DFAS Exhibit at Latimer Quilt and Textile Museum

DFAS and Latimer Quilt and Textile Museum collaborated on an exhibit featuring the Latimer collection of textile tools and 15 handwoven tapestries of some of these tools by DFAS weavers. DFAS […]

home tour at JD's summer 2023

The Return of a Valued Tradition

Every summer for many years when DFAS was closed, we had a tradition of going to different homes one day a week, usually Tuesdays, during the ten-week period before the […]

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New Tapestries Nov 2023

When a tapestry is completed we always have a show-and-tell. This past Tuesday we enjoyed seeing what our fellow weavers have accomplished. Here is Terry sharing three of her tapestries […]

Magenta Morning Tapestry by Susan Iverson

Small Expressions 2023 – A Visit

This blog post is by Jenny Bloom.   The week of August 21st, 2023, my husband, Mark, and I headed up to the Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Museum in  La […]

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Congratulations to DFAS weaver Becky Smith

DFAS weaver Becky Smith recently had two of her tapestries accepted by the West Linn Arts and Culture Commission (WLACC) for their Fall Into Art show. This show in the […]

The Sandy Library

“Tiny but Mighty” at the Sandy Library

Thanks to the Clackamas County Arts Alliance “TINY BUT MIGHTY” is now on exhibit September 7- December 7, 2023 at the SANDY PUBLIC LIBRARY GALLERY, 38980 Proctor Blvd. Sandy OR 97055  […]


DFAS Diversity Book Club

A new school year is about to begin. Did you know that DFAS has a Diversity Book Club? Take a look at what we are reading. Interested? Please join the discussion! […]

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Summer Workshop: Natural Dyes

The colors that can be obtained with mushrooms, lichen and local plants is impressive. August 13-14 was a very hot weekend.  Temperatures reached 100 on the second day of this […]

Becky's hachures project

Summer Workshop: Hachures!

Learning to weave traditional French hachures is challenging and definitely not for beginners. We were very fortunate to have Mary Lane teach a five-day workshop this August for us. She did […]

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Weaving Words in Tapestry

12 excited students came prepared with looms warped and a word cartoon in hand to Phoebe McAffee’s July 3-day workshop Weaving Words in Tapestry. Phoebe brought with her a plethora […]