MAFA Roundtable – Sarah Woodyard


This lecture and discussion will explore Sarah Woodyard’s apprenticeship in 18th-century English mantua-making (dressmaking) and millinery (accessories) she completed at the Margaret Hunter Millinery Shop in Colonial Williamsburg. She will explore what she learned and why hand-sewing preservation is important in the modern day

Celebration of Fibers

Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers 3705 Main Street, Philadelphia, PA

“We learn by doing and grow by sharing,” this annual juried exhibition of our members work, serves as a showcase for both our experienced and emerging fiber artists.

Victorian Hairwork by Karen Bachmann


Having been trained in traditional jewelry making techniques, I aim to bring this knowledge to working with non-traditional and alternative materials.

MAFA Reps Meeting May 2022


Meeting reminders and the agenda will be emailed to all Reps. We will be voting on bylaws updates and setting dues for 2022-2024.