Barbara Wisnoski, "Barbara Wisnoski is a visual and tactile artist who creates 2.5D textile wall installations from recycled fabrics and clothing." Narrative from website.
Arwick 2 detail of commision piece - Textile
I am an artist with a passion for texture, surface and space, creating unique printed and stitched abstract pieces. My surrounding environment has always influenced me the most; I’m drawn to the insignificant and overlooked. I take photographs all the time, especially when travelling. As in the Japanese aesthetic wabi-sabi, I treasure the imperfections found in the natural changes that occur in such things as weathered wood, crumbling plaster and peeling paint. My aim is to create fragment…
Langoliers' Blog. Langoliers recreates the process of organic growth in metal, defying expectations of texture and medium by using techniques traditionally for fabric: knitting chain, casting knit pieces, or carving tromp l'oeil knots and stitches. Unpredictable, fortuitous mistakes inherent to the process create the motif of organic decay and sense of ancient mystery that pervades the Langoliers aesthetic.
How to make a lampshade, lanterns, and yarn globes
Want to make a cool hanging light fixture for your house? Or decorative globes for a room? It's easy! (and inexpensive)...you just need yarn, glue, a big old...
Lesley Richmond: The intersection between craft & art - TextileArtist.org
Here textile artist Lesley Richmond tells us about working in devore technique and why nature is a constant source of inspiration.