Posts Tagged 'indigo'

Textile Science: More Than Just Wearable Tech

Science & Textiles For many people, “textile science” brings to mind immediate thoughts on wearable technology and “smart” textiles. And it’s true! Over the past 60 years or so, the textile industry has completely revolutionized at a pace never before

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Textile Science: More Than Just Wearable Tech

Science & Textiles For many people, “textile science” brings to mind immediate thoughts on wearable technology and “smart” textiles. And it’s true! Over the past 60 years or so, the textile industry has completely revolutionized at a pace never before

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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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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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Interview with Sasha Duerr, Author of ‘Natural Color’

Despite being busy with the release of her newest publication, we were lucky enough to receive a gift in the mail from our friend Sasha Duerr – an advance copy of ‘Natural Color,‘ all the way from sunny California. We

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Interview with Sasha Duerr, Author of ‘Natural Color’

Despite being busy with the release of her newest publication, we were lucky enough to receive a gift in the mail from our friend Sasha Duerr – an advance copy of ‘Natural Color,‘ all the way from sunny California. We

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From Farm to Fabric with Manufacture New York

This past weekend, Manufacture New York hosted a 2-day weekend exploration into local textile production and sustainable fashion practices. This event included hands on workshops and panel discussions that furthered the dialogue surrounding locally sourced materials in the fashion supply

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From Farm to Fabric with Manufacture New York

This past weekend, Manufacture New York hosted a 2-day weekend exploration into local textile production and sustainable fashion practices. This event included hands on workshops and panel discussions that furthered the dialogue surrounding locally sourced materials in the fashion supply

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Introducing Sewing Seeds Summer Resident, Ricki Dwyer!

Ricki Dwyer is our new Sewing Seeds Artist in Residence for the summer! Ricki is a textile artist who comes to us by way of San Francisco. She started her undergrad at Pratt in Brooklyn, NY and completed it for Fibers

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Introducing Sewing Seeds Summer Resident, Ricki Dwyer!

Ricki Dwyer is our new Sewing Seeds Artist in Residence for the summer! Ricki is a textile artist who comes to us by way of San Francisco. She started her undergrad at Pratt in Brooklyn, NY and completed it for Fibers

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Wild About Crazy Wind

When it comes to fashion, I’m a firm believer in clothing that is well designed, utilitarian and comfortable.  Throw in natural fibers like cotton, linen, and wool in colorways of black, white, olive and indigo and you have my dream

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Wild About Crazy Wind

When it comes to fashion, I’m a firm believer in clothing that is well designed, utilitarian and comfortable.  Throw in natural fibers like cotton, linen, and wool in colorways of black, white, olive and indigo and you have my dream

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TAC Welcomes AIR Cycle 6

After a sleepy summer, the AIR studios have become a flurry of activity. The space has come alive with looms, vintage sewing machines, scraps of fabric, spools of thread and small, handmade treasures.  On September 15th, TAC welcomed eight new

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TAC Welcomes AIR Cycle 6

After a sleepy summer, the AIR studios have become a flurry of activity. The space has come alive with looms, vintage sewing machines, scraps of fabric, spools of thread and small, handmade treasures.  On September 15th, TAC welcomed eight new

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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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Sea Island Indigo Retreat: Dyeing, History, and Food in South Carolina

Calling all textile-folk in the southerly states! Sea Island Indigo is hosting an incredible three-day indigo dyeing retreat and tour in Charleston this September. The trip will appeal to the textile nerds, foodies, and history buffs — a pretty amazing

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Sea Island Indigo Retreat: Dyeing, History, and Food in South Carolina

Calling all textile-folk in the southerly states! Sea Island Indigo is hosting an incredible three-day indigo dyeing retreat and tour in Charleston this September. The trip will appeal to the textile nerds, foodies, and history buffs — a pretty amazing

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