Welcome & Meetings

Front Range Fiber Artisans (FRFA) is an inclusive organization devoted to promoting and developing the skills of any person practicing fiber arts, including but not limited to: Basketry, Braiding, Crocheting, Dyeing, Embroidery, Felting, Knitting, Lace Making, Paper Making, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Tatting and Weaving.

We welcome new members interested in exploring fiber arts of all kinds.

Members are not required to have any particular level of expertise – only a desire to learn and to share. If you would like to become a member today, download and fill out our membership form and send it to us or bring it to the next meeting.

ALL MEETINGS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE FOLLOWING THE ENCOURAGED SOCIAL DISTANCING REGARDING COVID-19

FRFA wishes that everyone stay safe and at this time our thoughts are with you all.

A NOTE FROM FRFA PRESIDENT, ELLEN:

Given all the events, appointments and businesses that are (or soon will be) closing for social distancing our FRFA board has elected to join the precautions and cancel upcoming FRFA meetings until things return to “normal.” One bright note for our FRFA folks … since we are all involved with fiber arts, we have something to do while we stay at home. Get out those UFO (unfinished objects), or stash of fibers, yarns, fabrics. Check out You Tube for a new craft…there are SO many.

Thanks AND See all soon. Ellen 

REGULAR MEETING INFORMATION:

Meetings are held once a month on the first Thursday of each month (except for August-annual picnic, and when noted below), from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

If the meeting is moved, it will be noted here on the website, and if you are a member a reminder notice will be sent to you.  :-

NOTE: For April and May, we will be meeting north at 21C Library in the Makers Space. And for June, July and August we will meet at Ellen’s Pavilion in Black Forest.  If you have any program ideas please let me know as March, April and May are still open.
  • CANCELLED: April 2 5 – 8 Meeting 5:30 –  Library 21C “Create Space” (where we held Jan Meeting)
  • May 7 5 – 8 Meeting 5:30-    Library 21C “Create Space” (where we held Jan Meeting)
  • 21C Library, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
    June, July and August will be held at Ellen’s Pavilion in Black Forest.  Lots of spinning questions came up at the January meeting and a concentration of spinning preparation will be done during these meetings.  ie. using a drum carder, using a ditz; using a picker, washing a fleece (we will actually wash a dirty fleece so wear utility clothing); if you do not spin you are free to attend with your knitting or any fiber art you wish to work on including your spinning wheel or spindle.
Hope to see you there!

Lynne

Please note:  If School District 11 cancels classes due to inclement weather, FRFA meetings, general and board, will also be canceled.  Also, since we are now meeting at the Pikes Peak Library – Penrose downtown or 21c, if they close due to inclement weather we will not be meeting.

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