Fibres to Fabrics
Learn about the history and production of the fibres and fabrics you are using in your creative work. Take a closer look at the natural fibres - silk, wool, cotton and linen as well as the man-made and synthetic fibres and use them in small textile pieces. Try your hand at creating yarns and fabrics by experimenting with spinning and weaving.
Understand the construction and qualities of these yarns and fabrics to be able to use them to the best advantage and to push the limits in your fibre art. Take a second look at the possibilities of recycled fabrics and notions in your work. Create an art piece which illustrates a theme or fits within specific limits.
This is a full credit course in the TEXTILE DESIGN Diploma Program at St. Lawrence College .
Beth's work has been included in traveling SAQA exhibitions.