Instructors + Classes

Quilting in America – A Brief History

Quilting has been enjoying a resurgence thanks to a renewed interest in craft and process driven arts. The fast pace of modern life, our short attention span and lack of tactile contact, and the disposable nature of most everything we

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Quilting in America – A Brief History

Quilting has been enjoying a resurgence thanks to a renewed interest in craft and process driven arts. The fast pace of modern life, our short attention span and lack of tactile contact, and the disposable nature of most everything we

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Teaching, Textiles, and Time: Interview with Simone Evans

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to sit down with Simone Evans, TAC Brooklyn’s Summer Camp Craft Instructor. You could always find Simone with a huge smile on her face in her brightly colored classroom, with flags and

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Teaching, Textiles, and Time: Interview with Simone Evans

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to sit down with Simone Evans, TAC Brooklyn’s Summer Camp Craft Instructor. You could always find Simone with a huge smile on her face in her brightly colored classroom, with flags and

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AIR Interview: Yunjung Kang

Yunjung Kang’s work has a tendency to knock the viewer just a little off-kilter. Her techniques often involve taking mundane household materials and manipulating them beyond recognition, stitching a heap of rubberized shelf liners into a dense brain-like figure, and

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AIR Interview: Yunjung Kang

Yunjung Kang’s work has a tendency to knock the viewer just a little off-kilter. Her techniques often involve taking mundane household materials and manipulating them beyond recognition, stitching a heap of rubberized shelf liners into a dense brain-like figure, and

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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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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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Textile Recycling in 2016

Throughout my life, I’ve had the privilege of living in two of the most environmentally conscious locales: San Francisco, California, and nestled under the Green Mountains in Vermont. By default I became somewhat of a recycling and composting devotee because

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Textile Recycling in 2016

Throughout my life, I’ve had the privilege of living in two of the most environmentally conscious locales: San Francisco, California, and nestled under the Green Mountains in Vermont. By default I became somewhat of a recycling and composting devotee because

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Work in Progress: Joey Casey

We were so excited to feature our own Joey Casey as our February Work in Progress resident! In addition to being a textile and fashion designer, Joey works hard as an instructor at the TAC Manhattan studio. We are always

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Work in Progress: Joey Casey

We were so excited to feature our own Joey Casey as our February Work in Progress resident! In addition to being a textile and fashion designer, Joey works hard as an instructor at the TAC Manhattan studio. We are always

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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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