Austin Fiber Arts has a long tradition of providing transformative educational experiences in the visual arts. We bring together an outstanding faculty of emerging and renowned artists and professional educators from all over the Texas and beyond. Instruction covers a broad spectrum of fiber arts crafts, techniques and media. A workshop at Austin Fiber Arts can truly be a life-changing experience.
AFA encourages rigorous inquiry and purposeful risk-taking. We value diversity of artistic expression and provide meaningful experiences for all our participants.
Please contact Lori Bier or our Workshop Chair for information about upcoming scheduled Austin Fiber Artists Email Juliann, workshops
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...read more
Marie Spaulding - Instructor April 20th, from 9:00 to 3:00 at Living Felt Studio, 14121 W Hwy 290, Bldg 2A, Austin, TX 78737 Come join us for a day of fun and exploration in wet felting and nuno-felting. We will combine fiber, fabrics and methods that you can use to...read more
So, What’s It Worth? – Appraisal Workshop with Cheryl Christian Saturday March 10th2018, 9:00- 4:30 140 Tonkawa Ridge Hutto 78634 As professional artists, we constantly worry about how our work is received. What’s it worth both monetarily and aesthetically? What about...read more
"DESIGN FROM YOUR STRENGTHS" With Susie Monday Thursday, October 19, 2017. doors open at 9:00, bring your own lunch workshop goes until 4:00 pm, Fee: $70.00 for members and $80.00 for non-members The workshop location is in the Holy Cross Sunday School bldg, 4622...read more
Basket Making Instructor : Cricket Rose Check out her baskets on her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/cricket.rose Date: Sat. June 24 th Time: 10 to 4 (Be sure and bring your lunch!) Place: Holy Cross Church. Gold painted house on the other side of the...read more
Painting with Dye on Silk Workshop a Fun Success! The eleven students in the dye painting workshop got a full dose of fun and information from Beverly Pedersen on March 17th. If people weren't wearing their St. Patrick's green when they came into the room, there...read more
Meg Wilson, known for her weaving, will lead a workshop on nunofelting. Explore the three Fundamental Methods of Nunofelting. Saturday, November 5, 2016, doors open at 9:00 for set-up; workshop starts at 10:000 to 4:00 pm; (bring your lunch- fridge and microwave...read more
In August, Marinda Stewart presented techniques for creating three dimensional vines and branches. These elements add interest and variability to both wall hung and sculptural artwork. Marinda has been creating nature-inspired dimensional works for years, and her...read more
June 11th- Nozome Community Cloth Project The original concept was developed by Hiroshi Saito, a Japanese artist. His idea was for work to represent “feelings” and to give back through creating community dyed banners to 'give hope' to a community or a cause in need....read more
ConnectAbility Miki Rodriguez This class explores traditional and non-traditional fiber techniques using common and uncommon materials. The premise of the class is to connect materials to fabric or paper surfaces using a variety of techniques. Some techniques include,...read more