We are back to in-person workshops for MAFA 2o23!

All workshops are offered as single, two-and-a-half day intensive sessions. Students will choose one workshops.

Find details about all our classes in the list below. Use the filters in the sidebar to refine the class list.

WAITLIST:  For classes that fill quickly, there will be a waitlist.


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Exhibits Opening

Even though MAFA 2021 is going virtual, we are planning a fashion show and exhibit, fiber art exhibit, and towel exchange.

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Blue in Baltimore

Join us for a talk and discussion about Blue Light Junction, the Indigo Shade Map project, and the Baltimore Dye Initiative by Kenya Miles and Rosa Chang.
Sponsored by TATTER.

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All About Japanese Temari

Learn all about the Japanese art of embroidered thread balls.
Sponsored by Long Thread Media.

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Effective Use of Materials and Color

Do you have yarn in various colors, textures, weights, yarn types that you are not sure what to do with?
Sponsored by Handweavers Guild of America.

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Living in Creative Community

A strong creative community supports its members and bears witness to the power of making as a source of sustenance and joy.
Sponsored by Heddlecraft.

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Hemp Fibers and Textiles

Why should fiber artists be interested in this amazing plant?
Sponsored by Lancaster Spinners and Weavers Guild.

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Spräng: What is it? What can you do with it?

Learn about the history of spräng from the Bronze Age to the 1800’s as well as ideas for modern practical uses.
Sponsored by Westfield Weavers Guild.

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