Barbara Zappulla - Fiber

After a 40+ year career as a Commercial Interior Designer, including 10 years as an Adjunct Instructor at Maryville University, Barb began weaving and joined The Weavers Guild of St. Louis and The Missouri Fiber Arts organizations. She moved to Port Charlotte in 2018. Barb’s fiber art includes both  jack and tapestry loom weaving, knotted waxed deer antler basketry, bead weaving, pine needle basketry, batik/mud dyeing, embroidery and knitting/crocheting. She draws inspiration from nature, wildlife and Indian cultures, telling stories through cultural symbols and designs. Barb has won many awards including 1st Place at “Artists in Paradise” exhibit in Big Pine Key Florida, as well as exhibits at the Visual Arts Center, Punta Gorda.  Barbara is the Co-Author of Produce Successful Art Exhibits/Events/Workshops 2020.



Find Classes with Barbara Zappulla


Learn or expand your embroidery stitch knowledge studying basic and unusual embroidery stitches and color blending with floss. Develop artistic ideas: a flower box, fish, coral, and reinterpret those using the learned stitches. Each journal will record all classroom learning and experiments to become your personal embroidery resource.

4 Weeks Sessions, 8 Spaces

Tuesday, 9am-12pm