Posts Tagged 'bobbin lace'

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

/ No comments

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

/ No comments

Presenting FRAY: AIR Cycle 7 Final Exhibition

This September, we are proud to present FRAY, the final exhibition of our Cycle 7 of Artists in Residence.     Fray is the unravelling edge of a textile, exposing the structure of the material, through time. The exhibition FRAY

/ No comments

Presenting FRAY: AIR Cycle 7 Final Exhibition

This September, we are proud to present FRAY, the final exhibition of our Cycle 7 of Artists in Residence.     Fray is the unravelling edge of a textile, exposing the structure of the material, through time. The exhibition FRAY

/ No comments

Brooklyn-based Artists Launch NYC Lace Guild

Lace was declared a new trend to watch by the New York Times for 2016, which noted that it was popping all over the spring runways in looks ranging from Victorian elegance to rock ‘n’ roll sex appeal. But rarely

/ 6 Comments

Brooklyn-based Artists Launch NYC Lace Guild

Lace was declared a new trend to watch by the New York Times for 2016, which noted that it was popping all over the spring runways in looks ranging from Victorian elegance to rock ‘n’ roll sex appeal. But rarely

/ 6 Comments

AIR Interview: Alex Goldberg

The other day, I was sitting in the TAC library as a group of young students came pouring into the Oak Knit studio for an afternoon class. Several of them skipped, danced and ran between the two long tufted ropes

/ No comments

AIR Interview: Alex Goldberg

The other day, I was sitting in the TAC library as a group of young students came pouring into the Oak Knit studio for an afternoon class. Several of them skipped, danced and ran between the two long tufted ropes

/ No comments

Staff Picks: Bobbin Lace Weekend Intensive

One of my favorite aspects of working for a growing textile community is the exposure to uncommonly practiced artistic mediums. Case in point: lacemaking. Bobbin Lace is a traditional textile technique involving the braiding and twisting of threads wound on

/ No comments

Staff Picks: Bobbin Lace Weekend Intensive

One of my favorite aspects of working for a growing textile community is the exposure to uncommonly practiced artistic mediums. Case in point: lacemaking. Bobbin Lace is a traditional textile technique involving the braiding and twisting of threads wound on

/ No comments

Artist Highlight: Kaelyn Garcia on Bobbin Lace

I recently had the opportunity to visit one of our current Artists in Residence, Kaelyn Garcia, whose work ranges from more traditional mediums (knitting, weaving, embroidery and lacemaking) to working with light-diffuser film and digitally printed fabrics. To coincide with

/ One Comment

Artist Highlight: Kaelyn Garcia on Bobbin Lace

I recently had the opportunity to visit one of our current Artists in Residence, Kaelyn Garcia, whose work ranges from more traditional mediums (knitting, weaving, embroidery and lacemaking) to working with light-diffuser film and digitally printed fabrics. To coincide with

/ One Comment

Lefkara Lace – New Video from Etsy

Thanks to our friends at Etsy for sharing their latest video highlighting the women of Lefkara, Cyprus and their handmade lace.   This beautiful form of lace-making is not one that we know much about! It has been fun reading

/ No comments

Lefkara Lace – New Video from Etsy

Thanks to our friends at Etsy for sharing their latest video highlighting the women of Lefkara, Cyprus and their handmade lace.   This beautiful form of lace-making is not one that we know much about! It has been fun reading

/ No comments

Spring Crush on Lace

Diamonds aren’t this girl’s best friend, Lace is! Bobbin lace, knitted lace, crochet fillet, cut-out lace… oh boy, how I love lace. Almost as much as I love Summer, and nothing makes a Summer day better than spending it with

/ One Comment

Spring Crush on Lace

Diamonds aren’t this girl’s best friend, Lace is! Bobbin lace, knitted lace, crochet fillet, cut-out lace… oh boy, how I love lace. Almost as much as I love Summer, and nothing makes a Summer day better than spending it with

/ One Comment