MoFA, a community sharing a love of fiber

We are weavers, basket makers, spinners, knitters, quilters, paper makers, surface designers and more! While we have varying interests and levels of expertise, we all enthusiastically share the goal of promoting opportunities for all fiber artists wherever they may live and increasing the public awareness of fiber art.


Kennita Tully–Manhattan, KS
Lydia Crespo–St. Peters, MO
Linda Lee–Topeka, KS
Deborah Benner–Schell City, MO
Tari Ward–Overland Park, KS

Claire Hasemeier–Elsberry, MO
Jennifer Bradford–Boonville, MO
Cassandra Schifano–South Bend, IN
Christi Burton–Manchester, MO
Roni Sher–St. Louis, MO
Jean Sredl–Shawano, AL
Carolyn Dyess–Eureka, MO
Elizabeth Hope Madden–Clayton, AL
Deborah Hatfield–Lee’s Summit, MO
Leslie Scheuler–Boonville, MO
Dave Walker–Columbia, MO
Suzanne Chism–St. Louis, MO


I have been working in traditional, strip-formed Paper Maché, with found objects incorporated for structure and meaning. I seal my sculptures with bees’ wax.


Conference 2020 MoFA KAWS Conference

Save the Date and be Inspired

Leading edge textile artists as speakers and teachers
Classes, workshops in all manner of fiber art
When: May 2-4,  2020

Where: Beautiful Lake Doniphan in Exelsior Springs, Missouri (40 min. North of Kansas City)
Pre-conference workshops April 30-May 1

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Don’t miss a chance to showcase your fiber art! Check out MoFA’s event calendar, before it’s too late.

Speaking of Fibers 2019! is a Missouri Fiber Artists (MoFA) members’ biennial; juried exhibit, exploring fiber forms and materials. Our 2019 exhibit theme is “Stories of Importance ”. More info

In this workshop, we will explore mark making styles and techniques as they relate to the creation of language or the suggestion of symbols, text, words, and phrases. We will work primarily with painting and drawing tools, and participants are welcome to explore how these concepts can translate into their own artistic voice and studio practice as fiber artists. Communication is essential to our own visual storytelling; mark, line, and text can offer the artist another way to deepen the message of his/her work.

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Framations, 218 N Main, in downtown St Charles, MO is a Missouri Fiber Artists (MoFA) members’ exhibit. Not juried, works will be accepted until the gallery space is filled.  More info>>

Tall & Skinny, at The Foundry Art Centre, 520 N Main, St Charles, MO is a Missouri Fiber Artists (MoFA) members’ exhibit.  Not juried, works will be accepted into the show until gallery space is filled. This exhibit runs concurrently with Quilt National.

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