Posts Tagged 'knit'

Following Threads: Interview with Mandy Kordal, AIR Cycle 4

I recently had the opportunity to catch up with former AIR Cycle 4 resident, Mandy Kordal, who since her time at TAC has created her own women’s knitwear clothing line, Kordal. In addition to touring her studio, I was able

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Following Threads: Interview with Mandy Kordal, AIR Cycle 4

I recently had the opportunity to catch up with former AIR Cycle 4 resident, Mandy Kordal, who since her time at TAC has created her own women’s knitwear clothing line, Kordal. In addition to touring her studio, I was able

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SHOP and MAKE: Handmade Markets and Classes

Shopping handmade and local helps put some more cheer into your season. Not only are you getting unique goods to share with your loved ones, you also get a chance to support artisans and makers in your community! Here are

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SHOP and MAKE: Handmade Markets and Classes

Shopping handmade and local helps put some more cheer into your season. Not only are you getting unique goods to share with your loved ones, you also get a chance to support artisans and makers in your community! Here are

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DIY: Knit Rings

You’re waiting for a friend who’s running late, sick of looking at dreary people on the subway, or just bored out of your mind. Whatever the case, you can use those otherwise unproductive minutes to knit a ring (and I

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DIY: Knit Rings

You’re waiting for a friend who’s running late, sick of looking at dreary people on the subway, or just bored out of your mind. Whatever the case, you can use those otherwise unproductive minutes to knit a ring (and I

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Materials for Living / Andrea Zittel

I am eternally fascinated by artists who exist at the intersection of making and living, blurring the lines between work and play, and elevating the everyday to a heightened state of performance. When I first learned about Andrea Zittel, and

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Materials for Living / Andrea Zittel

I am eternally fascinated by artists who exist at the intersection of making and living, blurring the lines between work and play, and elevating the everyday to a heightened state of performance. When I first learned about Andrea Zittel, and

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National Alpaca Farm Days 2014!

Image: By the way… I can’t imagine many things more fun for a textile artist than visiting a farm full of cute animals frolicking, awaiting for their yearly shearing. That’s right, I’m talking alpaca. Farms full of alpaca. This weekend spend

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National Alpaca Farm Days 2014!

Image: By the way… I can’t imagine many things more fun for a textile artist than visiting a farm full of cute animals frolicking, awaiting for their yearly shearing. That’s right, I’m talking alpaca. Farms full of alpaca. This weekend spend

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M.Patmos Fall/Winter ’14 Debut at Kisan

Earlier in the month, I had the opportunity to attend the NYFW debut of M.Patmos and Ginette NY’s Fall/Winter 14 collections at Kisan in Soho. The Textile Arts Center had the pleasure of working with Marcia Patmos of M.Patmos during

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M.Patmos Fall/Winter ’14 Debut at Kisan

Earlier in the month, I had the opportunity to attend the NYFW debut of M.Patmos and Ginette NY’s Fall/Winter 14 collections at Kisan in Soho. The Textile Arts Center had the pleasure of working with Marcia Patmos of M.Patmos during

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NYFW SS15: Tapping into the Kaleidoscopic Shores of LSDEGEN

Upon first gaze of Lindsay Degen’s SS15 spectacle of a collection, aptly titled LSDEGEN, the experience is awashed in a neon, rainbow-infused palette and a contemporary vision quest of youthful beach-goers. Similar to  many of her previous showcases, DEGEN embraced the personality

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NYFW SS15: Tapping into the Kaleidoscopic Shores of LSDEGEN

Upon first gaze of Lindsay Degen’s SS15 spectacle of a collection, aptly titled LSDEGEN, the experience is awashed in a neon, rainbow-infused palette and a contemporary vision quest of youthful beach-goers. Similar to  many of her previous showcases, DEGEN embraced the personality

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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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Ultimate Yarn Bomber: Steve Duneier

Those of us that are textile-obsessed have one certain thing in common: when we travel, we wear fiber-colored glasses. What I mean by this is that no matter how absorbing, and perhaps fleeting and excitingly as-yet-explored, is our new terrain,

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Ultimate Yarn Bomber: Steve Duneier

Those of us that are textile-obsessed have one certain thing in common: when we travel, we wear fiber-colored glasses. What I mean by this is that no matter how absorbing, and perhaps fleeting and excitingly as-yet-explored, is our new terrain,

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Summer Machine Knitting Inspiration!

As a knitter, I’m constantly looking for summer inspiration so that all my knitting gusto doesn’t get zapped out of me by March. I couldn’t have conjured up a better source for summer knits than Mandy Kordal‘s Spring 2014 collection.

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Summer Machine Knitting Inspiration!

As a knitter, I’m constantly looking for summer inspiration so that all my knitting gusto doesn’t get zapped out of me by March. I couldn’t have conjured up a better source for summer knits than Mandy Kordal‘s Spring 2014 collection.

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