Current & Upcoming

Call for Entries: Square Foot Fiber Art Pin Up Show

Jan 01, 2021—Apr 29, 2021

You are encouraged to enter this fun, free exhibition of small-format textiles. Have fun creating a small something – it doesn’t matter how old you are, where you live, your level of expertise, what textile technique (or techniques) you prefer, or whether or not you are a SEFAA member. But don’t delay, the April 29th deadline to…

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Knit Socks Toe Up!

Jan 16, 2021 3:30PM—Jan 30, 2021 5:00PM

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If you want to up your sock-knitting skills by learning to knit toe-up socks that actually fit, this 2-session virtual class is for you! Finish at least one child-size sock in class while you learn cast-on and bind-off techniques, fitting to foot size, and options for adding in just the right heel. You’ll also learn how to assess and obtain…

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January Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Jan 26, 2021 10:00AM—12:00PM

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Please join us for Lunchtime Fiber open studios! There will be plenty of time for show and tell, sharing of ideas and tips, problem-solving, and having fun. So, drop in when you can and stay for as long as you’d like. Since the SEFAA Center is still closed, fire up your computer, tablet, or phone and…

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January Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Jan 28, 2021 10:00AM—12:00PM

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Please join us for Lunchtime Fiber open studios! There will be plenty of time for show and tell, sharing of ideas and tips, problem-solving, and having fun. So, drop in when you can and stay for as long as you’d like. Since the SEFAA Center is still closed, fire up your computer, tablet, or phone and…

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Stitching Time

Feb 03, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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If you hand stitch, this fun, free, monthly virtual gathering is for you. Share your work(s) in progress, seek and share creative and technical advice, and enjoy time with others who share your stitch passion. Sign up to receive the Zoom link and then grab your beverage of choice on the first Wednesday of each…

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Crocheted Motifs: Projects That Grow

Feb 06, 2021 1:00PM—Feb 13, 2021 2:30PM

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Motifs are back! Crochet a few for embellishment or crochet many and join them together to make larger projects, including shawls, clothing, blankets, hats, and mitts. Join Paula to learn basic motif patterns and how to use them. You’ll practice some motif patterns and leave with countless ideas on how to use them. This will be…

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Artist Talk: Gabriela Martinez Ortiz (Rescheduled)

Feb 07, 2021 3:00PM—4:00PM

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Join us for an hour of inspiration as Gabriella Martinez Ortiz talks about her artistic journey and her practice which utilizes traditional hand embroidery to create uniquely contemporary surface pattern. She’ll show us some of her garments along with images and sketches that inspire her work. And, she’ll talk about the Slow Movement philosophy which underpins her work – how…

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2021 Pop Up Shop

Feb 14, 2021 1:00PM—Mar 01, 2021 1:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave., Suite 103 Chamblee, GA 30341

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Bargain Prices and New Stock – Just For You! What’s new? Basketry supplies, saris, scarves, silk fabric, a wonderful wooden thread case, and much more! Of course, there is also fabric (fashion and home decor), yarn (weaving and knitting/crochet), needles and notions, books and magazines, equpiment, supplies, and kits for your creative projects. You’ll find a wide selection…

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February Book Club Meeting

Feb 16, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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Please join us for our February Book Club Meeting! We’ll be discussing The Nature of Things: Essays of a Tapestry Weaver by Tommye McClure Scanlin. The Nature of Things weaves together a life full of happiness and sorrow. In fourteen collected essays, Tommye McClure Scanlin reflects on her artistic journey and how crafting and life…

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Hand Stitching Embellished Clothing (Session 1)

Feb 20, 2021 9:30AM—12:30PM

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Learn to hand embroider the three stitches textile artist Gabriela Martinez Ortiz uses most in her work – rice stitch, fan stitch, and backstitch. You’ll learn how to create different surface patterns with these basic stitches and how the stitches can be used to manipulate fabric. Through examples of her work, Gabriella will share what inspires…

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Reversible Cables

Feb 20, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM

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If you’ve ever made a cabled scarf or blanket, you know it is only partly satisfying: One side is an array of beautiful cables, and the other side is obviously the wrong side. What if there was a way to make both sides look good without resorting to double-knitting? There is! In this class you’ll cover…

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Hand Stitching Embellished Clothing (Session 2)

Feb 21, 2021 1:00PM—4:00PM

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Learn to hand embroider the three stitches textile artist Gabriela Martinez Ortiz uses most in her work – rice stitch, fan stitch, and backstitch. You’ll learn how to create different surface patterns with these basic stitches and how the stitches can be used to manipulate fabric. Through examples of her work, Gabriella will share what inspires…

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Make a Leather Handbag

Mar 09, 2021 9:30AM—Mar 12, 2021 4:30PM

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Nothing adds spice to an outfit more than a leather handbag and now you can handcraft one that matches your own unique style. In fact, you’ll make several bags during this four-day workshop. You’ll start by learning about bag design and materials and how to use a portable industrial sewing machine, and you’ll practice by…

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March Book Club Meeting

Mar 16, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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Please join us for our March Book Club Meeting! We’ll be discussing Textile Travels by Anne Kelly. Renowned artist Anne Kelly helps you discover fresh, creative ways for capturing your journeys in stitch, using exquisitely photographed examples of her own and others’ textiles. Kelly explores the use of maps and their iconography; the influences of…

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Past | Archive

January Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Jan 21, 2021 10:00AM—12:00PM

January Book Club Meeting

Jan 19, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

January Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Jan 14, 2021 10:00AM—12:00PM

January Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Jan 12, 2021 10:00AM—12:00PM