Tutorials + Techniques

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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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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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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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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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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TAC Book Club: Finishes in the Ethnic Tradition

As a weaver, I know all too well the onset of euphoria that comes at the end of a backbreaking project when its finally time to cut the warp off of the loom. However, I know the work doesn’t stop

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TAC Book Club: Finishes in the Ethnic Tradition

As a weaver, I know all too well the onset of euphoria that comes at the end of a backbreaking project when its finally time to cut the warp off of the loom. However, I know the work doesn’t stop

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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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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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