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Eye of the Needle Gallery

An artisan gallery and studio space in downtown Fernie.

Fernie Forge blacksmith, Sandra Barrett incorporates glass and felt into her sculptural steel work.

She was inspired to forge a collaboration with other metal work, glass and felt artisans to showcase glass and felt in the gallery. The gallery carries various works by a select group of artisans from Canada and around the world.

Upstairs is Sandra’s felting studio and extensive yarn room, including knitting yarn made from 100% milk.

Hours of Operation

The Gallery is open Thursdays and Fridays, 10am to 5pm; Saturdays 11:30am to 5:30pm and Sundays 11:30 to 4pm.
The Studio is open by appointment or design.

Fernie is the largest community in the Elk Valley is also the oldest.


Fernie’s historic downtown for its treasure of 100 year old brick and stone architecture. Set in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, wilderness adventure begins right at the edge of town.

Stop by the Fernie Museum and explore Fernie’s storied past including legends and myths like the tale of the Ghostrider. Be sure to visit The Arts Station and the Arts Coop for your fill of local art.

Contact Information

260 5th Street



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