Our MAFA 2023 Supporters
Advertisers and other supporters help make the conference possible and accessible for more attendees!
Since MAFA is a non-profit, all-volunteer fiber arts organization, support from guilds, other organizations, and vendors helps tremendously toward making the conference a success.
Complete info, and the advertising form are posted HERE. For questions about supporting conference events with an advertisement, please email email@example.com.
The MAFA board and conference committee are grateful to our 2023 Advertisers and Supporters.
Handweavers Guild of America
HGA’s mission is to educate, support and inspire the fiber art community through instruction, and networking opportunities for fiber artists of all skill levels.
Long Thread Media
Long Thread Media publishes Handwoven, PieceWork, and Spin Off, as well as offering information, education, and community to crafters in those fields.
Peters Valley School of Craft
Peters Valley is a vibrant community that enriches lives through the learning, practice, and appreciation of fine crafts through studio-based and virtual workshops.
Heddlecraft® is a digital weaving magazine designed for weavers who already know how to weave and desire a better understanding of weaving and weave structures.
John C. Campbell Folk School
Experience our unique atmosphere of learning and growing together. Located in Brasstown, NC, the Folk School offers year-round weeklong and weekend classes for adults in craft, art, music, dance, and more.
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
Arrowmont is a nationally recognized center for contemporary arts and crafts education, supporting learning opportunities for individuals of all skill levels and ages in an immersive, supportive environment.
TATTER’s mission is to promote the consciousness of cloth by considering, and celebrating cloth’s intrinsic and essential relationship in human life.
Yadkin Valley Fiber Center
Fostering creativity in the fiber arts, we offer ongoing instruction for beginning weavers on all types of looms. We host guest instructors for specialized learning and offer a Master Weaver Certification Program. We welcome all fiber arts students with an interest in cultivating their craft.
L. Jean West: Peacock Expressions – Jewelry & Wearable Fiber Art
As one of the original North Jersey Weavers/Westfield Weavers Guild members who met in 1980 to create the Mid Atlantic Fiber Association, I am happy to sponsor the Volunteers Dinner at the MAFA 2023 Conference to honor this year’s volunteers who are keeping the spirit of giving alive.
Central Virginia Fiberarts Guild
Central Virginia Fiberarts Guild focuses on all fiber arts disciplines and artists/crafters at all skill levels.
Touchstone Center for Crafts
Celebrating 50 Years! Touchstone Center for Crafts is a unique three-seasons craft school located near Pittsburgh, PA. Founded in 1972 as Pioneer Crafts Council, Touchstone offers beginning and seasoned artists 1-5 day workshops taught by some of North America’s finest artisans.
Frances Irwin Handweavers Guild
Frances Irwin Handweavers is a guild of more than 40 active fiber enthusiasts who meet once a month in person or on Zoom to explore weaving and fiber related topics. Feel free to look around our site, check out our work, and get in touch.
Potomac Fiber Arts Guild
Potomac Fiber Arts Guild is an association of over 300 fiber artists located in the Washington, DC area, providing educational programs, study groups, collaboration, and fellowship around a wide range of fiber arts.
Handweavers of Bucks County
Handweavers of Bucks County, Pennsylvania was formed in 1953 to further the appreciation and understanding of handweaving and its processes by means of study, research, lectures, workshops, exhibits and the sharing of weaving-related experiences among its members.
Jockey Hollow Weavers Guild
Jockey Hollow Weavers is a New Jersey guild with more than 65 active members. Established in 1981, we meet monthly in person or virtually to exchange ideas, pursue knowledge, and find inspiration related to the practice of fiber arts.
Sunnyside Weavers, a small group of weaving friends in the Rockbridge County, Virginia area.
The Fuzzy Ear
A licensed rabbitry raising English Angora and French Lop rabbits. We also carry a variety of yarns spun with sheep (Merino, Rambouillet, Cormo…), Alpaca and Angora. We are proud to be able to support MAFA this year.
Bliss Design takes your VISION, your concepts, and turns them into compelling packages. We are team players who thrive on collaboration to realize amazing, eye-catching final products that get your message across.
MAFA is grateful to Ellen Turner for creating the ribbons awarded to our 2023 Exhibits Viewers’ Choice winners.