Posts Tagged 'fiber arts'

NY State Sheep and Wool Festival!

Last week, we headed up to Rhinebeck, NY to check out the 2014 NY State Sheep and Wool Festival. When we arrived, we were in fiber-nerd heaven — our day was filled with shaggy sheep, knitting competitions, piles of wool

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NY State Sheep and Wool Festival!

Last week, we headed up to Rhinebeck, NY to check out the 2014 NY State Sheep and Wool Festival. When we arrived, we were in fiber-nerd heaven — our day was filled with shaggy sheep, knitting competitions, piles of wool

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Back to School with TAC!

Get in the back to school spirit with Textile Arts Center! We can feel it in the air — fall is almost here, and we have a pretty exciting roster of adult classes to get your season started off right!

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Back to School with TAC!

Get in the back to school spirit with Textile Arts Center! We can feel it in the air — fall is almost here, and we have a pretty exciting roster of adult classes to get your season started off right!

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Staff Picks: Basketry 101

I always loved baskets. When I was kid, I remember my great grandmother making them, and I had a (small) collection that I’d proudly bring everywhere with my precious possessions. Unfortunately, I never had the opportunity to learn the craft from

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Staff Picks: Basketry 101

I always loved baskets. When I was kid, I remember my great grandmother making them, and I had a (small) collection that I’d proudly bring everywhere with my precious possessions. Unfortunately, I never had the opportunity to learn the craft from

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Artist Highlight: Cara Marie Piazza

I have a major artist crush on Cara Marie Pizza. Not only she’s a wizard with my favorite medium, natural dyes, but I also love how she is a real urban forager, working in collaboration with flower shops and restaurants

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Artist Highlight: Cara Marie Piazza

I have a major artist crush on Cara Marie Pizza. Not only she’s a wizard with my favorite medium, natural dyes, but I also love how she is a real urban forager, working in collaboration with flower shops and restaurants

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Instructor Highlight: Joetta Maue

Joetta Maue is a well known and renown fiber artist and curator, now based in Boston. Before heading up North, she was based in Brooklyn and we were lucky to have her teach regularly at TAC. It’s been a while but

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Instructor Highlight: Joetta Maue

Joetta Maue is a well known and renown fiber artist and curator, now based in Boston. Before heading up North, she was based in Brooklyn and we were lucky to have her teach regularly at TAC. It’s been a while but

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Class of the Week: Book Arts 101

Happy New Year! And start it with new skills! Introducing the first class of the week of 2014, and a new one at TAC — Book Arts 101, taught by the amazing Natalie Stopka.   Explore the basics of Book

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Class of the Week: Book Arts 101

Happy New Year! And start it with new skills! Introducing the first class of the week of 2014, and a new one at TAC — Book Arts 101, taught by the amazing Natalie Stopka.   Explore the basics of Book

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Interwoven Globe at The Met

As a total textile nerd, I couldn’t be more excited about the Interwoven Globe exhibition at The Met. I had been anxiously waiting for it, since I had seen a preview at the last Textile Society of America conference, and

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Interwoven Globe at The Met

As a total textile nerd, I couldn’t be more excited about the Interwoven Globe exhibition at The Met. I had been anxiously waiting for it, since I had seen a preview at the last Textile Society of America conference, and

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Natural Dyeing with Natalie Stopka

We have the best interns at TAC. Really, we meet the most talented and most interesting people. Natalie Stopka was a Sewing Seeds intern, and not only is she an amazing bookbinding artist, but also super knowledgable about plants and

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Natural Dyeing with Natalie Stopka

We have the best interns at TAC. Really, we meet the most talented and most interesting people. Natalie Stopka was a Sewing Seeds intern, and not only is she an amazing bookbinding artist, but also super knowledgable about plants and

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Fall for Textiles

Our Fall classes are filling up faster than you spell textile. And you know you don’t want to miss the chance of hanging out in our cozy studios, while learning new skills and making new friends, without all the back

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Fall for Textiles

Our Fall classes are filling up faster than you spell textile. And you know you don’t want to miss the chance of hanging out in our cozy studios, while learning new skills and making new friends, without all the back

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Kollabora’s DIY Travel to Peru

Kollabora is an awesome resource for the DIY community, makers and brands. Their website acts as a platform for sharing ideas, projects, techniques and supplies, and building community through collaboration! Kollabora is also organizing a “Collaborative Crafting Workshop” travel to

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Kollabora’s DIY Travel to Peru

Kollabora is an awesome resource for the DIY community, makers and brands. Their website acts as a platform for sharing ideas, projects, techniques and supplies, and building community through collaboration! Kollabora is also organizing a “Collaborative Crafting Workshop” travel to

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