Posts Tagged 'quilting'

Quilting in America – A Brief History

Quilting has been enjoying a resurgence thanks to a renewed interest in craft and process driven arts. The fast pace of modern life, our short attention span and lack of tactile contact, and the disposable nature of most everything we

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Quilting in America – A Brief History

Quilting has been enjoying a resurgence thanks to a renewed interest in craft and process driven arts. The fast pace of modern life, our short attention span and lack of tactile contact, and the disposable nature of most everything we

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Quilting as Storytelling

Creating quilts has traditionally been used to tell a narrative through cloth, often made collaboratively through the collection of many scraps of fabric, hand stitched or sometimes not. Artist, Hayley Berrill, started using painting and drawing as a way to organize

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Quilting as Storytelling

Creating quilts has traditionally been used to tell a narrative through cloth, often made collaboratively through the collection of many scraps of fabric, hand stitched or sometimes not. Artist, Hayley Berrill, started using painting and drawing as a way to organize

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Work in Progress: Joey Casey

We were so excited to feature our own Joey Casey as our February Work in Progress resident! In addition to being a textile and fashion designer, Joey works hard as an instructor at the TAC Manhattan studio. We are always

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Work in Progress: Joey Casey

We were so excited to feature our own Joey Casey as our February Work in Progress resident! In addition to being a textile and fashion designer, Joey works hard as an instructor at the TAC Manhattan studio. We are always

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Work In Progress: Ali Smith from Salt & Still

We had an especially inspiring fall at TAC Manhattan with  Work In Progress resident, Ali Smith, of Salt and Still!     Ali works with traditional techniques such as quilting, embroidery and natural dyeing, inspired from the natural and magic world. Her creations, including quilts,

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Work In Progress: Ali Smith from Salt & Still

We had an especially inspiring fall at TAC Manhattan with  Work In Progress resident, Ali Smith, of Salt and Still!     Ali works with traditional techniques such as quilting, embroidery and natural dyeing, inspired from the natural and magic world. Her creations, including quilts,

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A Fresh Perspective on Quilting

The process of quilting is surely one of transformation as your materiality is manipulated from separate stiff pieces of fabric, to a well-crafted and well-loved heirloom. Many people today think of quilting as a dying art or just a hobby

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A Fresh Perspective on Quilting

The process of quilting is surely one of transformation as your materiality is manipulated from separate stiff pieces of fabric, to a well-crafted and well-loved heirloom. Many people today think of quilting as a dying art or just a hobby

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Introducing: Class of the Week

With so many amazing classes to choose from, how do you pick just one?! To help guide you and to highlight some of our favorites, we’re starting a weekly campaign called Class of the Week! Every week we’ll shine the light

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Introducing: Class of the Week

With so many amazing classes to choose from, how do you pick just one?! To help guide you and to highlight some of our favorites, we’re starting a weekly campaign called Class of the Week! Every week we’ll shine the light

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Alt_quilts / Color Compositions

                                                                        These are not your grandmother’s

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Alt_quilts / Color Compositions

                                                                        These are not your grandmother’s

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Workt By Hand: Public Workshops

As you must already know, the Brooklyn Museum has an amazing quilts show up from now until September 15, called Workt By Hand We are so excited about the show for many reasons, but one of them being the many

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Workt By Hand: Public Workshops

As you must already know, the Brooklyn Museum has an amazing quilts show up from now until September 15, called Workt By Hand We are so excited about the show for many reasons, but one of them being the many

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Working Circles: A Research Series

On behalf of Pascale Gatzen, we wanted to share with our readers and opportunity to take part in a great research project, totally free of charge, and full co-creation opportunities. Read below for more info, and if you’d like to

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Working Circles: A Research Series

On behalf of Pascale Gatzen, we wanted to share with our readers and opportunity to take part in a great research project, totally free of charge, and full co-creation opportunities. Read below for more info, and if you’d like to

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Quilts Galore

I came across the site for the International Quilt Study Center and Museum the other day. My friend, who is moving to Lincoln, Nebraska sent me an email with their website trying to entice me to visit! She knows me pretty

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Quilts Galore

I came across the site for the International Quilt Study Center and Museum the other day. My friend, who is moving to Lincoln, Nebraska sent me an email with their website trying to entice me to visit! She knows me pretty

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