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For Trans Women by Trans Women: Gogo Graham

Gogo Graham in her studio with model Aurel Haize Odogbo. Photo by Teddy Wolff. Stylist: Sarah Zendejas (Courtesy of W Magazine)   The presence of an honest production run by transgender women in the fashion industry is unprecedented. Although trans

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For Trans Women by Trans Women: Gogo Graham

Gogo Graham in her studio with model Aurel Haize Odogbo. Photo by Teddy Wolff. Stylist: Sarah Zendejas (Courtesy of W Magazine)   The presence of an honest production run by transgender women in the fashion industry is unprecedented. Although trans

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Dapper Dan & The Soul of Fashion in Hip Hop

Hip Hop was synonymous with fashion, both emboldened and emphasized through one another.                         (Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 5, Courtesy of Fuse TV) Hip Hop was a genre that embodied

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Dapper Dan & The Soul of Fashion in Hip Hop

Hip Hop was synonymous with fashion, both emboldened and emphasized through one another.                         (Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 5, Courtesy of Fuse TV) Hip Hop was a genre that embodied

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Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse

After years of crochet, weaving, and sewing projects, I’m all too familiar with the scraps that pile up after each new project.  While some of my scraps become rag rugs, patchwork quilts, and scrap yarn blankets, many seem too oddly-shaped

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Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse

After years of crochet, weaving, and sewing projects, I’m all too familiar with the scraps that pile up after each new project.  While some of my scraps become rag rugs, patchwork quilts, and scrap yarn blankets, many seem too oddly-shaped

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TAC Afterschool Presents: DIY House Stuffies!

Here at TAC Afterschool, we offer a variety of fun and educational classes for kids ages 5-11 in Brooklyn and Manhattan. Take a peek at what our Brooklyn students recently created in their Sewing & Soft Sculpture class! In Sewing

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TAC Afterschool Presents: DIY House Stuffies!

Here at TAC Afterschool, we offer a variety of fun and educational classes for kids ages 5-11 in Brooklyn and Manhattan. Take a peek at what our Brooklyn students recently created in their Sewing & Soft Sculpture class! In Sewing

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Get Out of Town! A Weekend of Wool + Color

I met Sarah Ryhanen of SAIPUA back in February, when she visited Oaxaca to further explore plant intelligence, sensitivity and the paranormal. As a well-known soap and flora aficionado, with a 100-acre farm upstate and gorgeous studio in Red Hook,

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Get Out of Town! A Weekend of Wool + Color

I met Sarah Ryhanen of SAIPUA back in February, when she visited Oaxaca to further explore plant intelligence, sensitivity and the paranormal. As a well-known soap and flora aficionado, with a 100-acre farm upstate and gorgeous studio in Red Hook,

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DIY T-Shirt Yarn Tutorial!

If you’re like me, you could get lost for hours looking at DIY projects on Pinterest! Since moving to New York from Kansas, my love for creating has not disappeared, however my funds for projects have. As an artist who’s focus

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DIY T-Shirt Yarn Tutorial!

If you’re like me, you could get lost for hours looking at DIY projects on Pinterest! Since moving to New York from Kansas, my love for creating has not disappeared, however my funds for projects have. As an artist who’s focus

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A New Workshop for La Flor de Xochistlahuaca

 ”When an Amuzgo woman ties her loom to her waist she not only creates a fascinating textile of quality and beauty, but symbolically she recreates the world; writes the history of her ancestors and expresses the cosmology of her culture.”

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A New Workshop for La Flor de Xochistlahuaca

 ”When an Amuzgo woman ties her loom to her waist she not only creates a fascinating textile of quality and beauty, but symbolically she recreates the world; writes the history of her ancestors and expresses the cosmology of her culture.”

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Quilting as Storytelling

Creating quilts has traditionally been used to tell a narrative through cloth, often made collaboratively through the collection of many scraps of fabric, hand stitched or sometimes not. Artist, Hayley Berrill, started using painting and drawing as a way to organize

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Quilting as Storytelling

Creating quilts has traditionally been used to tell a narrative through cloth, often made collaboratively through the collection of many scraps of fabric, hand stitched or sometimes not. Artist, Hayley Berrill, started using painting and drawing as a way to organize

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The Heat Press: A Love Story

Did you know that the Textile Arts Center has a heat press? Neither did I. Despite the fact that this behemoth of a machine takes up a decent portion of our precious studio counter space here in Brooklyn, I spent

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The Heat Press: A Love Story

Did you know that the Textile Arts Center has a heat press? Neither did I. Despite the fact that this behemoth of a machine takes up a decent portion of our precious studio counter space here in Brooklyn, I spent

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Compost Dyeing at Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket!

The last Saturday in April brought some nice weather, so the Textile Arts Center decided spend it by heading down to the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket to do some natural dyeing demonstrations! There, we helped shoppers learn how to dye

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Compost Dyeing at Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket!

The last Saturday in April brought some nice weather, so the Textile Arts Center decided spend it by heading down to the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket to do some natural dyeing demonstrations! There, we helped shoppers learn how to dye

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