Austin Fiber Artists


Round Rock Meetings - AFA North!

My town hall meetings are with friends and neighbors, fellow Americans. We engage. —Sheila Jackson Lee

AFA Now Meets Monthly in Round Rock!

The Northern Satellite meeting is held on the second Tuesday of the month in Round Rock.  AFA members are welcome to attend either or both meeting(s).
Meet in the Art Room of the Baca Center at 301 W Bagdad Ave, Round Rock.  There is parking under the building toward the back. There is an elevator to the ground floor. There is also parking on Bagdad, and the entrance is on the EAST side of Baca.  Note: the McConico building is located EAST of Baca, to help give a sense of direction.

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 water...

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

*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 have...

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 water...

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...

July 10th North Meeting – Leaf Pounding with Amy

You can transfer the juices from leaves and flowers to paper or fabric by hammering them! Therapeutic and surprisingly beautiful. Try it with us! Bring: 1. a hard surface (hardwood board - solid piece, or a dapping block) 2. an old white towel to cover your board. 3....

May 16th South – Fiber Artist Jess Bee

A fiber artist with a show currently hanging in the Dougherty gallery through June 9th, Jess Bee will address the group in May. Jess Bee creates vivid worlds rich with texture that explore dreams and nightmares by representing personal fears, juxtaposed with haunting...

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 Jane's...