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Textile Travel: Vietnam’s ‘Silk Village’

This past winter, I was lucky enough to visit Vietnam on vacation. While there were many places I wanted to explore, one that particularly enticed me was the ambient former port city of Hoi An, located on the eastern coast

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Textile Travel: Vietnam’s ‘Silk Village’

This past winter, I was lucky enough to visit Vietnam on vacation. While there were many places I wanted to explore, one that particularly enticed me was the ambient former port city of Hoi An, located on the eastern coast

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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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The Language of Weaving: The Back Strap Loom in Guatemala

Nearly every human civilization has created some form of textiles. Of those, textiles are a means specific to their needs, resources, and spirituality. Regardless of the time and place, if a mechanism for weaving was created it must follow a

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The Language of Weaving: The Back Strap Loom in Guatemala

Nearly every human civilization has created some form of textiles. Of those, textiles are a means specific to their needs, resources, and spirituality. Regardless of the time and place, if a mechanism for weaving was created it must follow a

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Navajo Tapestry in Antelope Canyon

Last week I got the chance to fly out to Arizona and join my sister for the remainder of her cross country road trip home to Los Angeles.  Upon arriving in Phoenix, we headed north towards Page to visit the

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Navajo Tapestry in Antelope Canyon

Last week I got the chance to fly out to Arizona and join my sister for the remainder of her cross country road trip home to Los Angeles.  Upon arriving in Phoenix, we headed north towards Page to visit the

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Guatemalan Textiles from Chichicastenango Market

Greetings from Guatemala! Over the next few months I will be researching, photographing, and writing about the diverse world of textiles in Guatemala exclusively for the TAC community. Just a few days ago I traveled to the famous market in

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Guatemalan Textiles from Chichicastenango Market

Greetings from Guatemala! Over the next few months I will be researching, photographing, and writing about the diverse world of textiles in Guatemala exclusively for the TAC community. Just a few days ago I traveled to the famous market in

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