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2023 Annual Meeting

Feb 17, 2023 6:30PM—7:30PM

Please join us for our 2023 Annual Meeting on Friday, February 17th at 6.30 pm. This year you can join in person at the SEFAA Center or virtually on Zoom. Just register to receive the Zoom link if you choose to join us from the comfort of your home. The meeting will be a short and…

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Creating Sustainably

Jan 07, 2023 2:00PM—3:30PM

Choosing eco-friendly materials and working with sustainable suppliers are good places to start minimizing your creative environmental impact. But, there are other considerations: What are you making? Why are you making it? How will you use and care for what you make? What will ultimately happen to what you make? Please join us virtually as…

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Persistence and Transformation in Art, as in Life

Jul 09, 2022 11:00AM—1:00PM

Please join us to learn more about Miriam’s story and her work, from her artistic beginnings and early projects to her first major piece as an independent artist. She’ll share the intention of that work, what it means to her, and how that meaning has changed with time. She will also discuss what worked and didn’t work…

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2022 Virtual Annual Meeting

Feb 17, 2022 6:30PM—7:30PM

Please join us for our 2022 Annual Meeting on Thursday, February 17th at 6.30 pm. We’ll be gathering virtually this year which will mean no traffic! Everyone is welcome to attend, so just register to receive the Zoom link. The meeting will be a short and sweet event that will include the presentation of both…

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Tour ChadAlice Hagen’s Studio!

Jan 09, 2022 2:00PM—4:00PM

Resist dyer, feltmaker, and bookbinder ChadAlice Hagen is going to take us on a pre-recorded tour of her subterranean dyeing and felting studio where she prepares her felts, gathers her two billion weird tools and clamps, and maintains a stovetop of boiling dye pots. Then, she’ll meet us live upstairs in her book studio to show…

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Selected Journeys Through Time and Space

Nov 05, 2021 6:30PM—8:00PM

Geri Forkner has traveled the world to learn about textiles and her talk tonight will showcase some of the traditional techniques and innovative technologies she has found. She will also connect the dots from 1998 Atlanta to 2022 Knoxville through Convergence, the biennial conference sponsored by the Handweaver’s Guild of America. Please join us either in person at…

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Speak of Sheep

Oct 08, 2021 6:30PM—8:00PM

SEFAA Center

Martha Owen has a lifetime of sheep stories to tell. She can tell stories about keeping sheep, sheep personalities, songs and stories with sheep, interesting wool, and her sheep friends. Your questions will guide the stories Martha chooses, so we’re sure to have a wooly entertaining evening. Please join us either in person at the…

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The Fabric of Civilization

Sep 12, 2021 2:00PM—4:00PM

Textiles are taken for granted today, but they are one of humanity’s oldest and most influential commodities. From Paleolithic flax to 3D knitting, the need for textiles has driven technology, business, politics, and culture. Drawing on her widely praised new book The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World, author Virginia Postrel will take…

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Progressive Making

Nov 07, 2020 2:00PM—3:00PM

Progressive dinners are off the table for the moment, but progressive making isn’t! So, join us to do something that gives you joy, provides “me” time, and allows you take control of something in these uncertain times.  Molly Elkind will be hosting this session and our focus will be on texture. We’ll start with a…

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Cuppa Conversation

May 17, 2020 1:00PM—2:00PM

SEFAA’s Executive Director, Suzi Gough, will be hosting this virtual gathering so grab a beverage, fire up your computer, tablet, or phone, and let’s chat! What about? Works-in-progress, project hurdles and successes, online event/exhibition recommendations, studio clear outs, and … Cameo appearances by pets are good, too! Just register and we’ll email you the Zoom…

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Event 14

Feb 25, 2020

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