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Phone Photography for Makers

Jul 31, 2021 10:00AM—Aug 07, 2021 11:30AM

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Taking photographs of your work and the world around you records what is important to you. Good photographs do even more. They share and communicate, conveying your work and your memories exactly as you intend. In this class, commercial photographer and lifelong maker, Gale Zucker, will lead you through producing and editing good images using…

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August Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Aug 03, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

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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. You can come hang out with us at the SEFAA Center or you can join us virtually, whichever suits you best. So, drop in when you can and stay for…

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Pandemic Progress Exhibition

Aug 03, 2021 10:00AM—Oct 14, 2021 2:00PM

Pandemic Progress is an exhibition of small textile pieces that Lois Benedict completed during her coronavirus lockdown. Early on she committed to finishing her collection of technique samples and complete them she did! Please drop in and enjoy the variety, the whimsy, and the colors in this pop-up exhibition during Lunchtime Fiber (Tuesdays and Thursdays…

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Stitching Time

Aug 04, 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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August Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Aug 05, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

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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. You can come hang out with us at the SEFAA Center or you can join us virtually, whichever suits you best. So, drop in when you can and stay for…

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Docent Tour of the ‘Ruth E. Carter: Afrofuturism in Costume Design’ Exhibition

Aug 06, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

SCAD FASH 1600 Peachtree St. NW Atlanta, GA 30309

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Academy Award-winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter is an expert storyteller who harnesses the power of visual communication to share narratives of culture, race, and politics. Her costume designs enable actors to fully immerse themselves in the roles of their lifetimes, transforming Oprah Winfrey into voting rights activist Annie Lee Cooper, Denzel Washington into Malcolm X,…

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Sakiori Weaving

Aug 07, 2021 9:30AM—4:00PM

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Convert old silk kimonos, silk ties, or silk/rayon skirts into woven items that honor the Japanese tradition of weaving with repurposed materials. Known as sakiori, from the word saku (to tear) and oru (to weave), this technique takes recycling to a new artistic level! Warp your rigid heddle or 4-harness loom prior to the workshop (using…

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August Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Aug 10, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

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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. You can come hang out with us at the SEFAA Center or you can join us virtually, whichever suits you best. So, drop in when you can and stay for…

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August Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Aug 12, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

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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. You can come hang out with us at the SEFAA Center or you can join us virtually, whichever suits you best. So, drop in when you can and stay for…

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August Book Club Meeting

Aug 17, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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Please join us for our August Book Club Meeting! We’ll be discussing The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World by Virginia Postrel. In her latest book, Ms. Postrel synthesizes groundbreaking research from archaeology, economics, and science to reveal a surprising history. From Minoans exporting wool colored with precious purple dye to Egypt, to Romans arrayed…

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August Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Aug 17, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

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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. You can come hang out with us at the SEFAA Center or you can join us virtually, whichever suits you best. So, drop in when you can and stay for…

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August Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Aug 19, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

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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. You can come hang out with us at the SEFAA Center or you can join us virtually, whichever suits you best. So, drop in when you can and stay for…

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August Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Aug 24, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

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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. You can come hang out with us at the SEFAA Center or you can join us virtually, whichever suits you best. So, drop in when you can and stay for…

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August Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Aug 26, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

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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. You can come hang out with us at the SEFAA Center or you can join us virtually, whichever suits you best. So, drop in when you can and stay for…

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Acadian Spinning

Aug 29, 2021 11:00AM—5:30PM

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Learn to spin cotton like a Cajun in this one-day class! You’ll start by carding cotton to prepare for spinning and then you’ll learn to spin cotton singles like the Acadians of Southern Louisiana – sitting alongside your wheel (instead of facing it) and spinning off the point of a quill. With some practice, you’ll…

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August Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Aug 31, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

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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. You can come hang out with us at the SEFAA Center or you can join us virtually, whichever suits you best. So, drop in when you can and stay for…

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Stitching Time

Sep 01, 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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The Fabric of Civilization

Sep 12, 2021 2:00PM—4:00PM

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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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Hand Printing on Cloth with Natural Dyes

Sep 18, 2021 1:00PM—Sep 19, 2021 5:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave Chamblee, GA 30341

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Explore the exciting possibilities of natural dye print pastes in this part demo, part hands-on class. Day 1 will include observing dye extraction and paste production followed by using pre-mixed pastes made from traditional natural dye substances to screen and/or block print, paint, and stencil on a variety of cloth samples. Day 2 will focus on processing…

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September Book Club Meeting

Sep 21, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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Please join us for our September Book Club Meeting! We’ll be discussing The Dressmaker’s Gift by Fiona Valpy. Paris, 1940. With the city occupied by the Nazis, three young seamstresses go about their normal lives as best they can. But all three are hiding secrets. War-scarred Mireille is fighting with the Resistance; Claire has been…

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Past | Archive

July Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Jul 29, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

July Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Jul 27, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

July Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Jul 22, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

July Book Club Meeting

Jul 20, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

July Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Jul 20, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

Fiber Flea Market 2021

Jul 17, 2021 10:00AM—4:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave Chamblee, GA 30341