Kids of TAC

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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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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DIY Macramé Plant Hanger

The frigid, dark days of winter are long gone at Textile Arts Center, and if you’re like us, you’ve got a hefty case of spring fever! If you are unable to take a macramé class at TAC but want to green up your

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DIY Macramé Plant Hanger

The frigid, dark days of winter are long gone at Textile Arts Center, and if you’re like us, you’ve got a hefty case of spring fever! If you are unable to take a macramé class at TAC but want to green up your

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DIY for Kids! Fun and Games at TAC Mini Camp

Q: What is more fun than playing games? A: Learning how to make games, too! And that is precisely what we did this past winter break at the Textile Arts Center. We decided to beat the winter blues by creating

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DIY for Kids! Fun and Games at TAC Mini Camp

Q: What is more fun than playing games? A: Learning how to make games, too! And that is precisely what we did this past winter break at the Textile Arts Center. We decided to beat the winter blues by creating

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TAC Afterschool: Snow Dye from #Blizzard2016!

So, remember that big blizzard that walloped the city in a snowy whiteout a couple of weeks ago? The one colloquially and aptly dubbed ‘Snowpocalypse’ and the inspiration for the hashtag #Blizzard2016? The one in which people queued in hour-long

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TAC Afterschool: Snow Dye from #Blizzard2016!

So, remember that big blizzard that walloped the city in a snowy whiteout a couple of weeks ago? The one colloquially and aptly dubbed ‘Snowpocalypse’ and the inspiration for the hashtag #Blizzard2016? The one in which people queued in hour-long

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Tibetan Prayer Flags

With our current cycle of TAC After-School Classes coming to an end, I’d like to take a look back at one of our previous fun projects in the Printing and Dyeing class. Prayer Flags are often rectangular pieces of colored

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Tibetan Prayer Flags

With our current cycle of TAC After-School Classes coming to an end, I’d like to take a look back at one of our previous fun projects in the Printing and Dyeing class. Prayer Flags are often rectangular pieces of colored

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DIY for Kids: Ice Cream Stuffies!

Searching for a new idea for an after school project or birthday party? The kids of TAC had a blast putting together these adorable, fun, and skill-building Ice Cream Stuffies!   First, you will need to make sure you have

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DIY for Kids: Ice Cream Stuffies!

Searching for a new idea for an after school project or birthday party? The kids of TAC had a blast putting together these adorable, fun, and skill-building Ice Cream Stuffies!   First, you will need to make sure you have

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DIY for Kids — Quillows!

A “quillow” is a quilt-pillow; TAC’s very own Joey Casey (Manhattan Education Coordinator) learned to make them as a child from his mother and thought it would be a perfect project for the Printing and Dyeing cycle of the TAC

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DIY for Kids — Quillows!

A “quillow” is a quilt-pillow; TAC’s very own Joey Casey (Manhattan Education Coordinator) learned to make them as a child from his mother and thought it would be a perfect project for the Printing and Dyeing cycle of the TAC

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