Author Archives: Addison

Boro + Sashiko – The Art of Mending

There are some things that I personally think should not be lost to the convenience of low-cost/high-speed consumer production. Most of the fabrics that make up my life (sheets, jeans, jackets, blankets, socks) all get pretty roughed up and, although

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Boro + Sashiko – The Art of Mending

There are some things that I personally think should not be lost to the convenience of low-cost/high-speed consumer production. Most of the fabrics that make up my life (sheets, jeans, jackets, blankets, socks) all get pretty roughed up and, although

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The Vicuña- Golden Maiden of the Andes

www.peruvianconnection.com I inherited a beautiful simply-woven scarf from my mother, camel-color, rough on one side and soft on the other. When I started weaving at TAC, that scarf (woven in plain weave with a loose sett) became the ultimate woven

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The Vicuña- Golden Maiden of the Andes

www.peruvianconnection.com I inherited a beautiful simply-woven scarf from my mother, camel-color, rough on one side and soft on the other. When I started weaving at TAC, that scarf (woven in plain weave with a loose sett) became the ultimate woven

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CycloCarder

All images from www.sfgate.com Katharine Jolda, 30 is a master of fiber and felt. After earning a degree in political economy, she spent 6 years in the Navajo Nation in northeast Arizona, where she spent her time farming and sheepherding. Being

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CycloCarder

All images from www.sfgate.com Katharine Jolda, 30 is a master of fiber and felt. After earning a degree in political economy, she spent 6 years in the Navajo Nation in northeast Arizona, where she spent her time farming and sheepherding. Being

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SHOP: Hello Mello Yarns

Heather Love taught me how to knit my very first in-the-round knitting project: a very fine pair of wool mittens. She is an all around fiber artist: spinner, knitter, teacher, designer working out of Brooklyn. She has a great line

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SHOP: Hello Mello Yarns

Heather Love taught me how to knit my very first in-the-round knitting project: a very fine pair of wool mittens. She is an all around fiber artist: spinner, knitter, teacher, designer working out of Brooklyn. She has a great line

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Natural Dyer and Book Master

Natalie Stopka has developed an elegant and experimental vision for her collection of hand-made books. Her book binding techniques are exceptional and pretty unconventional for an object that has so many forms… Natalie has just finished her 4 month internship

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Natural Dyer and Book Master

Natalie Stopka has developed an elegant and experimental vision for her collection of hand-made books. Her book binding techniques are exceptional and pretty unconventional for an object that has so many forms… Natalie has just finished her 4 month internship

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Studio Spy

Sorry for the silence! There has been lots going on, especially with all the fun new stuff  developing at our Manhattan studio. I keep on having to remind myself to document as much as possible, as there are so many

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Studio Spy

Sorry for the silence! There has been lots going on, especially with all the fun new stuff  developing at our Manhattan studio. I keep on having to remind myself to document as much as possible, as there are so many

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Fiber Fanatic

I made a blog post about chiengora a little over a year ago now, and since then, I have had more time to expand my knowledge and experience of it, not to mention my collection. Here are 2 bags of

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Fiber Fanatic

I made a blog post about chiengora a little over a year ago now, and since then, I have had more time to expand my knowledge and experience of it, not to mention my collection. Here are 2 bags of

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It’s Summer Time, Suit Up!

I love to begin a blog post with a little quote/definition from Wikipedia: “A swimsuit, bathing suit, or swimming costume is an item of clothing designed to be worn by men, women or children while they are engaging in a water-based activity or water sports, such as swimming, water

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It’s Summer Time, Suit Up!

I love to begin a blog post with a little quote/definition from Wikipedia: “A swimsuit, bathing suit, or swimming costume is an item of clothing designed to be worn by men, women or children while they are engaging in a water-based activity or water sports, such as swimming, water

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Week in Review? Marbling is awesome.

The marbling class was a huge success. On Monday morning, after the marbling weekend intensive with Ilana Kohn, I received some pretty satisfying emails from very happy campers! Thanks to the class and their thorough documentation, I can share some

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Week in Review? Marbling is awesome.

The marbling class was a huge success. On Monday morning, after the marbling weekend intensive with Ilana Kohn, I received some pretty satisfying emails from very happy campers! Thanks to the class and their thorough documentation, I can share some

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After School in the West Village

We have had such a talented and rewarding group of students this year in our after school classes and I wanted to share some of the fun! L and L used a pattern to design and sew these beautiful matching

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After School in the West Village

We have had such a talented and rewarding group of students this year in our after school classes and I wanted to share some of the fun! L and L used a pattern to design and sew these beautiful matching

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