• Triangle Fiber Arts Center Expansion — Triangle Weavers, Inc., NC


  • Resurgence of the Fiber Arts in Southern Appalachia — Blue Ridge Fiber Fest, NC
  • Linen: The Journey from Seed to Cloth — Frances Irwin Handweavers, NJ
  • Public Education of Fiber Crafts — Weavers Guild of Buffalo, NY


  • WGGB 70th Anniversary Show at the Baltimore County Arts Guild — Weavers Guild of Greater Baltimore, MD

A month-long public art exhibit celebrating the guild’s 70th anniversary, including public “art-making” classes and young adult scholarships to a beginning weaving class. 


  • 17th, 18th and 19th Century Textiles: Workshop and Lectures — Harmony Weavers Guild, DE

Final Report

Series of tours, lectures and workshops held at Winterthur Museum and elsewhere in spring 2018. Events were open to members of other MAFA guilds and/or the public.

  • Gateway to Weaving – Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers, PA

Final Report

Rigid heddle looms and associated equipment for use in public outreach, “drop-in-and-weave” events and beginning weaving classes.


  • New Equipment for Sharing Fiber Arts — Warped Weavers Guild, MD

Final Report

Portable loom for use in an ongoing program of weaving demonstrations at Maryland State Fair and at public libraries


  • Sheep Shearing – Avon Grove School, PA

Final Report

Enhance the charter school’s art curriculum with felting classes using the wool from school-run micro-farm.

  • Have a Seat and Stay a While – Fiber Arts Network, WV

Final Report

Height-adjustable loom benches for weaving studio used in demonstrations and classes for children and adults.

  • Fiber Arts Weekend – Third Star Fibre Artist Guild, NJ

Final Report

Beginning spinning and weaving classes and public demonstrations to mark the guild’s 40th anniversary.

  • Fiber Arts Learning Opportunities for Youth and Adults – Southern Tier Fiberarts Guild, NY

Final Report

Fiber arts workshops, in collaboration with the local public library and an arts organization.


  • Triangle Fiber Arts Center (TFAC) – Triangle Weavers’ Guild, NC

Final Report

Equipment for new fiber arts center.


  • Looms for Kids College – Fiber Arts Network, WV

Final Report

Looms for use in children’s weaving workshops

  • West Virginia Fiber Festival – Morgantown Fiber Guild, WV

Final Report

Support for annual fiber festival

  • Spinning Workshop – Southern Tier Fiberarts Guild, NY

Final Report

Regional spinning workshop