Located in the heart of North Carolina’s beautiful Yadkin Valley, The Yadkin Valley Fiber Center (YVFC) began as an extension of the Yadkin Arts Council and continues to grow and foster creativity in the fiber arts in historic Elkin, NC. Dedicated to broadening an understanding of the fiber arts, crafts such as weaving, spinning, felting, and fiber-based sculpture are explored by particpants from all over the country within the walls of The Foothills Art Council.
The Center offers a variety of courses from local and visiting artists and studio loom rentals. Additionally, the Center is the only site in the United States to offer the Olds College Master Weaving Program. While the Center’s focus is weaving, the second floor of The Foothills Council is open to any student of the fiber arts with an interest in cultivating their craft within its walls.
Plan your visit.
The Yadkin Valley Fiber Center’s central location in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains makes it the ideal inclusion for your day trip or weekend venture to the area. Nestled in this vibrantly growing region of the Tarheel State, the Fiber Center is near many local wineries and a bright local community. Located in convenient proximity to Charlotte-Douglas International Airport and Greensboro Regional Airport, the Fiber Center has quickly become an international hub for fiber enthusiasts of all sorts.
The Fiber Center is an easy drive from RDU, the beautiful NC Blue Ridge Mountains, or the Piedmont-Triad areas and is easy to find on all GPS navigation systems.
Free street parking on historic Church Street or at the Richard Gwenn Museum, directly beside the Fiber Center and Foothills Art Council.
The Yadkin Valley Fiber Center and Foothills Art Council are open Tuesday – Saturday 12 – 6 pm. On occasion we may be in a meeting at another location so if traveling it is recommended you contact Leslie via the Yadkin Valley Fiber Center’s Contact page to confirm hours before your visit.
The office will be closed Wednesday March 20, 2019