Exploring Fiber Arts introduces 4-H members to 11 art forms involving fibers and different techniques to create dazzling pieces to use, wear, and display. This guide serves as a starting point for learning several skills, pointing youth to resources, listing potential projects, and teaching the basic history of the craft. Art forms introduced in this guide are basketry, braiding, embroidery, felting, hooking, macramé and tatting, needlepoint, papermaking, quilting, spinning, and weaving. Exploring Fiber Arts is a great resource for anyone looking to get started in the fiber arts!
Authoring Institution: University of Illinois
Age Group: Beginner levels for each skill, Grades 3 and above
Part of a series: No
Topics covered: Fiber arts, principles of design