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 […]

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New Tapestry, May 2023

Congratulations to Joanne T. on her new tapestry! Weaver Statement:  I wanted to combine tapestry with raised outline and wondered how raised outline could be used as a frame for […]

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New DFAS Tapestries, April 2023

At DFAS when a weaver completes a tapestry, it’s time for Show and Tell. We ring a small bell to call everyone together in one room. Once we are all gathered, […]

galleria wall spring 2023

Galleria Wall Spring 2023

Our Galleria Wall exhibit changes each term, showcasing the tapestries of the weavers at our school. Their accomplishments excite and inspire us. Our current exhibit features pick and pick, a […]