Monday, February 18, 2013

Open House Invitation - Austin

SAQA member (and former Texas rep) Lynne Allen sent us the following invitation:

  • Lotus Circle Fiber Art Studios
Open House

Saturday, March 2 
1pm to 4pm 

Studio 1 - Wildflower Wools
Dawn Hummer

Studio 2 - Surface Design
Jean Dahlgren, Lynne Allen

Studio 3 - Weaving
Sandra Doak, Sue Anne Sullivan, 
Cathy Swindle

Clothing Design Studio
Monika M./Monika Astara

275 Lotus Circle, Austin, TX  78737

(Watch for balloons)

Sunday, February 17, 2013

HAFA workshop

The Houston Area Fiber Artists has a few spots available in an upcoming workshop and asked that I share the following information:

Houston Area Fiber Artists Workshop
Presenter: Sherrill Kahn
Date and Time: Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13 from 10AM to 4PM

Sherrill will teach mixed media, which includes painting, stamping, weaving and collage techniques.

Location will be at the HEB Community Room at Interstate 10 and Bunker Hill, 9710 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77055.   They have a deli and microwave so our lunch is easy if you don't bring your own.

Cost is $195 per person for the 2 day workshop (This includes a HAFA membership!).   A supply list will be sent to those who take the class.

Sherrill's website is Go there and see what all she does and teaches and the several books she has published. She will have a brand new book available in April along with the stamps that she designs and sells.

If you would like more information or to enroll in the workshop, please contact Ivy Jensen at 281-292-7888.

Houston Circle Reminder

Date: March 9, 2013
Time: 10:30 - 2:00
Topic:  Creativity Exercise by Ruthann Fox
Location:  Ruthann's Home

Ruthann Fox will lead us through some creativity exercises.  You can never have too much creativity or inspiration, right? 

Bring your lunch and show and tell items.  Please RSVP to if you are planning to attend.  Meeting location address will be emailed to all who reply.  

Hope to see you all there!
Suzan Engler
Texas Co-Rep

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Austin/San Antonio Circle Meeting and an invitation

The next Austin/San Antonio SAQA Circle Meeting is Saturday, March 2 from 10:30 am to ???.
Our hostess is Vou Best.  A lite cold lunch will be provided.  Keep reading for information
 on our March program. Please RSVPdirectly to Vou at or 830-214-3386 so
she can plan for space and food.

Also included in this month's update is an invitation to the SAQA "This Is A Quilt" trunk show
hosted by Quilting Adventures at the T Bar M Resort in New Braunfels on March 7 and March 14.
All the details as well as a link where you can download driving directions to T Bar M are
 included in the invitation below. Please don't hesitate to pass this invitation along to your
quilt-y friends, quilt guild, fiber art group, or anyone who will enjoy seeing these wonderful
works of art.

Looking forward to seeing you at the next Circle meeting and/or at the trunk show!
Kim Buchmann, Texas Co-Rep
The program for our March Austin/SA Circle meeting will be Set A Color workshop.  This project
will cover colorwash overdyeing.  COME HAVE FUN with us and try overdyeing on printed fabric
 or UFO projects...experiment with colorwash landscapes on white dye ready fabric, linen, or experimental with freezer paper resists using stencil, silhouette or applique designs.  Whether the results are expected or unexpected, you're sure to be inspired by this creative play day!

Supplies to bring:
Fat quarter size fabric is a good size to work with
Foam core to fit your size fabric
Small water spray bottle
Sea sponge if you have one or small foam brushes
Inspirational pictures
Trunk Show Invitation
Click here to download driving directions to the T Bar M Resort
and a map of the T Bar M campus
For questions or additional information about the trunk show, please contact
Kim Buchmann at 512-736-2971 or
Quilting Adventures | 1248 Rapids Rd. | New Braunfels, TX 78130 |