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Encouraging, fostering, and developing excellence
and appreciation of fibre as an art form.

FFAA activities are supported by grants from AFA and from funds raised through AGLC.

Focus on Fibre Art Association is a not-for-profit association that provides opportunities to members and member organizations for engagement with the larger fibre arts community. We offer workshops and events that promote skill development, and we host competitions and exhibitions that showcase the creativity of fibre artists. For more information, see our about page or read our newsletter. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram.

News and Updates

Next Board Meeting, will be on June 17th, 2024  Third Monday of June.

Our next Board meeting will be on the third Monday June 17th, 2024 at 7:00PM.  All members are welcome to attend. Note that only Board members are entitled to vote at Board meetings.

Zoom link for June 17th, 2024 meeting

will be posted prior to the meeting.

Agenda link for June 17th, 2024 meeting will be posted prior to the meeting.

 

2024: Keeping It Local
CALL FOR ENTRY

Keeping It Local 2024 Call for Entry: FFAA invites all fibre artists to submit artworks that express their individual view of Keeping It Local for the 2024 exhibition. All forms of two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) fibre art works are welcome. Artworks can be improvisational, representational or abstract. An exhibition featuring the broadest range of fibre art techniques and makers’ creativity will be curated from the submitted artworks.

**Changes have been made to the Categories, click on this link to see changes.**

FFAA 2024 " Keeping it Local" Entry form and Payment is under the Upcoming Events on this page.

March/April 2024 Newsletter
FFAA Workshop Wait List

Have you registered and paid for a class but then realized you couldn't go?

Or maybe the class is full and you would like to be on a wait list. Please see our: FFAA Facebook Page Wait List

Feel free to leave your name, what you are looking for and ask people to direct message you. Between the two of you, the agreement to exchange the registration fee is up to the two of you.

FFAA does not manage class refunds. This page is meant to be a courtesy for its members.

2024 Membership Renewal

Memberships are due for renewal. Memberships run from January 1, 2024 to December 31, 2024. Please click on the link below to renew your membership.

Individual Membership Renewal Form

Junior Membership Renewal Form

Guild/Group Membership Renewal Form

Sign Up for Personal Email Notices

Sign up for the FFAA mailing list to receive personal email notices of upcoming workshops, exhibitions, and events. The voluntary signup list is provided as a service to members and non-members alike.

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Upcoming Events

  • Bailey Backpack with Tara Sinclair, UhOh Creations
    Bailey Backpack with Tara Sinclair, UhOh Creations
    Sat, May 25
    Edmonton
    May 25, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – May 26, 2024, 4:00 p.m.
    Edmonton, 10554 110 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5H 3C5, Canada
    Learn to make the Bailey Backpack! Pick a size and select the front feature you want, then let's work from start to finish putting this cute backpack together!
  • Tuffet Stool with Sheryl Hilash
    Tuffet Stool with Sheryl Hilash
    Sat, Jun 22
    Edmonton
    Jun 22, 2024, 9:30 a.m. – Jun 23, 2024, 4:30 p.m.
    Edmonton, 10554 110 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5H 3C5, Canada
    Each student will make at least one fully completed tuffet in the two-day class.
  • Mosaic Wallhanging with Anita Armstrong
    Mosaic Wallhanging with Anita Armstrong
    Sun, Jul 07
    Edmonton
    Jul 07, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Jul 13, 2024, 4:00 p.m.
    Edmonton, 10554 110 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5H 3C5, Canada
    Inspired by the intricate beauty of tile mosaics, a Mosaic Quilt is created by applying tiny square pieces of fabric to create the image. In this class you will create a 12 X 16 mosaic Wall-hanging.
  • Abstract Prairie Landscape with Holly Kingdon
    Abstract Prairie Landscape with Holly Kingdon
    Sat, Jul 27
    Edmonton
    Jul 27, 2024, 9:30 a.m. – Jul 28, 2024, 4:30 p.m.
    Edmonton, 10554 110 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5H 3C5, Canada
    Drawing inspiration from the landscape we live among, we will work with blocks of colour, textures and various rug hooking techniques to create vibrant prairie scenes.
  • Making Felt Yardage for Sewing a Coat with Chris Liszak
    Making Felt Yardage for Sewing a Coat with Chris Liszak
    Thu, Aug 08
    Providence Renewal Center, Edmonton
    Aug 08, 2024, 9:30 a.m. – Aug 11, 2024, 4:30 p.m.
    Providence Renewal Center, Edmonton, 3005 119 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6J 5R5, Canada
    Three days of creating large sheets of finished felt which will then be cut using commercial patterns and sewn to create the finished coat.
  • Making Felt Yardage for Sewing a Coat with Chris Liszak
    Making Felt Yardage for Sewing a Coat with Chris Liszak
    Wed, Aug 14
    Providence Renewal Centre, Edmonton
    Aug 14, 2024, 9:30 a.m. – Aug 17, 2024, 4:30 p.m.
    Providence Renewal Centre, Edmonton, 3005 119 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6J 5R5, Canada
    Three days of creating large sheets of finished felt which will then be cut using commercial patterns and sewn to create the finished coat.
  • Fabric Post Card Design & Construction  with Deborah Giles
    Fabric Post Card Design & Construction  with Deborah Giles
    Sat, Aug 24
    Edmonton
    Aug 24, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Aug 25, 2024, 4:00 p.m.
    Edmonton, 10554 110 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5H 3C5, Canada
    Fabric postcards are a fun and flexible format for experimenting with fibre art techniques in a quick-to-create, usable, shareable end result.

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