MAFA 2019 — United in Fiber

June 27-30, 2019

Millersville University
Millersville, Pennsylvania

Enjoy our video of the MAFA 2017 conference for a preview of what’s coming in 2019

With 40 workshops in weaving, spinning, dyeing, felting and other fiber arts, an active marketplace and many special events, the Conference Planning Committee is busy getting ready your experience at MAFA 2019.

Master weaver and author Tom Knisely will keynote 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. .

Download the workshop brochure to take your time perusing the workshops, learn about the instructors, and select a first and second choice before registration opens.

Contact Coordinator Theresa Hill at with questions or offers to help.

Dates to Remember

Feb 2Early registration opens for MAFA-affiliated guild members and associate members only at
Feb 16Registration opens for all registrants.
April 1Late registration opens (Late fee of $35 applies)
Deadline to apply for MAFA Fellowship Award
April 30Deadline to apply to participate in the Fashion and Artist Exhibits and Skein Competition.
May 15Instructors send email with final workshop information, instructions and supply lists to all students.
May 31Last day to register for conference.

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