Author Archives: Stephanie

TAC Book Club: The Book of Looms

As I my eyes grazed over the many book spines of the TAC library, they stopped at a book that was at the far end of the shelf, almost hidden, tucked away towards the wall. I read the words “The

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TAC Book Club: The Book of Looms

As I my eyes grazed over the many book spines of the TAC library, they stopped at a book that was at the far end of the shelf, almost hidden, tucked away towards the wall. I read the words “The

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Thread Lines: Drawing Beyond Pen and Paper

For many people, the word “drawing” is closely associated with pencil markings and ink renderings, but how is a drawing defined by a textile artist? Thread Lines, the latest show at The Drawing Center in NYC, has some pretty remarkable answers

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Thread Lines: Drawing Beyond Pen and Paper

For many people, the word “drawing” is closely associated with pencil markings and ink renderings, but how is a drawing defined by a textile artist? Thread Lines, the latest show at The Drawing Center in NYC, has some pretty remarkable answers

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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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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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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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Announcing the 2014 Natural Dye Garden Locations

This year Sewing Seeds will have a presence in not one but FIVE community gardens around different neighborhoods of Brooklyn, each with unique programming but all with the same mission to provide accurate and inspirational education on natural dyes. Read

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Announcing the 2014 Natural Dye Garden Locations

This year Sewing Seeds will have a presence in not one but FIVE community gardens around different neighborhoods of Brooklyn, each with unique programming but all with the same mission to provide accurate and inspirational education on natural dyes. Read

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Studio Visit: Cara Piazza

We are very excited to announce that this year’s Sewing Seeds fundraiser event, STAINED, will be curated by local artist Cara Piazza. Last week I had the opportunity to peek into her studio to learn more about her work and

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Studio Visit: Cara Piazza

We are very excited to announce that this year’s Sewing Seeds fundraiser event, STAINED, will be curated by local artist Cara Piazza. Last week I had the opportunity to peek into her studio to learn more about her work and

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April 5th: Sewing Seeds Planting Party

‘Tis the season to start seedlings for gardening and this weekend Sewing Seeds will be hosting a planting party at Gil Hodges Community Garden from 2pm to 4pm on Saturday, April 5th. Swing by after brunch and catch up with

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April 5th: Sewing Seeds Planting Party

‘Tis the season to start seedlings for gardening and this weekend Sewing Seeds will be hosting a planting party at Gil Hodges Community Garden from 2pm to 4pm on Saturday, April 5th. Swing by after brunch and catch up with

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Bring some color(blocking) to your life

Many color-lovers are drawn to boldness color–blocking so why not do it with natural dyes? If you are a color–obsessed individual, listen up! You may be choosing your dyes under the false pretense that natural dyes are duller or not

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Bring some color(blocking) to your life

Many color-lovers are drawn to boldness color–blocking so why not do it with natural dyes? If you are a color–obsessed individual, listen up! You may be choosing your dyes under the false pretense that natural dyes are duller or not

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Don’t Fear, Spring is Near!

Like all of us in the Northeast, Sewing Seeds (our program dedicated to education on natural dyes and their use in textiles) has endured this brutally long winter season and will be emerging from hibernation in the coming weeks rejuvenated

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Don’t Fear, Spring is Near!

Like all of us in the Northeast, Sewing Seeds (our program dedicated to education on natural dyes and their use in textiles) has endured this brutally long winter season and will be emerging from hibernation in the coming weeks rejuvenated

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