Category: Austin Fiber Artists
Yarn Bombing in Georgetown

Please help the Georgetown community Yarn Bomb the Courthouse on the square. Knitted and crocheted items can be dropped off at the Williamson Museum, across the street from the Courthouse, no later then September 9, 2014. The installation will begin at 9am on September 11, 2014. Several groups that serve children are collaborating for this event.

Your contribution can be counted as AFA Community Service and so please let Mary Macaulay ( woolifiori@sbcglobal.net) know how you have participated.

 
Baylor Faculty Art Exhibit includes Mary Ruth Smith

Well known Texas-based fiber artist, Mary Ruth Smith (Professor of Art at Baylor University) will participate in the annual faculty art show at Baylor University in Waco.

To learn more about the show, including dates and location for the show,

http://www.baylor.edu/mediacommunications/news.php?action=story&story=137258

 
Austin Area Art Quilt Workshop

For the upcoming Joen Wolfrom workshops , Feb 1 & 2, 2014

We have 5 openings in the Sunday class, Fantasia. This is a log cabin block quilt, with color gradations.

If you are interested in the Fantasia class, please send your registration as soon as possible.
Workshop registration

 
Leslie Jenison – Fiber Artist

Nationally known fiber artist, Leslie Jenison will be the featured speaker for the Austin Fiber Artists on August 21, during the regular monthly meeting.

Her lecture is:  “The Journey IS The Destination”

She will also be the featured speaker at the San Antonio Fiber Artist meeting in San Antonio in September.

Leslie Tucker Jenison & Jamie Fingal will be teaching a collaborative painting class, “Painting With A Twist & Shout“, in Houston on October 29th during the International Quilt Festival!

Both groups are thrilled to have her as inspirational speaker!

 

She has appeared in numerous

 
New Fiber Art Show

The Austin Fiber Artists organization has been accepted to have a show at the Dougherty Arts Museum.  Members have submitted their original Fiber art pieces for jury selection.  The show will go up August 1 at the downtown City of Austin museum. Check back here for more information on the dates for the opening reception.