Welcome to Dallas Area Fiber Artists!

Calling all art quilters, doll makers, stampers, bead crazies and mixed-media maniacs. If you've got fiber in your work, join us and come get your art on! See the calendar of upcoming programs here.

 

DAFA meets the 4th Monday of each month at 6:45 p.m. at The Point, Center for Arts and Education on the campus of C.C. Young Retirement Community, 4847 West Lawther Drive, in Dallas. 

May Workshop with Deborah Boschert

Our own Deborah Boschert will lead a two-day DAFA workshop the first weekend in May. Click here for complete information about her innovative new workshop, Dynamic Guided Designs for Fabric Collage.

 

Registration for the workshop begins on this website at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 24. The class is limited to 20 participants, so register early!

 

DAFA Scholarship Applications invited

Undergraduate and graduate students majoring in the fiber arts are invited to submit applications for DAFA's 2015 scholarships. Deadline for application is March 31. Scholarship notices will be issued in April and the recipients will be honored at DAFA's May meeting. Find all details here.

FOCUS: Fiber, DAFA's 2015 Member Exhibition, opens soon!

"Poule Aye," 2014 first place winner by Alisa Banks

DAFA's 2015 Member Show, FOCUS: Fiber, will be on exhibit at The Point during the month of April. Chaired by Sherrie Tootle and juried by DFW artist and art educator Julio Suarez, the show will present the best of DAFA members' recent work. Artists whose pieces have been juried into the show are asked to deliver their entries to the exhibit committee at the upcoming March meeting.

 

The Annual Show Reception and Awards Ceremony will be the focus of the guild's monthly meeting on April 27. Don't miss it!

2015 Member Challenge: Dreaming Wildly in a Primary Color

The deadline is upon us! JoAnn Musso and Carol Kovacs have challenged participants to create work in one of the three primary colors (red, yellow, blue), and entries are to be submitted at the guild's March 23 meeting! Challenge entries will be exhibited at The Point throughout April, in an area adjacent to the 2015 Member Exhibition, and cash prizes will be awarded at DAFA’s Annual Show Reception. Click here for the show rules if you have forgotten them!

DRESS A GIRL AROUND THE WORLD

Community Service chair Brenda McKinney hopes to reschedule workdays that had to be cancelled because of inclement weather. Please continue to make dresses for this workwhile project. Find details here.