Posts Tagged 'lace'

Work in Progress: Brooklyn Lace Guild

For the month of November, the Brooklyn Lace Guild has brightened up TAC Manhattan as our Work in Progress residents. Founded by lacemakers, Elena Kanagy-Loux and Kaelyn Garcia, the Brooklyn Lace Guild is a recently-formed organization that works to preserve the tradition

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Work in Progress: Brooklyn Lace Guild

For the month of November, the Brooklyn Lace Guild has brightened up TAC Manhattan as our Work in Progress residents. Founded by lacemakers, Elena Kanagy-Loux and Kaelyn Garcia, the Brooklyn Lace Guild is a recently-formed organization that works to preserve the tradition

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Brooklyn-based Artists Launch NYC Lace Guild

Lace was declared a new trend to watch by the New York Times for 2016, which noted that it was popping all over the spring runways in looks ranging from Victorian elegance to rock ‘n’ roll sex appeal. But rarely

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Brooklyn-based Artists Launch NYC Lace Guild

Lace was declared a new trend to watch by the New York Times for 2016, which noted that it was popping all over the spring runways in looks ranging from Victorian elegance to rock ‘n’ roll sex appeal. But rarely

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Elodie Antoine: Lace Drawings

It’s always great to see older techniques brought to light in contemporary art and design. This is exactly what Belgian artist Elodie Antoine has done in this series of lace pieces. Rather than making the traditional floral lace patterns or doilies, Antoine

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Elodie Antoine: Lace Drawings

It’s always great to see older techniques brought to light in contemporary art and design. This is exactly what Belgian artist Elodie Antoine has done in this series of lace pieces. Rather than making the traditional floral lace patterns or doilies, Antoine

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Artist Highlight: Amanda McCavour

I am constantly curious and amazed at the dichotomy that all fiber arts can have; both their fragility and strength. This idea is explored beautifully in the works of Amanda McCavour. She uses a technique of sewing on dissolvable fabric,

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Artist Highlight: Amanda McCavour

I am constantly curious and amazed at the dichotomy that all fiber arts can have; both their fragility and strength. This idea is explored beautifully in the works of Amanda McCavour. She uses a technique of sewing on dissolvable fabric,

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Make Lace Not War

Unfortunately, this is not a local show but if you are a follower of the Textiles Arts Center from down under, have friends that live in Australia or plan to visit in the next year this is a great show to

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Make Lace Not War

Unfortunately, this is not a local show but if you are a follower of the Textiles Arts Center from down under, have friends that live in Australia or plan to visit in the next year this is a great show to

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Lefkara Lace – New Video from Etsy

Thanks to our friends at Etsy for sharing their latest video highlighting the women of Lefkara, Cyprus and their handmade lace.   This beautiful form of lace-making is not one that we know much about! It has been fun reading

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Lefkara Lace – New Video from Etsy

Thanks to our friends at Etsy for sharing their latest video highlighting the women of Lefkara, Cyprus and their handmade lace.   This beautiful form of lace-making is not one that we know much about! It has been fun reading

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Spring Crush on Lace

Diamonds aren’t this girl’s best friend, Lace is! Bobbin lace, knitted lace, crochet fillet, cut-out lace… oh boy, how I love lace. Almost as much as I love Summer, and nothing makes a Summer day better than spending it with

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Spring Crush on Lace

Diamonds aren’t this girl’s best friend, Lace is! Bobbin lace, knitted lace, crochet fillet, cut-out lace… oh boy, how I love lace. Almost as much as I love Summer, and nothing makes a Summer day better than spending it with

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The Lace Princess

Lieve Jerger’s blood is laced in history, creation, and modernization of lace.  From the time that her mother taught Lieve how to hand-make lace to her current stay in San Pedro, California where she teaches L.A. based students how to

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The Lace Princess

Lieve Jerger’s blood is laced in history, creation, and modernization of lace.  From the time that her mother taught Lieve how to hand-make lace to her current stay in San Pedro, California where she teaches L.A. based students how to

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