Programs for the Athens Fibercraft Guild 2020-2021

September 8, 2020        Zoom Meeting 12:30, link is sent to members. This month our program will be about the exhibition, “With Her Hands: Women’s Fiber Art from Gapuwiyak, The Louise Hamby Gift” at the Kluge Ruhe Museum of Aboriginal Art, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. 

October 13, 2020           Zoom Meeting 12:30, link is sent to members. This month, the program will be, “Demonstration of  Silk Fabric Painting: Creating Animal Face Masks”, presented by Margaret Agner.

November 10, 2020      Zoom Meeting 12:30, link is sent to members. Our speaker this month is Sarah Quinn Ezzarghani co-owner of Maslouhi Moroccan Handicrafts.  She will present a program on Moroccan Textiles.

December 8, 2020        Zoom Meeting 12:30, link is sent to members. Our handmade gift exchange will be the program this month.

January 12, 2021          Zoom Meeting 12:30, link is sent to members. This month, the program will be, “Let’s Make Busy Mats!“, presented by Liz Johnson.

February 9, 2021          Zoom Meeting 12:30, link is sent to members. Member, Erika Lewis, will present on “Guatemalan Textiles”.

March 9, 2021               Zoom Meeting 12:30, link is sent to members. The program will be about Fiber Artist, Hillary Waters Fayle and her embroidery on leaves from nature.

 April 13, 2021              Zoom Meeting 12:30, link is sent to members. This month Barbette Houser will be presenting on the Use of Textiles in the Home

May 11, 2021               Share Annual Challenge Project: Busy Mats at the Community Room at the Lyndon House Arts Center.

June 8, 2021               Zoom Meeting 12:30, link is sent to members. Tommye Scanlin, Tapestry Artist, will discuss her latest books, The Nature of Things, Essays of a Tapestry Weaver and Tapestry Design Basics and Beyond. Cancelled due to problems with Internet connection.

July 13, 2021 Cancelled

August 10, 2021 Program Show ‘N Tell on Zoom

September 14, 2021 Program View the video, “Quilt Stories” which is an interview of Susan Brubaker Knapp on Zoom.

October 12, 2021 Rescheduled presenter Tommye Scanlin, Tapestry Artist, will discuss her latest books, The Nature of Things, Essays of a Tapestry Weaver and Tapestry Design Basics and Beyond. The meeting will be on Zoom at 12:30. The link will be sent to members on Sunday or Monday before the meeting.

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