Posts Tagged 'fabric'

Advanced Textiles

The world of fiber has long been affiliated with the world of technology. Fusing together, they create textiles useful in problem solving and climbing the technological ladder. Examples of this are seen largely in the scientific world, where fabrics are

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Advanced Textiles

The world of fiber has long been affiliated with the world of technology. Fusing together, they create textiles useful in problem solving and climbing the technological ladder. Examples of this are seen largely in the scientific world, where fabrics are

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Textiles and Politics

Weaving, stitching, and knitting have always had a place in politics. As an act of defiance or solidarity, art gives way to expose a reality, make a statement, and in turn form a community. During World War II, knitting was

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Textiles and Politics

Weaving, stitching, and knitting have always had a place in politics. As an act of defiance or solidarity, art gives way to expose a reality, make a statement, and in turn form a community. During World War II, knitting was

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April Fiber Art Picks!

Photo Courtesy of Copper Hewitt Design Museum Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse Cooper Hewitt Design Museum Through April 23rd 2017 The title says it all. This exhibition explores different ways to be mindful of the environment as a textile

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April Fiber Art Picks!

Photo Courtesy of Copper Hewitt Design Museum Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse Cooper Hewitt Design Museum Through April 23rd 2017 The title says it all. This exhibition explores different ways to be mindful of the environment as a textile

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Premiere Vision NYC: An International Textile Event

Premiere Vision is a massive textile event which travels internationally and seeks to connect professionals in the industry. On January 17th-18th, Premiere Vision made its way to NYC at Pier 94 with some 360 different exhibitors from all over the

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Premiere Vision NYC: An International Textile Event

Premiere Vision is a massive textile event which travels internationally and seeks to connect professionals in the industry. On January 17th-18th, Premiere Vision made its way to NYC at Pier 94 with some 360 different exhibitors from all over 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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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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Work in Progress: Tachi Tachi

We have loved hosting Tachi Tachi as our Work in Progress residents for the months of September and October. The brainchild of AIR cycle 6 alums, Anne-Marie Lavigne and Hannah Schultz, Tachi Tachi creates bold, color-changing textiles for home and

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Work in Progress: Tachi Tachi

We have loved hosting Tachi Tachi as our Work in Progress residents for the months of September and October. The brainchild of AIR cycle 6 alums, Anne-Marie Lavigne and Hannah Schultz, Tachi Tachi creates bold, color-changing textiles for home and

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Teaching, Textiles, and Time: Interview with Simone Evans

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to sit down with Simone Evans, TAC Brooklyn’s Summer Camp Craft Instructor. You could always find Simone with a huge smile on her face in her brightly colored classroom, with flags and

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Teaching, Textiles, and Time: Interview with Simone Evans

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to sit down with Simone Evans, TAC Brooklyn’s Summer Camp Craft Instructor. You could always find Simone with a huge smile on her face in her brightly colored classroom, with flags and

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