Surface Design

Surface Design

Customize the surface of your fiber project with paint, stencils, stamps, dyes, roving, yarns and beads! Surface design is the process of manipulating the surface of fabric or paper with a variety of techniques and can involve creative exploration of processes such as dyeing, painting, printing, stitching, embellishing, quilting, weaving, knitting, felting, and papermaking.

Browse through the projects and inspiration that have included surface design.

When quilting on fabric wasn't quite enough to achieve her artistic vision, Cathy Wiggins decided to try leather instead. That experiment launched her deep exploration of leather as a quilting...

Creating has always been central to Cameron Mason's story, from artful childhood time with paper and cardboard to her current work with surface design creating fiber art in two and...

Earamicha Brown always wanted to be a fashion designer. But she always excelled at academics, so she started her career as a lawyer. Now she follows her dreams and communicates...

Marijke van Welzen creates wearable art using techniques she developed over the years. Not afraid of experimentation or a challenge, Marijke produces unique art garments that explore a theme or...