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June 17th Virtual Meeting

Zoom Meeting On-line, Everywhere!

Join us on zoom and share what you've made lately. We'll have a program on how to dye with rust- a great eco-printing technique. Email president @ for an invitation - you're welcome to drop in on us!

July 14

Nalbinding demonstration by Lori Bier. Learn about this fabric making technique that predates knitting! See ancient examples then a live demonstration of how to make a stretchy fabric that, unlike knitting or crocheting, doesn't unwind!

August 11

Rebecca Switzer says: "We will explore the use of cardboard as a medium in the DIY desktop book binding platform. We will look at the Cartonera Books of Central American to current trends in Junk Journaling. We will learn a basic bookbinding stitch "the 3 hole pamphlet stitch" I will demonstrate how to create a blank 4 page stitched book. […]

September 8

Learn more about the training and process that judges must go through to work for the big quilt shows and other art activities. We'll have a Q&A session after the presentation, so be sure to ask the questions that you've always had about judging art Nancy is a NACQJ Certified Quilt Judge living outside Santa Fe, NM with her husband […]

October 12

Multi-fiber-media Dallas artist Rebecca Mattingly Shanks will speak on all the ways that she loves fiber. She'll share images of her works- she does quilts, weaving, basketry. Catch an early glimpse on her Facebook page:

November 10

Susan Axel-Bedsaul will show examples of cyanoprinting and explain its history and process.

December 8

Virtual party! Socialize, share your pandemic creations, share your studio, play games and wrap up the year with your fiber art friends.

Jan 12 – Joy Swift

Joy started working in fiber by growing up in a cotton growing family, where she learned to card and seed the cotton, then use it for quilting. In 1963, while pregnant with her second child, she took a class from Jean Ray Laury. Jean, a student of Stanford University's Matt Kaun, was doing banners, quilts, and writing books about what […]

Feb 9th- Gene Looman

Gene will explain all the different types of threads and when to use them. There are some really interesting threads out there and some you should stay away from- learn all about it! Gene has worked as a Bernina repairman and has much experience repairing Machines Gone Bad from broken needles and crazy threads.

Apr 13- Katy Schmader

Katy is interested in the connection between tactile traces of physical environment and the system of landscape semiotics that have traditionally been derived from them. Her works are abstract landscape collages made with an interesting and unexpected process. Learn more at the meeting.

May 11 – Hannah Busekrus

Hannah does punch needle large scale installations. She will demonstrate her power punch needle and share her works and past exhibitions.

Jun 8 – Laura Maclay

Laura Maclay will show her art dolls and explain how she makes them. Laura is also known for her whimsical embroidered purses and clever details. See her work on instagram.