TAFA: The Textile and Fiber Art List is a membership association of handmade traditional and contemporary textiles and fiber businesses. TAFA’s members may exhibit, sell, and teach.
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TAFA: The Textile and Fiber Art List is a membership organization of fiber artists and textile businesses on the web. TAFA showcases member portfolios through its website, provides access to larger markets, offers business resources and fosters community.

These goals are achieved through this website, market accessibility, TAFA programs, technical assistance and disseminating member information.

Shop TAFA!
  • Cindy Grisdela Art Quilts
     
  • Boisali Biswas
     
  • The Loaded Trunk
     
  • Roxanne Lasky
     
  • Las Rancheritas
     
  • Wil Opio Oguta
     
  • Floris Flam
     
  • Threads of Peru
     
  • Peggy Brown Art
     
  • Louise Schiele
     
  • Michelle Kingdom
     
  • Afghan Tribal Arts
     

Visit our TAFA Shop for more textiles and accessories from our members. Here is a sampling:

Our TAFA Members on Etsy

The best textiles and fiber art on Etsy! Clothing, accessories, jewelry, softies, and supplies!

Artizan Made

TAFA's Sister Site, a collective of 70+ handmade shops. Shop the Market!

Shop Artizan Made on Etsy

Over 2,000 handmade products! Textiles, clay, wood, clothing, jewelry and more!
TAFA Social

Instagram feed from select TAFA Members. See the full feed here.

Select Member Facebook pages and TAFA’s Facebook page show up here: TAFA on Facebook.  Facebook is checked every hour for new posts.

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Artizan Made

Printmaking with Mariann Johansen-Ellis has an extensive portfolio within the printmaking field. She has three shops on Etsy, sells on Artfinder, and now makes her home in Denmark after many years in Spain.

artizanmade.com/portfolios/mariann-johansen-ellis/

A lovely thought for the season!

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Printmaking with Mariann Johansen-Ellis has an extensive portfolio within the printmaking field. She has three shops on Etsy, sells on Artfinder, and now makes her home in Denmark after many years in Spain.

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/mariann-johansen-ellis/

A lovely thought for the season!

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Artizan Made

Sue Canizares - Fine Art Ceramics embodies a feminine expression of Nature designs achieved through a combination of techniques, including Sgraffito. Her vines, flowers and animals come to life as she carves through colored slip to reveal the clay body beneath it.

artizanmade.com/portfolios/sue-canizares-ceramics/

Sue has several lovely pendant lamps in her shop on Etsy!
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Sue Canizares - Fine Art Ceramics embodies a feminine expression of Nature designs achieved through a combination of techniques, including Sgraffito. Her vines, flowers and animals come to life as she carves through colored slip to reveal the clay body beneath it.

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/sue-canizares-ceramics/

Sue has several lovely pendant lamps in her shop on Etsy!
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UK artist, Chris Gray, uses many surface design techniques in her work. Influenced by historical designs along with a love for tribal designs, Mabon Arts emerges with her own voice. She sells supplies on her website.

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UK artist, Chris Gray, uses many surface design techniques in her work. Influenced by historical designs along with a love for tribal designs, Mabon Arts emerges with her own voice. She sells supplies on her website.

https://www.tafalist.com/profile/mabon-arts/
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Artizan Made

Carla Trujillo is a mixed media artist who creates assemblages, jewelry and other art objects. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio. Favorite themes include historical references and religious icons. These are tin art doll ornaments.

artizanmade.com/portfolios/carla-trujillo/

Carla has a 10% off sale in her shop on Etsy until the end of December.
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Carla Trujillo is a mixed media artist who creates assemblages, jewelry and other art objects. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio. Favorite themes include historical references and religious icons. These are tin art doll ornaments.

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/carla-trujillo/

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Nicole Bunting has been journaling since childhood and finds a correlation between how we document time and how nature does it. She explores these and other concepts through her weaving and paper works. Nicole lives in Richmond, Virginia, USA.

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Nicole Bunting has been journaling since childhood and finds a correlation between how we document time and how nature does it. She explores these and other concepts through her weaving and paper works. Nicole lives in Richmond, Virginia, USA.

https://www.tafalist.com/profile/nicole-bunting/
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LOoks a lot like Sheila Hicks miniature pieces...not a bad inspiration

These are wonderful vintage embellishments! We have just a few sets left. Check out the beaded textiles here:

www.etsy.com/shop/AfghanTribalArts?ref=listing-shop2-all-items-count&section_id=6557370Vintage Tribal Talisman: Kuchi Beaded Remnant, Gul I Peron Patch Set from Afghan Tribal Arts.

www.etsy.com/listing/179699759/vintage-tribal-talisman-kuchi-beaded

This set of remnants contains three ''Gul I Peron'' tribal disks/patches and one small "Taweez". The beaded disks have been salvaged from a garment or other piece. Called "Gul I Peron", which means "dress flower", patches like this one are used by the Kuchi and other nomadic people in Afghanistan as a design element in their clothing. It might be sewn on to a dress or vest or on to another textile. There is cardboard between several layers of fabric which gives support to the beadwork.

Taweez is the Urdu word for amulet or talisman. Do a search for it and you will see that there are many kinds: taweez for love, taweez for health, taweez for prosperity, etc. Also spelled Ta'wiz or Tawiz, the use of talismans, amulets and charms are both allowed and forbidden by opposing Muslim teachers. Those against them, warn at how easily one can stray into clear-cut wrongful behavior, like worshiping other gods or putting faith into something that may not come from God. But, for the believers, their taweez will have holy writings or prayers embedded inside the piece.

Estimated age: 1980's

Dimensions:
Gul I Peron (top left): 4" x 4.5" (10 cm x 12 cm)
Gul I Peron (top right): diameter 4" (10 cm)
Gul I Peron (bottom left): diameter 2.5" (6.5 cm)
Taweez (bottom right): 2.75" x 3" (7 cm x 7.5 cm)

$50 for the set. Check the shop as there are a few others listed, too. You can use them on bags, hats or however you want... 🙂

Afghan Tribal Arts is both a TAFA Member and Sponsor and we thank Abdul for his support! Our sponsors keep TAFA tickin'!
Become one, too! www.tafalist.com/tafa-sponsors/

Explore our member profiles:
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These are wonderful vintage embellishments! We have just a few sets left. Check out the beaded textiles here:

https://www.etsy.com/shop/AfghanTribalArts?ref=listing-shop2-all-items-count&section_id=6557370

19 hours ago

Artizan Made

The Oshiwa Designs stamps are available individually or in sets. Prices have been figured by the square inch and the sets end up being about 15% cheaper than buying one by one. These textile stamps are perfect tools for surface design. Use on fabric or paper and imprint into clay, soap and even cookie dough!

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The Oshiwa Designs stamps are available individually or in sets. Prices have been figured by the square inch and the sets end up being about 15% cheaper than buying one by one. These textile stamps are perfect tools for surface design. Use on fabric or paper and imprint into clay, soap and even cookie dough!

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/oshiwa-designs/
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Artizan Made

Jannelle Olmstead’s sturdy wearable art tapestry and canvas shoulder bags and pockets, fur trimmed cloaklets, lace Collars and Fancy Crowns are all designed to add that delightful extra accent to any attire. They are her own copyright designs for SomeThing Else Studio, inspired by historical medieval and renaissance items, yet given to her interpretation and imagination.

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Jannelle Olmstead’s sturdy wearable art tapestry and canvas shoulder bags and pockets, fur trimmed cloaklets, lace Collars and Fancy Crowns are all designed to add that delightful extra accent to any attire. They are her own copyright designs for SomeThing Else Studio, inspired by historical medieval and renaissance items, yet given to her interpretation and imagination.

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/something-else-studio/
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I want buy this !!!!

Wonderful

A fish artist!!!

Best Video You Will Ever See
You will never look at a fish in the same way. Incredible!

Credit: BBC Earth
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Our holiday gift series wraps up with these handpicked housewares – many of which are both functional and beautiful, and all of which are guaranteed conversation starters. See picks from The Kenspeckle Letterpress, Chen Chen & Kai Williams, Ani Kasten Ceramics, PAPEL SF, and more: ow.ly/8deI30hfK8I ... See MoreSee Less

Collaboration is at the heart of community, and SDA’s community extends beyond its members.

For this $750 challenge match, join Rebecca Stevens, retired director of The Textile Museum in Washington, DC, and Miranda Klaas, who honors her late uncle W. Finley Klaas, Director of Operations for Testfabrics, a dynamic supplier of special textile needs and long-time advertising partner of the Surface Design Journal .

Rebecca Stevens offers her portion of this challenge match because “SDA is an important art voice in today's troubled world.”

W. Finley Klaas recognized the value of the textile artist and engaged SDA from its earliest days. “Testfabrics has a long, rich history working with textile artists and has been involved with SDA since its founding days,” says Miranda. “W. Finley Klaas was present at the earliest shows and (SDA) conferences to listen and learn about the needs of this newly formed group.”

Sadly, Finley passed away in November. Please join Rebecca Stevens and Miranda Klaas in honoring Finley Klaas' legacy, and the extended community at the heart of SDA. Double your gift during this generous challenge match. Please support us at: www.surfacedesign.org/support/
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Collaboration is at the heart of community, and SDA’s community extends beyond its members. 

For this $750 challenge match, join Rebecca Stevens, retired director of The Textile Museum in Washington, DC, and Miranda Klaas, who honors her late uncle W. Finley Klaas, Director of Operations for Testfabrics, a dynamic supplier of special textile needs and long-time advertising partner of the Surface Design Journal .

Rebecca Stevens offers her portion of this challenge match because “SDA is an important art voice in todays troubled world.”

W. Finley Klaas recognized the value of the textile artist and engaged SDA from its earliest days. “Testfabrics has a long, rich history working with textile artists and has been involved with SDA since its founding days,” says Miranda. “W. Finley Klaas was present at the earliest shows and (SDA) conferences to listen and learn about the needs of this newly formed group.”

Sadly, Finley passed away in November. Please join Rebecca Stevens and Miranda Klaas in honoring Finley Klaas legacy, and the extended community at the heart of SDA. Double your gift during this generous challenge match. Please support us at: http://www.surfacedesign.org/support/

2 days ago

Fair Trade Federation

Our Membership Manager Ann is representing FTF in Atlanta at the Domestic Fair Trade Association Conference this week. ... See MoreSee Less

Our Membership Manager Ann is representing FTF in Atlanta at the Domestic Fair Trade Association Conference this week.

This piece from Nancy Cordry, titled “The Transporter” is straight out of our Fall 2017 Journal, Color!

Want to receive our quarterly journals, learn more here: www.surfacedesign.org/journal/about-the-journal/
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This piece from Nancy Cordry, titled “The Transporter” is straight out of our Fall 2017 Journal, Color!

Want to receive our quarterly journals, learn more here: http://www.surfacedesign.org/journal/about-the-journal/

3 days ago

Craft in America

Congratulations to Miguel Angel Ortiz Miranda on the Spratling Award in the Silver Festival this year! #craftinamerica #craftinamericapbs #NEIGHBORSepisode #taxcosilverGALARDÓN WILLIAM SPRATLING
TÍTULO: “ACEQUIA”
DISEÑADOR Y EJECUTOR: MIGUEL ÁNGEL ORTÍZ MIRANDA
CATEGORIA: ORFEBRERÍA
AÑO: 2017
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Congratulations to Miguel Angel Ortiz Miranda on the Spratling Award in the Silver Festival this year! #craftinamerica #craftinamericapbs #NEIGHBORSepisode #taxcosilver

Have you seen the Pantone 2018 Color of the Year? Do you use the richness of Ultra Violet in YOUR artwork?

Pantone has put together eight color palettes featuring the Color of the Year to jumpstart creativity. Check out this page for those and more tools for designers:
www.pantone.com/color-of-the-year-2018-tools-for-designers
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Have you seen the Pantone 2018 Color of the Year? Do you use the richness of Ultra Violet in YOUR artwork? 

Pantone has put together eight color palettes featuring the Color of the Year to jumpstart creativity. Check out this page for those and more tools for designers: 
https://www.pantone.com/color-of-the-year-2018-tools-for-designers

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I love this color!

One of my favorite colors to use in my quilts.

Our holiday gift series continues: For the fashion-obsessed folks in your life, we've chosen some favorite finds that we're betting they don't have in their closets – yet – from Bow SelecTie, Cedar & Stone, Cask & Hide, Brookes Boswell, Makwa Studio, and more: ow.ly/mNsj30heWWn ... See MoreSee Less

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Craft in America

Consuelo Underwood’s "Undocumented Border Tracks" site-specific wall installation is the tenth in her series of "Borderlines." She has created these installations at museums and galleries across the U.S. to bring awareness to the environmental impact of the border on flora and fauna. For this version, Fairfax High School and Clinton Middle School students contributed "ghost flowers" and "power wands."
#PST #Border Los Angeles Unified School District William Jefferson Clinton Middle Pacific Standard Time
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Build that Wall baby!!

wish we got this series in our area😪😪

Surface Design Association is pleased to announcement the appointment of Elizabeth Kozlowski as the new Editor of the Surface Design Journal. ... See MoreSee Less

Surface Design Association is pleased to announcement the appointment of Elizabeth Kozlowski as the new Editor of the Surface Design Journal.

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Happy to hear this, what an asset!

Yay Elizabeth Kozlowski! I'm so happy to hear this news!

Welcome, Elizabeth!

Congratulations!

Congrats!😀

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The embroidery on this wallet is magnificent! Tiny, tiny stitches... Available in our shop on Etsy:

www.etsy.com/listing/186529491/afghanistan-vintage-embroidered-pashtunAfghanistan: Vintage Embroidered Pashtun Wallet or Pouch brought to us by Afghan Tribal Arts

www.etsy.com/listing/186529491/afghanistan-vintage-embroidered-pashtun

This wallet is from Afghanistan, made by the Pashtun Tribe, the largest ethnic minority of the country. Embroidered with cotton threads, the piece is decorated with glass seed beads along the edges. There are three pockets on the inside which would be used to hold jewelry or money. It appears to have been completely hand stitched. I see no evidence of machine sewing. It is in good condition. Background color is red, covered with very dense embroidery. The wallet folds to close with three snaps.

Dimensions:

8.75" x 4.75"
Metric: 22.5 cm x 12 cm

Estimated age: 1970's

Afghan Tribal Arts is both a TAFA Member and Sponsor and we thank Abdul for his support! Our sponsors keep TAFA tickin'!
Become one, too! www.tafalist.com/tafa-sponsors/

Explore our member profiles:
www.tafalist.com/tafa-members/
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The embroidery on this wallet is magnificent! Tiny, tiny stitches...  Available in our shop on Etsy:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/186529491/afghanistan-vintage-embroidered-pashtun

5 days ago

Craft in America

We at Craft in America are so humbled and inspired by the letters in our project Getting Here: L.A. Stories of Childhood Immigration.

Letters are currently on display as a part of our exhibition "Borders & Neighbors: Craft Connectivity Between the U.S. & Mexico" at El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

If you know anyone that would like to submit a letter, please visit the Biscailuz Gallery or the Craft in America Center in Los Angeles. You can also email pictures of letters to info@craftinamerica.org.

California Humanities
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We at Craft in America are so humbled and inspired by the letters in our project Getting Here: L.A. Stories of Childhood Immigration.

Letters are currently on display as a part of our exhibition Borders & Neighbors: Craft Connectivity Between the U.S. & Mexico at El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

If you know anyone that would like to submit a letter, please visit the Biscailuz Gallery or the Craft in America Center in Los Angeles. You can also email pictures of letters to info@craftinamerica.org.

California Humanities

Next up for our holiday gift recommendations: jewelry. Browse our staff picks for unique handmade jewelry pieces (clearly we're fans of earrings) from Secret Wood, silvercocoon, Gabrielle Gould, Luana Coonen Jewelry, Witt & Lore, and more: ow.ly/J4Jc30hbFEm ... See MoreSee Less

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Afghan Tribal Arts

Do you travel through Paducah, Kentucky? It is a crossroad town on the Ohio River and many people go through on their way South or North, East or West... Afghan Tribal Arts has a shop downtown, loaded with beads, tribal jewelry, rugs, and much more! Do visit us!

Beads & Rugs By ATA
626 Broadway
11-5PM Mon-Sat

Too far for you? Shop on Etsy: www.etsy.com/shop/afghantribalarts
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Do you travel through Paducah, Kentucky? It is a crossroad town on the Ohio River and many people go through on their way South or North, East or West...  Afghan Tribal Arts has a shop downtown, loaded with beads, tribal jewelry, rugs, and much more! Do visit us!

Beads & Rugs By ATA
626 Broadway
11-5PM Mon-Sat

Too far for you? Shop on Etsy:  https://www.etsy.com/shop/afghantribalarts

#TrunkShowTuesday for December 12, 2017
In this week's #TrunkShowTuesday presentation, view artwork created by SAQA members Holly Brackmann, Yen-Chiu Chen, Betty Gientke, Sheilana Massey, Bobbe Shapiro Nolan, Rosane Sarmento, Susan Schrott, and Jomama Van Loo.

You don't have to be a SAQA member to host a trunk in your local community! Get all the details: saqa.com/trunksho
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Olha Rosane Sarmento! 😘

Drica, saudade! Feliz Natal e um ótimo Ano Novo! Beijos😘 Em qua, 13 de dez de 2017 às 16:25, Adriana Kastrup no Facebook < notification+ppv-3imi@facebookmail.com> escreveu:

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5 days ago

Aid to Artisans

Craft sale open today! Come to our office at 5225 Wisconsin ave NW, Suite 104 in Washington DC 20015 throughout the week from 10am-6:30pm! We have products from Egypt, Pakistan, Nepal, Tibet, Kenya, Mexico and Tanzania! ... See MoreSee Less

Craft sale open today! Come to our office at 5225 Wisconsin ave NW, Suite 104 in Washington DC 20015 throughout the week from 10am-6:30pm! We have products from Egypt, Pakistan, Nepal, Tibet, Kenya, Mexico and Tanzania!

6 days ago

Afghan Tribal Arts

This is a lovely Turkmen cuff available in our shop on Etsy:
www.etsy.com/shop/afghantribalarts

Come shop! Still time for shipping in time for Christmas!Afghan Tribal Arts​ imports textiles, beads, carpets and artifacts from Afghanistan. Abdul Wardak travels a show route between Wisconsin and Florida.

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This is a lovely Turkmen cuff available in our shop on Etsy:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/afghantribalarts

Come shop! Still time for shipping in time for Christmas!

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Yay! It sold and heads for Florida tomorrow. How exciting! 🙂

Emerging Artists Program
Today is the deadline to apply for our emerging artists program at the 2018 American Craft Show in St. Paul! Looking to break into the craft show circuit? Hip Pop is an ACC-juried showcase of top emerging talent that provides a pathway for early-career artists into our established, competitive craft shows. Learn more and apply at craftcouncil.org/hippop.
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A rush of creativity, then… nothing. No muse. Your SAQA peer mentor knows how it is. She can help pull you through the rough spots. I will keep showing up. I will show up for SAQA.
www.saqa.com/donate
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A rush of creativity, then… nothing. No muse. Your SAQA peer mentor knows how it is. She can help pull you through the rough spots. I will keep showing up. I will show up for SAQA.
www.saqa.com/donate

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So true! Journal articles, the galleries on the website, the members FB group, and the mentor program are all great resources for getting unstuck!

7 days ago

Rayela Art

I finished a set of images for a video that I am going to do for Artizan Made. It was fun but so time consuming! Scroll through for links and more info and support handmade! www.artizanmade.comAt Artizan Made, we honor the past while looking forward to the future. All that we do using handmade processes is informed by those who came before us. We may bring new ideas and alter techniques, listening to our own inner muses, but without the rich history of arts and crafts from all corners of the world, where would we be? Many of our shops also actively support the survival of cultural aesthetics through fair trade practices and through the ethical trade of vintage goods. www.artizanmade.com ... See MoreSee Less

I finished a set of images for a video that I am going to do for Artizan Made. It was fun but so time consuming! Scroll through for links and more info and support handmade! www.artizanmade.com

1 week ago

Laura Lee Burch Textile Art

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Sheep transportation!

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I love what you come up with!

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1 week ago

Craft in America

Please join us on Sunday, December 17 at 2pm for a conversation between textile scholar and curator Alejandro de Ávila Blomberg and fiber artist Jim Bassler.
The talk will take place at the Biscailuz Gallery at El Pueblo de Los Angeles.
RSVP to rsvp@craftinamerica.org

Pictured is Jim Bassler's work "George Washington" from 2016, which can be seen in our current exhibition "Borders and Neighbors: Craft Connectivity Between the U.S. and Mexico" at El Pueblo.
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Please join us on Sunday, December 17 at 2pm for a conversation between textile scholar and curator Alejandro de Ávila Blomberg and fiber artist Jim Bassler.
The talk will take place at the Biscailuz Gallery at El Pueblo de Los Angeles.
RSVP to rsvp@craftinamerica.org

Pictured is Jim Basslers work George Washington from 2016, which can be seen in our current exhibition Borders and Neighbors: Craft Connectivity Between the U.S. and Mexico at El Pueblo.

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Here is a short video featuring Alejandro de Ávila on weaving, from the recent Borders episode of Craft in America: www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=74&v=hIEyHkigtzM

Thanks Susan Beeler Anderson. You post the best sites on the Bobbinwinders page!

1 week ago

Fair Trade Federation

Join us for a Holiday Twitter Chat next Tuesday at 2pm for brands & consumers to share ideas about making our holidays more fair 🎁 💕 #FairTradeChat with Fairtrade America & Ten Thousand Villages

Holiday #FairtradeChat!Dec 12, 2:00pmFairtrade AmericaJoin us and our partners from @[121760462864:274:Ten Thousand Villages] & @[50597789842:274:Fair Trade Federation] for a holiday themed #FairtradeChat! We'll have retailers and partners gathered around sharing ideas on how to make your holidays more fair.

And enter for your chance to win wonderful prizes just by participating!
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Holiday #FairtradeChat!

1 week ago

Aid to Artisans

It is your last chance! Don't miss out on your opportunity to exhibit your products at Las Vegas Market, one of the fastest growing retail markets in the U.S! Booth prices are highly competitive and include pre-show training and on-site mentoring.

Few spots are still available. Sign up today!

Register now!
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It is your last chance! Dont miss out on your opportunity to exhibit your products at Las Vegas Market, one of the fastest growing retail markets in the U.S! Booth prices are highly competitive and include pre-show training and on-site mentoring.

Few spots are still available. Sign up today!

Register now!

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  • #TrunkShowTuesday for December 12, 2017
    http://www.saqa.com/weblog/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/TrunkShowTuesday-2017-12-12.mp4 In this week’s #TrunkShowTuesday presentation, we serve up artwork by SAQA members Holly Brackmann, Yen-Chiu Chen, Betty Gientke, Sheilana Massey, Bobbe Shapiro Nolan, Rosane Sarmento, Susan Schrott, and Jomama Van Loo. You don’t have to be a SAQA member to host a trunk in your local community! Learn more ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on December-12-2017By Social Media Manager
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  • #TrunkShowTuesday for December 5, 2017
    http://www.saqa.com/weblog/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/TrunkShowTuesday-2017-12-05.mp4 In this week’s #TrunkShowTuesday presentation, enjoy artwork by SAQA members Kathleen Campau, Joan Dyer, Victoria Gordon, Judith Leathers, Susan Mogan, Deb Plestid, Jan Soules, and Deborah Weir. You deserve a break. Take some time off and click over to view all the 2017 SAQA Trunk Show art quilts! ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on December-4-2017By Social Media Manager
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  • SAQA Art Studios Round Up
    Do you enjoy seeing where other people create? We asked our Fiber Art Friday readers to share pictures of their studios, and now you can take a peek inside someone else’s workspace! Maybe you need ideas for a design wall or thread organization. Maybe you’re curious how other people arrange cutting tables and sewing machines.  Maybe you need more options as you plan an upcoming renovation. Browse the gallery of photos and sketches for all kinds of inspiring spaces, and leave a comment below telling us something about your own art space! Would you like to join in the fun?  Share your pictures anytime on Instagram with the hashtag #saqaartstudios in ... read more
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