Fiber Artists & Mail Art


Fiber Artists & Mail Art

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

Members: 124
Latest Activity: Dec 23, 2019

Discussion Forum


Started by Penny Reinecke. Last reply by Olivia Arrow May 10, 2019. 1 Reply

Hello. I’m from Western Australia. I’m a mixed media and textile artist. I’d like to connect to anyone here who would like to post and receive mail art to me? I’m not sure how we go about this to…Continue

The beauty of Fiber Art

Started by Dr. Maie Yanni. Last reply by Miranda Vissers Dec 23, 2014. 5 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 Marie Wintzer on January 14, 2011 at 6:45am
Comment by Jen Staggs on January 14, 2011 at 5:37am
It IS a fabric transfer of an old photo- about 3x3 inches square. So cool.
Comment by Marie Wintzer on January 14, 2011 at 5:13am
oh wow, is it a photo transferred on fabric?
Comment by Jen Staggs on January 14, 2011 at 5:08am

A super cool vintage fiber piece by Karen Champlin:

Thank you Karen!!  Such a hip piece.

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 4, 2011 at 11:23pm

Thank you for starting this group. I am not into sooooo much into it as far as SEWing is concerned (once upon a time had a sewing machine, but no longer), however I do want to incorporate fabrics and yarns, laces and fiber materials in my collages...maybe get away from the harsh sandpaper ?..or not. Using "soft" in contrast with "harsh" might work, too.

Lisa Iverson has a great mail art project with "Textile", so I  already sent off a yarn-fabric-bits collage there. But can't say that I work with those materials, and it would be good to see what's happening!

Comment by Jen Staggs on January 4, 2011 at 11:00pm
OOOhh- Lisa and I have been wanting to start this group for a while- glad you did it!!  I'm so (sew) in!
Comment by Laurence on January 4, 2011 at 10:55pm

It is more of an aspiration with me !  I really want to incorporate fabric, threads and stuff like that into my work.


Great idea starting this.


all the best



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