Creative Fiber Art Community

Non-Profit Guild ~Founded in 1974

History

Mission: Each One, Teach One

~ The Guild Studio ~

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Study Groups ~ Forum ~ Equipment Rental ~ Studio Looms ~ Library

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Celebrating Artistry

HandCrafted Fiber Art Sale ~ October 2017

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For the Love of Fiber

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Books added to the DFA library July 2017

Books added to the DFA library in July 2017 Posts and Rugs: The story of Navajo Rugs and their Homes by H.L. James  This book is based on a classic study of the Navajo rugs with the concern that the craft might end with the Americanization of the Navajo.  This author...

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Newcombe Looms

NEWCOMBE LOOMS The two shaft Newcombe rug loom built about 1945 and sold by Sears Roebuck Company has been adopted by Theo Dobie. She is excited to warp it after her vacation. The loom was purchased by Dorothy M and Clifton D in 2011 from the Lutheran Church in...

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News from ANWG Meeting 2017

News from ANWG Meeting 2017

NEWS FROM THE ANNUAL ANWG MEMBERS MEETING At the Conference in Victoria, BC, in June the Association of Northwest Weavers Guilds held a meeting of all the guild representatives. Here are the highlights of that business meeting. Membership count currently is 4074...

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By the Book Knitters August 2017

BY THE BOOK KNITTERS AUGUST 2017 Our next meeting is August 15th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in Conference Room A of the Richland Library.  Everyone is welcome. This month there were 26 knitters and many laughs. We realized some dates such as November 22, 1963 and August...

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Desert Fiber Arts Towel Exchange

JOIN THE TOWEL EXCHANGE! The 4+More Weaving study group is starting the fall season with a towel exchange at our first meeting in September in the DFA studio. Everyone is welcome to participate. So far I’ve heard of a false-damask towel in denim and red, of a lovely...

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By the Book Knitters Pattern Page

Want to learn how to knit? Lindsey created these patterns the first year we started.  If you knit all the patterns for these 12 lessons you will become a very capable knitter able to knit cables, lace and even bobbles. Most lessons have 3 squares, Easy, Beginner and...

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Lois Johnson’s Gift To DFA

LOIS JOHNSON’S GIFT TO DFA 3-Part Stash Sale Phase 1: starts now Phase 2: 9/15-16 Phase 3: 9/17-23 Lois Johnson of Stanfield, OR, gave DFA her fiber art stash and equipment in her will. The DFA studio is full. So we are selling her things…in 3 phases. Phase 1: The Big...

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Carol Mitz’s Stash Sale

Carol Mitz’s Stash Sale

CAROL MITZ’S STASH SALE It was a hot summer’s day with even HOTTER bargains at the Carol Mitz’s Stash Draw Loom Yard Sale! Thank you, Carol, for sharing your wealth with DFA members! Items ranged from free to $.50/ oz. for cotton fiber and rayon blends to $.75/ oz....

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