Welcome & Meetings

OF NOTE THIS WEBSITE WILL NO LONGER BE UPDATED AFTER JANUARY 2022.  COVID 19 HAS TAKEN ITS TOLL ON US TOO AND WE CAN NO LONGER AFFORD TO KEEP IT.

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 WILL ADHERE TO SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES REGARDING COVID-19

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. DUE TO COVID GUIDELINES MEETINGS HAVE BEEN CHANGED TO THE 3RD  SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH, HELD OUTSIDE IN AN OPEN PAVILION TO PROVIDE 6 FEET FOR SOCIAL DISTANCING.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20 – program ornaments
 
Date: November 20, 2021 
Location: Ellen’s “indoor” pavilion
time: 10:30am – 12:30pm ish
program: star ornament; Chinese dragon boat made with an inkle band and finishing up inkle tree ornaments
 
Dec 18th meeting program will be wire wrapped jewelry making given by Patty and Marianne. All supplies are provided.  If you have your own supplies you are welcome to bring them.  You are encouraged to find and bring a main pendant that can be wrapped with wire.  Please email for directions to Ellen’s Pavillion.  frontrangefiber@gmail.com
 
Cheers,
Lynnelle
 
Holiday Happenings around:
Nov 4-6 Black Forest Arts and Craft show at the Community Center in Black Forest
Nov 6 only – Colorado Springs Senior Center Craft Sale
Nov 3 – 6 Handweavers Guild of Pueblo, location Wesley United Methodist Church, 85 Stanford Ave, Pueblo, CO
 
 
Happenings around:
Spinning Groups:
Monument spinning – meets at the Monument library the 3rd Thursday of the month 1pm to 3pm.
 
Spinning Study Group, Third Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm, Colorado Springs. TBD – email for location.
 
 
Weaving:
Handweavers Guild of Pueblo meets on the Fourth Wednesday of the month; meet at Wesley United Methodist Church located at 85 Stanford Avenue in Pueblo, CO, Room #8. Park on east side of building. Social at 9am; meeting begins at 9:30am. Membership $25 per year visitors welcome.
 
 
The 2023 IWC will be held 27 – 30 July 2023 at Utah State University USU) in Logan Utah.  
 

Please note:  If School District 11 cancels classes due to inclement weather, FRFA meetings, general and board, will also be canceled. 

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