November 29, 2016
by Karen Miller
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Remembering MAFA 2015

During the 2015 Conference, Elizabeth Ator and a number of others took photographs. We asked Elizabeth to gather some photos and put them into a viewable format for sharing. She has orchestrated a wonderful slideshow. I am in awe and … Continue reading

August 16, 2016
by Karen Miller
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The Sample Exchange—Ideas and Inspiration in a Notebook

Guild members asked for it and MAFA leaders responded with a yes! The MidAtlantic Fiber Association’s (MAFA) 2017 conference, “A Kaleidoscope of Possibilities,” is bringing back the Sample Exchange. Part of MAFA conferences for many years, the Sample Exchange is … Continue reading

August 16, 2016
by Karen Miller
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Spotlight on Fashion

The survey responses after the 2015 MAFA Conference indicated that many participants thought the Fashion Show was too long. They also wanted the opportunity to view pieces up close. The 2017 Fashion Showcase exhibit and juried Fashion Show event address … Continue reading

August 16, 2016
by Karen Miller
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Handcrafted Take-away Treasures

At past MidAtlantic Fiber Association (MAFA) conferences, attendees have been delighted to find handcrafted treasures in their bags at registration. Donated by member guilds, these items have served not only as useful and inspirational items, but are continuing reminders of … Continue reading

July 12, 2016
by dfbanks@earthlink.net
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Join a MAFA community for conference news and information

For the latest news and information about the upcoming 2017 conference, “A Kaleidoscope of Possibilities,” join a MAFA online community and be among the first to know about instructors, workshops and other emerging conference news. If you are already a … Continue reading

June 21, 2016
by dfbanks@earthlink.net
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Madelyn van der Hoogt, Keynote Speaker

Legendary weaver, magazine editor, and author Madelyn van der Hoogt will be the keynote speaker on Opening Night at the MidAtlantic Fiber Association’s Kaleidoscope of Possibilities bi-annual conference in July 2017. Madelyn fell in love with weaving in Guatemala in … Continue reading

June 21, 2016
by dfbanks@earthlink.net
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MAFA 2017: July 20-23, 2017 at Millersville University, Pa.

The MidAtlantic Fiber Association is pleased to announce that the next biennual conference, A Kaleidoscope of Possibilities, will be held on July 20-23, 2017 at Millersville University, Millersville, Pennsylvania. With guild members located from North Carolina to New York State, … Continue reading