SEFAA Out and About
Ongoing events include Lunchtime Fiber every Tuesday and Thursday from 10 am to 2 pm. These events are free, open to everyone and are the perfect opportunity to relax, meet up with friends, and work on a current fiber project or weave on the SEFAA Center loom. Come often and whittle down that list of UFO's (UnFinished Objects!)
Here's a quick look at our Upcoming events. Click on a title or scroll down the page to see detailed descriptions for each event.
|Ongoing through October 31, 2014||Online||Intertwined: Contemporary Southeastern Fiber Art Call For Entry|
|July 19, 2014||Kennesaw State University's Hickory Grove Farm||Indigo Harvest + Lunch-and-Learn with Rowland Ricketts|
|July 27,2014||SEFAA Center||Open House|
|August 2, 2014||SEFAA Center||Celebrating Alpacas! with Sharon Bogenschutz - August Members' Meeting|
Yearly events include:
- American Craft Council Show - Look for us in the demonstration area where we'll be showcasing many different fiber techniques.
- Square Foot Fiber Art Pin Up Show - A month-long exhibition of small works of fiber art. Open to everyone, unjuried, and tons of fun!
- STITCHES South - SEFAA has a booth in the Market area of this fabulous event every April.
- Fiber 'n Fabric Market - In May or June, shop for bargains on materials, supplies, equipment, books and magazines, handcrafted items, and ethnic textiles. If it has to do with textiles, you can find it!
- Yarn Bombing - Join us each June to yarn bomb in celebration of World Wide Knit in Public Day and International Yarn Bombing Day.
- Artists' Sale - Early November is your chance to shop for exquisite handmade textiles and fiber art made for you by SEFAA members.
Intertwined: Contemporary Southeastern Fiber Art
Call For Entry
We are pleased to announce that entries are now being accepted for Intertwined: Contemporary Southeastern Fiber Art. Artists are invited to submit up to two works utilizing any textile- or fiber-based techniques to Intertwined, a survey of the best contemporary fiber art in the Southeast. The exhibition will showcase a wide range of content, material, and techniques with the common threads of craftsmanship and passion.
Open to all artists working in one or more fiber techniques and living in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, or Tennessee.
Awards include $1,000 for Best of Show and three Honorable Mention awards of $200 each.
The exhibition will be held at the Hudgens Center for the Arts from January 13 through March 21, 2015.
Please visit CaFE for additional information and to enter. Entries will be accepted through October 31, 2014.
Spend the morning at Hickory Grove Farm harvesting a crop of indigo with Rowland Ricketts. Your contribution will help gather plants that will become part of Rowland's installation, Some of Its Parts, which will debut at the Zuckerman Museum of Art on July 26th. The Harvest begins at 10 am at Hickory Grove Farm; the Lunch-and-Learn (bring your own lunch) begins at 12:30 pm at the Zuckerman Museum of Art. FREE but attendance is very limited so pre-registration is required.
July 27th from 2 - 5 pm at the
SEFAA Center FREE!
- Atlanta Knitting Guild
- Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild
- City Wide Couture
- Clicks & Sticks Knitting Guild
- Fiber Art Fusion
- Peachtree Handspinners Guild
- Peach State Stitchers Chapter of the Pomegranate Guild of Judaic Needlework
- Silk Painters of Atlanta
- Textile Appreciation Society of Atlanta
Celebrating Alpacas! with Sharon Bogenschutz
Sharon Bogenschutz raises both champion Suri alpacas and German angora rabbits. She is the owner of Georgian Oaks Suri Alpaca Farm and Bunny Hairy Rabbitry and Suribunni Fine Fibers which sells raw fiber, roving, and yarn, including a signature alpaca and angora yarn. Sharon is also one of the founders of Georgia Alpaca FiberFest, now in its third year. Please join us to hear Sharon's tales of raising luxury fiber and creating a joyful fiber event.