Fantastic Fibers Miami has a diverse group of talented textile artists. Here are a few artworks created by members.
October 2016 Challenge Project: Incorporate Elements of Nature
Eco-Weave by Pamela Palma contains seed pods from the Jamaican caper bush at the Bakehouse. The pods are seductive, reminiscent of peas in a pod. Each pod is woven directly into the cloth along with white yarn.
September Monthly Challenge Project: The Color Green
Here are some examples by our members.
August, 2016 –
Monthly Challenge Project: What is Going On?!
Above: Dorina Scalia, Sorrow. Hand woven on a tapestry loom with wool yarns. Mounted on woven paper strips (newspaper stories about the politics du jour) and beautifully framed in a shadow box.
Left: Pamela Palma – Mixed Media Fiber. Give Peace a Chance – John Lennon’s song – Hand lettered on watercolor paper, tinted with watercolors, woven with hand dyed cotton yarns, woven on a 4 shaft floor loom.
Above: Pamela Palma, Mixed Media Fiber. Enaray. Hand woven with silk and rayon yarns, Target shopping bags, shredded decommissioned one-hundred-dollar bills. Woven on a 4-shaft table loom.