Abstract Felt Designs Inspired by Wassily Kandinsky
November 08, 2017

Abstract Felt Designs Inspired by Wassily Kandinsky

As the author for the “Stepping Stones” column, I recently shared that some of my favorite lessons to teach were fiber-arts based, but with the time crunches and challenges with storage, I was not always able to work with the materials in a traveling setting. I did manage to work with yarn, fabric, and other […]

Dedicated to Denim: Composing with Fabric
November 08, 2017

Dedicated to Denim: Composing with Fabric

Creating art work takes a lot of dedication. Finding inspirations and ideas to encourage a high level of dedication among my students can be challenging. Each semester, I search for engaging ideas for the fiber portion of my Fibers and Glass course. High school students in this course have completed a basic drawing and design […]

Stepping Stones / December 2016
November 10, 2016

Stepping Stones / December 2016

Stepping Stones is a monthly column that breaks down seemingly daunting tasks into simple, manageable “steps” that any art educator can take and apply directly to their classroom. Stepping Stones will explore a variety of topics and share advice for art-on-a-cart teachers and those with art rooms. LEAP INTO THE FIBER ARTS WORLD by Heidi […]