Brooklyn-based Artists Launch NYC Lace Guild

Lace was declared a new trend to watch by the New York Times for 2016, which noted that it was popping all over the spring runways in looks ranging from Victorian elegance to rock ‘n’ roll sex appeal. But rarely

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Brooklyn-based Artists Launch NYC Lace Guild

Lace was declared a new trend to watch by the New York Times for 2016, which noted that it was popping all over the spring runways in looks ranging from Victorian elegance to rock ‘n’ roll sex appeal. But rarely

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DIY Macramé Plant Hanger

The frigid, dark days of winter are long gone at Textile Arts Center, and if you’re like us, you’ve got a hefty case of spring fever! If you are unable to take a macramé class at TAC but want to green up your

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DIY Macramé Plant Hanger

The frigid, dark days of winter are long gone at Textile Arts Center, and if you’re like us, you’ve got a hefty case of spring fever! If you are unable to take a macramé class at TAC but want to green up your

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AIR Interview: Alex Goldberg

The other day, I was sitting in the TAC library as a group of young students came pouring into the Oak Knit studio for an afternoon class. Several of them skipped, danced and ran between the two long tufted ropes

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AIR Interview: Alex Goldberg

The other day, I was sitting in the TAC library as a group of young students came pouring into the Oak Knit studio for an afternoon class. Several of them skipped, danced and ran between the two long tufted ropes

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Compost Dyeing at Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket!

The last Saturday in April brought some nice weather, so the Textile Arts Center decided spend it by heading down to the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket to do some natural dyeing demonstrations! There, we helped shoppers learn how to dye

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Compost Dyeing at Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket!

The last Saturday in April brought some nice weather, so the Textile Arts Center decided spend it by heading down to the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket to do some natural dyeing demonstrations! There, we helped shoppers learn how to dye

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Greater Toronto: New Artist Textiles

Presented by the Textile Museum of Canada, Greater Toronto: New Artist Textiles is a landmark project showcasing a new generation of printed textiles by Toronto artists. Commissioned to produce new textile designs, ten contemporary artists extend their interdisciplinary explorations in

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Greater Toronto: New Artist Textiles

Presented by the Textile Museum of Canada, Greater Toronto: New Artist Textiles is a landmark project showcasing a new generation of printed textiles by Toronto artists. Commissioned to produce new textile designs, ten contemporary artists extend their interdisciplinary explorations in

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Textile Recycling in 2016

Throughout my life, I’ve had the privilege of living in two of the most environmentally conscious locales: San Francisco, California, and nestled under the Green Mountains in Vermont. By default I became somewhat of a recycling and composting devotee because

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Textile Recycling in 2016

Throughout my life, I’ve had the privilege of living in two of the most environmentally conscious locales: San Francisco, California, and nestled under the Green Mountains in Vermont. By default I became somewhat of a recycling and composting devotee because

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Work in Progress: Lisa Batacchi

Lisa Batacchi, our April Work in Progress (WIP) resident, creates work that traverses boundaries. Coming from a fashion background, she has incorporated knitwear into her recent body of work, “Soulmates (within time),” now on display in our Manhattan storefront. Not

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Work in Progress: Lisa Batacchi

Lisa Batacchi, our April Work in Progress (WIP) resident, creates work that traverses boundaries. Coming from a fashion background, she has incorporated knitwear into her recent body of work, “Soulmates (within time),” now on display in our Manhattan storefront. Not

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Working with Red Velvet: The Art of Maro Michalakakos

I’ve known artist Maro Michalakakos for many years, but this was the first time I visited her studio. I wasn’t sure what she would be working on, and was more than pleasantly surprised to find the walls lined with lengths of

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Working with Red Velvet: The Art of Maro Michalakakos

I’ve known artist Maro Michalakakos for many years, but this was the first time I visited her studio. I wasn’t sure what she would be working on, and was more than pleasantly surprised to find the walls lined with lengths of

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Work in Progress: Kate Geck

For the month of March, we were thrilled to host Kate Geck as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident. Kate is a Melbourne-based textile and new media artist, pushing the boundaries of textile art and challenging her viewers to think

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Work in Progress: Kate Geck

For the month of March, we were thrilled to host Kate Geck as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident. Kate is a Melbourne-based textile and new media artist, pushing the boundaries of textile art and challenging her viewers to think

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DIY for Kids! Fun and Games at TAC Mini Camp

Q: What is more fun than playing games? A: Learning how to make games, too! And that is precisely what we did this past winter break at the Textile Arts Center. We decided to beat the winter blues by creating

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DIY for Kids! Fun and Games at TAC Mini Camp

Q: What is more fun than playing games? A: Learning how to make games, too! And that is precisely what we did this past winter break at the Textile Arts Center. We decided to beat the winter blues by creating

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