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 our Workshop Chair for information about upcoming scheduled Austin Fiber Artists Email workshops
Experience the art of basket making with Dani Sue, a long time basket maker with a deep family history and love of basketry. You'll spend a convivial day in her studio in Cedar Park and come away with a useful and pretty basket and an appreciation of what it takes to...read more
We'll be learning the process of making cyanotype prints and practicing on two different images. Susan Axel Bedsaul, a fiber artist who has won awards for her cyanotype pieces, will be leading a group of up to 8 people in Lori's home studio in north central Austin...read more
AFA again rented a corner of the Weavers & Spinners' studio stop, where eight members displayed their works for sale. Beth Nelson sold art quilts, pieced table runners, wallets and purses. Jess Bee offered several of her fabric collage artwork as well as handmade...read more
It's great when our fiber arts skills can really help our community. We succeeded in using our talents and materials at a clothing fix-it clinic at Ruiz Library and had fun doing it. Fix-it clinics are occurring around the country, motivated by...read more
silk ribbon embroidery workshopread more
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...read more