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Capitolizing on Fiber  SAQA 2014 Conference

SAQA is celebrating 25 years in 2014!  Mark your calendars now for the Capitolizing on Fiber conference to be held May 1st-May 4th, 2014. in Alexandria, Virginia, just across the river from Washington, DC. 

Registration has closed. If you still want to attend, you may be able to take the place of someone who needs to cancel their registration at the last minute. Contact Allison at for more information.


Conference Location:

Crowne Plaza Hotel
901 N. Fairfax St.
Alexandria, Virginia  22314
1-877-859-5095 (toll-free)
Ask for the SAQA rate ($159 for a single or double room, so those sharing will each pay half that cost). Rooms with two double beds have all been booked; rooms with a king bed are still available.
Book a room online.  Use discount code C18. 
If the hotel reservation agent is unable to give you the SAQA discount, contact our registrar Allison Reker,
The hotel has a free shuttle bus to/from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.


Conference Details:

The 2014 Anniversary SAQA Trunk Show will premier at the conference, and then travel across the United States and around the world.  Contact us for more information.

There will be several fiber art exhibitions in the Metro DC area during the conference.  Click here for the list.

Extend your stay in the metro DC area - there's so much to see and do, and eat!
Click here for a list of places recommended by local SAQA members, where to purchase Metrorail (subway) tickets, and more. 

Fiber art workshops taught by national and international instructors, plus related special events, are being offered after the conference at Artistic Artifacts, which offers new and vintage supplies, classes and more for mixed media artists and art quilters. Located in Alexandria, VA just a few short miles from the conference hotel, Artistic Artifacts’ post-conference classes include Thermofax Printing, Monoprinting with a Gelli Plate, Machine-Stitching with Specialty Threads, Indigo and Shibori Dyeing, Shiva Painstik Basics, and much more! Visit for complete information and to register online. Contact Artistic Artifacts owner Judy Gula at if you have questions.

Need a Roommate?
Find a roommate by joining the SAQA Yahoo Group. (Please include your full name in your request to join)

Need Other Assistance?
If you have questions or suggestions, contact the Conference Coordinator, Allison Reker


Conference Sponsors:

C&T Publishing

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