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Kindergarten artists used a mola technique of stacking shapes from small to large to practice their cutting skills. A mola is a textile art from Panama that involves sewing layers of fabric in this way, as seen here from molamama : Some classes used photos of themselves in their designs and added extra shapes, keeping to the spring theme.
Sandra Rodriguez saved to Manualidades
This is one of my favorites with the four colorful fish. Well, Marcia and I hadn’t gotten together with Priscilla for a few weeks so were looking forward to a day out on her new patio with her new patio furniture (she had a windfall from ONE button she sold on ebay). Priscilla has recently returned from a visit to Panama and visits to San Blas Islands and the Kuna Indians where she had purchased some awesome molas which she we got to see. The most fun are the ones she keeps for herself – no…
Marie Moolman Phillips saved to molas
The deadline for the Mola Challenge is November 15. This was a challenge by Pat Pauly to our RAFA group. We all own numerous molas which we have purchased from Priscilla Kibbee. We were to pick one of our favorites and make a quilt inspired by some aspect of the mola. Pat actually found someone from outside who will act as a judge. The prize will be a mola!! A dinner (which I can't attend) will follow up to celebrate the completion. I figure everyone is pretty much finished by now so letting…
Joyce LaBree saved to Quilts
Mola from Northern Colombia. Molas are chiefly found in Colombia and Panama. They are made of layers of fabric, known as appliqués.
I need to get some class samples done for a Mola class I am leading next month: You can follow along while I create the horse: Molas consist of layers... Authentic Molas use the reverse appliqué method... In this 3 hour class we will use the fusible appliqué method This technique involves filling all the available space The horse shape is filled in... now to fill in the background area I am working with pre-fused fabrics and placing them on black felt I decided to use up the scrap fabrics…
Eisley Anderson saved to mola art
Mola motives have their origin in body painting like they are still used by many indigenous groups of Latin America. A main concept in Molas is to leave as little unworked space as possible as the Kunas believe that evil spirits can settle in the free spaces. A similar principle is applied in the history of European art, known as 'horror vacui' - the fear of emtpy space - the result can be seen also in the overloaded art forms of Barock. Based on this, several repeating filling elements can…
Jose Guillen saved to Guardado rápido