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Best Fiber Art Events and Shops in Gainesville, Florida
17 Dec 2021
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Best Fiber Art Events and Shops in Gainesville, Florida

Get ready to explore vibrant displays of fiber art showcasing the work of talented artists and enjoy the fiber art festivities happening this season in and around Gainesville. Browse art exhibits and check out our local guide to upcoming fiber art events, nearby markets, boutiques, galleries, and art displays. Or browse beautiful handmade quilts along the nearby Florida Quilt Trail. Read on for our favorite spots.

Florida Quilt Museum

The Florida Quilt Museum in Gainesville displays a fascinating collection of quilts and an ever-changing display of quilt work. Quilt trails are one of the quickly developing grassroots public arts movements in the country, and Florida is at the forefront. Explore ages-old arts from historical patterns to miniatures, Victorian quilts, and unique contemporary quilt art at this captivating museum.
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Harn Museum of Art

A 108,800-square-foot facility of Harn Museum is on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville. Visit us to experience the joy of great art collections exhibitions, learn about fiber arts, and view spinning, needlepoint, tapestry, weaving, and other needle arts in action. Get a chance to interact with the best fiber artists from the Gainesville Handweavers Guild.
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Quilters of Alachua County

The Quilters of Alachua County Day Guild, Inc. (QACDG) is involved in managing the heritage of quilting and related arts in Gainesville. If you are a fiber art fan, do not miss a chance to meet professional quilters and learn about the traditional needleworkers, machine- or hand-embroiderers, quilting historians, or those pushing the limits of fabric art all under one roof.
Join our Guild today! Get to know other members, have fun while you explore Quilting bees from Fiber Art, Kumihimo, Machine Embroidery, Hand Embroidery, Mini Quilts, Hand Quilting, and More.
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Gainesville Modern Quilt Guild

Modern quilt guild welcomes aspiring modern quilters to explore unique artworks inspired by classic design. We aim to support and promote the growth and development of modern quilting through art, education, and community. Join the MQG, home to modern quilting.
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Gainesville Hand Weavers

A Fiber and Textile Arts community involves weavers, spinners, quilters, lacemakers, knit, crochet, and needle Artists. We aim to expand art and develop hand weaving and related fiber arts through learning experiences, exhibits, and fellowship in Gainesville.
We are happy to welcome members and demonstrate and teach our skills. Join our membership and be a part of special programs and meetings focusing on fiber arts once a month, either Wednesday evening or Saturday morning
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Florida Tropical Weavers Guild

The primary mission of the Florida Tropical Weavers Guild is to educate the public on the art and craft of hand weaving, spinning, and basketry. We welcome members interested in advancing opportunities for weavers of all skill levels. To develop modern skills, interests and expand their creative efforts in the fiber arts.
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Artisans' Guild Gallery

Date: December 11th from 11:00am to 5:00pm
This art gallery is home to the largest selection of quality handcrafted fine and functional art crafted by over 50 North Florida artists in Gainesville. Featuring fiber art, paintings, basketry, ceramics, note cards, and more, this gallery offers works ideally suited for home décor or to use as wearable art. See this beautiful gallery located at 224 Northwest, 2nd Avenue, right here in Gainesville, Florida.
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Levy County Quilt Museum

This museum is one of the first quilt museums in Florida, showcasing various handcrafted/quilted items for sale. If you are in Gainesville, do not miss a chance to visit the Levy County Quilt Museum to find your favorite quilt. Visit us from 10 am to 3 am - Tuesday to Saturday.
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Ewephoric Fibers

Ewephoric Fibers is an arts and crafts shop in Gainesville, Florida. You can get all the information about the best quality fiber, dyes, informational materials and attend workshops and classes to enhance art skills. Get to know more about the 10 best quilt shops in Gainesville, Florida.
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Sage and Sparrow Quilt

Explore the modern heirloom quilts, handmade blankets, and accessories for your baby and adults as well. We at Sage and Sparrow offer unique hand-sewn book sleeves made with cotton fabric and padded with foam. It can protect your books, e-reader, or tablet. Check out our Instagram page to know more.
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Set out for an adventure along the Quilt Trail, shop fabrics, yarns, and décor for your home, and explore fiber art shops and galleries with ease when you stay at our hotel, close to all this and more. Book your stay now and get special offers at our hotel, located just minutes from some of our favorite spots.