Fiber Arts Collective


August 6th for First Friday Artwalk

August 6th for First Friday Artwalk ADDITIONAL NEWS: SEWING MACHINE HOURLY RENTAL:  We now offer sewing machines for rent in our Sewing Studio. Rental terms may found be under our Connect button at: LEATHER SALE: During the month of August, leather supplies are 25% off the original price. We look forward to seeing you at …

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July and August 2021 Events and Classes

Romanian Textiles Show-and-Tell Marisa Petersen and Tanya Bemis are opening their trunks to prepare for a show-and-tell of Romanian textiles featuring actual items, visuals, sharing personal stories of living and traveling in Romania, and historical accounts. We will also share a fascinating connection between Queen Marie of Romania and the Pacific Northwest. After the Zoom show-and-tell, participants may follow-up with an in-person viewing of …

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Juneteenth Newsletter 2021

Happy Independence Day, Dear Reader! You may be thinking that this newsletter is a whole month early, because Americans celebrate Independence Day on July 4th. The Independence Day referred to here is one that, although having been a tradition for over 150 years, is recently gaining more widespread recognition and being celebrated as a National Holiday: Juneteenth. The …

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All About Pockets – April Challenge Before reading The Pocket—A Hidden History of Women’s Lives by Barbara Burman and Ariane Fennetaux, I had given zero thought to how pockets have changed over the centuries nor to what they communicate about individual wearers and entire cultures. Having read the book, I feel both illuminated and in need of bigger, better pockets in all …

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February 2021 Newsletter

February 2021 Newsletter Dear Friends, As this new year takes shape under continuing pandemic restrictions, the Fiber Arts Collective continues to look ways to grow and serve our community. We continue selling greetings cards as a fundraiser for the Phoenix Talent School District Fire Relief Fund, and we also carry Robbin Pearce’s embroidered reminder to wash …

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