Posts Tagged 'dye'

Learning Kapa

I first encountered kapa, or barkcloth, while walking through the exhibits of the Bishop Museum in Honolulu last November. I was doing an artist residency in glass and had stumbled into the museum to do research into hula, which was

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Learning Kapa

I first encountered kapa, or barkcloth, while walking through the exhibits of the Bishop Museum in Honolulu last November. I was doing an artist residency in glass and had stumbled into the museum to do research into hula, which was

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TAC Afterschool: Snow Dye from #Blizzard2016!

So, remember that big blizzard that walloped the city in a snowy whiteout a couple of weeks ago? The one colloquially and aptly dubbed ‘Snowpocalypse’ and the inspiration for the hashtag #Blizzard2016? The one in which people queued in hour-long

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TAC Afterschool: Snow Dye from #Blizzard2016!

So, remember that big blizzard that walloped the city in a snowy whiteout a couple of weeks ago? The one colloquially and aptly dubbed ‘Snowpocalypse’ and the inspiration for the hashtag #Blizzard2016? The one in which people queued in hour-long

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Contemporary Color: 7 Artists ≤ 27

Seven artists, designers and all around surface sovereigns from all around the world (or at least the Western Hemisphere….) and their take on color: Cody Tumblin, Chicago codytumblin.com  gildedbeast.tumblr.com “In a lot of ways, I think of art as a

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Contemporary Color: 7 Artists ≤ 27

Seven artists, designers and all around surface sovereigns from all around the world (or at least the Western Hemisphere….) and their take on color: Cody Tumblin, Chicago codytumblin.com  gildedbeast.tumblr.com “In a lot of ways, I think of art as a

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tonlé: Zero-Waste Fair Fashion in Cambodia

Rachel Faller is not your average women’s clothing designer.  Based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the positive impact her brand, tonlé, is having on the country socially, environmentally and economically makes her a uniquely new force in the sustainable fashion industry.

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tonlé: Zero-Waste Fair Fashion in Cambodia

Rachel Faller is not your average women’s clothing designer.  Based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the positive impact her brand, tonlé, is having on the country socially, environmentally and economically makes her a uniquely new force in the sustainable fashion industry.

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NYC Permaculture Festival 2014

Sewing Seeds has been working with The Old Stone House in Brooklyn to cultivate natural dyes from garden plants.  To conclude the summer season, The Old Stone House hosted a New York Permaculture Exchange event, the NYC Permaculture Festival, of which Sewing Seeds was happily

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NYC Permaculture Festival 2014

Sewing Seeds has been working with The Old Stone House in Brooklyn to cultivate natural dyes from garden plants.  To conclude the summer season, The Old Stone House hosted a New York Permaculture Exchange event, the NYC Permaculture Festival, of which Sewing Seeds was happily

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Maximal Natural Dyes / Frank Connet

As a former Sewing Seeds intern where natural dyes and natural dye plants are grown, taught, and written about frequently, it was with a heavy heart that I found myself on my worst dyeing days googling Frank Connet on my walks home from the

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Maximal Natural Dyes / Frank Connet

As a former Sewing Seeds intern where natural dyes and natural dye plants are grown, taught, and written about frequently, it was with a heavy heart that I found myself on my worst dyeing days googling Frank Connet on my walks home from the

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Woven Landscapes: The Art of Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson

Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson is an artist heavily inspired by the world around her. She works in a variety of media, but I find her work with warp painting  - a combination of weaving and painting – to be the most

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Woven Landscapes: The Art of Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson

Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson is an artist heavily inspired by the world around her. She works in a variety of media, but I find her work with warp painting  - a combination of weaving and painting – to be the most

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Artist Highlight: Liz Spencer, THE DOGWOOD DYER

“naturally dyed by hand . locally grown & foraged dye plants . knit & sewn in brooklyn” Textile Arts Center is happy to introduce a former TAC/Sewing Seeds intern Liz Spencer and her new natural dye project. Liz will soon

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Artist Highlight: Liz Spencer, THE DOGWOOD DYER

“naturally dyed by hand . locally grown & foraged dye plants . knit & sewn in brooklyn” Textile Arts Center is happy to introduce a former TAC/Sewing Seeds intern Liz Spencer and her new natural dye project. Liz will soon

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Artist in Residence: Eleanor Anderson

For the past eight months, I’ve had the privilege of working alongside fellow artist in residence, Eleanor Anderson.  Eleanor is a textile artist, printmaker, illustrator, bookbinder, surface designer, and all around talented lady. We took a break from studio work

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Artist in Residence: Eleanor Anderson

For the past eight months, I’ve had the privilege of working alongside fellow artist in residence, Eleanor Anderson.  Eleanor is a textile artist, printmaker, illustrator, bookbinder, surface designer, and all around talented lady. We took a break from studio work

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Sewing Seeds Website NOW LIVE!

It is with great joy that we here at Sewing Seeds would like to share the updated website. Our mission to provide the community with educational information on natural dyes is coming together.  New information will be added frequently and

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Sewing Seeds Website NOW LIVE!

It is with great joy that we here at Sewing Seeds would like to share the updated website. Our mission to provide the community with educational information on natural dyes is coming together.  New information will be added frequently and

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