Wild About Crazy Wind

When it comes to fashion, I’m a firm believer in clothing that is well designed, utilitarian and comfortable.  Throw in natural fibers like cotton, linen, and wool in colorways of black, white, olive and indigo and you have my dream

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Wild About Crazy Wind

When it comes to fashion, I’m a firm believer in clothing that is well designed, utilitarian and comfortable.  Throw in natural fibers like cotton, linen, and wool in colorways of black, white, olive and indigo and you have my dream

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DIY: Knit Rings

You’re waiting for a friend who’s running late, sick of looking at dreary people on the subway, or just bored out of your mind. Whatever the case, you can use those otherwise unproductive minutes to knit a ring (and I

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DIY: Knit Rings

You’re waiting for a friend who’s running late, sick of looking at dreary people on the subway, or just bored out of your mind. Whatever the case, you can use those otherwise unproductive minutes to knit a ring (and I

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Dia de los Muertos in Guatemala: A Kite Festival

Dia de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) is an important religious and cultural celebration throughout Central America.  On this day, November 1st, it is believed the souls of those deceased return to the earth.  It is important to

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Dia de los Muertos in Guatemala: A Kite Festival

Dia de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) is an important religious and cultural celebration throughout Central America.  On this day, November 1st, it is believed the souls of those deceased return to the earth.  It is important to

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Øgaard’s Gradient Pink

ØGAARD, the textile based studio and gallery space in Oakland, CA  recently presented a cochineal-based concept shop under the name Gradient Pink. All items — ceramics, wood, and fibers — were dyed in the same cochineal dye vat until the

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Øgaard’s Gradient Pink

ØGAARD, the textile based studio and gallery space in Oakland, CA  recently presented a cochineal-based concept shop under the name Gradient Pink. All items — ceramics, wood, and fibers — were dyed in the same cochineal dye vat until the

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tonlé: Zero-Waste Fair Fashion in Cambodia

Rachel Faller is not your average women’s clothing designer.  Based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the positive impact her brand, tonlé, is having on the country socially, environmentally and economically makes her a uniquely new force in the sustainable fashion industry.

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tonlé: Zero-Waste Fair Fashion in Cambodia

Rachel Faller is not your average women’s clothing designer.  Based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the positive impact her brand, tonlé, is having on the country socially, environmentally and economically makes her a uniquely new force in the sustainable fashion industry.

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TAC Pattern Box on the Road!

Whenever I’m on the road, I love to send postcards to my friends and family. I’ll pick them up from anywhere: used bookstores, tacky tourist shops and even the free giveaways from bookstores and coffee shops. Those I tend to

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TAC Pattern Box on the Road!

Whenever I’m on the road, I love to send postcards to my friends and family. I’ll pick them up from anywhere: used bookstores, tacky tourist shops and even the free giveaways from bookstores and coffee shops. Those I tend to

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NY State Sheep and Wool Festival!

Last week, we headed up to Rhinebeck, NY to check out the 2014 NY State Sheep and Wool Festival. When we arrived, we were in fiber-nerd heaven — our day was filled with shaggy sheep, knitting competitions, piles of wool

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NY State Sheep and Wool Festival!

Last week, we headed up to Rhinebeck, NY to check out the 2014 NY State Sheep and Wool Festival. When we arrived, we were in fiber-nerd heaven — our day was filled with shaggy sheep, knitting competitions, piles of wool

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Jacob Hashimoto Exhibition at Mary Boone Gallery

Recently, I went to the Mary Boone Gallery in Chelsea to visit artist Jacob Hashimoto‘s large scale site-specific installation Skyfarm Fortress. In this exhibition, Hashimoto installed his signature bamboo paper kites in all different shapes from wall to wall, ceiling

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Jacob Hashimoto Exhibition at Mary Boone Gallery

Recently, I went to the Mary Boone Gallery in Chelsea to visit artist Jacob Hashimoto‘s large scale site-specific installation Skyfarm Fortress. In this exhibition, Hashimoto installed his signature bamboo paper kites in all different shapes from wall to wall, ceiling

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Anne Wilson’s Objects, Fields, Performances

If you have not yet seen Anne Wilson’s performance piece, To Cross (Walking New York), at the Drawing Center, you’ve got three more opportunities.  Anne was so kind to spend an evening with the TAC residents and staff and give an overview of

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Anne Wilson’s Objects, Fields, Performances

If you have not yet seen Anne Wilson’s performance piece, To Cross (Walking New York), at the Drawing Center, you’ve got three more opportunities.  Anne was so kind to spend an evening with the TAC residents and staff and give an overview of

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RAZZLE DAZZLE: Samantha Bittman

Samantha Bittman’s recent show Razzle Dazzle at Chicago’s Andrew Rafacz Gallery certainly promises what the title indicates. Playing with painting over patterned weave structures in often black and white compositions and subsequently layered onto a similarly patterned wallpaper, the optical effect of

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RAZZLE DAZZLE: Samantha Bittman

Samantha Bittman’s recent show Razzle Dazzle at Chicago’s Andrew Rafacz Gallery certainly promises what the title indicates. Playing with painting over patterned weave structures in often black and white compositions and subsequently layered onto a similarly patterned wallpaper, the optical effect of

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