The NEW MEXICO Region of SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates) is here to support and promote professional fiber artists and teachers as well as quilters working to develop their fine art skills. New NM SAQA members, please contact Gale Oppenheim-Pietrzak
NM Regional Representative
Studio Art Quilt Associates
firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the newsletter.
Silent Auction & Volunteers Needed FOR THE ESPANOLA VALLEY FIBER ARTS CENTER
Join us for a very special Artists' Reception on Friday, November 18thfrom 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Not only is this a fabulous opportunity to meet the artists who crafted these marvellous creations, but a sneak-peek and chance to leisurely browse and purchase ahead of the weekend's crowds! Your $10 ticket includes wine by Vivác, appetizers from Two Sprout Farms, music from New Mexico's Folk Music Treasure, Cipriano Vigil, and a silent auctionpacked with wonderful goods. Buy your tickets today!
During this event, you'll be able to bid on some amazing silent auction items, generously donated by our supporters, and take home a wonderful gift for yourself or a lucky friend! The silent auction will open for bids at 5:00 pm and end at 6:30 pm. Be sure to register with our silent auction 'Wranglers' when you arrive and pick up your bid number. Successful bids can be paid by credit/debit card, check or cash. Bidding will start at 50% of the value on the evening of the auction.
Below is just a taste of what you will be able to bid on. With more items coming in daily, check our full listing for all items.
Handwoven Navajo Rug & Book Gorgeous 32 x 48 Rug by Bernice Brown and The Master Weavers book by Mark Winter Donor: Historic Toadlena Trading Post
Museum Family Membership Family Membership to the four MNMF Museums Donor: MNMFoundation
'Snake in the Grass' Necklace 15" neon green wool wrapped cord necklace with handmade lamp work glass beads Donor: Linda Anderle
Handwoven Rug Beautiful handwoven 24" x 38" rug Donor: Barbara Knupper
Textile Book Extraordinary in the Ordinary - textiles in the Neutrogena Collection Donor: Museum of International Folk Art
Handwoven Scarf Handwoven scarf of 20/2 silk with hand-dyed weft Donor: Christina Babcock Gessler
Weaving Kit Schacht Mini Loom Weaving Kit Donor: Schacht Spindle Company
Spinzilla 2016 Fiber Pack 2 lb Dyed Corriedale Top, 1 lb Light Romney Sliver ,1 lb Dark Romney Sliver Donor: Louet North America
Hand Bag Felted from Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride yarn. Handles are black wood. Donor: Stephanie Hagelberg
Elegant Ascot Elegant little knitted black silk and mohair ascot with beads and sequins Donor: Kathy Konecki
Paintings Set of four original 14"x14" paintings (acrylic on canvas) by Gabriel Maestas. Donor: Contemporary Collective Gallery
2 Tickets to the Santa Fe Opera: One pair of opera tickets to the 2017 season, plus pass for two for the backstage tour
Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project tour for 4 people: Private tour for four people of the Wells Petroglyph Preserve
Santa Fe Autumn metal print by Ron Monsour Photography: 'Santa Fe Sunset' - 16 x 12" Photographic print on aluminium
90 minute Healing Massage: with Candace Caldwell
Historic Walking Tour of Santa Fe: with Kay Lewis
Pecos Level Family Membership: the School of Advanced Research
Yarn and Knit Kit Mrs. Watson Kit featuring five skeins of Ultra Alpaca Light and Portfolio Vol. 1 pattern book Donor: Berroco
Handwoven Alpace and Jute Rug Stunning handwoven jute and alpaca rug from local alpaca ranch Donor: Rancho de los Suenos
Love our Birds - Bird Nesting Ball Bird Nesting Ball with Refill Donor: Judy Chapman
Purse Purse with front pocket and 4 inside pockets, made from recycled Japanese Obi Donor: Dayna Fisk-Williams
Santa Fe Sky Hat Handknitted silk, mohair and wool yarn. Donor: Theresa Holmes
The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook Great book by Carol Ekarius and Deborah Robson Donor: Glenna Dean
The Fall Fiber Fiesta is fast approaching and we are looking for additional volunteers to help us over the weekend for a variety of tasks. This year we are using an online software system especially for volunteers.