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Figge Art Museum Exhibit


Please join docent Mary Kay Hymes at the Figge Art Museum on Thursday, May 30th at either 1:00pm or 7:00pm as we experience the powerful multi sensory art of contemporary artist, poet and activist Vanessa German. In this unique exhibition “Miracles and Glory Abound”, we will explore her colorful visual and emotional assembled sculptures created from fibers, found items, beads, fabrics and more. If you remember her amazing African Healing figures from earlier tours, you will continue to be inspired […]

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Farm Fiber Fun 2019


May 16-21, 2019 A time to get together with others and learn new fibery techniques. Especially anything messy such as dying fabrics with many techniques, mono printing with gelli plates or glass base, stamping, etc. Also things such as felting, tatting, sculpting features for fiber figures, wool, and weaving. Schedule and information when you click Farm Fiber Fun 2019. Farm Fiber Fun needs: Coffee Cans (plastic) 1.8 lbs. size

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Skill Builder Workshops


SKILL BUILDER WORKSHOPS September 21, 2019—FLOATING TILES Due to popularity, the next Skill Builder workshop will feature Jane Darin’s ” FLOATING TILES” class. What a beautiful project, and the perfect opportunity to use those scraps we have been saving! The next class is September 21st at the Butterworth Education Center 701-12th Ave. Moline from 9:00-3:00. Class fee is $15.00 payable to Jane. Lunch will be available for a suggested $5.00 donation. The class is almost full, but get your name […]

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President’s May Message


The Fiber Arts group was a vision of a group quilters who wanted to expand into the art quilt techniques.  There were approximately 12 people, led by Colleen Curry, who were the first to attend the group on a consistent basis 10 years ago.  It has grown to a regular attendance of approximately 30.  They welcome any fiber media, including fabric, thread, yarn, paper, wood, beads, roving, etc. and the techniques that can incorporate them into an art quilt, including […]

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