Fiber Art

Fiber art is a form of fine art where you create with textiles such as fabric, yarn, and natural and synthetic fibers. Fiber art and textile art pieces can involve stitching, weaving, quilting, knitting, spinning, collage, fabric painting, and embellishing.


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