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September North Meeting – Simple Monoprinting

In September Amy Nelson will lead us in using simple monoprinting techniques using both paper and fabric.  If you have them, bring your brayer and pallet, some line drawings or stencils and the fabric or paper that you’d like to enhance.  Oh, and an apron, too.  The paints and printing plates and other supplies will be there for you to use.  Should be fun and productive- see you...

August North Meeting – Dye Discharge

We’ll be using a bleach solution to discharge the dye from cotton fabrics, either by squirting or spraying.  Tshirts will be available to practice on, or bring your own cotton clothes or fabrics.  The above shirt was made by spraying bleach onto a scrunched up black T...

Stretched Threads – Copper Shade Tree Gallery

Stretched Threads’, an Austin Fiber Artists Exhibit to be shown at the Copper Shade Tree and Fine Home Galleries, 102 Schumann Lane, Round Top, Texas 78954 from October 25-November 11, 2017 is coming soon. Hope you are getting your entries started. Online entry opens August 1, 2017. Objective: To promote and educate the general population in the diversity of fiber art. This exhibit will showcase the variety of fiber art and the depth of talent in the surrounding fiber community. Each piece of artwork is unique and represents the distinct voice of each artist. Juror: Selection committee Eligibility: Current members of the Austin Fiber Artists (AFA) and non-members may enter three (3) pieces of art for this selected show. Artwork must be original and completed after January 1, 2015, and not have been part of a previous Austin Fiber Artists Exhibit. Each piece must be primarily of textiles, but may incorporate other materials. Gallery restrictions dictate that all entries must be mounted on a stretched canvas, 12”x12” with 1.5” depth. Any questions, contact Sherri Lipman McCauley at sherri.L@mccauley.net...

Basket Making Workshop June 24th

Basket Making Instructor : Cricket Rose Check out her baskets on her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/cricket.rose Date:  Sat. June 24 th Time:  10 to 4 (Be sure and bring your lunch!) Place:  Holy Cross Church. Gold painted house on the other side of the church. Max no of participants:  15. Min. 5 Cost $60 for members plus $15 for materials. Cost $65 for Non-members plus $15 for materials. Send a check to Austin Fiber Artists PO Box 90926 Austin, TX...

‘Stretched Threads’

‘Stretched Threads’, an Austin Fiber Artists Exhibit to be shown at the Copper Shade Tree and Fine Home Galleries, 102 Schumann Lane, Round Top, Texas 78954 from October 25-November 11, 2017. Each piece must be primarily of textiles, but may incorporate other materials. Gallery restrictions dictate that all entries must be mounted on a stretched canvas, 12”x12” with 1.5” sides. Online entry open August 1-September 15,...

‘Celebrating Fiber’

‘Celebrating Fiber’, an Austin Fiber Artists Exhibit to be shown at the Austin Jewish Community Center, Dell Campus, Austin, Texas from December 4, 2017-January 15, 2018. Call for work will be for large wall hung fiber pieces. Online entry dates to be determined. Exhibit to be hung at Shalom Austin (formerly the Jewish Community Association of Austin) – on the Dell Jewish Community Campus at 7300 Hart Lane, Austin, Texas...