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. 

November 24 Meeting: Signed, Sealed & Delivered

Come on Monday, Nov. 24, with your questions about how to submit your artwork to competitive shows. Led by DAFA’s program chair, Vet, a panel of experienced DAFA members will present “Signed, Sealed & Delivered.” Come at 6:45 p.m. to hear Linda Disosway, Gay Young and Patricia Dillingham talk about the essentials for entering work in shows.

Mini-workshop: During the 5:30 mini-workshop hour, Beth Swider will teach participants how to create Japanese-style knotted bags. Click for details about what to bring. See a beautiful online magazine spread about Furoshiki, beginning on page 19 of this issue of Through Our Hands.

DAFA Rock Stars in action

Houston International Quilt Festival "Ruby Jubilee"

OUR ROCK STARS IN HOUSTON

DAFA members have been all over the map in recent weeks -- especially to the Houston International Quilt Festival, where several had work juried into the various shows, and where others taught, manned vendor booths, or even made quilt archive videos for posterity. Read the Houston story here.

 

OTHER ROCK STARS

Other DAFA members in the news have led special art events or been honored for their service in the field of the arts. Learn more here.

Get ready for the Silent Auction!

Silent Auction bidders at the December 2013 Holiday Buffet and Auction

The Holiday Season is upon us, and that means it's time to think about your contributions to DAFA's annual Silent Auction of handmade gifts! Monday, December 15, will bring us the opportunity to enjoy a sumptuous potluck buffet and shop for wonderful gifts made by DAFA friends.

 

PLAN NOW to contribute fun items, both big and small, for this shopping adventure. In the process, you will help fatten the DAFA scholarship fund AND make other members' Holiday Season merrier! Whose handmade items will be at the center of the bidding frenzy this year? Come and see!