Calling All Crochet Artists! Farm/Art Dtour Crochet Challenge with Isabelle Garbani

Isabelle Garbani, the Brooklyn-based artist behind Knit for Trees at Governor’s Island back in 2011, was selected to create an installation as part of the Farm/Art DTour in Wisconsin this fall and needs the help of a few crochet-savvy hands. The

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Calling All Crochet Artists! Farm/Art Dtour Crochet Challenge with Isabelle Garbani

Isabelle Garbani, the Brooklyn-based artist behind Knit for Trees at Governor’s Island back in 2011, was selected to create an installation as part of the Farm/Art DTour in Wisconsin this fall and needs the help of a few crochet-savvy hands. The

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Woven Landscapes: The Art of Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson

Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson is an artist heavily inspired by the world around her. She works in a variety of media, but I find her work with warp painting  - a combination of weaving and painting – to be the most

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Woven Landscapes: The Art of Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson

Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson is an artist heavily inspired by the world around her. She works in a variety of media, but I find her work with warp painting  - a combination of weaving and painting – to be the most

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Staff Picks: Bobbin Lace Weekend Intensive

One of my favorite aspects of working for a growing textile community is the exposure to uncommonly practiced artistic mediums. Case in point: lacemaking. Bobbin Lace is a traditional textile technique involving the braiding and twisting of threads wound on

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Staff Picks: Bobbin Lace Weekend Intensive

One of my favorite aspects of working for a growing textile community is the exposure to uncommonly practiced artistic mediums. Case in point: lacemaking. Bobbin Lace is a traditional textile technique involving the braiding and twisting of threads wound on

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Maven Collection: Beautiful Textiles, Ethically Sourced.

Recently I came across Maven Collection, a lifestyle brand dedicated to ethically sourced, handmade products from artisans all around the world: It all began with the adventurous spirit of Laura Hebden, founder of Maven Collection. From her experiences in several

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Maven Collection: Beautiful Textiles, Ethically Sourced.

Recently I came across Maven Collection, a lifestyle brand dedicated to ethically sourced, handmade products from artisans all around the world: It all began with the adventurous spirit of Laura Hebden, founder of Maven Collection. From her experiences in several

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DRAFT NOTATION: New Book by Jen Bervin

Jen Bervin is a friend of the Textile Arts Center, and she’s just come out with some new work: Draft Notation is her latest artist book put out by Granary Books. Bervin made these typewriter works after the studies Anni

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DRAFT NOTATION: New Book by Jen Bervin

Jen Bervin is a friend of the Textile Arts Center, and she’s just come out with some new work: Draft Notation is her latest artist book put out by Granary Books. Bervin made these typewriter works after the studies Anni

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Summer Machine Knitting Inspiration!

As a knitter, I’m constantly looking for summer inspiration so that all my knitting gusto doesn’t get zapped out of me by March. I couldn’t have conjured up a better source for summer knits than Mandy Kordal‘s Spring 2014 collection.

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Summer Machine Knitting Inspiration!

As a knitter, I’m constantly looking for summer inspiration so that all my knitting gusto doesn’t get zapped out of me by March. I couldn’t have conjured up a better source for summer knits than Mandy Kordal‘s Spring 2014 collection.

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Muscle Fiber: Textile Installation at Freeman Space

Two of the Textile Arts Center’s very own, Lynn Hunter and Hannah Schultz, have been working on an ongoing textile installation at the Freeman Space in Greenpoint BK as part of Abreaction 2: Muscle Memory in the Middle East and

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Muscle Fiber: Textile Installation at Freeman Space

Two of the Textile Arts Center’s very own, Lynn Hunter and Hannah Schultz, have been working on an ongoing textile installation at the Freeman Space in Greenpoint BK as part of Abreaction 2: Muscle Memory in the Middle East and

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Sewing Seeds Summer Workshop – Experiencing Indigo!

Presents:  Indigo Fermentation Vat Workshop Join Sewing Seeds for our Workshops in the Garden series, this time to learn how to start an INDIGO FERMENTATION VAT, a totally natural process to dye with indigo. While we won’t be dyeing, you’ll

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Sewing Seeds Summer Workshop – Experiencing Indigo!

Presents:  Indigo Fermentation Vat Workshop Join Sewing Seeds for our Workshops in the Garden series, this time to learn how to start an INDIGO FERMENTATION VAT, a totally natural process to dye with indigo. While we won’t be dyeing, you’ll

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NAWA Axis for Peace Project, 2014

On May 31, 2014, the Textile Arts Center Artists in Residence, staff, and friends were invited to help environmental artist, Mariyo Yagi, install her newest NAWA pole at textile designer Jack Larsen’s LongHouse Reserve. Mariyo Yagi began making these poles

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NAWA Axis for Peace Project, 2014

On May 31, 2014, the Textile Arts Center Artists in Residence, staff, and friends were invited to help environmental artist, Mariyo Yagi, install her newest NAWA pole at textile designer Jack Larsen’s LongHouse Reserve. Mariyo Yagi began making these poles

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Inspiration Board: Textiles in Book Arts

Last winter, I took Book Arts 101 with Natalie Stopka — one of my first classes at TAC! I finished the course with some beautiful handmade journals (which were way too awesome to gift to friends, as was the original

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Inspiration Board: Textiles in Book Arts

Last winter, I took Book Arts 101 with Natalie Stopka — one of my first classes at TAC! I finished the course with some beautiful handmade journals (which were way too awesome to gift to friends, as was the original

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