Austin Fiber Artists


South Austin Sept. 19th meeting

AFA meeting will feature Saori weaving with Kathleen Utts from Wimberly. She spent the summer weaving yardage on her Saori loom and is now fashioning garments with her creations. She will have a loom and demonstrate the ease of weaving Saori. The philosophy is very...
Austin South Oct. 17th meeting

Austin South Oct. 17th meeting

*If you’ve been wondering what all the hype is about come to **The AFA South meeting on October 17!* *Hint: SASHIKO**刺し子**is the quilting work in Boro pieces*   You will be introduced to the: Symbolism in some traditional Sashiko design motifs and see how they...

Round Rock Sept. 11 Meeting

The Northern satellite of AFA will be starting a project that will span the next 3 meetings. We’ll be exploring the possibilities of combining fabric and paper, paint and stitch to make a simply constructed, but oh-so-complex looking book from a single sheet of...

Inspiration Vs. Emulation August Monthly Meetings

This month North and South meetings will have the same program. Inspiration Vs. Emulation:  Finding Inspiration in Existing Works of Art Heather Pregger often finds existing works of art to be a wonderful source of inspiration.  There is always something about a...

April 10th – North Meeting

This Tuesday, April 10th, AFA Member Mary Ann Nailos will give us a presentation on her recent surface design training with Jane Dunnewold. Come hear about what she learned.  Jane’s course is pretty intensive! For more info on the design training, check out...