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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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  • 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
     

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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

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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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#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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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!

"Color!" It's the name of our Fall 2017 Journal and you still have time to get yours today!

Piece is from Margarita Cabrera in collaboration with Maria Lopez, titled “Space in Between - Saguaro."
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Color! Its the name of our Fall 2017 Journal and you still have time to get yours today! 

Piece is from Margarita Cabrera in collaboration with Maria Lopez, titled “Space in Between - Saguaro.
http://www.surfacedesign.org/journal/about-the-journal/

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Artizan Made

Claire Demarest at Sacred Balance Energy Art creates a completely unique type of art that is both needle felted soft sculptures and energy medicine. Favorite themes include angels, fairies, animals, nativities, many of which come with semi precious stones. Claire lives in Bend, Oregon, USA.

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Claire Demarest at Sacred Balance Energy Art creates a completely unique type of art that is both needle felted soft sculptures and energy medicine. Favorite themes include angels, fairies, animals, nativities, many of which come with semi precious stones. Claire lives in Bend, Oregon, USA.

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/sacred-balance-art/

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Artizan Made

Chicago artist, Brenda Abdullah Designs, brings her passion for color and design to an environmentally friendly line of clothing and accessories which have been repurposed from sweaters and other garments. I love this one! Looks like candy...

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Chicago artist, Brenda Abdullah Designs, brings her passion for color and design to an environmentally friendly line of clothing and accessories which have been repurposed from sweaters and other garments.  I love this one!  Looks like candy...

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/brenda-abdullah-designs/

17 hours 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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Artizan Made

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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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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Artizan Made

Karen L Howard
Karen L Howard uses wood in her whimsical folk art pieces to tell a story. She works from her studio in Ferndale, California, USA, and has created characters for over 40 years. Her animals and people are delightful!

artizanmade.com/portfolios/karen-l-howard/

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Artizan Made

Click through this album for themed gift guides. We also have themed albums in the photo area here on our Facebook page:

Artizan Made

Explore all of our shops on Artizan Made: www.artizanmade.comClick through these collages to find themes that might interest you. See all of our member shops on www.artizanmade.com. Happy holidays!

We also have albums here on Facebook by shop and by theme: www.facebook.com/pg/ArtizanMade/photos/?tab=albums
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Click through this album for themed gift guides. We also have themed albums in the photo area here on our Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/pg/ArtizanMade/photos/?tab=albums

Explore all of our shops on Artizan Made: www.artizanmade.com

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!

2 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

3 days ago

Laura Lee Burch Textile Art

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Sheep transportation!

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We're kicking off a series of gift posts to inspire your holiday giving. First up, we've selected items sure to delight the foodie in your life and add some cachet to their kitchen. See picks from Heartwood Forge, Blanc Creatives, Switchwood, Fringe & Fettle Ceramics, North Drinkware, Chelsea Miller Knives, and more: ow.ly/l9F230h71t7 ... See MoreSee Less

4 days 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

4 days 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!

4 days 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!

4 days ago

Selvedge Magazine

We are offering FREE SHIPPING on all purchases with the code CHRISTMAS. Take a look here at our Christmas shop www.selvedge.org/collections/christmas ... See MoreSee Less

We are offering FREE SHIPPING on all purchases with the code CHRISTMAS. Take a look here at our Christmas shop https://www.selvedge.org/collections/christmas

5 days ago

Rayela Art

Check out all of the beautiful vintage products on Artizan Made!
www.artizanmade.com

My shop on Etsy is pretty depleted right now, but there are still some treasures there that could use a new home... I hope to get more listed soon!

www.etsy.com/shop/rayelaExplore vintage on Artizan Made!
artizanmade.com/product-category/niche/vintage/

Vintage and antiques bring us the talent and visions of those who have gone before us. The stories they could tell! Many of the techniques and materials used have been lost or are close to being lost as the elders around the world who make these works pass on. But, there is a great revival happening at the same time, documenting and teaching what can be reclaimed. Artizan works with several ethical vintage traders.

Shown here:
Steel Goat Studio (Mexican jewelry, toys, and other cultural objects)
Fairly (Pakistani ralli quilts and upcycled garments and accessories)
Afghan Tribal Arts (tribal jewelry, textiles, beads)
Rayela Art (textiles)
Sir Raffles Art & History (Santos and other carved tribal art) Siamese Dream Design (Hilltribe textiles and upcycled decor) CulturalPatina (SouthWestern art, Native pottery, Navajo rugs, and tribal art from around the world)
Hot Moon Collection (tribal art, textiles, rugs, furniture, jewelry and collectibles)
Jwrobel (vintage Americana)

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Check out all of the beautiful vintage products on Artizan Made!
www.artizanmade.com

My shop on Etsy is pretty depleted right now, but there are still some treasures there that could use a new home...  I hope to get more listed soon!

https://www.etsy.com/shop/rayela

5 days ago

Afghan Tribal Arts

We're featured with other vintage sellers today on Artizan Made. Have you visited our shop recently? Lots of gorgeous textiles, tribal jewelry and beads:

etsy.com/shop/afghantribalarts

#tribal #beads #textiles #afghanistan #vintageExplore vintage on Artizan Made!
artizanmade.com/product-category/niche/vintage/

Vintage and antiques bring us the talent and visions of those who have gone before us. The stories they could tell! Many of the techniques and materials used have been lost or are close to being lost as the elders around the world who make these works pass on. But, there is a great revival happening at the same time, documenting and teaching what can be reclaimed. Artizan works with several ethical vintage traders.

Shown here:
Steel Goat Studio (Mexican jewelry, toys, and other cultural objects)
Fairly (Pakistani ralli quilts and upcycled garments and accessories)
Afghan Tribal Arts (tribal jewelry, textiles, beads)
Rayela Art (textiles)
Sir Raffles Art & History (Santos and other carved tribal art) Siamese Dream Design (Hilltribe textiles and upcycled decor) CulturalPatina (SouthWestern art, Native pottery, Navajo rugs, and tribal art from around the world)
Hot Moon Collection (tribal art, textiles, rugs, furniture, jewelry and collectibles)
Jwrobel (vintage Americana)

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Were featured with other vintage sellers today on Artizan Made. Have you visited our shop recently? Lots of gorgeous textiles, tribal jewelry and beads:

etsy.com/shop/afghantribalarts

#tribal #beads #textiles #afghanistan #vintage

Have you seen our Fall 2017 Journal "Color" yet?

Piece is from Marie Watt, titled “Susan B. Anthony with Woodland Influences.”
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Have you seen our Fall 2017 Journal Color yet? 

Piece is from Marie Watt, titled “Susan B. Anthony with Woodland Influences.”

5 days ago

Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc.

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We're excited to share that Martha Sielman, SAQA's Executive Director, is the subject of the latest "The Business of Craft Podcast" from Stitchcraft Marketing!

Take a break and head over to listen! You can also subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, or listen on Google Play or Stitcher.

Check it out!

stitchcraftmarketing.com/podcast/martha-sielman/
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Were excited to share that Martha Sielman, SAQAs Executive Director, is the subject of the latest The Business of Craft Podcast from Stitchcraft Marketing! 

Take a break and head over to listen! You can also subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, or listen on Google Play or Stitcher. 

Check it out!

http://stitchcraftmarketing.com/podcast/martha-sielman/

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Martha Sielman...an interesting woman, with an interesting life!

6 days ago

Fair Trade Federation

FTF's Executive Director Chris Solt will be speaking on a webinar tomorrow at 1pm with Grow Ahead and Cooperative Coffees, where they will be exploring more about this topic. For information or to register, see Webinar : Creating Resilient Supply Networks.With climate change expected to bring more severe and more frequent, extreme weather events, how can we make supply networks more resilient?

Learn how 360° fair trade businesses, like Just Haiti​, Dean's Beans Organic Coffee Company​, & Atacora Essential Inc., are helping to lead the charge in our blog with Grow Ahead's Alexandra Groome:

www.fairtradefederation.org/resilient-supply-networks/
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FTFs Executive Director Chris Solt will be speaking on a webinar tomorrow at 1pm with Grow Ahead and Cooperative Coffees, where they will be exploring more about this topic. For information or to register, see www.facebook.com/events/169405403654998/.

7 days ago

Laura Lee Burch Textile Art

Textile artists from Artisian MadeAt 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

Textile artists from Artisian Made

A close up of Kay Sekimachi weaving at her loom #craftinamerica #craftinamericaPBS #CALIFORNIAepisode ... See MoreSee Less

Filming today with Kay Sekimachi at her loom #craftinamerica #craftinamericaPBS #CALIFORNIAepisode ... See MoreSee Less

This image is straight out of our Fall 2017 Journal, "Color!" Silk worker Clarisse Rakotoarimanana selecting reeled silk in the gum.

Join today to receive our quarterly journals!
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This image is straight out of our Fall 2017 Journal, Color! Silk worker Clarisse Rakotoarimanana selecting reeled silk in the gum. 

Join today to receive our quarterly journals!
http://www.surfacedesign.org/journal/about-the-journal/

1 week ago

HAND/EYE Magazine

Fiber Takes Form is the focus of Artistry in Fiber Vol 2. More than 78 artists write of their work and the many materials that shape their superb work. Take a peek: handeyemagazine.com/content/fiber-takes-form ... See MoreSee Less

Fiber Takes Form is the focus of Artistry in Fiber Vol 2. More than 78 artists write of their work and the many materials that shape their superb work. Take a peek: http://handeyemagazine.com/content/fiber-takes-form

#TrunkShowTuesday for December 5, 2017
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 saqa.com/trunkshow to view all the 2017 SAQA Trunk Show art quilts!
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With climate change expected to bring more severe and more frequent, extreme weather events, how can we make supply networks more resilient?

Learn how 360° fair trade businesses, like Just Haiti​, Dean's Beans Organic Coffee Company​, & Atacora Essential Inc., are helping to lead the charge in our blog with Grow Ahead's Alexandra Groome:

www.fairtradefederation.org/resilient-supply-networks/
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With climate change expected to bring more severe and more frequent, extreme weather events, how can we make supply networks more resilient? 

Learn how 360° fair trade businesses, like Just Haiti​, Deans Beans Organic Coffee Company​, & Atacora Essential Inc., are helping to lead the charge in our blog with Grow Aheads Alexandra Groome: 

http://www.fairtradefederation.org/resilient-supply-networks/

1 week ago

Rayela Art

Such talent on Artizan Made! Go explore! www.artizanmade.comHaving guests for the holidays? Warm your table with handmade! Glorious colors and elegant designs. Our table top category on Artizan's Market includes textiles and other decorative objects, too. Explore!

artizanmade.com/product-category/home-and-office/table-top/

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Such talent on Artizan Made! Go explore!  www.artizanmade.com

#guiltydog #pitbull #dogs #dogsofinstagram #needlefelting #felteddogs #textileart #mansbestfriend #pitbullart #dogart #whatdidyoubreak #textiledogs #dogsculptured #womenartists #storytelling #tellingastory #funnydogs #furbabies #pitbullsofinstagram #doglovers #needlefeltedanimals #wool ... See MoreSee Less

#guiltydog #pitbull #dogs #dogsofinstagram #needlefelting #felteddogs #textileart #mansbestfriend #pitbullart #dogart #whatdidyoubreak #textiledogs #dogsculptured #womenartists #storytelling #tellingastory #funnydogs #furbabies #pitbullsofinstagram #doglovers #needlefeltedanimals #wool

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How come it looks so perfect? 😍😍😍

Also in Santa Cruz is clothing designer Deborah Cross, who still uses the sewing machine that she first used as a child!

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Also in Santa Cruz is clothing designer Deborah Cross, who still uses the sewing machine that she first used as a child!

#craftinamerica #craftinamericaPBS #CALIFORNIAepisode

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I love her work and always check out Freehand for anything new when I am passing through. What an amazing story

Love Deborah Cross!

#greyhound #needlefelted #needlefelteddog #needlefeltedanimal #mansbestfriend #dogsofinstagram #greyhoundsofinstagram #art #textileart #fiberart #womenartists #womansbestfriend #dogworld #moderndog #familydog #dogwatch #barkbox #bark #barking #canine #watchdog #puppydog ... See MoreSee Less

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Yesss! Finally! So sorry that I am too far a way to buy it. Next greyhound needs to look more alike mine though 😉

Doors are now open for the ACC Holiday Craft Hop. For today only from 12-5, RSP Architects will open their historic space in the Grain Belt Brew House (where ACC is located) to host this massive, handmade holiday craft sale. Shop more than 60 local makers of handmade textiles, wood, pottery, jewelry, and more. This grand selection of Minnesota artists has been co-curated by ACC, MNJag, and A Conspiracy of Strange Girls. Special thanks to RSP Architects and Northeast Bank for their generous support. Details: craftcouncil.org/crafthop ... See MoreSee Less

Doors are now open for the ACC Holiday Craft Hop. For today only from 12-5, RSP Architects will open their historic space in the Grain Belt Brew House (where ACC is located) to host this massive, handmade holiday craft sale. Shop more than 60 local makers of handmade textiles, wood, pottery, jewelry, and more. This grand selection of Minnesota artists has been co-curated by ACC, MNJag, and A Conspiracy of Strange Girls. Special thanks to RSP Architects and Northeast Bank for their generous support. Details: craftcouncil.org/crafthop

The Saye Gosha embroideries are sewn on to the corner of quilts and used as a kind of indexing system. When they are piled up, you can flip through the corners to find your favorite one. Cool, eh?

This one: www.etsy.com/listing/167097534/vintage-uzbek-textile-tribal-wallhanging

$160 Stunning embroidrery!Abdul Wardak of Afghan Tribal Arts imports vintage textiles, carpets, ethnographic crafts, tribal art and beads, helping support people in Afghanistan.

www.tafalist.com/profile/afghan-tribal-arts/

Abdul is also a poet! The Writings of Abdul Wardak

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The Saye Gosha embroideries are sewn on to the corner of quilts and used as a kind of indexing system. When they are piled up, you can flip through the corners to find your favorite one.  Cool, eh?

This one:  https://www.etsy.com/listing/167097534/vintage-uzbek-textile-tribal-wallhanging

$160  Stunning embroidrery!

2 weeks ago

Aid to Artisans

Don't miss out! Join us during the first TEAM webinar on December 7th at 12pm to look about the fundamentals in pre-show preparation.

Join the webinar here!
register.gotowebinar.com/register/1625973575406457602
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Dont miss out! Join us during the first TEAM webinar on December 7th at 12pm to look about the fundamentals in pre-show preparation. 

Join the webinar here! 
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1625973575406457602

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    Folt Bolt is Kriszta Kemény’s exceptional effort at promoting artists and the handmade community. She runs curated collections on her website and has developed an active and successful community through her Facebook page.

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  • "Being connected, through TAFA , with fiber artists from all around the world and feeling like a part of something bigger, helps me to go ahead whenever doubt comes over me. I’m so happy to meet wonderful people through this great community. People who do their best every day to bewitch our world with art that celebrates the joy of living and the beauty around us."  Visit Ariane's Shop    

    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