Work In Progress: Diana Weymar

During the month of January, we have had the pleasure of hosting Diana Weymar as our Work In Progress (WIP) artist here at TAC. During her time here, she has been busy continuing to work on a set of textile objects

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Work In Progress: Diana Weymar

During the month of January, we have had the pleasure of hosting Diana Weymar as our Work In Progress (WIP) artist here at TAC. During her time here, she has been busy continuing to work on a set of textile objects

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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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Residencia de la Tela: A Holistic Examination of ‘Making’

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it a million times over: my time at TAC was crucial to understanding and exploring the vast importance of community and creativity to our wellbeing. It isn’t only the ongoing programs that provide

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Residencia de la Tela: A Holistic Examination of ‘Making’

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it a million times over: my time at TAC was crucial to understanding and exploring the vast importance of community and creativity to our wellbeing. It isn’t only the ongoing programs that provide

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TAC Book Club Holiday Gift Guide!

The first time I entered TAC’s Resource Library, I felt I could stay and read there forever. The shelves are crammed with every imaginable tidbit of textile knowledge, from the history of Guatemalan weaving to intricate batik instructions and the

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TAC Book Club Holiday Gift Guide!

The first time I entered TAC’s Resource Library, I felt I could stay and read there forever. The shelves are crammed with every imaginable tidbit of textile knowledge, from the history of Guatemalan weaving to intricate batik instructions and the

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AIR 8 Highlights: PLAY

Over the past two months, the AIR Cycle 8 residents have been experimenting with new textile techniques, and pushing their work into innovative, unexplored territory. Each AIR cycle, the first three months of the curriculum are dedicated to the Play

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AIR 8 Highlights: PLAY

Over the past two months, the AIR Cycle 8 residents have been experimenting with new textile techniques, and pushing their work into innovative, unexplored territory. Each AIR cycle, the first three months of the curriculum are dedicated to the Play

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Work in Progress: Brooklyn Lace Guild

For the month of November, the Brooklyn Lace Guild has brightened up TAC Manhattan as our Work in Progress residents. Founded by lacemakers, Elena Kanagy-Loux and Kaelyn Garcia, the Brooklyn Lace Guild is a recently-formed organization that works to preserve the tradition

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Work in Progress: Brooklyn Lace Guild

For the month of November, the Brooklyn Lace Guild has brightened up TAC Manhattan as our Work in Progress residents. Founded by lacemakers, Elena Kanagy-Loux and Kaelyn Garcia, the Brooklyn Lace Guild is a recently-formed organization that works to preserve the tradition

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Textile Arts Center Manifesto

Textile Arts Center is a safe space, but not a silent space. We can be a respite, but we are not just an escape. TAC is a place for critical thinking and dialogue. Toni Cade Bambara once said: “The role

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Textile Arts Center Manifesto

Textile Arts Center is a safe space, but not a silent space. We can be a respite, but we are not just an escape. TAC is a place for critical thinking and dialogue. Toni Cade Bambara once said: “The role

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Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse

After years of crochet, weaving, and sewing projects, I’m all too familiar with the scraps that pile up after each new project.  While some of my scraps become rag rugs, patchwork quilts, and scrap yarn blankets, many seem too oddly-shaped

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Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse

After years of crochet, weaving, and sewing projects, I’m all too familiar with the scraps that pile up after each new project.  While some of my scraps become rag rugs, patchwork quilts, and scrap yarn blankets, many seem too oddly-shaped

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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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Twofold Tokyo Tour & Indigo Dyeing Retreat!

Twofold, a company founded by Jessica Warner to explore textiles around the globe, has just announced a new small-group trip to Japan in spring of 2017. This is the company’s second Tokyo Tour & Indigo Retreat, which promises a rich,

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Twofold Tokyo Tour & Indigo Dyeing Retreat!

Twofold, a company founded by Jessica Warner to explore textiles around the globe, has just announced a new small-group trip to Japan in spring of 2017. This is the company’s second Tokyo Tour & Indigo Retreat, which promises a rich,

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