Any interested fiber group in the greater Mid-Atlantic region may request acceptance as a member guild in the MidAtlantic Fiber Association. The region includes guilds in Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

There are many benefits to being a member of MAFA. To learn more about how MAFA can serve you and your guild, click here.

In addition, any interested commercial enterprise, institution, organization, school or individual who is not a member of a member guild may request acceptance as an associate member.

You can join or renew your membership, and pay dues online:

Dues may also be paid by check, please see the mailing address on the forms. For more information, or if you need assistance, please email the Membership Chair at

Guild dues are based on guild membership size. For 2018, guild dues are:

  • Fewer than 25 members: $60
  • 26-50 members: $70
  • 51-100 members: $100
  • 101 or more members: $150

Associate member dues for 2018:  $40

Membership dues are valid for a period of TWO years. They are payable upon acceptance of membership, and renewals are due by October 1st of even-numbered years. Guilds joining prior to the Conference in odd-numbered years will pay full dues and renew the next even-numbered year. Guilds joining after the conference or anytime in an even-numbered year will pay full dues and their membership will extend to the following regular renewal date. (e.g. If your guild joins in late-2017/early-2018, your membership will renew in 2020.)