Posts Tagged 'DIY'

Workshop + Book Signing with Emily Katz of Modern Macrame!

This Summer at TAC, we’re excited to host Emily Katz of Modern Macrame for a wall hanging workshop + book signing!   Macramé — the fine art of knotting — is an age-old craft that’s undergoing a contemporary renaissance. At the

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Workshop + Book Signing with Emily Katz of Modern Macrame!

This Summer at TAC, we’re excited to host Emily Katz of Modern Macrame for a wall hanging workshop + book signing!   Macramé — the fine art of knotting — is an age-old craft that’s undergoing a contemporary renaissance. At the

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June Fiber Art Picks!

The Let Go by Nick Cave Through July 1, 2018 Park Avenue Armory Using his multidisciplinary methods of artistic production, Nick Cave emphasizes on the importance of textiles with his diverse work of sound suits and sculptures. The “part performance

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June Fiber Art Picks!

The Let Go by Nick Cave Through July 1, 2018 Park Avenue Armory Using his multidisciplinary methods of artistic production, Nick Cave emphasizes on the importance of textiles with his diverse work of sound suits and sculptures. The “part performance

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AIR Cycle 9 Highlight: Hannah Whelan

What was your trajectory like as an artist? I went to N.C.A.D., National College of Art and Design, for four years where I  specialized in textile design, it was a very open ended course, which was compelling to me. We

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AIR Cycle 9 Highlight: Hannah Whelan

What was your trajectory like as an artist? I went to N.C.A.D., National College of Art and Design, for four years where I  specialized in textile design, it was a very open ended course, which was compelling to me. We

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Kids of TAC: Pollock Inspired Skirts!

Cycle 3 of TAC Afterschool’s Sewing and Fashion class focused on projects inspired by famous artists. For their final project of the cycle, students designed their own Pollock-inspired fabric and used it to create a garment! On the first day,

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Kids of TAC: Pollock Inspired Skirts!

Cycle 3 of TAC Afterschool’s Sewing and Fashion class focused on projects inspired by famous artists. For their final project of the cycle, students designed their own Pollock-inspired fabric and used it to create a garment! On the first day,

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Elemental Dyeing!

In Cycle 3 of TAC Afterschool, we recently made patchwork tote bags using elemental dyeing methods. We explored three different techniques that used unconventional techniques to dye fabrics for our bags. The first process was snow dyeing: First, we gathered

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Elemental Dyeing!

In Cycle 3 of TAC Afterschool, we recently made patchwork tote bags using elemental dyeing methods. We explored three different techniques that used unconventional techniques to dye fabrics for our bags. The first process was snow dyeing: First, we gathered

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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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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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Work in Progress: Digital Wax Print

For the month of July, we are delighted to have Eugenia Morpurgo and Olivia de Gouveia who together make up The Future Continuous studio as our Work in Progress (WIP) residents. Together they are working on a project called Digital

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Work in Progress: Digital Wax Print

For the month of July, we are delighted to have Eugenia Morpurgo and Olivia de Gouveia who together make up The Future Continuous studio as our Work in Progress (WIP) residents. Together they are working on a project called Digital

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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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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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On the Hunt: Sourcing Materials as an NYC Textile Artist

As a new resident of New York City, and a textile artist myself, I’ve found it difficult to continue using re-salvaged materials in my practice. Being from the west coast where some up-cycling centers are open to individual creatives, NYC

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On the Hunt: Sourcing Materials as an NYC Textile Artist

As a new resident of New York City, and a textile artist myself, I’ve found it difficult to continue using re-salvaged materials in my practice. Being from the west coast where some up-cycling centers are open to individual creatives, NYC

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Work in Progress: Julia Kwon

During the month of May, we have the pleasure of hosting Julia Kwon as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident at TAC. She is an interdisciplinary artist who is passionate about the process of making as well as visually actualizing

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Work in Progress: Julia Kwon

During the month of May, we have the pleasure of hosting Julia Kwon as our Work in Progress (WIP) resident at TAC. She is an interdisciplinary artist who is passionate about the process of making as well as visually actualizing

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