Satisfy Your Senses: Garden Workshop

Presents: Satisfy Your Senses   Garden Workshop at the Old Stone House PermaFest Saturday September 20th Come learn about different culinary and aromatherapy natural dye plants that yield beautiful colors! We will be exploring various herbs, flowers and berries that will

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Satisfy Your Senses: Garden Workshop

Presents: Satisfy Your Senses   Garden Workshop at the Old Stone House PermaFest Saturday September 20th Come learn about different culinary and aromatherapy natural dye plants that yield beautiful colors! We will be exploring various herbs, flowers and berries that will

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Across the Pond with Saturday Market Project

The Saturday Market Project is a great little resource for the modern maker. Based in New York and London, SMP is an international group of designers with the mission of bringing new markets, products and support services of high quality

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Across the Pond with Saturday Market Project

The Saturday Market Project is a great little resource for the modern maker. Based in New York and London, SMP is an international group of designers with the mission of bringing new markets, products and support services of high quality

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NYFW SS15: Tapping into the Kaleidoscopic Shores of LSDEGEN

Upon first gaze of Lindsay Degen’s SS15 spectacle of a collection, aptly titled LSDEGEN, the experience is awashed in a neon, rainbow-infused palette and a contemporary vision quest of youthful beach-goers. Similar to  many of her previous showcases, DEGEN embraced the personality

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NYFW SS15: Tapping into the Kaleidoscopic Shores of LSDEGEN

Upon first gaze of Lindsay Degen’s SS15 spectacle of a collection, aptly titled LSDEGEN, the experience is awashed in a neon, rainbow-infused palette and a contemporary vision quest of youthful beach-goers. Similar to  many of her previous showcases, DEGEN embraced the personality

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Sew Your Own Book Signature!

I made some sweet and simple twenty-page blank notebooks today. Now I’d like to show you how I did it! First, gather your materials: Ten sheets of paper cut to the same exact size. Mine were 6 x 9″ each.

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Sew Your Own Book Signature!

I made some sweet and simple twenty-page blank notebooks today. Now I’d like to show you how I did it! First, gather your materials: Ten sheets of paper cut to the same exact size. Mine were 6 x 9″ each.

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Feminism in Textiles: Elisabeth Haarr

Recently a friend told me to look at the work of Norwegian textile fiber artist, Elisabeth Haarr. After reading some interviews with this charismatic and forthright personality I deeply fell in love with her works discussing the history of women’s

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Feminism in Textiles: Elisabeth Haarr

Recently a friend told me to look at the work of Norwegian textile fiber artist, Elisabeth Haarr. After reading some interviews with this charismatic and forthright personality I deeply fell in love with her works discussing the history of women’s

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Maximal Natural Dyes / Frank Connet

As a former Sewing Seeds intern where natural dyes and natural dye plants are grown, taught, and written about frequently, it was with a heavy heart that I found myself on my worst dyeing days googling Frank Connet on my walks home from the

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Maximal Natural Dyes / Frank Connet

As a former Sewing Seeds intern where natural dyes and natural dye plants are grown, taught, and written about frequently, it was with a heavy heart that I found myself on my worst dyeing days googling Frank Connet on my walks home from the

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A Fresh Perspective on Quilting

The process of quilting is surely one of transformation as your materiality is manipulated from separate stiff pieces of fabric, to a well-crafted and well-loved heirloom. Many people today think of quilting as a dying art or just a hobby

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A Fresh Perspective on Quilting

The process of quilting is surely one of transformation as your materiality is manipulated from separate stiff pieces of fabric, to a well-crafted and well-loved heirloom. Many people today think of quilting as a dying art or just a hobby

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Embroidered Landscapes by Ana Teresa Barboza

There is something magical about Ana Teresa Barboza’s embroidered images of landscapes. As the embroidery hoop hangs within the stark white space of the gallery wall it is as if you have pierced through the wall and now the outside

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Embroidered Landscapes by Ana Teresa Barboza

There is something magical about Ana Teresa Barboza’s embroidered images of landscapes. As the embroidery hoop hangs within the stark white space of the gallery wall it is as if you have pierced through the wall and now the outside

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Sewing Seeds Swatch Book Project!

    This summer, the Sewing Seeds team has been busy harvesting, extracting and natural dyeing with plants from the Old Stone House here in Brooklyn. In the process we developed a Natural Dye Swatch Book for the gardens resource as well

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Sewing Seeds Swatch Book Project!

    This summer, the Sewing Seeds team has been busy harvesting, extracting and natural dyeing with plants from the Old Stone House here in Brooklyn. In the process we developed a Natural Dye Swatch Book for the gardens resource as well

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BRIC Contemporary Artists Working in Textiles

Recently, I had the privilege of guest-curating a highlight list of artists from the BRIC Artist Registry. As the President of our Board of Directors at TAC,  naturally I wanted to focus on artists working in the compelling and versatile

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BRIC Contemporary Artists Working in Textiles

Recently, I had the privilege of guest-curating a highlight list of artists from the BRIC Artist Registry. As the President of our Board of Directors at TAC,  naturally I wanted to focus on artists working in the compelling and versatile

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