Archive: September 2021

Aya Fiber Studio

The Aya Fiber Studio is Florida’s premier Fiber Art Destination Studio. We bring in the very best Fiber instructors from across the country, teaching many different genres. Select from natural dyeing, indigo , shibori, surface design, stitching and many others. With miles of beautiful natural beaches...

MAFA 2021 “Escape” Fiber Art Exhibit eBook

Exhibit entries and project information from the 2021 MAFA Conference “Escape” Fiber Art Exhibit.   Download the 2021 Fiber Art eBook HERE....

MAFA 2021 Fashion Exhibit eBook

Exhibit entries and project information from the 2021 MAFA Conference Fashion Exhibit.   Download the 2021 Fashion eBook HERE....

Weiss, Wendy – Ikat and Dyeing

One hour lecture and discussion of single warp ikat in India. Video clips, images, and verbal description provide a detailed view of the steps of the warp preparation for ikat in a small town in rural Gujarat, as well as in Odisha and Telangana. This...

McKenna, Kim – Spinning

Currently teaching four on-line workshops using the Zoom platform: Sumptuous Silk, a spinning workshop on the various forms of Mulberry silk; Take a Walk on the Wild Side, a spinning workshop on Non-Mulberry Silk; Exploration and Discovery Series Part I, Forward Worsted Draft Twist; Exploration...

Dunnewold, Jane – Creativity, Surface Embellishment, EcoPrinting

I have several classes online that guild members might be interested in (individually, that is) and am also open to doing Zoom seminars for guilds on a variety of design, color or other topics. I recently did a “keynote” via Zoom for the Art Cloth...

Penland School of Crafts

An international center for craft education dedicated to helping people live creative lives. Penland offers one-, two-, and eight-week workshops in books, paper, clay, drawing, glass, iron, metals, photography, printmaking, letterpress, textiles, and wood. The school also offers artists’ residencies, local programs, and a gallery...

Southeast Fiber Forum (SEFF)

Biennial conference held in April of odd years, hosted by the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts....

PLY Away

Join us for PLY Away Spinning Retreat organized by PLY Magazine, while we learn, share, enjoy, and just sit and spin! In-depth 3-day classes, immersive 2-day classes, fun 1-day classes, and half-day classes....

Handweavers Guild of America

HGA is an international membership association created to encourage excellence, inspire creativity, and preserve fiber arts traditions through education and community. HGA produces a quarterly magazine, Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot; a biennial international fiber arts conference, Convergence; an annual juried exhibition of small fiber artworks,...

Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival

Each September at the Clarke County Ruritan Fair Grounds...

Convergence (HGA)

Biennial conference in even years presented by the Handweavers Guild of America (HGA) in locations around the country....

Ravelry

Social networking service that  functions as an organizational tool for a variety of fiber arts including knitting, crocheting, spinning, and weaving. Members share information, projects, and ideas....

Weavolution

Online, international handweaving community....

The Journal for Weavers, Spinners and Dyers

Published on behalf of the Association of Guilds of Spinners Weavers and Dyers, this UK-based Journal covers a wide range of textile subjects, including articles on historic textile techniques and cutting edge modern design. 4 issues in a year....

John C. Campbell Folk School

The Folk School provides experiences in non-competitive learning and community life that are joyful and enlivening, and offers year-round weeklong and weekend classes for adults in craft, art, music, dance, cooking, gardening, nature studies, photography and writing....

Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot

The Handweavers Guild of America’s award-winning quarterly journal features a broad spectrum of articles about the fiber arts, including design, history, shows, education, products, books, national and international textile news, as well as updates about HGA programs and people, and information received from local and...