Alice Cappa, Fiber Artist
Alice Cappa creates wearable and decorative art from natural fibers, integrating a unique expression of color and texture into a traditional craft. Her artwork includes spinning, weaving and dyeing with indigenous fibers and natural dyes and sharing these techniques through educational activities
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Fiber Arts: Spinning and Weaving Demos and Activities
This program covers functional vs. non-functional weaving and demonstrates the entire process from spinning a fiber (raw wool) to dyeing, to weaving. Students receive hands-on experience of wools, yarns, finished items, and may possibly try a little weaving. This program is related to fairy tales, social studies, measuring and formulas, history, and science-simple machinery. Language and... View more
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Monday-Friday based on availability. Winter is best.
Pre-/Post-visit Materials: Vocabulary list supplied upon request. All equipment and materials are provided. Storybook and PowerPoint program of sheep are also available. Table and chair, possibly computer/slide projector.
Natural Dye Materials HandoutSupplimental-Materials-Alice-Cappa-Forage-List-Dyes.pdf