Beyond the Surface

Surface Design Association's Biennial Conference

October 3-6, 2019

St. Louis, MO

Pre-Conference Workshops

Exhibitions + Tours

Presentations + Conversations about contemporary fiber art

Held in conjunction with Innovations in Textiles 2019, a regional event showcasing more than 40 textile exhibitions.

Open to the public.

Early bird registration ends August 15.

Visit our conference page at:

Ozark Fiber Fling 2019

November 1-2, 2019

Meramec Baptist Retreat Center, 243 Hwy AA, Steelville, MO

Vendors specializing in fiber arts tools, equipment, and supplies!

Classes in spinning, knitting, weaving, crochet, and more!

Visit our website for more information:

Fiber Fusion
2020 MoFA KAWS Conference
May 2-4, 2020
Lake Doniphan, Excelsior Springs, MO

Pre-Conference workshops:
Intuitive Stitch by Christine Mauersburger

Expanding Your Boundaries with Saori: From Mild to Wild by Sarah Dauro.

Plus, special Friday night guest artist's talk by Shin-hee Chin

Conference full day workshops include more stitching with Christine, Saori primer with Sarah,  Eco-Dyeing and Printing using organic materials with Valerie Doran Bashaw, and Boro Cloth-inspired Nuno Felt Collage Wall Hanging with Lisa Hinrichs.

1/2 Day Classes:
Coptic Bound Journal, Art Yarn Spinning and Spinning, Crocheting with Art Yarn, Taaniko – Introduction to Maori Weaving, Brioche Knitting, Warp Painting, Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving, Finger-controlled Lace on a Rigid Heddle, Hand Woven Garment Finishing Touches, Mark Making as Personal Expression, Art Marketing for any Budget, Spinning Off Hand Cards, Intro to Weaving, Basic Embroidery Stitches, Intro to Freeform Crochet, Intro to Tunisian Crochet

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