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Mar 9 – Hallie Rae Ward

Hallie Rae creates with a variety of media. Pipecleaners! Yarn, found objects, wood! She wraps yarn around lights to illuminate them. She photographs her works and makes fabric, then makes clothing and housewares. Cool stuff! Hear her artistic journey and see her creations. https://www.hallieraeward.com/

July 13 South – In-Person Open House

Holy Cross Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall - South Austin 4622 S Lamar Blvd, Austin

Join us at Holy Cross for our first post-pandemic meeting! July is our open house event, where members can bring all the friends and family members they can to partake in a fiber arts party. We'll have hands-on creative activities, fiber arts to view, and light refreshments. Come on over!

Aug 10 – Native American Quilting

Baca Center Round Rock 301 W Bagdad Bldg #2, Round Rock

Due to increase of COVID-19, this meeting will only be on Zoom. Program is a webinar on Native American quilting.

Sep 14 – Sondra Primeaux

Holy Cross Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall - South Austin 4622 S Lamar Blvd, Austin

Sondra Primeaux, embroiderer, embellisher, teacher, podcaster, will address the southern group. See more about her at https://www.theunruffled.com/

Oct 12 – Jade Walker

Baca Center Round Rock 301 W Bagdad Bldg #2, Round Rock

Fiber/mixed media artist Jade Walker will address the northern meeting. See some of her work at https://artistregistry.bigmedium.org/artists/jadewalker

Nov 9 – Mary Baughman

Holy Cross Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall - South Austin 4622 S Lamar Blvd, Austin

Mary Baughman of the Austin Book Arts Center will address the southern meeting. This is a long-scheduled meeting delayed by the pandemic but it will be worth the wait! See more about the Austin Book Arts Center at atxbookarts.org

Dec 14 – End of Year Party!

Baca Center Round Rock 301 W Bagdad Bldg #2, Round Rock

It's time to party like a pandemic is over! Meet at the Baca center for fellowship, food, fun and fiber.

January- Barbara Attwell

Fiber artist Barbara Attwell. Barbara, who has has a felted exhibition in the glass column displays at ABIA over the holidays, will show us her felted animals and talk about how she has promoted habitat awareness through her work. She has created animal habitats using a variety of techniques, and uses art to promote environmental conservation with the city of […]

February – Rebecca Switzer, woven hearts

Zoom Meeting On-line, Everywhere!

In honor of Valentine's Day, member Rebecca Switzer will show us how to make puffy woven hearts. These simple but clever little weavings can be decorations or be used to hold little treats or presents. Make them in your two favorite colors!

March – Juliann Krute- Japanese paper dyeing

Zoom Meeting On-line, Everywhere!

Member Juliann Krute will lead a dye activity. Traditionally done with soft paper, fabric can also be used to create various mirrored patterns. To participate, gather Absorbent paper (calligraphy paper from DAISO is the best, but thin watercolor paper or newsprint also work) Food coloring or other liquid dyes (I use liquid food coloring but anything water soluble will work) […]

April – Justine Nolt – fun yarn worms and more!

Zoom Meeting On-line, Everywhere!

Join us to hear Justine Nolt talk about her lovely silly colorful crocheted worms, as well as her yarn boards, embroidery, wood work, and other projects. Justine loves color and it leads her artistry into cheerful and interesting directions. See more at her website.

May – Wendy Mitchel, stuffed animal rescuer

Holy Cross Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall - South Austin 4622 S Lamar Blvd, Austin

This May, come to an in-person meeting in south Austin to see and hear about Wendy Mitchel's heroic efforts to save beloved stuffed animals. Wendy runs the Stuff Animal Rescue Foundation, that both repairs and rehomes stuffed animals. See more at her website.