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Karen L Howard
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“Thus we see that the all important thing is not killing or giving life, drinking or not drinking, living in the town or the country, being unlucky or lucky, winning or losing. It is how we win, how we lose, how we live or die, finally, how we choose.”
― R.H. Blyth
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Brenda Abdullah Designs
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“The common suffering is the alienation from oneself, from one’s fellow man, and from nature; the awareness that life runs out of one’s hand like sand, and that one will die without having lived; that one lives in the midst of plenty and yet is joyless.”
― Erich Fromm, Psychoanalysis and Zen Buddhism
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Nells Embroidery is the artwork of Nell Burns, a UK transfer to Canada! Nell is best known for her sculptural thread embroidery. She sells her work and supplies on Etsy.

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Wendy KahleI love looking for Nell's booth at Knit City in Vancouver every fall. Always something special to see and buy!

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Cindy Grisdela Art Quilts
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“When something comes from within, when it is a part of you, you have no choice but to live it, to express it.”
― Kamal Ravikant, Live Your Truth
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CherScapes Studios
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"I'm born with wild horses in my head ..
With an imagination to conquer this world ..
I will not settle for the comforts of a golden cage."
- Jasz Gill
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Marble-T Design: Marbled fabrics, fiber art, gifts, and Digital Marbling (TN). They sell on Etsy, Cafe Press, Zazzle, FIne Art America, and our website. They just relocated back to the East Coast after years in Arizona and are still in transition, but you can connect with them anyhow!

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Robin ConnellyAwesome

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It is SO hot and humid here right now, but I know it won't be long before I start pulling out the wool again. This cowl from Fearless Fiberworks will be awesome on a cold day! The silk felted in with the wool makes it both warm and soft. You can have it for your very own over here:

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“Celebrating Silver” will be opening at the St. George Art Museum in Utah this month. St. George Art Museum is the 10th museum where an all-SAQA show is being exhibited in this year - hope you can visit one of SAQA’s museum exhibitions! ... See MoreSee Less

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Linda R EdwardsOh my gosh, I love Burlington!

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Desk built by Mike Thompson. Can you describe this desk in one word?

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Pamela Sears BuchananFantabulous!!

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Shannon Halllovely

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Michaela RileyPerfect

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Debra Gates VallettExtraordinary. mine?

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Robin StewartEpic

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Kim Calvert LohrmanOmg

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Kerry HartWant!

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Fran Bradshaw-MillerGorgeous

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Kathi SalceiesAwesome!

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Heidi Halkjær HansenMette Melander 😍😍😍

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Jeannette Froese LeBlancHubba-hubba!

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Mary Anne GrahamWOW!

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Daryll GeddesMemories

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Daryll GeddesNostalgic

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Alexis A TremboneArt

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Sandi Scottamazing

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Jo ShieldsAwesome!

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Beth-Ann C. VogtReminiscent of the apothecary desk at Mystic Seaport.

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Robert MurphyAmazing

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Elizabeth HuttererWOW!

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Laurie Grossmassive

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Dan SeymourInconceivable!!

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Leslie StruthersCrave!

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Maria BrownElaborate. And beautiful.

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Vivien MooreCraftsmanship!

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Nelsonwood
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“When we have our body and mind in order, everything else will exist in the right place, in the right way.”
― Shunryu Suzuki, Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice
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Handmadeology shared Etsy-Preneurship's photo.

Awesome opportunity to get some exposure for your shop in the upcoming Holiday Sale Season!
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Assistance Requested: I've got some new experimental Facebook promo techniques that I want to try out. Do you want to participate? 1) In the comments, hyperlink to 1 of your Etsy products that you ...

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Cassie Vieira GouveiaIm not on etsy yet, but this is my facebook Page :)https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tomas-Mason/214919915332857

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Mickey FieldingWhy does this feel a little like a chain letter or pyramid scheme? 😄

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The wonders of Guatemalan weaving...there's always an undiscovered beauty popping up.

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Just usso very nice

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Dsenyo - Fair Trade GiftsPennsylvania

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Jenni LeisterLouisiana! Puerto Rico! or maybe Savannah, Georgia! How did you know I was just looking to see if you announced this!

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Nancy DunitzSomewhere with an airport?

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Indro DasguptaAustin, Texas !!!! Woooohooooo !

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Chelsea Bay DennisTc michigan!

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Dsenyo - Fair Trade GiftsAnd, my colleague says Florida

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WorldFinds Fair TradeCuba would be pretty darn amazing, but going with Florida

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Jenni Leisterwait, wait... LANCASTER PA!! I know some wonderful folks to help host!! Bunyaad!

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Renice JonesYou guys are not even warm :-) But Cuba would be something, wouldn't it?

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Nancy Schwartz ScheidOrlando?

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Education And MoreBoston??

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Loretta Petersonhow about Oregon??

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Mike SouthMars?

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Yousaf ChamanPennsylvania.....

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Patricia PearsonNY? I call a bedroom if it's in Lancaster Jenni Leister!!

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Gary WeeksCuba... Espero

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GLASS SCULPTURES INSPIRED FROM CORALS BY SHAYNA LEIB // For the best in art and sculpture like Netdost // Glass artist Shayna Leib ( Shayna Leib Glass Art/ SNL Design Works ) creates sculptures inspir...

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Irena Nomeikiene, Eclectic Galleries and 23 others like this

Susan CallenLove these

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The AAW Turning of the Week was made by Francisco Castro titled Waves Vase. Maple vase with Japanese style waves design done with pyrography and India ink. Dimensions are 7" X 4"

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Francisco CastroThank you!

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MONDAY CONNECTION:: Time to post your links and connect. Post your shop, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and blog. Ready….SET….GO!!
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Alisha MartinGood morning! I upcycle old wood, pallets, metals and fabrics and make beautiful hand painted signs without the use of stencils! Check me out! Use THANKYOU15 at check out for 15% off. Enjoy your day! www.skrappiehappie.etsy.com www.Facebook.com/skrappiehappie Instagram: @skrappiehappie

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Katie Page ParkerGood morning! I make origami mobiles, bouquets, ornaments and more. Please stop by www.facebook.com/KatiemadeCrafts

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Amanda KammaradaHand Lettered Art and Decor for the Home and Special Occasions. www.bugaboobeardesigns.etsy.com www.instagram.com/bugaboobeardesigns www.facebook.com/bugaboobeardesigns

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June EdwardsHi all, I design and make bespoke outfits for mini fashionistas, I also make some crochet creations follow me on Twitter @bugsmee and on Facebook m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=661109870591420

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Lina Gardeniawww.etsy.com/shop/LinaGardenia www.facebook.com/LinaGardeniaJewelry Twitter: Lina_Gardenia Pinterest: @LinaGardenia Instagram: Lina_Gardenia Happy Monday!!

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Faye BerrieHi. I make one of a kind and limited edition goods, mostly from brightly coloured wax print. My items range from home decor to wedding invitation s and I welcome custom orders. www.etsy.com/uk/shop/ChilliPeppa Face book bit.ly/1NSFMlr Twitter I am @chilliipeppa

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Cassie Vieira Gouveiahi everyone i love sewing and do awsomeCustom Name Organic and Minky Keepsake Blankies Your Name, Your Colours Etc FREE Australian Shipping Pm me for more info and price list www.facebook.com/pages/Tomas-Mason/214919915332857

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Sheri HicksGreetings, I handcraft jewelry using natural stones and pearls. Check me out. My Facebook page is www.facebook.com/thatssoposh. My Etsy page is thatssoposh. Etsy.com. I hope to see you soon.

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Debbie Barrett-JonesSaying Goodbye to Etsy....20% off moving sale during the month of September. www.facebook.com/debbiebarrettjonestextiles/posts/10153223622263843:0

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Monica ToledoThanks for hosting! Tips, & tricks on making your world your style, your way thru DIY, shopping or seeking services. www.peanutsnthread.com www.facebook.com/peanutsnthread www.instagram.com/peanutsnthread www.pinterest.com/peanutsnthread

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Dustin VonPietrywww.silverandseajewelry.com INSTAGRAM: @silverandseajewelry FACEBOOK: facebook.com/silverandseajewelry TWITTER: @silvrseajewelry

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Tor BurtHello :) Just found you on twitter... I'm Torbird Designs, here's my etsy shop www.etsy.com/uk/shop/bagsofloveliness?ref=hdr_shop_menu and I'm @bagsofloveliness on twitter :)

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Pink Scissors DesignMany new ornament sets in the shop for Advent/Christmas 2015. And, new this holiday season {drumroll, please} - - -> Angel Tree Toppers! Making Christmas more meaningful, please visit me on Etsy at www.etsy.com/shop/PinkScissorsDesign Find me on Facebook here www.facebook.com/PinkScissorsDesign Find me on Twitter here twitter.com/PinkScisDes Find me on Pinterest here www.pinterest.com/PinkScissorsDes/ Find me on Instagram here instagram.com/deborahbrine/

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Kendra Ontiveros PortnovaGreat ideas for gift giving to cancer patient or survivor of colon cancer. Some items are appropriate for all cancers. Check it out ! www.bluelegacydesigns.com/shop

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Jaclyn DeSantiGood day! Check out my art page, my specialty is handmade paintings and drawings. Palette & Pixels

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Cassie SwanHi All! I create art. I hope my art conveys the beauty in our natural, wild environments and inspire people to get outside more. Cheers! Www.cassieswanart.etsy.com/

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Jacqueline CarsonHi everyone. I make crochet dolls and other unique crochet goods. You can find me here on facebook and on Instagram. www.Facebook.com/Dreamberrycrochet www.Instagram.com/Dreamberrycrochet

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Alissa Jacoby-HenricksonHappy Monday everyone! Www.Facebook.com/YourCreativeJuices

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Mindy SharlowJust listed this and more Dragonfly earrings ! Thank you for looking !!! www.etsy.com/listing/246231234/dragon-fly-pendant-in-bronze-faux-enamel

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Lindy Thompson TateGood morning and happy Monday! I paint and work with reclaimed wood....fence wood, barn wood, driftwood and more! I would love for you to stop by and see what I have to offer. www.facebook.com/taterbuggin

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Veronica Chapman RomeroHello everyone! I would appreciate if you go take a look at my jewelry store www.silverbombon.etsy.com and leave a comment in a convo. Thank you!

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Craft in America shared their event.

Join us at the Craft in America Center on September 12 for a talk with two amazing California Artists, Jaime Guerrero and Victor De La Rosa. Both artists have work on view at California Handmade: State of the Arts, co-presented by Craft in America and Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts
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Crafting Cultural Narrative: Discussion with Jaime Guerrero and Victor De La Rosa

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Craft In America Study Center

Crafting Cultural Narrative: Discussion with glass artist Jaime Guerrero and fiber artist Victor De La Rosa September 12, 2015, 5pm Craft in America Center Join us at the Craft in America Center for...

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Laurel SilerI literally screamed when I saw this. I knew her when I was an undergrad. SO EXCITING!!

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Maggie Le MayCan't wait!

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Heidi MooreMy kind of washing line!

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Sarah YoungLoving Indigo! Line Drawing!! :)

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PREVIEW: watch a preview for @CraftInAmerica's new #holiday Episode, #CELEBRATION on our blog at www.craftinamerica.org/blog - Celebration will be airing on your local #PBS stations in December 2015. Pictured here is a #craftsman preparing floats for the #ChineseNewYear light parade in San Francisco! ... See MoreSee Less

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  • Creative Spark Becomes a Beautiful Scarf!
    One of the weavers recently remarked that she loves her work weaving because she loves that feeling of having an idea and then making it something real, expressing her creativity with her yarn and loom. The pattern for our new multicolor gossamer scarf started with that creativity woven on the backstrap loom into a "servilleta" -- an all-purpose piece of fabric that might serve to wrap tortillas or a gift of food. Then the footloom weavers translated the design into a weave they call "weave a ... read more
    Source: MayaMam WeaversPublished on September-3-2015
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    Source: Craft CouncilPublished on September-3-2015By Dulcey Heller
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  • The Week in Craft: September 2, 2015
    Unraveling ceramic sculptures, cute animal rings, textile recycling, and more ... read more
    Source: Craft CouncilPublished on September-2-2015By Rachel Kirchgasler
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  • Artist, Teacher

    Thread painting is a technique where needle and thread act as coloring tools for a quilt. Jennifer Day teaches her Thread Stories technique at her studio in Santa Fe.

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    Cindy Grisdela Art Quilts: Festival schedule and a nice display of what's available in her Etsy shop.

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  • Designer, Importer, Retailer

    Textiil sells artisanal fabrics, and creates modern global home decor and accessories from batik, ikat and songket sourced in Indonesia and Malaysia. We have a growing stock of sustainably made plant based dye batiks and natural dye silks.

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    "Windows into Time" series, glimpsing out into what is our amazing earth, art quilts for sale by Clairan Ferrono of Fabric8tions.

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  • Mixed Media Artist

    Bonnie Clark of Dakini Dreams is a mixed media artist and weaver. In her Soul Ancestors series, she has created masks that speak about her spirituality. She has used vintage wooden cases and found objects, assembled into shrine-like icons that explore the issues of time, life, death, rebirth, and transformation.

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  • Textile Artist, Workshops

    Transformative textile art, Threads of Awakening, based in Buddhist tradition. Online apprenticeships and commissions. Prints. Training. Your spiritual path. Your creative practice. Connected.

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  • Artist, Teacher

    Jane Dunnewold is an artist, teacher and author of surface design techniques. She teaches and lectures internationally and at her studio in San Antonio, Texas.

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  • Brick and Mortar & Online Retailer

    The Stitches newsletter includes featured products, shop news and upcoming events. In each issue we feature a new technique along with handy tips and project ideas.

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  • "Being connected, through TAFA , with fiber artists from all around the world and feeling like a part of something bigger, helps me to go ahead whenever doubt comes over me. I’m so happy to meet wonderful people through this great community. People who do their best every day to bewitch our world with art that celebrates the joy of living and the beauty around us."  Visit Ariane's Shop    

    Ariane Mariane
  • "I wish I could relate to fellow fiber artisans what I have witnessed since joining TAFA. This site, this concept, this group was born from the mind of one extraordinary visionary and has grown to become so much more under her watchful eye. I have been amended, improved, astounded and amazed by the energy and knowledge embodied in TAFA.

    There is NO other place online that will work harder to help expand your reach, enhance your online impact or improve your understanding of what to do and how to do it to improve your fiber-related business. I am proud to be a member AND a sponsor for TAFA and will continue long after other of my memberships is gone!"  Visit Cat's Shop

    Cat Brysch Creations Studio
  • "I highly recommend TAFA and feel honored to be a part of this group. As a small business owner, it feels wonderful to be in community with my like-minded friends from around the world! TAFA is both a business resource and a source of personal empowerment."  Visit Georgianne's Website

    Georgianne Holland (Nestle and Soar)
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