Fabric/Fiber: Tucker Pierce, Sewn Portraits
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: Meet Tucker Pierce, a fiber artist who uses a sewing machine to create fun sewn portraits in felt. But her unique creations aren’t limited to just people, her illustrations include everything from cats and dogs to houses.

Type of Video: Profile*
Unique Video ID: AandA-TPierce**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • For Discussion: What is student response to the art work? How easy or difficult do they think it is to draw faces with a sewing machine?
  • Activity Idea: Have students use felt, fine tip markers, and simple pictures to create their own tiny fabric art.


*Profile videos use a first-person/first-hand approach to highlight interesting people doing interesting things in the area of study.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.