Archive: August 2018

Bobbin Boy

Alan and Milissa Dewey, a husband and wife team, are Asheville, NC-based “Bobbin Boy”.  Alan, a master woodturner from Yorkshire and London, England, has worked with antiques and antiques restoration for nearly 30 years. Milissa is a PhD-educated historian and a journeyman woodturner who has worked in the...

Vendors at a Glance

Here are our confirmed vendors for MAFA2019 Click on the vendor’s name for more details and photos. A Touch of Twist Susan Cooper & Stephen Ableman Pattersonville, N.Y. www.atouchoftwist.net Yarn, roving, weaving, felting, spinning tools and equipment. Allen B. Carr, Works in Wood Allen B. Carr...

Open Studio

Open Studio takes place on Saturday evening and is an opportunity to see what has been happening in the other classes over the weekend. You can chat with the instructors, and get lots of great ideas for workshops for your guilds. In the past, many...

Vendor Application Confirmation

Thank you for your vendor application for the MAFA 2019 Conference! If you have any questions or concerns please email vendors@mafafiber.org. Note: Your application does not guarantee booth space at the MidAtlantic Fiber Association’s 2019 conference and juried show. After review, all applicants can expect...

Silly Spinning Games

These games are purely for fun. But they require spinning expertise, too. Details and how to participate will be posted nearer to the MAFA 2019 conference dates....

Skein Competition & Exhibit

Rules for entry Entries are free and exclusive to 2019 MAFA Conference attendees. All work must be the creation of the entrant, clean and odor-free and completed within the past two years. There are no restrictions on the number of items you may enter in...

Kitchen Towel Exchange

Show off your weaving and towel making skills by having a good old-fashioned kitchen towel exchange. Everyone who participates takes home with a new addition to brighten up their kitchen! During the conference, all towels submitted will be on display for all conference goers to...

Threads of Communication Artist Exhibit

New to the 2019 conference will be an exhibit featuring artistic works with the theme “Threads of Communication.” Fiber artists may express an event, story, message, conversation through the use of fibers. and are not restricted to a literal interpretation. An abstract approach may be...

Spotlight on Fashion

As MAFA 2017 conference participants expressed overwhelming support for continuing the Fashion Show and Exhibit in 2019, we’re planning an even better Spotlight on Fashion in 2019! The Fashion Exhibit will feature garments and accessories created by conference attendees and will be located in the...

MAFA 2021

Move pages under this topic if they become OBE for 2019 so we have the text to re-use, if we need it....