Welcome to TAFTA!

TAFTA stands for The Australian Forum for Textile Arts, Ltd. If you want to know more about TAFTA – head over and have a look at our HISTORY.

If you want to access the  latest FREE FIBRE FORUM E-bulletin (and the Winner Is..) released 27th June 2016 as a PDF file click: here

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For the latest ‘Original Material’ story on CAROLYN SULLIVAN (as a PDF file) click: HERE

For an E-bulletin with a special ‘Original Material’ story on Nancy Tingey (published as a PDF file in July 2015) click: HERE

For an E-bulletin with a special ‘Original Material’ story on Marion Gaemers (published as a PDF file on March 1, 2016) click: HERE

PAST FIBRE FORUM E-BULLETINS
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  • For the 26th of May 2016 bulletin click Here
  • For the 1st of MAy 2016 bulletin click HERE
  • For the APRIL 2016 bulletin click HERE
  • For the JANUARY 2016 bulletin click Here
  • For the DECEMBER 19th, 2015 bulletin click HERE 
  • For the OCTOBER 30th, 2015 bulletin click HERE
  • For the JULY 31, 2015 bulletin click HERE

If you want to know more about Australian VISA regulations affecting International Textile Tutors please examine these four documents.

CONTEXTART 2016:
April 9-14, 2016

 The details of the 2016 CONTEXTART are fully available at www.contextart.com.au – another collection of excellent workshops will be offered at Korowal School in Hazelbrook, in a 2-day and 4-day format from April 9-14, 2016. Vanessa Taylor (fibregirl@bigpond.com) is the Events Manager and Janet De Boer will be there to enjoy it all and again be Raffle Queen and Go-To Girl  (assisting with accommodation inquiries): (janetdeboer@iinet.net.auIf you have any questions about Contextart, about the Blue Mountains and/or about possibilities for accommodation, feel free to ask AT ANY TIME, you don’t have to wait. Vanessa lives in the lower Blue Mountains; Janet has been Events Manager for Contextart in the past; they are happy to help.

You can also ask Vanessa about being put on an email list to receive news about courses and regular updates: fibregirl@bigpond.com

The GEELONG FIBRE FORUM 2016:
Sept 26 – Oct 2 , 2016

Enrolments for The Geelong FORUM 2016 are open. The new website makes it very clear what to do: www.taftainc.com.au

You do not have to be a member of TAFTA to apply to attend the FORUM which will continue to be managed in future by Larissa Murdock and Broni Packwood (Double Stitched) with assistance from Janet De Boer and Jude Skeers.  There will be no ballot. Everyone is welcome to apply and places in workshops will be allocated as applications are received. Both Residential and Non-Residential options are offered (you can live in, or not, as you wish). Again, the new website makes it very clear what to do: www.taftainc.com.au

Cumulative Index

TAFTA has now made available a cumulative index of the Textile Fibre Forum magazine, issues 1-100