Portfolios



Embroidered Books

BAMBOLE ebook of pop embroidery by Katya Sanna Students young and old LOVE stitching!  Compiling stitchings together to create a book is a wonderful way to organize and preserve their work for them to have […]

Art Dolls

Lesson by Jeanette Thompson, Chicago, IL Scroll down for the lesson, or Download lesson PDF HERE Throughout history humans have engaged in sewing, either for function, decorative reasons, entertainment, or personal expression. Humans have attempted to replicate the […]

Video Tutorials – A Teaching Resource

Video tutorials can support anyone’s learning and can start simple or take you deeper into studying a technique or process.  We are building a fiber video tutorial resource, and would love to add your suggestions […]

Judith Scott – “Outsider” Fiber Artist

Two years ago I was fortunate to see a retrospective exhibit of Judith Scott’s work at the Brooklyn Museum. Her powerful story touched me deeply.  As an art educator, I have students with Special Needs, […]

Sara Trail, Berkeley, CA

Your Story Creating Sewing Activists – One Stitch at a Time Sara Trail learned to sew at the young age of 4, and is now a successful author, sewing teacher and pattern and fabric designer. […]

Lia Cook – Jacquard Loom Textile Artist

  Lia Cook is one of my favorite fiber artists. Using a jacquard loom as her primary tool to create her complex photographic imagery, she brings to life magical representations that have the warmth and […]

Anthony Stevens, Brighton, U.K.

Your Story Textile Art as Therapy and Self Expression I am a U.K based, self taught textile Artist. I use my work as a form of therapy and self expression. Primarily, my work is about […]

Christo & Jeanne-Claude

  Christo – 2011 from Kaldor Public Art Projects on Vimeo.  Documentary on The Gates from As Bajo La Manga on Vimeo.  Projects Not Realized from Christo and Jeanne-Claude on Vimeo.Christo and his wife, Jeanne-Claude […]

Do Ho Suh

Do Ho Suh (b.1962, Seoul, Korea) received a BFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design and a MFA in sculpture from Yale University. Interested in the malleability of space in both its […]

Sheila Hicks

Sheila Hicks: Begin With Thread from Ford Foundation on Vimeo.    Sheila Hicks, interview, Hayward Gallery, Project Space, London from studio international on Vimeo. As Leslie Camhi says in her 2011 New York Times Interview […]

Lu Peters, Dallas, TX

Blog, News & More A frequent contributor to the Explore Fiber Blog, Lu Peters is an art quilter, wearable artist, and mixed-media fiberartist whose work has been exhibited in galleries and local and national shows. […]

Amanda Batson, Richardson, TX

Your Story: Dallas Museum of Art Summer Fiber Camp   Amanda Batson received her Master of Arts in Art Education from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University […]



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