
Free Admission to:
Check out the article in the Chicago Tribune about the upcoming show by clicking here.
Guilds Involved with the Fine Art of
Illinois Quilters, Inc. North Suburban NeedleArts Guild Weavers Guild of the North Shore
Women's Journeys in Fiber
The Fine Art of Fiber (FAOF) is one of the oldest and most prestigious needle art shows in the Midwest. FAOF is the combined efforts of Illinois Quilters Inc., North Suburban NeedleArts Guild and Weavers Guild of the North Shore. The combined show and sale is an outgrowth of earlier exhibits and sales that date back to 1981.
Each guild is a not-for-profit organization with a focus on education and awareness as well as the promotion of fiber arts, quality design and craftsmanship, and the presentation of fiber heritage. The traditions include spinning, natural dyeing of fibers and fabric, weaving, quilting, knitting and much, much more.
The show features a wonderful array of activities including:
An exhibit of quilts, various types of needle art, knitting, wearable art, dolls & jewelry
Sales of hand-woven and
Boutique with handmade holiday & gift items
The events schedule is:
Preview Night: Thursday, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Show, Sales, & Demonstrations: Daily (Friday through Sunday) 10:00am - 5:00pm
Fashion Show: Friday 11:00am - Great Wear Fashion Show
Saturday 11:00am - Great Wear Fashion Show
Silent Auction: Daily 10:00am - 3:00pm
Raffle Drawings: Sunday 4:00pm
Click here for photos from this current year as well as previous years
Forms for downloading
These forms are for IQI, NSNG or WGNS members only
Here for Show Forms
November 20, 2013