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April North Meeting -Susan Hoppenworth

The April meeting will be a presentation and show and tell by Susan Hoppenworth. Susan has a BA in Textiles and a Masters in Mental Health Counseling. She is a 4th generation quilter, and created her first art quilt in the 60’s before “art quilts” were even a...

April South Meeting – Make-it Night

We'll have several hands-on options for the April meeting. Anita Mester is bringing Alcohol Inks to experiment with, Marie Welch will show and direct her accidental landscape project, and Leann Tock will set up a station to make name tags. Bring your sketch pad for...

March Round Rock Meeting

Hands on meeting focused on sharing your favorite beading stitch. Attendees should bring a beading mat, a piece of fabric and batting, a small embroidery hoop, beading needles, beading thread if you have it, scissors, beads, pen and pencil.

March S. Austin meeting Mudcloth

For 'March Mudness' with Molly Martin, we will look at many examples of bogolanfini, the Malian textiles known as mudcloth. We will discuss the origins, creation, designs and traditional uses. Finally we will mention current trends expressed in art and fashion.

Feb. Round Rock Mtg

At the Feb 12th north group meeting, we will make Valentine's Day cards from paper and fabric.Give them to your valentine or donate them to Meals on Wheels to brighten someone's day.Materials will be provided but you can bring your own pink and red scraps and lace if...

Exhibits – Georgetown

The Georgetown Arts Center, Georgetown, TX, 2020 Artist Exhibit Proposals call is open December 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019. All artists will receive notification in March, 2019 if they are accepted for a finalist interview, with accepted exhibitors identified by April...

Framed In Fiber Gallery Show at Images of Austin

The Framed in Fiber gallery show at Images of Austin will hang from October 6th to the 20th, displaying 35 pieces of art from 14 artists: Jess Bee, Lorraine Bier, Cheryl Christian, Chloe DaMommio, Sue Gilliam, Mary Nailos, Amy Nelson, Juliann Krut, Mary Macaulay,...

Japanese Boro Workshop Nov. 13th

WORKSHOP — NOVEMBER 13th 9am to 4 pm with lunch break (Location: CRAFT, 4704 E Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78702http://madeatcraft.com/) BORO Boro is the Japanese art of mending using layers of fabric and running stitches, often in the traditional form of embroidery...

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...