Kids of TAC

Kids of TAC: Pollock Inspired Skirts!

Cycle 3 of TAC Afterschool’s Sewing and Fashion class focused on projects inspired by famous artists. For their final project of the cycle, students designed their own Pollock-inspired fabric and used it to create a garment! On the first day,

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Kids of TAC: Pollock Inspired Skirts!

Cycle 3 of TAC Afterschool’s Sewing and Fashion class focused on projects inspired by famous artists. For their final project of the cycle, students designed their own Pollock-inspired fabric and used it to create a garment! On the first day,

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Elemental Dyeing!

In Cycle 3 of TAC Afterschool, we recently made patchwork tote bags using elemental dyeing methods. We explored three different techniques that used unconventional techniques to dye fabrics for our bags. The first process was snow dyeing: First, we gathered

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Elemental Dyeing!

In Cycle 3 of TAC Afterschool, we recently made patchwork tote bags using elemental dyeing methods. We explored three different techniques that used unconventional techniques to dye fabrics for our bags. The first process was snow dyeing: First, we gathered

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Kids of TAC: Woven Scarves!

Cycle 2 of TAC Afterschool began with weaving scarves. We limited our materials to our own hand dyed cotton muslin, and an impressive array of chenille. These materials weave quickly, so seasoned and novice weavers alike could make long, warm

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Kids of TAC: Woven Scarves!

Cycle 2 of TAC Afterschool began with weaving scarves. We limited our materials to our own hand dyed cotton muslin, and an impressive array of chenille. These materials weave quickly, so seasoned and novice weavers alike could make long, warm

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 5!

This week the children learned about high fashion while studying the designs in the Comme Des Garcons: The Art of the In-Between exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The show centers around the unconventional designs of Rei Kawakubo, who

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 5!

This week the children learned about high fashion while studying the designs in the Comme Des Garcons: The Art of the In-Between exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The show centers around the unconventional designs of Rei Kawakubo, who

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 3!

Week 3 was dedicated to our senses, new flavors and food stories. As result, the textile projects show the camper’s own relationship to the topic. What’s your favorite dish? What reminds you of home? Which spices can be used for

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 3!

Week 3 was dedicated to our senses, new flavors and food stories. As result, the textile projects show the camper’s own relationship to the topic. What’s your favorite dish? What reminds you of home? Which spices can be used for

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 2!

Last week TAC campers visited the National Museum of the American Indian to see their new show, Native Fashion Now. This show explores the co-existence and duality of modern haute couture and modern street wear with elements of Native American

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 2!

Last week TAC campers visited the National Museum of the American Indian to see their new show, Native Fashion Now. This show explores the co-existence and duality of modern haute couture and modern street wear with elements of Native American

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 1!

The first week of summer camp was exciting for all! The campers visited the Georgia O’Keeffe Exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum where they learned about the inner and outer persona of Georgia O’Keeffe. Inspired by her art, the weavers got

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TAC Summer Camp: Week 1!

The first week of summer camp was exciting for all! The campers visited the Georgia O’Keeffe Exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum where they learned about the inner and outer persona of Georgia O’Keeffe. Inspired by her art, the weavers got

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Bento Bag Tutorial

I first discovered the bento bag while browsing the Fringe Supply Co. website for a gift for my aunt this past holiday season. I eventually decided to go with a knitting notebook for her, but I didn’t forget about the

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Bento Bag Tutorial

I first discovered the bento bag while browsing the Fringe Supply Co. website for a gift for my aunt this past holiday season. I eventually decided to go with a knitting notebook for her, but I didn’t forget about the

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DIY Mini Tapestry Necklace on a Cardboard Loom!

As a summer camp instructor at Textile Arts Center, and now as a Youth Education Intern, one of my favorite parts of the job has been teaching weaving. I love how excited and involved the kids become, and the beautiful

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DIY Mini Tapestry Necklace on a Cardboard Loom!

As a summer camp instructor at Textile Arts Center, and now as a Youth Education Intern, one of my favorite parts of the job has been teaching weaving. I love how excited and involved the kids become, and the beautiful

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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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