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(Photo collage: gathering juncus rushes, Sam Taylor removes the outer bark from hickory, NFG basketry exhibit)

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The Natural Fibers Group, a non-profit 501c3 organization, provides Educational Outreach to the public by doing talks, displays, demonstrations and hands-on activities. Our meetings enable local members to learn and share, the newsletter distributes educational information to members across the US and in Canada. Our members-only site promotes interaction among members.

Membership in NFG is open to all who wish to learn and share about Natural Fibers in Basketry and Art. Our interests include practical, historical, cultural & contemporary use of naturals in all weaving mediums, such as wheat weaving, gourds, and other fiber arts.

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Supported by the Beaufort County Arts Council and an affiliate guild of the North Carolina Basketmakers Association. The Natural Fibers Group is a non-profit 501c3 organization.

"The plant you weave may be your own! "-- lynn hoyt

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