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.

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  • Afghan Tribal Arts
     

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

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

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Over 2,000 handmade products! Textiles, clay, wood, clothing, jewelry and more!
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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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This beautiful piece is from Janice Lessman-Moss in our Winter EIP Journal 2016! ... See MoreSee Less

This beautiful piece is from Janice Lessman-Moss in our Winter EIP Journal 2016!

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TAFA: The Textile and Fiber Art List

I've always had a hard time drawing trees or making them look realistic. This album from our TAFA members show a few great examples of the change of seasons, executed with wonderful creativity! ... See MoreSee Less

Ive always had a hard time drawing trees or making them look realistic. This album from our TAFA members show a few great examples of the change of seasons, executed with wonderful creativity!

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Selvedge Magazine

WRAPPED UP. Kimsooja unwraps the cultural history of Bottari. Read more in the Trade Winds Issue. bit.ly/2ooIsiH ... See MoreSee Less

WRAPPED UP. Kimsooja unwraps the cultural history of Bottari. Read more in the Trade Winds Issue. http://bit.ly/2ooIsiH

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Artizan Made

Located in Thailand, Siamese Dream Design recycles vintage Hilltribe textiles into shoes, garments, and home decor items. Siamese Dream Design has a wide selection of footwear, beautiful home accents, and garments for adults and children.

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Located in Thailand, Siamese Dream Design recycles vintage Hilltribe textiles into shoes, garments, and home decor items. Siamese Dream Design has a wide selection of footwear, beautiful home accents, and garments for adults and children.

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/siamese-dream-design/

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Selvedge Magazine

On 19th August, Selvedge bring a curated collection of fifty merchants and makers to Edinburgh. Textile designer and weaver Heather Shields Textile Design will be amongst those exhibiting with her contemporary and vibrant homeware and accessories. Applications for exhibitors are open here bit.ly/2oVrA5A ... See MoreSee Less

On 19th August, Selvedge bring a curated collection of fifty merchants and makers to Edinburgh. Textile designer and weaver Heather Shields Textile Design will be amongst those exhibiting with her contemporary and vibrant homeware and accessories. Applications for exhibitors are open here http://bit.ly/2oVrA5A

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Artizan Made

Laura Foster Nicholson lives in the historic town of New Harmony, Indiana, where she explores the concept of utopia and place through her textile work. She weaves fine art tapestries under her own name and creates various wholesale and retail lines of household textiles and designs under LFN Textiles. Garden and rural themes are favorites, along with architectural and patterns in nature: bees, vegetables, barns, and sustainability.

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Laura Foster Nicholson lives in the historic town of New Harmony, Indiana, where she explores the concept of utopia and place through her textile work. She weaves fine art tapestries under her own name and creates various wholesale and retail lines of household textiles and designs under LFN Textiles. Garden and rural themes are favorites, along with architectural and patterns in nature: bees, vegetables, barns, and sustainability.

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/laura-foster-nicholson-lfn-textiles/

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Artizan Made

Based in Calgary, Canada, Castilleja Cotton is a family business with Diane’s sister Colleen Kennedy contributing many of the designs and Diane’s husband Don McGregor contributing photographs and some of his own designs. All of quilts are made using a regular sewing machine. They create all of their own designs and currently have over 500 quilt patterns. This one is an actual finished quilt available in their Etsy shop!

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Based in Calgary, Canada, Castilleja Cotton is a family business with Diane’s sister Colleen Kennedy contributing many of the designs and Diane’s husband Don McGregor contributing photographs and some of his own designs. All of quilts are made using a regular sewing machine. They create all of their own designs and currently have over 500 quilt patterns. This one is an actual finished quilt available in their Etsy shop!

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/castilleja-cotton/

Julia Berkley is a collage artist working primarily in fabric with other elements. "Contemporary collage is often a reflection of our multi-media environment with its inherent intensity and disharmonies. In my collage work using repurposed fiber and other materials, I strive to broaden the embrace of contemporary collage to include the quietly contemplative natural spaces that offer respite in an overloaded culture."
To learn more, see -
www.tafalist.com/profile/julia-r-berkley-works-in-fabric/
#fiberart #fiberartist #fibreart #fibreartist #textileart #textileartist #textiles
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Julia Berkley is a collage artist working primarily in fabric with other elements. Contemporary collage is often a reflection of our multi-media environment with its inherent intensity and disharmonies. In my collage work using repurposed fiber and other materials, I strive to broaden the embrace of contemporary collage to include the quietly contemplative natural spaces that offer respite in an overloaded culture.
To learn more, see - 
https://www.tafalist.com/profile/julia-r-berkley-works-in-fabric/
#fiberart #fiberartist #fibreart #fibreartist #textileart #textileartist #textiles

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Beautiful! •~დ╮♡╭დ~•

oui cela donne vraiment une sensation de paix !

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Artizan Made

Pam Marwede of Pamdesign paints on fabric, pottery, furniture, floorcloths and other surfaces, using bold, colorful Mediterranean inspiration. She has worked closely with interior designers in Florida in a variety of home decor projects. Now she is relocating to Barcelona, a dream come true for her!

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Pam Marwede of Pamdesign paints on fabric, pottery, furniture, floorcloths and other surfaces, using bold, colorful Mediterranean inspiration. She has worked closely with interior designers in Florida in a variety of home decor projects. Now she is relocating to Barcelona, a dream come true for her!

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/pamdesign/

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Artizan Made

Lina Sofía lived in Miami, Florida, while her aunt, Lavinia, is in Cali, Colombia, The two collaborate on creating jewelry and other crafts for their shop, Fabric necklaces Pri Fabrics and Beads. Lina Sofia has just moved back to Colombia and will reopen her shop once they are settled in. Meanwhile, sign up on her Etsy page to get an email when she opens back up!

artizanmade.com/portfolios/pri-fabrics-and-beads/

The Pri shop on Etsy is on vacation, but sign up there for an email to get a notification when it opens up again.
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Lina Sofía lived in Miami, Florida, while her aunt, Lavinia, is in Cali, Colombia, The two collaborate on creating jewelry and other crafts for their shop, Fabric necklaces Pri Fabrics and Beads. Lina Sofia has just moved back to Colombia and will reopen her shop once they are settled in. Meanwhile, sign up on her Etsy page to get an email when she opens back up!

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/pri-fabrics-and-beads/

The Pri shop on Etsy is on vacation, but sign up there for an email to get a notification when it opens up again.

Do you follow us on Instagram? You should!

We post loads of gorgeous art quilts, exhibition and event photos, and share posts from our members.

This week, we're excited to share photos from the Creation to Curation Conference on which we're collaborating with International Quilt Study Center & Museum!

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Do you follow us on Instagram? You should!

We post loads of gorgeous art quilts, exhibition and event photos, and share posts from our members.

This week, were excited to share photos from the Creation to Curation Conference on which were collaborating with International Quilt Study Center & Museum! 

http://instagram.com/saqaart

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Wish I were there! Have a wonderful time, everyone!

Merchants Cargo, in a new series of works photographer Loes Herrink captures Vietnamese street vendors from above.
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Merchants Cargo, in a new series  of works photographer Loes Herrink captures Vietnamese street vendors from above. 
http://bit.ly/2ooIsiH

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Stunning!

Tom Reilly

Paul Van Giap

2 days ago

Craft in America

Meet Nicholas Galanin - Artist, Tlingit/Unangax̂, Alaska. As a 2017 Native Arts & Cultures Foundation Mentor Artist Fellow, Nicholas will mentor to transfer aspects of Tlingit metalsmithing and the technique of chasing and repoussé to his apprentice. ... See MoreSee Less

We're excited to share the launch of American Craft Inquiry, our new journal featuring in-depth essays on contemporary and historical issues, exhibition reviews, and highlights from our archives. Learn more and subscribe today at craftcouncil.org/journal. ... See MoreSee Less

Were excited to share the launch of American Craft Inquiry, our new journal featuring in-depth essays on contemporary and historical issues, exhibition reviews, and highlights from our archives. Learn more and subscribe today at craftcouncil.org/journal.

2 days ago

Handmadeology

Trying the "Mount Everest" steps for the first time! It's about 14 feet at the peak.... YIKES... motivation not to fall! Watch at the beginning where I whack my arm on the post... lol.

#ninjatraining #steps #ninjawarrior #backyard #handmade #woodworking #dontfall #ocr #handmadeninja
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Go back and forth u can do it

Yea!! Tim. Great job!!

Oh to be younger and less than 200lb again!

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Volunteer for our Markets in Santa Fe & Arlington! www.folkartalliance.org/volunteer/opportunities/ ... See MoreSee Less

Volunteer for our Markets in Santa Fe & Arlington! https://www.folkartalliance.org/volunteer/opportunities/

#TrunkShowTuesday for April 25, 2017
In this week's continuation of #TrunkShowTuesday, enjoy artwork by Frieda Anderson, Maria Billings, Lucy Carroll, Esther David, Deborah Fell, Ann Luther, Annette McRae, and Charlotte Scott.

The 2017 SAQA Trunk Show debuts this week at the Creation to Curation Conference in Lincoln. Woohoo!
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Handmadeology

Today I'm using 3/4" galvanized pipe for the first time to build a modern industrial hall stand, or hall tree. The twisted railroad tie coat hooks were made ... ... See MoreSee Less

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Selvedge Magazine

MADE IN INDIA, the fashion for Indian textiles in the US.

Woman's gown bodice, England c. 1780, remade 1795 - 1800, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. The cotton textile of this gown was block printed in madder colours, with the addition of blue and yellow penciled, or brushed on, after printing.

Read more in the Trade Winds issue: bit.ly/2ooIsiH
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MADE IN INDIA, the fashion for Indian textiles in the US.

Womans gown bodice, England c. 1780, remade 1795 - 1800, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. The cotton textile of this gown was block printed in madder colours, with the addition of blue and yellow penciled, or brushed on, after printing.

Read more in the Trade Winds issue: http://bit.ly/2ooIsiH

I love Leonard Cohen and also this portrait of him by Mary Pal Designs. Such dignity!Mary Pal Designs specializes in sculpting portraits and designs in cheesecloth and then stitching them to a background textile. Mary lives in Ottawa,Canada.

www.tafalist.com/profile/mary-pal-designs/

Leonard Cohen
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I love Leonard Cohen and also this portrait of him by Mary Pal Designs. Such dignity!

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Craft in America

NATURE episode preview. PBS premiere: April 21, 2017
In case you missed the Craft in America: NATURE episode, you can now watch it online:
youtu.be/HG1mgw6cIgA
www.craftinamerica.org/episodes/nature
www.pbs.org/video/3000228663
Preston Singletary Glass May Day Press Applewoods Studio Mary Merkel-Hess #PatrickDougherty #craftinamerica #craftinamericaPBS #NATUREepisode
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I enjoyed it very much.

Wonderful!

Poetry Night at the Afghan Tribal Arts Bead and Rugs Gallery!
April 27th, Thursday, 6-8PM with Samuel Hawkins and The Writings of Abdul Wardak!

This is a soft launch of our new gallery. Abdul Wardak has been importing from Central Asia since the 1980's, specializing in gemstone beads for jewelry artists, tribal rugs and fine vintage home decor crafts from the region. He is also a poet and this will be his first live performance!

Like henna art? Get your favorite quilt block hennaed on your hand! Rachel Biel will be at the gallery with henna from 3-6pm each afternoon.

Not coming to Paducah? Well, you can still enjoy what we have in our Etsy shop: www.etsy.com/shop/AfghanTribalArts

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#AQS #paducahquiltshow #poetry #beads

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Poetry Night at the Afghan Tribal Arts Bead and Rugs Gallery!
April 27th, Thursday, 6-8PM with Samuel Hawkins and The Writings of Abdul Wardak!

This is a soft launch of our new gallery. Abdul Wardak has been importing from Central Asia since the 1980s, specializing in gemstone beads for jewelry artists, tribal rugs and fine vintage home decor crafts from the region. He is also a poet and this will be his first live performance!

Like henna art? Get your favorite quilt block hennaed on your hand! Rachel Biel will be at the gallery with henna from 3-6pm each afternoon.

Not coming to Paducah? Well, you can still enjoy what we have in our Etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AfghanTribalArts

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#AQS #paducahquiltshow #poetry #beads

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Good luck with Poetry Night! I know you will be outstanding.

Making our Mark, SDA's conference in August is going to come up quickly. There are lots of exciting events that will take place in Portland, OR that week. Mary Babcock will be speaking that week about Notions of the Pacific: Lessons from Water in Times of Change.

For more information, please visit: www.surfacedesign.org/events-exhibits/conferences/conference2017/conference-programs/
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Making our Mark, SDAs conference in August is going to come up quickly. There are lots of exciting events that will take place in Portland, OR that week. Mary Babcock will be speaking that week about Notions of the Pacific: Lessons from Water in Times of Change. 

For more information, please visit: http://www.surfacedesign.org/events-exhibits/conferences/conference2017/conference-programs/

3 days ago

Craft in America

In case you missed the Craft in America: NATURE episode, you can now watch it online:
youtu.be/HG1mgw6cIgA
www.craftinamerica.org/episodes/nature
www.pbs.org/video/3000228663

Preston Singletary Glass May Day Press Applewoods Studio Mary Merkel-Hess #PatrickDougherty #craftinamerica #craftinamericaPBS #NATUREepisodewww.craftinamerica.org. NATURE: Artists explore the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Featuring sculptor Patrick Dougherty, artist Mary Merkel-Hess, wo...
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Amy Barlow Berridge a really cool paper "staining" episode using natural objects!

This was one of the best episodes yet!

Thx for posting, Leander

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Rayela Art

Coming to Quilt Week in Paducah? Visit us at 626 Broadway!

O'Jessa Joy at Beads and Rugs by Afghan Tribal ArtsApr 28, 6:00pm626 Broadway St, Paducah, KY 42001-6868, United StatesComing to the @[171849049972201:844:AQS QuiltWeek® – Spring Paducah, Kentucky 2017]? We have some evening entertainment for you! Enjoy the talents of our local belly dancer, Jessa Joy of @[102969054554:274:LoveNut Studios] who will dance for us from 6-9 on April 28th! Jessa has many talents, is fluent in Spanish and an accomplished photographer.

Don't forget! Friday night at 626 Broadway! Enjoy the quilt show, go out to eat and then come and relax with us. We are friendly, informal and look forward to having you as our guests!

This is a soft launch of our new gallery featuring Beads and Rugs from @[171170801454:274:Afghan Tribal Arts]. Abdul Wardak has been importing from Central Asia since the 1980's, specializing in gemstone beads for jewelry artists, tribal rugs and fine vintage home decor crafts from the region. He is also a poet! @[488243174604212:274:The Writings of Abdul Wardak]

Like henna art? Get your favorite quilt block hennaed on your hand! Rachel Biel will be at the gallery with henna from 3-6pm each afternoon.

Not coming to Paducah? Well, you can still enjoy what we have in our Etsy shop: www.etsy.com/shop/AfghanTribalArts

If you are in South Carolina, you can visit @[858293564220567:274:Beads at Sturee Tribal Village], Pendleton location. And, in Florida: @[567441313357191:274:Kabul To Marrakech LLC].

Rachel's shop: www.etsy.com/shop/rayela (We can combine shipping between the two.) Also visit Rachel's projects: www.tafalist.com and artizanmade.com
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OJessa Joy at Beads and Rugs by Afghan Tribal Arts

3 days ago

Selvedge Magazine

Trade Winds are the prevailing wind patterns that carried ships across oceans, establishing trade routes that changed the course of textiles forever.
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Afghan Tribal Arts

Coming to the AQS QuiltWeek® – Spring Paducah, Kentucky 2017? We have some evening entertainment for you! Enjoy the talents of our local belly dancer, Jessa Joy of LoveNut Studios who will dance for us from 6-9 on April 28th! Jessa has many talents, is fluent in Spanish and an accomplished photographer.

Don't forget! Friday night at 626 Broadway! Enjoy the quilt show, go out to eat and then come and relax with us. We are friendly, informal and look forward to having you as our guests!

This is a soft launch of our new gallery featuring Beads and Rugs from Afghan Tribal Arts. Abdul Wardak has been importing from Central Asia since the 1980's, specializing in gemstone beads for jewelry artists, tribal rugs and fine vintage home decor crafts from the region. He is also a poet! The Writings of Abdul Wardak

Like henna art? Get your favorite quilt block hennaed on your hand! Rachel Biel will be at the gallery with henna from 3-6pm each afternoon.

Not coming to Paducah? Well, you can still enjoy what we have in our Etsy shop: www.etsy.com/shop/AfghanTribalArts
... See MoreSee Less

Coming to the AQS QuiltWeek® – Spring Paducah, Kentucky 2017? We have some evening entertainment for you! Enjoy the talents of our local belly dancer, Jessa Joy of LoveNut Studios who will dance for us from 6-9 on April 28th! Jessa has many talents, is fluent in Spanish and an accomplished photographer. 

Dont forget! Friday night at 626 Broadway! Enjoy the quilt show, go out to eat and then come and relax with us. We are friendly, informal and look forward to having you as our guests!

This is a soft launch of our new gallery featuring Beads and Rugs from Afghan Tribal Arts. Abdul Wardak has been importing from Central Asia since the 1980s, specializing in gemstone beads for jewelry artists, tribal rugs and fine vintage home decor crafts from the region. He is also a poet! The Writings of Abdul Wardak

Like henna art? Get your favorite quilt block hennaed on your hand! Rachel Biel will be at the gallery with henna from 3-6pm each afternoon.

Not coming to Paducah? Well, you can still enjoy what we have in our Etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AfghanTribalArts

On Earth Day, we are reminded how linked trade is to both climate and inequality. Today, let's celebrate fair trade's dedication to the Earth and it's people. ... See MoreSee Less

On Earth Day, we are reminded how linked trade is to both climate and inequality. Today, lets celebrate fair trades dedication to the Earth and its people.

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Love this Fair Trade Federation!

Getting ready to join us in Lincoln for the SAQA Creation to Curation Conference? Did you know you can add the Conference schedule to your Google calendar? Click over and check it out!

While you're at the Conference, tag your social media posts with #SAQALNK to have a chance for them to be shared on SAQA's social media channels!

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Getting ready to join us in Lincoln for the SAQA Creation to Curation Conference? Did you know you can add the Conference schedule to your Google calendar? Click over and check it out!

While youre at the Conference, tag your social media posts with #SAQALNK to have a chance for them to be shared on SAQAs social media channels!

http://www.saqa.com/members.php?ID=3419

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  • #TrunkShowTuesday for April 25, 2017
    Welcome to another #TrunkShowTuesday! Be sure you subscribe to our blog or YouTube channel so you don’t miss any of the gorgeous art quilts created for the 2017 SAQA Trunk Show by our talented members! This week enjoy artwork by: Frieda Anderson, Maria Billings, Lucy Carroll, Esther David, Deborah Fell, Ann Luther, Annette McRae, and Charlotte Scott. The 2017 SAQA Trunk Show debuts this week in Lincoln! We cannot wait! Want to share all the art quilt goodness? We are now accepting reservations to host a trunk. Contact exhibitions@saqa.com for more details. ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on April-25-2017By Social Media Manager
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  • #TrunkShowTuesday for April 18, 2017
    Welcome to another #TrunkShowTuesday! Be sure you subscribe to our blog or YouTube channel so you don’t miss any of the gorgeous art quilts created for the 2017 SAQA Trunk Show by our talented members! This week enjoy artwork by: Carolyn Castaneda; Micaela Fitzsimmons; Judith Quinn Garnett; Betty Hahn; Patricia Joy; Stephanie Kimura; Michele Lea; and Jean Mau. The Trunk Show debuts next week at the SAQA Conference in Lincoln, Nebraska. We can’t wait! We are now accepting reservations to host a trunk. Contact exhibitions@saqa.com for more details. ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on April-18-2017By Social Media Manager
    1 week ago
  • SAQA Member Daren Redman Featured
    SAQA member Daren Redman of Indiana is featured in this video from the Washington Post. Daren speaks about the importance of NEA grants for artists. Watch for her (and some of her artwork) at the 1:40 mark. ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on April-17-2017By Social Media Manager
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    The Pacific Northwest Art School offers workshops and classes in Fiber Arts, Mixed Media, Painting, and Photography. Whidbey Island, Washington, USA.

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    Bonnie Clark of Dakini Dreams primarily works in fibers and textiles, along with mask making, printmaking, collage, assemblage, ceramics, and polymer clay. Through her practice she expands on age-old cultural themes relating to personal growth, empowerment, and transformation.

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    Laura Lee Burch is an American artist and author living in Israel. Her current passion lies in needle felting animals and people with humor and sometimes, a message. She welcomes special commissions of her work.

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    Silvia Piza-Tandlich has exhibited her work around the world and runs Galeria Octagono in Costa Rica. Community oriented, all of her work is made by hand, often inspired by themes drawn on from Latin American mythology.

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    Ariane Mariane
  • "I wish I could relate to fellow fiber artisans what I have witnessed since joining TAFA. This site, this concept, this group was born from the mind of one extraordinary visionary and has grown to become so much more under her watchful eye. I have been amended, improved, astounded and amazed by the energy and knowledge embodied in TAFA.

    There is NO other place online that will work harder to help expand your reach, enhance your online impact or improve your understanding of what to do and how to do it to improve your fiber-related business. I am proud to be a member AND a sponsor for TAFA and will continue long after other of my memberships is gone!"  Visit Cat's Shop

    Cat Brysch Creations Studio