Archive for November, 2015

AZ FIBER ARTS RETREAT-January 2016!

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Arizona Fiber Arts Retreat at Arcosanti Friday and Saturday, January 22 & 23, 2016   This will be our 5th anniversary, and we’ve got some exciting things in the works! First of all, a new name: Arizona Fiber Arts Retreat (or AFAR for short). We thought it was time for a name that said clearly what […]

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Fiber Art show at Tucson Museum of Art-Dec 19,2015-June 5,2016

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 String Theory: Contemporary Art and the Fiber Legacy Tucson Museum of Art Diane Gilbert will have a guitar string sculpture in the Tucson Museum of Art called the String Theory: Contemporary Art and the Fiber Legacy from December 19, 2015 to June 5, 2016. In addition to Diane’s piece and pieces from their permanent collection, […]

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The SWEATER CURSE” has been CANCELED

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Unfortunately this event has been canceled. A funny performance about knitting-THE SWEATER CURS-will be presented at the TUCSON SOLO Theater Festival. Sweater Curse: A Yarn about Love, written and performed by Elaine Liner, is a “knitcom” inspired by an old wives’ tale that says anything knit for a lover will curse the romance. The play […]

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October 2015 Felting Workshop

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Catherine O’Leary provided us with a challenging Felting workshop in October. Many members expressed how impressed they were with her as a teacher. Consequently, she helped them create some very professional looking items!

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Lots of excitement at the November 2015 Guild meeting

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We had a lot of fun at the November Guild meeting. We discussed next year’s PALETTE OF FIBER ARTS Event, showed off some great handmade items from our members and listened to a lecture on Baskets made by past Native Americans (mostly of the SW) presented by the AZ State Museum. Whether you are a member […]

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2015 TMA Artisan’s Market a big SUCESS for our Guild!

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TMA Holiday Artisans’ Market – Another Successful Event THANK YOU TO ALL who volunteered time and talent to this weekend’s Museum of Art Holiday Artisans’ Market ! The weather was perfect, the attendance was good, we welcomed four newer members to our list of member-sellers and our Boutique was overflowing with beautiful creations. We had […]

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FIBER ART GALA planning meeting was ENERGETIC!

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A large group assembled at Birdhouse Yarns on Monday, Nov. 16.  Lura, our fearless leader, was pleased with all of the enthusiasm as we discussed the plans for  A PALETTE OF FIBER ARTS 2016  set for October 29, 2016. at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. Further meetings are planned for the future and will be announced.

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THSG-October SPINNING STUDY Group

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The SPINNING STUDY GROUP will meet on Saturday, Oct. 21st at  Birdhouse Yarns (2540 E 6th St, Tucson, AZ 85716) at 1 PM.   The group decided that our study for this year will be Sheep Breed Studies. There are over 200 sheep breeds so we could be pretty busy. We had such a good time we did […]

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THSG-January Fiber Doll Making and Costuming Study Group

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The Fiber Doll Making and Costuming study group will meet at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, January 17 at the Amphi Bible Church located on Prince Rd- however, we ask that you enter the church on King St. King Street is  just before you reach the Oracle/Prince signal light if you are traveling south on Oracle or the first street after […]

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THSG-December Fiber Doll Making and Costuming Study Group

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This month we are going to introduce you to needle felting by creating a felted gnome. Supplies will be provided and we are requesting RSVP’s so we know how many kits to prepare.  Please RSVP Dawn Savage at desertpeddler@aol.com by December 7th if you wish to be included. Please note the Doll Making and Costuming Study […]

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THSG February DYEING Study Group

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The February Dye Study Group will meet on Friday 2/3/17 at 9:00 at Amphi Baptist Church on Prince Road.  Remember to enter from King street which is one street north of Prince.  We will be in the large meeting room next to the gym. At this first meeting we will establish several foundation pieces to […]

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THSG-October DYE STUDY GROUP

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Since the first Friday in September is the beginning of a holiday weekend, the DYE STUDY GROUP will start the season by meeting on Friday, October 6th at  Amphi Bible Church (226 W Prince, enter from King St) at 9:30am. All are welcome. Please bring any dyeing projects that you may have done over the summer for Show and […]

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