Posts Tagged 'nostalgia'

Cloth as a Record Keeper of Memory

But where identity is concerned, this can result in curious sense of unselving (Alexander, 1999) I have always been curious about the relationship between clothing and family photographs. As fashion changes are typically described in the 20th century with every

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Cloth as a Record Keeper of Memory

But where identity is concerned, this can result in curious sense of unselving (Alexander, 1999) I have always been curious about the relationship between clothing and family photographs. As fashion changes are typically described in the 20th century with every

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Adolescent Nostalgia: Collages of Kelly McCafferty

This past summer,  some pals and I adventured to Wassaic – a small town in the Hudson Valley. We were headed to the annual Wassaic Arts Festival, which has been promoting and celebrating contemporary art with their extensive residency program, community

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Adolescent Nostalgia: Collages of Kelly McCafferty

This past summer,  some pals and I adventured to Wassaic – a small town in the Hudson Valley. We were headed to the annual Wassaic Arts Festival, which has been promoting and celebrating contemporary art with their extensive residency program, community

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Staff Picks: Flower Crowns

When I was a kid, summer meant living outside. It meant exploring the forest (the elephant ears in my grandmother’s backyard) with my wolf (our huskie), Critter, as my companion. I would wake up before the sun, not returning to

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Staff Picks: Flower Crowns

When I was a kid, summer meant living outside. It meant exploring the forest (the elephant ears in my grandmother’s backyard) with my wolf (our huskie), Critter, as my companion. I would wake up before the sun, not returning to

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i don’t really miss you by Lindsay Bottos

Right now I am completely enamored and inspired by Lindsay Bottos, especially her series i don’t really miss you. Although I have seen embroidered photographs before, there is something so incredible special about Lindsay’s series. Each embroidery hoop feels like

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i don’t really miss you by Lindsay Bottos

Right now I am completely enamored and inspired by Lindsay Bottos, especially her series i don’t really miss you. Although I have seen embroidered photographs before, there is something so incredible special about Lindsay’s series. Each embroidery hoop feels like

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Diane Meyer: Episodic

“This series is based on photographs taken at various points in my life and arranged by location. Sections of the images have been obscured through a layer of embroidered pixels sewn directly into the photograph. The embroidery deteriorates sections of

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Diane Meyer: Episodic

“This series is based on photographs taken at various points in my life and arranged by location. Sections of the images have been obscured through a layer of embroidered pixels sewn directly into the photograph. The embroidery deteriorates sections of

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Artist Highlight: Shannon Rankin

I have such a giant artist crush on Shannon Rankin from selflesh! I can relate so strongly to her use of transitions, geology, and maps…which are all drawn together at one point with her embroidery. Shannon’s work uses such simple

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Artist Highlight: Shannon Rankin

I have such a giant artist crush on Shannon Rankin from selflesh! I can relate so strongly to her use of transitions, geology, and maps…which are all drawn together at one point with her embroidery. Shannon’s work uses such simple

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Tracing Travels

Back in October we held a class taught by the wonderful Emily Fischer of HapticLab. Emily was a wonderful teacher and I was so happy we were able to offer a basic quilting class that engaged people with contemporary design.

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Tracing Travels

Back in October we held a class taught by the wonderful Emily Fischer of HapticLab. Emily was a wonderful teacher and I was so happy we were able to offer a basic quilting class that engaged people with contemporary design.

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