Posts Tagged 'classes'

Kids of TAC: Woven Scarves!

Cycle 2 of TAC Afterschool began with weaving scarves. We limited our materials to our own hand dyed cotton muslin, and an impressive array of chenille. These materials weave quickly, so seasoned and novice weavers alike could make long, warm

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Kids of TAC: Woven Scarves!

Cycle 2 of TAC Afterschool began with weaving scarves. We limited our materials to our own hand dyed cotton muslin, and an impressive array of chenille. These materials weave quickly, so seasoned and novice weavers alike could make long, warm

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AIR 9 Show & Tell, Part I

Presenting: the work of four residents in our current AIR cycle. Through the fall, the artists in AIR have been learning a variety of textile techniques, including, machine knitting, natural dyeing, weaving, and screen printing. This is a showcase of

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AIR 9 Show & Tell, Part I

Presenting: the work of four residents in our current AIR cycle. Through the fall, the artists in AIR have been learning a variety of textile techniques, including, machine knitting, natural dyeing, weaving, and screen printing. This is a showcase of

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Quilting in America – A Brief History

Quilting has been enjoying a resurgence thanks to a renewed interest in craft and process driven arts. The fast pace of modern life, our short attention span and lack of tactile contact, and the disposable nature of most everything we

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Quilting in America – A Brief History

Quilting has been enjoying a resurgence thanks to a renewed interest in craft and process driven arts. The fast pace of modern life, our short attention span and lack of tactile contact, and the disposable nature of most everything we

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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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TAC 2.0: An Interview with Annie Coggan

This past summer at TAC Brooklyn marked the largest studio remodeling project we’ve undertaken since we first opened our doors in 2009. We can’t wait to show you the fresh face of our flagship headquarters! Our Director, Kelly Valletta, recently had the

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TAC 2.0: An Interview with Annie Coggan

This past summer at TAC Brooklyn marked the largest studio remodeling project we’ve undertaken since we first opened our doors in 2009. We can’t wait to show you the fresh face of our flagship headquarters! Our Director, Kelly Valletta, recently had the

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Work In Progress: Karla Belinda Amezcua

Karla Belinda Amezcua, our Work in Progress resident for the month of January, is one busy artist. Karla runs two textile businesses based in Mexico City, Taller Textil Dos Coyotes and Lavanda, and her practices include weaving, crochet, felting, natural

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Work In Progress: Karla Belinda Amezcua

Karla Belinda Amezcua, our Work in Progress resident for the month of January, is one busy artist. Karla runs two textile businesses based in Mexico City, Taller Textil Dos Coyotes and Lavanda, and her practices include weaving, crochet, felting, natural

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Madesmith Sustainable Fashion Business Incubator

Attention designers and creative entrepreneurs! Our friends at Madesmith Academy are offering a special class discount to the TAC community. Now through February 15th, TAC members may take $800 OFF registration for Madesmith Academy’s Sustainable Fashion Business Incubator with code:

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Madesmith Sustainable Fashion Business Incubator

Attention designers and creative entrepreneurs! Our friends at Madesmith Academy are offering a special class discount to the TAC community. Now through February 15th, TAC members may take $800 OFF registration for Madesmith Academy’s Sustainable Fashion Business Incubator with code:

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Work In Progress: Nadia Albertini

This September, we were excited to have  Nadia Albertini, a NYC based textile and embroidery designer, featured in the Work In Progress program. During her residency, Nadia set up her studio in the window of TAC’s Manhattan Studio, displaying swatches and

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Work In Progress: Nadia Albertini

This September, we were excited to have  Nadia Albertini, a NYC based textile and embroidery designer, featured in the Work In Progress program. During her residency, Nadia set up her studio in the window of TAC’s Manhattan Studio, displaying swatches and

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Summer Classes at Byrdcliffe

  Isabel Wilson is a clothing and textiles designer we have covered in the past for her debut collection. Isabel is based out of Brooklyn & Woodstock, NY & sells her collections in NYC at Jumelle, ONA, Albertine & other places across

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Summer Classes at Byrdcliffe

  Isabel Wilson is a clothing and textiles designer we have covered in the past for her debut collection. Isabel is based out of Brooklyn & Woodstock, NY & sells her collections in NYC at Jumelle, ONA, Albertine & other places across

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AIR Interview: Christi Johnson

Christi Johnson is one of our new Artists in Residence here at TAC, and I recently had the opportunity to ask her about her work, influences and process. Your family has a tradition of fibers and textiles. Could you talk

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AIR Interview: Christi Johnson

Christi Johnson is one of our new Artists in Residence here at TAC, and I recently had the opportunity to ask her about her work, influences and process. Your family has a tradition of fibers and textiles. Could you talk

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