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.
July Program: Summer Potluck and Art Swap
Monday, July 27
The Point (see map below)
No mini-workshop this month.
6:00 p.m. - Announcements and program
Program: Potluck and Art Swap
For the art swap, bring an example of your best work to trade with another member. Something you would be proud of. (No size constrictions.)
For the potluck, last names beginning with:
A-L bring a Sweet Dish
M-Z bring a Savory Dish
Compose with Silk and Wool Felting Workshop
Compose with Silk and Wool Felting Workshop by Suzanne Morgan
Date: Saturday, August 8, 2015, 10a-2p
Location: Asel Art Supply, 2701 Cedar Springs, Dallas 75201
Fees: $40 to register and $12 Supply fee to be paid to instructor
(Workshop is full now, but Vet is collecting names for waitlist and future ones.)
Summer is a time to relax and play a little. Come to this workshop and immerse yourself in color and texture! Learn to make a handmade felted sample from
luxurious silks and wools. This is a fun and relaxing workshop! Limited seating. Registration on line is $40
Workshop time: 4 hours
Students should bring two old towels and some sharp scissors that will cut fabric. Wear clothes that can get a little wet.
New DAFA Mailing Address
Note our new mailing address:
Dallas Area Fiber Artists
P.O. Box 38077
Dallas, Texas 75238-0077
"Fiber Visions" - DAFA Showcase at Richland College, Dallas
Fiber Visions will be a juried showcase of recent work by members of the Dallas Area Fiber Artists at Brazos Gallery at Richland College, Dallas from October 1-31, 2015.
All DAFA members in good standing (dues paid in full prior to entry deadline date) are invited to submit up to 3 original works created within the last 3 years with no entry fee. All fiber media are accepted. Maximum size is 6.0 ft. high with no width limitations.
Start thinking about your entries. Last date to submit entry form and jpg images will be August 21, 2015. Juror submission is digital images only. Thanks to Brenda McKinney and Richland College for this wonderful opportunity to exhibit the talents of DAFA members!
Submission details are here.
Time to Renew Memberships
June 1st begins the new membership year for DAFA. You can renew your membership online here or in person.