In April, one of the local alpaca farms gathers alpacas from the area to participate in an annual shearing day event. Each alpaca gets their teeth checked and a bit of a mani/pedi before their hair cut! To help out, fellow FSWG member Michele and I bagged and sorted fiber. Each alpaca’s fiber is bagged […]
All, We have been taking some steps to upgrade the guild’s web site to enhance the user experience. One of the most significant changes is that we created a Member’s Portal. The portal is your gateway to the latest and past editions of the newsletter, the guild roster, and the meeting minutes and recordings. To access the […]
How it works: Weaving Guidelines: 1) Weave one towel for each member of your assigned small group, one for MAFA goodie bags, and (optional) one for yourself. 2) Threads should be cotton (mercerized or unmercerized), cottolin, or linen.3) Colors – weaver’s choice! 4) Pattern/weave structure – weaver’s choice! Does not need to be original designs […]
In case you missed Judy’s email, here is the GUILD HANDBOOK and the OFFICER DESCRIPTIONS.
Fiber II, A National Juried Show Submission Fee: $25.00 USD, $15.00 USD This October, in partnership with the Fredericksburg Spinners and Weavers Guild, LibertyTown Arts Workshop presents Fiber, an exhibition celebrating everything fiber. We want to showcase the full breadth of fiber art, including but limited to weaving, dying, felting, sculpture, sewing, quilting, knitting,and crocheting. Fiber can be, but is […]
President’s Message Even though most of us probably have lives no longer dictated by the school calendars, summertime still seems like a time for getting away from our routines, spending more time out-of-doors, and doing some traveling…Perhaps we get together with friends for a spin-in or a basket-making session under the trees, or we travel […]
Hello All, I have some information that I need to pass along. First, it’s that time again, please send any inputs for the April newsletter to me by 30 March. Let me know if you have any questions. Also, if you know of a guild member that has not received this notification (and would like them) please […]
All, Aileen asked me to pass this along to you. MAFA Newsletter March/April 2018