Posts Tagged 'natural dyes'

A Textile Story in Three Parts

India is an exciting destination for handcrafts with a rich variety of textile traditions. At the core of modern India is a reverence for hand-spun, hand-woven khadi fabric, which Ghandi made central to his fight for Indian independence in the

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A Textile Story in Three Parts

India is an exciting destination for handcrafts with a rich variety of textile traditions. At the core of modern India is a reverence for hand-spun, hand-woven khadi fabric, which Ghandi made central to his fight for Indian independence in the

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TAC Summer Camp, 2018: Week 5!

In Week 5 of TAC Summer Camp, the campers visited the Museum of Art and Design to see the exhibition: Tanya Aguiñiga: Craft and Care. The core of Aguiñiga’s work is using materials and design to provide care and support

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TAC Summer Camp, 2018: Week 5!

In Week 5 of TAC Summer Camp, the campers visited the Museum of Art and Design to see the exhibition: Tanya Aguiñiga: Craft and Care. The core of Aguiñiga’s work is using materials and design to provide care and support

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A Guide to Sourcing Natural Dyes in NYC

When shopping for clothing or fibers, most people don’t consider where the bright colors and pigments that have altered the material come from or how we are able to have every color of the rainbow draped across our bodies. In

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A Guide to Sourcing Natural Dyes in NYC

When shopping for clothing or fibers, most people don’t consider where the bright colors and pigments that have altered the material come from or how we are able to have every color of the rainbow draped across our bodies. In

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Earth Tones LA: Festival of Natural Color

  Contributed by environmental artist + writer, Abigail Doan: Earth Tones LA 11am–4pm on May 18–20, 2018 earthtones.la Poketo Project Space at ROW DTLA 777 South Alameda Street, #174 Instagram: @earthtones.la  #earthtonesla We are excited to share news of Earth

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Earth Tones LA: Festival of Natural Color

  Contributed by environmental artist + writer, Abigail Doan: Earth Tones LA 11am–4pm on May 18–20, 2018 earthtones.la Poketo Project Space at ROW DTLA 777 South Alameda Street, #174 Instagram: @earthtones.la  #earthtonesla We are excited to share news of Earth

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Elemental Dyeing!

In Cycle 3 of TAC Afterschool, we recently made patchwork tote bags using elemental dyeing methods. We explored three different techniques that used unconventional techniques to dye fabrics for our bags. The first process was snow dyeing: First, we gathered

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Elemental Dyeing!

In Cycle 3 of TAC Afterschool, we recently made patchwork tote bags using elemental dyeing methods. We explored three different techniques that used unconventional techniques to dye fabrics for our bags. The first process was snow dyeing: First, we gathered

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Traveling with Twofold: Mexico City & Oaxaca

Mexico is emerging as an exciting destination for design. A new generation of textile designers is tapping into the country’s rich history of craft-based skills to create textiles with a modern Mexican aesthetic. Twofold Travel, which organizes small-group tours exploring contemporary

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Traveling with Twofold: Mexico City & Oaxaca

Mexico is emerging as an exciting destination for design. A new generation of textile designers is tapping into the country’s rich history of craft-based skills to create textiles with a modern Mexican aesthetic. Twofold Travel, which organizes small-group tours exploring contemporary

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April Fiber Art Picks!

Pop-up Studio and TAC Maker Space Bard Graduate Center Through May 13, 2018 Textile Arts Center has partnered with the Bard Graduate Center to set a pop-up studio and maker space in the BGC Gallery space, as part of the

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April Fiber Art Picks!

Pop-up Studio and TAC Maker Space Bard Graduate Center Through May 13, 2018 Textile Arts Center has partnered with the Bard Graduate Center to set a pop-up studio and maker space in the BGC Gallery space, as part of the

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AIR Cycle 9 Highlight: Jamie Boyle

   Above photos by Mariel Rolwing Montes on 35 mm film with Canon Rebel 2000   Jamie Boyle is a visual artist who has frequently collaborated on the creation of material stuff for performances. Most recently, she designed the garments

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AIR Cycle 9 Highlight: Jamie Boyle

   Above photos by Mariel Rolwing Montes on 35 mm film with Canon Rebel 2000   Jamie Boyle is a visual artist who has frequently collaborated on the creation of material stuff for performances. Most recently, she designed the garments

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Work In Progress: Annie Gunks

On an overcast and unseasonably warm winter afternoon, I sat down with our February Work In Progress (WIP) Resident, Annie Gunks, in her studio to talk about her work. How long have you been working with textiles, and what drew

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Work In Progress: Annie Gunks

On an overcast and unseasonably warm winter afternoon, I sat down with our February Work In Progress (WIP) Resident, Annie Gunks, in her studio to talk about her work. How long have you been working with textiles, and what drew

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AIR 9 Show & Tell, Part II

Here’s the second half of our two-part Artists-in-Residence Show & Tell series, where we interviewed the artists in our 9-month residency program about work they created at TAC and their overall AIR experience. Read Part I of the series, and

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AIR 9 Show & Tell, Part II

Here’s the second half of our two-part Artists-in-Residence Show & Tell series, where we interviewed the artists in our 9-month residency program about work they created at TAC and their overall AIR experience. Read Part I of the series, and

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