Bev’s Corner: Volunteering at OFFF

DFAS is also involved in a lot of tapestry related activities. Every year volunteers go to the Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival (OFFF) at the Linn County Fair grounds in Albany. This […]

Bev’s Corner: First Tapestries

I am new here at Damascus Fiber Arts School. Been thinking about tapestry for years. I finally signed up for a 3-day beginning workshop and the excitement began! Instructor JD welcomed […]

Beginning Tapestry

Just about every month DFAS offers a 3-day semi-private beginning tapestry workshop. Many of our weavers started their tapestry adventure by taking this workshop. One of the students in JD’s […]

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New Tapestries December 2023

Here are some of the tapestries that were completed in December 2023.  Becca has been weaving a series of tapestries depicting her family tree. She isn’t sure how many she has […]

Master Weaver Bob VS

Bob is a very successful and prolific weaver. He has a great sense of color and design. He is meticulous and detail oriented, re-spinning the weft he is using if it […]

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 […]

Jane Wilson Weaving in a Gourd

Summer Workshop, Gourds

This blog post is written by Candace Pratt. Thank you for sharing. All were welcome to join in the two-day workshop, Tapestry Weaving in a Gourd, taught by Jane Wilson. […]