MAFA 2019 — United in Fiber

It was a weekend of inspiration, education, and community. Read the highlights here.

Watch this space for photo highlights and mark your calendars for the 2021 conference!

More than 400 fiber artists took classes at MAFA 2019
See Where We All Came From!

Although the 2019 conference was full, experience a ‘taste’ of this biennial workshop weekend conference through the lens of the 2017 event:

Master weaver and author Tom Knisely gave our keynote at MAFA 2019! Tom has been studying and teaching others about weaving and spinning for more than four decades, making him one of the most well versed fiber arts instructors in North America. Resident instructor and manager of the Red Stone Glen Fiber Arts Center in York Haven, Pa., Tom weaves professionally and is the author of several instructional weaving books including Weaving Rag Rugs, Handwoven Table Linens, Handwoven Baby Blankets, and Huck Lace Weaving Patterns with Color and Weave Effects and a frequent contributor to Handwoven magazine.

Visit this page for a list of our generous donors and sponsors!

Download the conference brochure to peruse the workshops, and learn about the instructors.

Contact the Conference Coordinator at with questions or to volunteer to help at the conference.