Miami Artist’s Fabrication

Artist Natasha Middagh expresses herself through fabric art and silk organza.

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Natasha Middagh does mixed media art work using textiles and fabrics.
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She holds a Masters degree in Fibers from the Savannah College of Art & Design.
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"I find it easy to express myself using textiles. I use materials to create my image with different types of textures, different types of surfaces."
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"My work is very light and airy, so it gives it that delicate feel. It almost looks like it might break easily, but it's made of this strong, sturdy texture."
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"Some of these works are made of silk organza. I like to use 100% natural material."
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"I have work I've done with synthetics like wire and fiberglass. I stitch on almost everything and the idea of the line is very important."
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"The way that line moves, and how you create marks are important. My lines are made from sewing. Each person sews differently. My lines are really fluid and have almost this wavy feel to them as well."
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"I sew by hand and machine."
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"I get my materials from Dharma Trading Company."
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"I also have a small product line that I make baby bedding with."
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"I was recently featured in Tracy Hutson's earth friendly guide to decorating, in their vintage collection for bedding."
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"My bedding line is all about being more environmentally conscious and environmentally friendly. Everything is handmade. I use bamboo-fill in the baby bumpers. I use all 100% cottons, non toxic inks. It's the idea of not putting synthetic material next to your child."
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"People don't really know that the fiber that makes up their couch is made from petroleum. So you're sitting on something that's made of petroleum, which is gasoline, every single day, and that gets absorbed into your body."
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