Posts Tagged 'shibori'

On the Hunt: Sourcing Materials as an NYC Textile Artist

As a new resident of New York City, and a textile artist myself, I’ve found it difficult to continue using re-salvaged materials in my practice. Being from the west coast where some up-cycling centers are open to individual creatives, NYC

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On the Hunt: Sourcing Materials as an NYC Textile Artist

As a new resident of New York City, and a textile artist myself, I’ve found it difficult to continue using re-salvaged materials in my practice. Being from the west coast where some up-cycling centers are open to individual creatives, NYC

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Twofold Tokyo Tour & Indigo Dyeing Retreat!

Twofold, a company founded by Jessica Warner to explore textiles around the globe, has just announced a new small-group trip to Japan in spring of 2017. This is the company’s second Tokyo Tour & Indigo Retreat, which promises a rich,

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Twofold Tokyo Tour & Indigo Dyeing Retreat!

Twofold, a company founded by Jessica Warner to explore textiles around the globe, has just announced a new small-group trip to Japan in spring of 2017. This is the company’s second Tokyo Tour & Indigo Retreat, which promises a rich,

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Teaching, Textiles, and Time: Interview with Simone Evans

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to sit down with Simone Evans, TAC Brooklyn’s Summer Camp Craft Instructor. You could always find Simone with a huge smile on her face in her brightly colored classroom, with flags and

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Teaching, Textiles, and Time: Interview with Simone Evans

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to sit down with Simone Evans, TAC Brooklyn’s Summer Camp Craft Instructor. You could always find Simone with a huge smile on her face in her brightly colored classroom, with flags and

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Maximal Natural Dyes / Frank Connet

As a former Sewing Seeds intern where natural dyes and natural dye plants are grown, taught, and written about frequently, it was with a heavy heart that I found myself on my worst dyeing days googling Frank Connet on my walks home from the

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Maximal Natural Dyes / Frank Connet

As a former Sewing Seeds intern where natural dyes and natural dye plants are grown, taught, and written about frequently, it was with a heavy heart that I found myself on my worst dyeing days googling Frank Connet on my walks home from the

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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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Dyeing to Weave: Catharine Ellis + Woven Shibori

Although I don’t like to do it often, sometimes falling down the internet rabbit hole for hours on end can be a rewarding experience. When I last fell into the digital abyss, I came up for air only to realize

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Dyeing to Weave: Catharine Ellis + Woven Shibori

Although I don’t like to do it often, sometimes falling down the internet rabbit hole for hours on end can be a rewarding experience. When I last fell into the digital abyss, I came up for air only to realize

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Interview With: Hanoux

(Hannah left, Kristin right) Hanoux is a new fashion company that focuses on creating original garments using natural fabrics and traditional dyeing processes. It was founded by Hannah Ross and Kristin Culmo, both graduates of Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute. This past

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Interview With: Hanoux

(Hannah left, Kristin right) Hanoux is a new fashion company that focuses on creating original garments using natural fabrics and traditional dyeing processes. It was founded by Hannah Ross and Kristin Culmo, both graduates of Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute. This past

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Shibori-Mania!

You didn’t hear it first at TAC, but Shibori textiles are going to be allover this Spring from your bed linens to your tank top. I love seeing so much shibori love, but it’s never too much to remind what is Shibori, where

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Shibori-Mania!

You didn’t hear it first at TAC, but Shibori textiles are going to be allover this Spring from your bed linens to your tank top. I love seeing so much shibori love, but it’s never too much to remind what is Shibori, where

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Class of the Week! 絞り染め (Japanese Shibori)

We’re sure you learned how to tie-dye in grade school, but you’d probably be surprised to know that Japanese Shibori – an ancient dyeing technique incorporating the use of creasing, folding, stitching and knotting to create uniquely beautiful designs on

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Class of the Week! 絞り染め (Japanese Shibori)

We’re sure you learned how to tie-dye in grade school, but you’d probably be surprised to know that Japanese Shibori – an ancient dyeing technique incorporating the use of creasing, folding, stitching and knotting to create uniquely beautiful designs on

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New Year, New Skills

I love starting new and fresh. Like when you get  a new notebook and you can’t wait to know what will end up filling the pages. Or moving to a new apartment and wondering where’s going to be your new

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New Year, New Skills

I love starting new and fresh. Like when you get  a new notebook and you can’t wait to know what will end up filling the pages. Or moving to a new apartment and wondering where’s going to be your new

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