Archive: September 2023

Fine Arts and Crafts Festival

On September 23, 2023, the Community Arts Center is proud to have the opportunity to present the finest arts and crafts from throughout the Delaware Valley on Park Avenue in Swarthmore....

Waterford Craft School

Immersive one- and two-day heritage craft classes and mini workshops. Connecting master instructors and students together in a preserved 19th c. village....

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...

Tip of the Mitt Fiber Fair

Each Spring, celebrate Michigan’s natural fiber, farmers, processors and skilled artisans....

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....

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...

MAD Museum of Arts and Design

The Museum of Arts and Design, based in Manhattan, New York City, collects, displays, and interprets objects that document contemporary and historic innovation in craft, art, and design....

The Fabric Workshop and Museum

The Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM) is an internationally acclaimed contemporary art museum devoted both to the creation and presentation of innovative works of art. Its Artist-in-Residence Program provides artists at all stages of their careers with the opportunity to collaborate with FWM as they...

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 Southeast Fiber Forum Association and held at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee....

Surface Design Association

Surface Design Association’s mission since 1977 is to promote awareness and appreciation of textile-inspired art and design through member-supported benefits including publications, exhibitions, and conferences....

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,...

CNY Fiber Arts Festival

A weekend of fun activities for adults and children, featuring the sale of beautiful hand-made products, demonstrations and workshops, and interaction with farm animals, held in June....

Blue Ridge Fiber Fest

A two day celebration of the fiber arts in June. Featuring fiber animals, 65+ vendors and workshops all set in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains!...

Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival

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

Florida Tropical Weavers Conference (FTWC)

Held each March in Leesburg, Florida....

Eastern Great Lakes Fiber Conference (EGLFC)

Biennial Conference on the grounds of the Chautauqua Institution held in odd-number years in October....

Convergence (HGA)

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

Association of Northwest Weavers Guilds (ANWG)

ANWG conference are held in odd-number years, usually in June....

New England Weavers Seminar (NEWS)

Held in odd-number years, usually in July, now at Worcester State University, Worcester, MA....

MidAtlantic Fiber Association Conference (MAFA)

MAFA Biennial Conference, at Millersville University, June of odd-number years....

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

Week-long workshops, as well as a residency program designed to provide pre-professional, self-directed artists time and space to develop a major body of work....

Intermountain Weaver’s Conference (IWC)

A bi-annual conference held in odd numbered years....

Midwest Weavers Conference (MWC)

2021 CONFERENCE POSTPONED.  Visit the MWC website for more info on the next Uncommon Threads....

Fall Fiber Festival & Montpelier Sheep Dog Trials

Held the first full weekend in October, at James Madison’s Montpelier, near Orange, VA....

NJ Sheep and Fiber Festival

Each September, the first weekend after Labor Day, at the Hunterdon County Fairgrounds....

Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival

First weekend in May at the Howard County Fairgrounds....

New York Sheep & Wool Festival

Each October at the Duchess County Fairgrounds. Vendors, Sheep & Goat Shows,  Fleece Sale, Breed & Camelid Barns, Competitions, and Classes....