The Guild's principle goals are to: Encourage and foster fibre art learning initiatives. On our membership form you are able to be a part of the donation the VGFA makes to help Fibre Arts Education. Provide a structure for the purpose of advanced study of all aspects of textile arts. Promote and raise awareness of fabric art among the general public. Advance excellence in original, high quality art and design Starting with a membership of just eleven, the Guild has grown in number and scope to a total membership of over 100 fibre artists with wide-ranging interests and experience from quilting and beading to surface design and doll making.