Posts in category Fibers

Connecting at the International Folk ...

Connecting at the International Folk Art Festival

  At the conference, Deborah Chandler gave a call to action in her keynote speech on the possible ways we can connect with other cultures through craft.  One of her suggestions was to attend the International Folk Art Market, held each summer in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Inspired by this wise suggestion, conference co-chairs Laura…

Cotton, a Revolutionary Fiber –...

Cotton, a Revolutionary Fiber – Free Talk by author Stephen Yafa

Sunday, March 5, 2017 2:30 PM Congregation Beth Israel Auditorium 3901 Shoal Creek Blvd  Austin, Texas 78756 Free! Come hear author Stephen Yafa talk on one of our favorite fibers, one that has “created fortunes, wrecked civilizations, and put America on the map!” In “BIG COTTON: The Biography of a Revolutionary Fiber” author Stephen Yafa…