Women in Art 278 Magazine April 2017 - Page 24

american artist Jan Schlieper Textiles To Create my hooked thread paintings I use a tiny 1 inch needle, a single strand of thread and a magnifying glass to create thousands of tightly packed loops of pile which resemble a hand-hooked rug in miniature. These are tiny fiber gems that draw the viewer in for a closer look.   The largest original measures only 5 x 7 inches. ART pag e 24