Author Archives: Caitlin

Workshop + Book Signing with Emily Katz of Modern Macrame!

This Summer at TAC, we’re excited to host Emily Katz of Modern Macrame for a wall hanging workshop + book signing!   Macramé — the fine art of knotting — is an age-old craft that’s undergoing a contemporary renaissance. At the

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Workshop + Book Signing with Emily Katz of Modern Macrame!

This Summer at TAC, we’re excited to host Emily Katz of Modern Macrame for a wall hanging workshop + book signing!   Macramé — the fine art of knotting — is an age-old craft that’s undergoing a contemporary renaissance. At the

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Traveling with Twofold: Mexico City & Oaxaca

Mexico is emerging as an exciting destination for design. A new generation of textile designers is tapping into the country’s rich history of craft-based skills to create textiles with a modern Mexican aesthetic. Twofold Travel, which organizes small-group tours exploring contemporary

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Traveling with Twofold: Mexico City & Oaxaca

Mexico is emerging as an exciting destination for design. A new generation of textile designers is tapping into the country’s rich history of craft-based skills to create textiles with a modern Mexican aesthetic. Twofold Travel, which organizes small-group tours exploring contemporary

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Twofold Tokyo Tour & Indigo Dyeing Retreat!

Twofold, a company founded by Jessica Warner to explore textiles around the globe, has just announced a new small-group trip to Japan in spring of 2017. This is the company’s second Tokyo Tour & Indigo Retreat, which promises a rich,

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Twofold Tokyo Tour & Indigo Dyeing Retreat!

Twofold, a company founded by Jessica Warner to explore textiles around the globe, has just announced a new small-group trip to Japan in spring of 2017. This is the company’s second Tokyo Tour & Indigo Retreat, which promises a rich,

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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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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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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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5.4 Million and Counting: Embroidery Project with Chi Nguyen

On March 2nd, 2016, the United States Supreme Court will hear the most important reproductive rights case in almost 25 years. The decision will determine whether Texas can shut down nearly all abortion care providers in the state and prevent

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5.4 Million and Counting: Embroidery Project with Chi Nguyen

On March 2nd, 2016, the United States Supreme Court will hear the most important reproductive rights case in almost 25 years. The decision will determine whether Texas can shut down nearly all abortion care providers in the state and prevent

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Madesmith Sustainable Fashion Business Incubator

Attention designers and creative entrepreneurs! Our friends at Madesmith Academy are offering a special class discount to the TAC community. Now through February 15th, TAC members may take $800 OFF registration for Madesmith Academy’s Sustainable Fashion Business Incubator with code:

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Madesmith Sustainable Fashion Business Incubator

Attention designers and creative entrepreneurs! Our friends at Madesmith Academy are offering a special class discount to the TAC community. Now through February 15th, TAC members may take $800 OFF registration for Madesmith Academy’s Sustainable Fashion Business Incubator with code:

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Beach Towels for Bloomingdale’s!

Summer officially starts this Sunday, and we’re ready to hit the beach! And what better way to kick off the season than sporting a brightly colored beach towel, lovingly designed by one of TAC’s artists in residence? Textile Arts Center’s AIR cycle

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Beach Towels for Bloomingdale’s!

Summer officially starts this Sunday, and we’re ready to hit the beach! And what better way to kick off the season than sporting a brightly colored beach towel, lovingly designed by one of TAC’s artists in residence? Textile Arts Center’s AIR cycle

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Madesmith Academy Launches Sustainable Fashion Business Incubator

This summer, Madesmith Academy is launching a first of its kind online Sustainable Fashion Business Incubator which is specifically created for designers making clothing, shoes, bags,  home textiles and accessories. Over the course of 8 weeks, designers will learn how

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Madesmith Academy Launches Sustainable Fashion Business Incubator

This summer, Madesmith Academy is launching a first of its kind online Sustainable Fashion Business Incubator which is specifically created for designers making clothing, shoes, bags,  home textiles and accessories. Over the course of 8 weeks, designers will learn how

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Interview with Janina Anderson, ECCO Museum Artist in Residence

Meaning Structures (installation photo), 2014. Digital prints on vinyl and paper, sand, wire armature. ECCO Museum of Contemporary Art. Cadiz, Spain. Janina Anderson is an artist and designer working in Washington, D.C. From 2012-2013, Janina worked as an intern for the

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Interview with Janina Anderson, ECCO Museum Artist in Residence

Meaning Structures (installation photo), 2014. Digital prints on vinyl and paper, sand, wire armature. ECCO Museum of Contemporary Art. Cadiz, Spain. Janina Anderson is an artist and designer working in Washington, D.C. From 2012-2013, Janina worked as an intern for the

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