Learning Kapa

I first encountered kapa, or barkcloth, while walking through the exhibits of the Bishop Museum in Honolulu last November. I was doing an artist residency in glass and had stumbled into the museum to do research into hula, which was

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Learning Kapa

I first encountered kapa, or barkcloth, while walking through the exhibits of the Bishop Museum in Honolulu last November. I was doing an artist residency in glass and had stumbled into the museum to do research into hula, which was

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Buffi’s Dress Design Book Signing in Dubai…TONIGHT!

  Dates: Wednesday 26th February Saturday 1st March The Sewing Parlour at reMADE DXB, 1/F Objects & Elements, Opp Al Serkal Avenue, Street 8, Al Quoz 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Contact the ladies at hello@remadedxb.com to reserve your spot! Bevi almeno

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Buffi’s Dress Design Book Signing in Dubai…TONIGHT!

  Dates: Wednesday 26th February Saturday 1st March The Sewing Parlour at reMADE DXB, 1/F Objects & Elements, Opp Al Serkal Avenue, Street 8, Al Quoz 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Contact the ladies at hello@remadedxb.com to reserve your spot! Bevi almeno

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Don’t Fear, Spring is Near!

Like all of us in the Northeast, Sewing Seeds (our program dedicated to education on natural dyes and their use in textiles) has endured this brutally long winter season and will be emerging from hibernation in the coming weeks rejuvenated

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Don’t Fear, Spring is Near!

Like all of us in the Northeast, Sewing Seeds (our program dedicated to education on natural dyes and their use in textiles) has endured this brutally long winter season and will be emerging from hibernation in the coming weeks rejuvenated

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Twofold

As an avid web browser for new designs, I try to make lists of artists I find online for inspiration. With so much great finds and sources out there, it is always a pleasurable experience but often a time consuming

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Twofold

As an avid web browser for new designs, I try to make lists of artists I find online for inspiration. With so much great finds and sources out there, it is always a pleasurable experience but often a time consuming

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Machine Knitting !!

Get ready to knit your lil heart out in our FALL machine knitting classes!! I’m extremely excited to tell you all that ~so far~ there are two different machine knitting beginner classes open for the fall, eagerly awaiting your enrollment.

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Machine Knitting !!

Get ready to knit your lil heart out in our FALL machine knitting classes!! I’m extremely excited to tell you all that ~so far~ there are two different machine knitting beginner classes open for the fall, eagerly awaiting your enrollment.

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Yuko Uemura’s Pata Pri

Yuko Uemura’s Pata Pri line is filled with fun designs that are perfect for your child’s blanket or dining place mats. Born in Tokyo and now living in Chicago, she is a graphic and textile design. Her screen prints are

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Yuko Uemura’s Pata Pri

Yuko Uemura’s Pata Pri line is filled with fun designs that are perfect for your child’s blanket or dining place mats. Born in Tokyo and now living in Chicago, she is a graphic and textile design. Her screen prints are

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Paint Pens

Design Sponge blogged about this amazing  paint pen that allows you to easily fix your walls when there are little marks or areas lacking paint. Rather than taking out a large can of the paint, store small amounts in these

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Paint Pens

Design Sponge blogged about this amazing  paint pen that allows you to easily fix your walls when there are little marks or areas lacking paint. Rather than taking out a large can of the paint, store small amounts in these

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Inkodye

Now that it’s beautiful and sunny out, we should really take advantage of the weather to create. A huge fan of fun fabric designs and patterns, I want to make my own with inkodye. Exposed to the sunlight, inkodye is

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Inkodye

Now that it’s beautiful and sunny out, we should really take advantage of the weather to create. A huge fan of fun fabric designs and patterns, I want to make my own with inkodye. Exposed to the sunlight, inkodye is

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AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Noah Pica

AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Noah Pica By Christine Sloan Stoddard The following is a statement that came out of an email interview I conducted with TAC AIR Cycle 10 Artist Noah Pica. Noah’s answers have been stitched together and

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AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Noah Pica

AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Noah Pica By Christine Sloan Stoddard The following is a statement that came out of an email interview I conducted with TAC AIR Cycle 10 Artist Noah Pica. Noah’s answers have been stitched together and

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November Fiber Picks

Aurèlia Muñoz. Águila Beige (Brown Eagle). 1977. Macramé with hand-dyed sisal and jute yarn, 72 × 156 × 150″ (182.9 × 396.2 × 381 cm)Committee on Architecture and Design Funds. Digital image © 2019 The Museum of Modern Art, New

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November Fiber Picks

Aurèlia Muñoz. Águila Beige (Brown Eagle). 1977. Macramé with hand-dyed sisal and jute yarn, 72 × 156 × 150″ (182.9 × 396.2 × 381 cm)Committee on Architecture and Design Funds. Digital image © 2019 The Museum of Modern Art, New

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A Cultural Craft Adventure; Thread Caravan in India (sponsored post)

This February 5-15, 2020, join Thread Caravan’s newest cultural craft adventure: an immersive textile experience set in the ever-inspiring cities of Jaipur and Bagru in the state of Rajasthan, in northwestern India. Guests will be hosted by Thread Caravan and

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A Cultural Craft Adventure; Thread Caravan in India (sponsored post)

This February 5-15, 2020, join Thread Caravan’s newest cultural craft adventure: an immersive textile experience set in the ever-inspiring cities of Jaipur and Bagru in the state of Rajasthan, in northwestern India. Guests will be hosted by Thread Caravan and

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AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Erin Palumbo

AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Erin Palumbo By Christine Sloan Stoddard Erin Palumbo, a 2018 graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), came to the Textile Arts Center after her mother’s urging. Donna had taken dyeing classes at

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AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Erin Palumbo

AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Erin Palumbo By Christine Sloan Stoddard Erin Palumbo, a 2018 graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), came to the Textile Arts Center after her mother’s urging. Donna had taken dyeing classes at

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Work in Progress: Sheri Shih Hui

Work in Progress: Sheri Shih Hui By Wendy Cohen / October 14, 2019   On September 22nd I visited Sheri Shih Hui at the Textile Art Center’s Manhattan studio, where she was wrapping up her September residency with TAC’s Work

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Work in Progress: Sheri Shih Hui

Work in Progress: Sheri Shih Hui By Wendy Cohen / October 14, 2019   On September 22nd I visited Sheri Shih Hui at the Textile Art Center’s Manhattan studio, where she was wrapping up her September residency with TAC’s Work

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AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Familien Iglesias, A Family Endeavor

Familien Iglesias: A Family Endeavor By Christine Sloan Stoddard     Photo credit: Christine Sloan Stoddard ( @Christine.Stoddard ) For Familien Iglesias, art is often a family affair. Their installation MotherLove is part of Lost/Found, the culminating exhibition presented by the 10th cycle of

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AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Familien Iglesias, A Family Endeavor

Familien Iglesias: A Family Endeavor By Christine Sloan Stoddard     Photo credit: Christine Sloan Stoddard ( @Christine.Stoddard ) For Familien Iglesias, art is often a family affair. Their installation MotherLove is part of Lost/Found, the culminating exhibition presented by the 10th cycle of

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AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: In Conversation with Winnie Van der Rijn

Winnie van der Rijn is an epic story teller.  Simultaneously she is cracking jokes and ever serious- if you have had the chance to talk to Winnie, you can attest, it’s fun. The conversation below has been edited for brevity

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AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: In Conversation with Winnie Van der Rijn

Winnie van der Rijn is an epic story teller.  Simultaneously she is cracking jokes and ever serious- if you have had the chance to talk to Winnie, you can attest, it’s fun. The conversation below has been edited for brevity

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The Complex Art of Cambodian Ikat

Upon arriving in the Cambodian city of Phnom Penh for a week-long school service trip 2016, I had no idea that I was also beginning a journey into the world of traditional Cambodian textiles. My trip was mainly focused on

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The Complex Art of Cambodian Ikat

Upon arriving in the Cambodian city of Phnom Penh for a week-long school service trip 2016, I had no idea that I was also beginning a journey into the world of traditional Cambodian textiles. My trip was mainly focused on

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Celebrating 10 Years of Textile Arts Center

Ten years at Textile Arts Center has meant 10 years of growth, community, passion, learning, making, collaborating, and empowering. We would like to express our gratitude to everyone who came to celebrate TAC’s 10 Year Reunion Exhibition by sharing some heartfelt

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Celebrating 10 Years of Textile Arts Center

Ten years at Textile Arts Center has meant 10 years of growth, community, passion, learning, making, collaborating, and empowering. We would like to express our gratitude to everyone who came to celebrate TAC’s 10 Year Reunion Exhibition by sharing some heartfelt

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AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Romina Chuls

My conversation with artist Romina Chuls ranged from stories of her father taking her on trips in the Andes and their traditional embroidery, to ideas around the decolonization of art museums and her time in residence at TAC. To condense

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AIR Cycle 10 Artist Spotlight: Romina Chuls

My conversation with artist Romina Chuls ranged from stories of her father taking her on trips in the Andes and their traditional embroidery, to ideas around the decolonization of art museums and her time in residence at TAC. To condense

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