Posts Tagged 'silk'

November Fiber Art Picks!

Xenobia Bailey amongst her work. Photo courtesy of MAD. Xenobia Bailey “Studio Views: Craft in the Expanded Field” Museum of Art and Design Through December 17, 2017   Two new artists, Xenobia Bailey and Maria Hupfield, rotate into the second

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November Fiber Art Picks!

Xenobia Bailey amongst her work. Photo courtesy of MAD. Xenobia Bailey “Studio Views: Craft in the Expanded Field” Museum of Art and Design Through December 17, 2017   Two new artists, Xenobia Bailey and Maria Hupfield, rotate into the second

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Textile Travel: Vietnam’s ‘Silk Village’

This past winter, I was lucky enough to visit Vietnam on vacation. While there were many places I wanted to explore, one that particularly enticed me was the ambient former port city of Hoi An, located on the eastern coast

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Textile Travel: Vietnam’s ‘Silk Village’

This past winter, I was lucky enough to visit Vietnam on vacation. While there were many places I wanted to explore, one that particularly enticed me was the ambient former port city of Hoi An, located on the eastern coast

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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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Collaborative Cloth: Interview with Milleneufcentquatrevingtquatre

A duo made of Amélie Charroin and Marie Colin-Madan, Milleneufcentquatrevigntquatre (french for nineteen-eighty-four, their birth year) is a brand out of France specializing in scarves. Made from images drawn and printed by both of them, MNCQVQ  ”is the meeting of our 2

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Collaborative Cloth: Interview with Milleneufcentquatrevingtquatre

A duo made of Amélie Charroin and Marie Colin-Madan, Milleneufcentquatrevigntquatre (french for nineteen-eighty-four, their birth year) is a brand out of France specializing in scarves. Made from images drawn and printed by both of them, MNCQVQ  ”is the meeting of our 2

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Soojin Cha | Eternal Energy: Embroidery Drawing

As I was strolling down the street in Little Italy the other day, I came across Gallery Nine5, where the work of Korean embroidery artist Soojin Cha is on view until December 28th in an exhibition titled: Eternal Energy: Embroidery Drawing. The space

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Soojin Cha | Eternal Energy: Embroidery Drawing

As I was strolling down the street in Little Italy the other day, I came across Gallery Nine5, where the work of Korean embroidery artist Soojin Cha is on view until December 28th in an exhibition titled: Eternal Energy: Embroidery Drawing. The space

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NYC Permaculture Festival 2014

Sewing Seeds has been working with The Old Stone House in Brooklyn to cultivate natural dyes from garden plants.  To conclude the summer season, The Old Stone House hosted a New York Permaculture Exchange event, the NYC Permaculture Festival, of which Sewing Seeds was happily

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NYC Permaculture Festival 2014

Sewing Seeds has been working with The Old Stone House in Brooklyn to cultivate natural dyes from garden plants.  To conclude the summer season, The Old Stone House hosted a New York Permaculture Exchange event, the NYC Permaculture Festival, of which Sewing Seeds was happily

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P a i n t e d ~ S c a r v e s

Every year I plan to make a lot of beautiful and handmade gifts for my family to put under the Christmas tree – but every year, I forget to start soon enough to make them something nice in time! But

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P a i n t e d ~ S c a r v e s

Every year I plan to make a lot of beautiful and handmade gifts for my family to put under the Christmas tree – but every year, I forget to start soon enough to make them something nice in time! But

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Must See: Fiber Futures at the Japan Society

Last Thursday, Addison and I had the pleasure of going to the opening reception for Fiber Futures at the Japan Society. After aiding in the educational programming for the show, I was so excited to see it come together. A little

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Must See: Fiber Futures at the Japan Society

Last Thursday, Addison and I had the pleasure of going to the opening reception for Fiber Futures at the Japan Society. After aiding in the educational programming for the show, I was so excited to see it come together. A little

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Capturing the Light

–Light and air are invisible existences– Asako Ishizaki‘s inspiration comes from the drama created by nature’s ecosystem, which penetrates every facet of our lives.  Her work offers to simulate the senses and imagination of invisibility and visibility.  ”Therefore the form

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Capturing the Light

–Light and air are invisible existences– Asako Ishizaki‘s inspiration comes from the drama created by nature’s ecosystem, which penetrates every facet of our lives.  Her work offers to simulate the senses and imagination of invisibility and visibility.  ”Therefore the form

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