Registrations are closed for MAFA 2019, United in Fiber.

See you in Millersville, Pa. in June!

Not taking a workshop? The Marketplace and many other activities are open to the public.

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Workshop: Cost for a workshop is $360. This includes one class (16-hours of instruction over 2 1/2 days) and all conference activities

Housing and meal costs are available as listed below. Alternatively, an attendee may be a “commuter” and pay only for the workshop, in which case lodging and meals are arranged on his/her own.

Double room/Shared bath$200
Single room/Shared bath$230
Private room with bath$320


Other Options and FeesHousingCost
Non-participantsSharing a double room (includes meals)$240
Wednesday Night ArrivalEarly access to suite, includes Thursday breakfast & lunch$65
Day Tripper/Spend a night One night/Fri. or Sat. Single room (no meals)$60
Sock Knitting Machine Mini-workshop$125
Non-MAFA-member fee$30
Late Registration Fee$35


Workshop Weekend Registration Packages.Your registration fee of $560 (in a double) or $590 (in a single) includes tuition for your selected 16-hour workshop, lodging, and all meals from Thursday evening through Sunday lunch. Lodging will be in West Village Dormitory. This is close to the Gordinier Hall dining hall. All rooms are non-smoking.

Materials fees for workshops are totally separate and payable  to the instructor on the first day of class. Please have exact change or checks made out to the instructor.

Sock Knitting Machine Mini-workshops: Learn to knit on antique and modern circular sock knitting machines in short workshops. Targeted to beginners, these classes are open to the public. More information here.

Commuters, i.e., those attending classes but not staying on campus, will be charged $360 for their workshop and other conference events. Meals are not included, but may be purchased in the dining hall on an individual meal basis.

Non-participating Attendees, i.e., those not attending workshops, such as spouses, can be accommodated for a fee of $240. This will provide them with lodging and all the conference meals, as well as attendance at the non-workshop events of the conference. Note, all attendees must be 18 or over.

Option to Stay Overnight. Guild members not taking classes, but who don’t want to drive home after a day of fiber activities may register for Friday and/or Saturday night stays for a cost of $60 per night. No meals are included with this option, but they may be purchased individually for cash at the dining hall.

Online Registration. All registrations will be online. During the registration process, you can see the number of openings in each workshop and your selection will be confirmed upon completion of the registration process. Payment can be made by any major credit card through MAFA’s PayPal account. 

Cancellations. Registrations may be cancelled before April 1, 2019 by contacting the registrar via email. A processing fee of $50 will be deducted from your refund. After April 1, 2019, you will forfeit the entire amount unless there are extenuating circumstances, in which case, you must provide documentation to the registrar at

Special Needs regarding dietary and/or housing can be accommodated to the extent that the host facility’s rules allow. Please indicate any special needs on your registration form.