Columbia Basin Culture Tour

Fernie Forge – Eye of the Needle Studio & Gallery

Metalwork; Felt; Glass; Copper jewellery

Eye of the Needle Gallery exhibits fibre art by Sandra Barrett, Robin Wiltse and Janice Charko … metalwork by Fernie Forge, Chinook Forge, Kootenay Forge and others … fused and blown glass by Katherine Russell and Kitras Art Glass … copper jewellery by the Jewelry Junkie … beeswax candles by Fairy Creek Candles and Kootenay Candles … honey by Elk River Apiaries … vintage and antique textiles and rugs by Rubia Darya … adult colouring cards of local landscapes by ColourMe Fernie…

Several artisans collaborate to produce unusual work in steel, glass, felt and copper. Eye of the Needle Studio is home to fibre artist and blacksmith Sandra Barrett, who will demonstrate wet felting during the culture tour. The studio is located on the main floor of the former Salvation Army Church heritage building, with the Gallery downstairs.

Contact: Sandra Barrett
Phone: 250-423-0412
Venue type: C (My venue is a studio/art gallery exhibiting the work of many artists year round.)
Wheelchair accessible? No (Accessible meaning doors at least 32" wide, no threshold more than 1" high and no stairs or an elevator/lift available.)
Business hours outside of the Culture Tour are: Regular business hours.
Thursdays and Fridays 10 am – 5 pm, Saturdays 11:30 am – 5:30 pm
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260 5th St., Fernie

Map Code: 77 (View 2017 CBCT Map)

Directions: Turn right onto 5th St. from 2nd Ave.; heritage brick building opposite the library

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