Category Archives: Fiber Arts

Sign Up Today for Farm Fiber Fun


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Farm Fiber Fun May 18-23, 2017 Engelbrecht Farm Barn Open 9a.m. – 8 p.m. Farm Fiber Fun is an event the Fiber Arts Group holds each spring in Diana & Arlan’s barn.  It is a time to try new to you techniques in fiber and quilting that are messy or not.  You can come and play with something that you picked up and are not comfortable diving into or, something that is offered in the anytime techniques or a class.  If […]

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2017 Farm Fiber Fun


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        FARM FIBER FUN May 18-23, Barn Open 9am-8pm Diana and Arlan Engelbrecht’s Farm 23510130th Ave. 23511Eldridge IA Farm Fiber Fun is an event the Fiber Arts Group holds each spring in Diana & Arlan’s barn.  It is a time to try new to you techniques in fiber and quilting that are messy or not.  You can come and play with something that you picked up and are not comfortable diving into or, something that is offered in the anytime […]

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Fiber Arts Play Days Topics 2017


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Meets 9:00 a.m. the 2nd Tuesday of the month Fiber Artists Studio (Colleen’s Studio) 601 Brady #21, Davenport First Floor enter from street      Date                                    Topic and Instructor(s) July 11                  Interwoven Points – Carolyn Rainier August 8               Embellished Clay Faces – Sue Kirk September 12        Altered Cigar Boxes – Colleen Curry October 10            Embellished Aprons – Kimberly Darling November 14        Incorporating Metal in a Fiber Project – Diana Engelbrecht December 12         Crochet circle Earrings – Doris Mack    

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Fiber Arts 2017 Meetings and Topics


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Meets 1:00 -3:00 p.m. the 2nd Tuesday of the month Davenport Public Library Fairmount Branch 3000 N. Fairmount St., Davenport, IA     Date                           Meeting Topic and Challenge July 11                  Mystery STAR of the month August  8              Types of stabilizers and their uses – Terre Klipsch September 12        Mystery STAR of the month Challenge #2 due October 10            Different knitting methods Kimberly Darling and Gail Carmichael November 14        Charity wall hanging due December 12         Ornament exchange and door prizes    

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July Schedule Changes and Reminders


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There are several schedule changes in July: Charity Quilts – no meeting in July (originally scheduled for Thursday, July 14) Fiber Arts – afternoon meeting moved to Eastern Avenue Branch of the Davenport Public Library (July only) EQ Club – will be meeting on the THIRD Wednesday, July 20 from Noon to 3:00 p.m. at the Eastern Avenue Branch of the Davenport Public Library Quilts of Valor – new location reminder – the group will meet from 9:00 a.m. to […]

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Farm Fiber Fun 2016 Photos Are Here


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The Farm Fiber Fun week of the MVQG Fiber Arts Group was a great success in 2016!

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Learn a New Technique at Farm Fiber Fun


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Come experiment on your own or learn from one of our classes embellishing techniques, creating with tanagrams with fabric and fiber, making your own art container, doll/character armatures and clay faces, ice dyeing and/or dyeing cotton, wool, yarn or roving, painting on fabric, shiva sticks, new hand stitches for embellishing quilts or wool work, making cards, altered books, marbling paper, barn quilts, and much more. If you are downsizing or upgrading, we are in need of two microwaves, floor and […]

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Fiber Arts Show


Fiber Arts presents A Fiber Arts Show April 29th through May 27 in the glass cases on the second floor of the Bucktown Center for the Arts, 225 E 2nd St, Davenport, IA 52801. There will be a reception open to the public on May 27th.

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