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. 

Texas Fashion Collection Tour - (Note Short Signup Timeframe)

What: DAFA TOUR of the Texas Fashion Collection at UNT (Denton)

Space: Limited to 15 so first come, first served.

Date: October 3, 2015

Time: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.


Registrants will meet in Denton at the Texas Fashion Collection. Maps to the building will be provided to all confirmed registrants.

$5.00 per person donation.


RSVP (first come, first served) to Karen Zupanic, DAFA Member, at kzupanic (at) aol.com

September Program: Alisa Banks - Embracing Chance: An Artist’s Journey

Monday, September 28th

The Point (see map below)

5:30 p.m. - Mini-workshop: Mod-Poge Flower Pots with Fabric
6:45 p.m. - Announcements and program


Program: Alisa Banks - Embracing Chance: An Artist’s Journey


Alisa will share her reflections on taking chances in artistic practice, including showing work, gallery representation, setting goals, training and experimentation. Will show examples of work over the last 2.5 decades.


Bio: Alisa Banks is a Texas-based visual artist interested in personal narratives, especially those quiet, ordinary stories that provide insight to experiences that are both singular and collective. Her work addresses memory, tradition, home, place and self with references to ritual, myth, customs and craft.

Mini-Workshop: Mod-Poge Flower Pots with Fabric

Yvonne Perez is presenting a mini-workshop on Mod-Poge Flower Pots with Fabric. Please bring an apron and $5 for supplies.

Members Accepted into the Fiber Visions Show

Congratulations to the following members whose work was chosen for the

Fiber Visions: Dallas Area Fiber Artists exhibition at Richland College Brazos Gallery.


Olga Arrendondo – Ribaynia

S.Charles Baber - Froebel and the Weeping Eyes

Deborah Boschert - Neighborhood

Lisa Covert – Gestalt, Duet

Ellen Frenkel – Wonderful World

Natalie Friedman – RAVELations

Valery Guignon – Jester

Julia Maudlin – Rivers of Blood

Brenda McKinney – Migration

Diane Pease – Spanish Dancer

Lu Peters – Ripple Effect

Christina Polito – 10101

Heather Pregger – String Theory, Tuning Fork II

Carolyn Skei – California Poppy Remembered

Carolyn Skei , Olga Brock, Traci Hutton, Carol Reagan, April Soncrant, Denise Spillane – Circle(s) of Friends Collaborations

Debbie Snider – Native American, Wild Thing, Split Personality

Beth Swider – All Ways, alphabet

Sherrie Tootle – Redbud

VET – Freefall, Circuituous

Robin Williamson - Voldemort

"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.

New DAFA Mailing Address

Note our new mailing address:

Dallas Area Fiber Artists
P.O. Box 38077
Dallas, Texas 75238-0077

Time to Renew Memberships

June 1st began the new membership year for DAFA. We will be removing those that have not renewed from the Yahoo list in the coming week. You can renew your membership online here or in person.