Fiber Artists & Mail Art

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Fiber Artists & Mail Art

For artists who like to use fabric, threads, etc,  in their pieces.

Members: 89
Latest Activity: Sep 13

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The beauty of Fiber Art

Started by Dr. Maie Yanni. Last reply by Plush Possum Studio-Rose McGuinn Feb 4, 2011. 4 Replies

It spans mixed media, collage,paper and textile, it is multidisciplinary, crosses the boundaries and fuses 2-D with 3-D art,sculpture and wall art , wearable art and adornment. I love also how an…Continue

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Comment by Fleur Helsingor on September 13, 2014 at 6:33am

From Amy Irwen, a lovely stitched collage and artistamp sheet in a handmade envelope.

I love animals, so I also appreciated the frog stickers, cow rubber stamp, hummingbird postage, and the recycled butterfly postage stamp on the envelope. The "Stray Cat Amy" artistamps are a special treat, especially since Andrew and I share our small apartment with a cat named Josefina who we adopted from a local shelter.

Thanks, Amy!

Comment by Amy Irwen on August 26, 2014 at 6:49pm
Love it Eva!
Comment by Eva (HMA) on August 26, 2014 at 6:30pm

What about this stamp received from Brazil? :D

Comment by Amy Irwen on August 21, 2014 at 3:50pm

Comment by Amy Irwen on August 21, 2014 at 3:50pm

Heleen, thank you for sharing...super!

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on August 20, 2014 at 11:45pm

I was re-reading the book about W. Reginald Bray, also known as 'The Englishman who posted himself and other curiosities'.

And I discovered this crocheted envelope! Over 110 years old! 

It has been created by his mother, Mary Bray, who sewed a small piece of card to it to affix the postage stamps. 
The address was not that extended in those days (October 1899).


You can find this envelope also on the website on W.R. Bray.

Comment by Amy Irwen on July 18, 2014 at 3:41am

A totally awesome piece from Suus in Mokem...I LOVE IT!!

Thank you Suus <3

Comment by Amy Irwen on June 20, 2014 at 8:26pm

Thank you Holly for sharing Gina's work....

Comment by Amy Irwen on June 20, 2014 at 8:25pm

this was a piece I sent out in January 2014 to So. Africa...the recipient has acknowledge receipt so I will post....

Comment by Holly Cooper on June 19, 2014 at 3:09pm

It's so nice to see this group get more active. I love the art.

I want to post a photo and my thanks to Gina Ulgen for sending me this wonderful card, all the way from England. Gina: it's a long way to Texas, I couldn't get Google Maps to tell me how far, it seems to be stymied by the ocean... I can't believe you apologized for not sewing this yourself. It's so great! I think it's time for me to get my sewing machine warmed up, or figure out how to put Hardanger embroidery on a postcard!

 

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