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October Book Club Meeting

Oct 19, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Please join us for our October Book Club Meeting! We’ll be discussing Fewer, Better Things: The Hidden Wisdom of Objects by Glenn Adamson. Curator and scholar Glenn Adamson opens Fewer, Better Things by contrasting his beloved childhood teddy bear to the smartphones and digital tablets children have today. He laments that many children and adults…

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October Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Oct 19, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

Online

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 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 as…

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October Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Oct 14, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

Online

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 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 as…

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October Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Oct 12, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

Online

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 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 as…

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One Pot Magic: Surprising and Satisfying Natural Dye Rainbows

Oct 09, 2021 9:30AM—4:00PM

SEFAA Center 3420 W. Hospital Ave Chamblee, GA 30341

Beautiful, coordinating fleece and yarn can be dyed in one pot. The process is easy: Just layer multiple natural dyestuffs with the materials to be dyed, add a bit of water, cook, cool, and then reveal your one-of-a-kind colorway. It’s the easy way to create unique, natural color combinations! In this hands-on class. you’ll explore the process…

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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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October Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Oct 07, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

Online

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 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 as…

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Stitching Time

Oct 06, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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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October Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Oct 05, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

Online

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 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 as…

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September Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Sep 30, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

Online

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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September Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Sep 28, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

Online

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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Creative Mending

Sep 26, 2021 11:00AM—5:30PM

Why mend? For many reasons: To care for your textiles, the people you love, and our planet. To express yourself creatively. To use what you have, to embrace imperfections, and to repair rather than replace. And, just as there are many reasons to mend, there are many ways to mend. In this class, you’ll explore a variety of…

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Design Your Own Crochet Border

Sep 25, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM

What better way to find the perfect border for your next crochet or knit project than to design your own? Mix and match a variety of crocheted elements, or choose an element from your fabric and expand on it. Learn how borders can enhance a project, how to deal with corners and curves, and how…

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September Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Sep 23, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

Online

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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September Book Club Meeting

Sep 21, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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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September Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Sep 21, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

Online

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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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

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 Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Sep 16, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

Online

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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September Lunchtime Fiber Open Studios

Sep 14, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

Online

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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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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