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Polymer & Textiles

In this session I will demonstrate several textile techniques to use with polymer clay. I will use textiles, like fabrics and threads or textile techniques as structure or visual enhancement for the work, like different embroidery stitches or tassels.


Laura Tabakman

Laura Tabakman was born in Argentina, she now lives and works in Pittsburgh, PA. Laura works with polymer clay, textiles, steel wire and recycled materials with a drive for experimentation and alternative approaches. Her current work integrates all her interests, including photography, into jewelry, digital printing, mixed-media sculptures, and installations.

An award-winning multidisciplinary artist and teacher; her work has been exhibited in galleries and art exhibitions nationally and internationally and has been featured in several books and magazines. Laura has been teaching in the U.S. and abroad since 2005.

  • International Polymer Clay Association
  • Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh
  • Associated Artists of Pittsburgh


Examples of laura’s Work

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