July 26, 2017
by Charlene Marietti
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When dreams come true

Most fiber artists dream of spending extended time immersed in their craft and under the tutelage of an experienced and knowledgeable instructor. The MAFA 2017 provided conference participants with a good taste of that kind of immersion, but thanks to five … Continue reading

July 25, 2017
by Charlene Marietti
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Spinning games!

The competition was hot as 15 spinners competed for prizes. Master of Ceremonies Tom Knisely of Red Stone Glen Fiber Arts Center, York Haven, Penn., and Games Coordinator Tara Kiley-Rothwell of Kite Tales Weaving Arts Studio, Mechanicsburg, Penn. led the fun. Each contestant received … Continue reading

July 22, 2017
by Charlene Marietti
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Open Studio hack

July 22, 2017 by Charlene Marietti MAFA 2017 is an event full of interesting, creative people. As I talk to them in the dining hall or in the Marketplace, I want to see what they’re doing. And that is exactly … Continue reading

July 20, 2017
by Charlene Marietti
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Nearing show time

July 20, 2017 by Charlene Marietti The MAFA Conference team has planned and  prepared for this day and students have anticipated the workshop times—and it’s here! The action started yesterday when the conference team assembled to make sure everything is … Continue reading

July 18, 2017
by Charlene Marietti
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Getting ready for MAFA 2017

The countdown has begun The MidAtlantic Fiber Conference’s (MAFA) biennial weekend workshop is days away and my mind is full of plans and preparations. In large part, that’s because I’m one of the volunteers working to make this a memorable event. … Continue reading