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What is Fiber Arts? 

Paper weaving, embroidery, felting, hand sewing, and more, this course introduces handcrafting with fibers and fabric as an art form. The semester introduces traditional and innovative fiber arts approaches to developing a body of work using the techniques of weaving, felting, embroidery, surface design, and hand-sewn textiles. Through hands-on artmaking, participants will gain artistic proficiency in the art of fibers. This course is designed to inspire creativity through traditional and non-traditional exploration. Students will study the basics, exploring color, fibers, textures, and fabrics, as well as an overview of historical and contemporary fiber works to provide a framework for experimentation.

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