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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  […]


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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! […]


Jars of natural dyes

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 […]


Woven words

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 […]


Candace Pratt

Melting Pot – Vessels for Unity

 Damascus Fiber Arts School proudly sends congratulations to our Treasurer and community member Candace Pratt upon the opening of her first gallery showing. If you are in Portland, between July […]


cake for Celebrating Community Potluck

Celebrating Community June 1, 2023

DFAS always has a potluck where we all gather and mark the end of the term. The Board wanted this spring term’s potluck to be extra special to celebrate our […]


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New Tapestry, June 2023   

Congratulations to John Harrison on his new tapestry Strictly Orthogonal.  Weaver Statement:  During the Pandemic I attempted a complex weaving with many sloping forms. The results were mixed and disappointing. I […]