Category: MAFA News

MAFA 2023 – Save the Dates!

The 2023 Conference will be held June 22-25, 2023at Millersville University, Millersville, Pennsylvania With dozens of classes in weaving, spinning, dyeing, felting, basketmaking, and other fiber arts, MAFA 2023 is sure to be a fun and inspiring experience. Shop the vendor marketplace, peruse the fashion and...

MAFA Statement on Racial Justice

The MidAtlantic Fiber Association condemns racism, oppression, and discrimination targeted against people of color and other marginalized groups. We as an organization condemn injustice that has been present throughout American history in ways affecting every aspect of life.  The Board had made a commitment to...

Towel Exchange E-Book Now Available

Photos of the towels exchanged during the MAFA 2019 Towel Exchange, along with their related drafts and weavers’ notes, have been collected into an electronic booklet that can now be accessed on the MAFA website. The book can be found under the Resources tab in...

MAFA 2021 – Save the Dates!

The 2021 Conference will be held June 24-27, 2021as a virtual event Going virtual will bring a new format to our event, with a variety of class lengths from 2-hour classes to 1-day and 2-day workshops. You can register for any combination of classes on weaving,...

January/February 2020 MAFA News

Read the January/February 2020 Reps News...

July/August 2019 MAFA News

Read the Newsletter Contents in This Issue: Important Dates Conference 2019 Minutes of the June 29 Reps’ Assembly Social Media Coordinators Needed Grants Committee News Upcoming Guild Events Textile Events in our Region...

MAFA Grants Q&A Session

Coming to Millersville? Curious about MAFA Grants? Please plan to stop in at the Atrium (SMC upper level, opposite the Dining Hall) on Saturday evening, June 29 from 5:30 to 6:00 for a chance to talk with members of the Grants Committee and past Grant...

May/June 2019 MAFA News

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Three Rivers Fiber Focus

TRFF's goal is to promote, educate and support the various fiber arts and crafts activities in the Pittsburgh, PA area....

March/April 2019 MAFA News

    Contents in This Issue: Welcome New Member Guilds Important Dates Conference Fellowships Conference 2019 Updates MAFA Grants News Upcoming Guild Events Textile Events in our Region Fiber Tools & Equipment...

Become a Conference Fellow

Now that you have registered for the 2019 conference, consider applying for a 2019 conference fellowship. Fellows help extend the benefits of MAFA workshops to non-attendees through articles, lectures, demonstrations, or outreach activities back home. After submitting a written report and photographs of their post-conference...

Guild Grant Deadline Extended to December 3

Due to some confusion surrounding this year’s change in the deadline date for the MAFA guild grant applications, MAFA is extending the grant application deadline by a few weeks. The new deadline is December 3, 2018. If you didn’t quite get your grant application completed, now...

Time is Running Out! Apply for a MAFA Grant

There is less than a month left to apply for a 2019 MAFA Grant.  Each year MAFA awards several grants to organizations for projects that further MAFA’s mission. The grants typically range from $500 to $1,500.  For detailed requirements and a list of successful proposals,...

September/October MAFA Newsletter

Find the latest MAFA Newsletter here. Contents in this issue: Fall Reps’ Assembly Grants Fellowships Conference 2019 updates Groups.io program/workshop database Upcoming guild events Textile events in our region How to update your guild info...

Welcome to MAFA’s New Website

MAFA is proud to welcome you to our newly-designed website. We hope it will help our members and other interested parties find nearby guilds and learn about what is happening in the fiber-world. We also look forward to our members sharing information about their activities,...