Austin Fiber Artists

Fiber Fun for 2016 Maker Fair Attendees

The Austin Fiber Artists and the Weavers & Spinners of Austin jointly sponsored a booth at the 2016 Maker Fair that was well attended. People of all ages enjoyed hunting for the perfect fabric scrap to make their collage bookmark. A steady stream of finger knitting students walked away with a new skill and a new yarn bracelet or necklace. Our tapestry frame saw contributions from boys and girls, young and old. The weaving and spinning wheel demonstrations fascinated both techies and artists. We furthered the idea of fiber as art and elevated AFA’s profile.