Save the Date: TASA 2019 Annual Business Meeting

The TASA business meeting is a time to plan for future TASA programs and to have show and tell with each other textiles members have acquired or made during the year.  Last year we had a fund raising sale of ethnic textiles as well.
Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Location:  The Home of Elizabeth Koets
1911 Walthall Drive, Atlanta, GA 30318


Submitted by Gail Goodwin

2018 Annual Business Meeting

On February 6, TASA held its annual business meeting at the home of Nancy Hollister.  Future programs discussed include a curated tour of the Bullock Hall quilt exhibit in March. a program on textiles from Ghana and Ivory coast and a program on Indigo dyed cloth.

TASA members brought interesting textiles to share with each other: a double ikat/geringsing piece from Bali, Korean folding cloth/bojagi, a cut and pieced cloth from India, a purse made from potola/double ikat cloth from India, a jacket fashioned from Indian kantha cloth, a celebratory ikat cloth featuring the Dutch queen from Sumba, and a pre-Columbian Huari (500 – 800 AD) head band from Peru.

Durshi Zoberi brought a miscellaneous collection of interesting textiles from India and other countries to sell with proceeds going to charity.

Submitted by Gail Goodwin

2016 Winter Business Meeting

On Tuesday, February 23, TASA held its yearly business meeting at the home of Gail Goodwin.  At the meeting, TASA members discussed  possible uses for TASA funds and made the following suggestions for future programs and activities: Leisa Rich studio, Jon Riis home, chenille, Chinese rank badges, Atlanta opera costumes, Atlanta couture group, field trip to the Birmingham Museum Uzbekistan textile exhibit, a trunk show of batik clothing with Nadya.  After the business meeting, members shared textiles.  Gail Goodwin showed examples of the Indian textiles she bought on her recent textile trip to Gujarat.

Submitted by Gail Goodwin

Upcoming: 2015 Annual Business Meeting

Please mark your calendars for TASA’s annual business meeting:

Date: Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Time: 10:00 am
Location:  Home of Gail Goodwin:  2945 Dale Drive, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30305


Please bring with you the following:

1) an interesting textile you’ve made or collected to show others; 2) your ideas and the names of contacts for future programs; and 3) your $10 TASA dues, cash or check made payable to Anne Godsey, TASA.

Submitted by Gail Goodwin