Posts Tagged 'sustainable fashion'

Premiere Vision NYC: An International Textile Event

Premiere Vision is a massive textile event which travels internationally and seeks to connect professionals in the industry. On January 17th-18th, Premiere Vision made its way to NYC at Pier 94 with some 360 different exhibitors from all over the

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Premiere Vision NYC: An International Textile Event

Premiere Vision is a massive textile event which travels internationally and seeks to connect professionals in the industry. On January 17th-18th, Premiere Vision made its way to NYC at Pier 94 with some 360 different exhibitors from all over the

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Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse

After years of crochet, weaving, and sewing projects, I’m all too familiar with the scraps that pile up after each new project.  While some of my scraps become rag rugs, patchwork quilts, and scrap yarn blankets, many seem too oddly-shaped

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Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse

After years of crochet, weaving, and sewing projects, I’m all too familiar with the scraps that pile up after each new project.  While some of my scraps become rag rugs, patchwork quilts, and scrap yarn blankets, many seem too oddly-shaped

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Interview with Sasha Duerr, Author of ‘Natural Color’

Despite being busy with the release of her newest publication, we were lucky enough to receive a gift in the mail from our friend Sasha Duerr – an advance copy of ‘Natural Color,‘ all the way from sunny California. We

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Interview with Sasha Duerr, Author of ‘Natural Color’

Despite being busy with the release of her newest publication, we were lucky enough to receive a gift in the mail from our friend Sasha Duerr – an advance copy of ‘Natural Color,‘ all the way from sunny California. We

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DIY T-Shirt Yarn Tutorial!

If you’re like me, you could get lost for hours looking at DIY projects on Pinterest! Since moving to New York from Kansas, my love for creating has not disappeared, however my funds for projects have. As an artist who’s focus

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DIY T-Shirt Yarn Tutorial!

If you’re like me, you could get lost for hours looking at DIY projects on Pinterest! Since moving to New York from Kansas, my love for creating has not disappeared, however my funds for projects have. As an artist who’s focus

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Textile Recycling in 2016

Throughout my life, I’ve had the privilege of living in two of the most environmentally conscious locales: San Francisco, California, and nestled under the Green Mountains in Vermont. By default I became somewhat of a recycling and composting devotee because

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Textile Recycling in 2016

Throughout my life, I’ve had the privilege of living in two of the most environmentally conscious locales: San Francisco, California, and nestled under the Green Mountains in Vermont. By default I became somewhat of a recycling and composting devotee because

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Madesmith Sustainable Fashion Business Incubator

Attention designers and creative entrepreneurs! Our friends at Madesmith Academy are offering a special class discount to the TAC community. Now through February 15th, TAC members may take $800 OFF registration for Madesmith Academy’s Sustainable Fashion Business Incubator with code:

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Madesmith Sustainable Fashion Business Incubator

Attention designers and creative entrepreneurs! Our friends at Madesmith Academy are offering a special class discount to the TAC community. Now through February 15th, TAC members may take $800 OFF registration for Madesmith Academy’s Sustainable Fashion Business Incubator with code:

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Exploring Natural Color: Cara Marie Piazza

Long time friend of TAC, Cara Marie Piazza, is one of those artists you could follow for the process photos alone. Photos on her Instagram show delicately dyed fabric laid against exposed brick accompanied with some bright and voluptuous fruit;

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Exploring Natural Color: Cara Marie Piazza

Long time friend of TAC, Cara Marie Piazza, is one of those artists you could follow for the process photos alone. Photos on her Instagram show delicately dyed fabric laid against exposed brick accompanied with some bright and voluptuous fruit;

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From Farm to Fabric with Manufacture New York

This past weekend, Manufacture New York hosted a 2-day weekend exploration into local textile production and sustainable fashion practices. This event included hands on workshops and panel discussions that furthered the dialogue surrounding locally sourced materials in the fashion supply

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From Farm to Fabric with Manufacture New York

This past weekend, Manufacture New York hosted a 2-day weekend exploration into local textile production and sustainable fashion practices. This event included hands on workshops and panel discussions that furthered the dialogue surrounding locally sourced materials in the fashion supply

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A Conversation with Melissa Lockwood

Using salvaged fabrics, Brooklyn based artist Melissa Lockwood creates innovative garments that not only utilize recycled materials, but create awareness around the tremendous waste in the fashion and textile industries. Lockwood’s lines IQtest and Punkautomatic produce complex pieces for men

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A Conversation with Melissa Lockwood

Using salvaged fabrics, Brooklyn based artist Melissa Lockwood creates innovative garments that not only utilize recycled materials, but create awareness around the tremendous waste in the fashion and textile industries. Lockwood’s lines IQtest and Punkautomatic produce complex pieces for men

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Introducing Sewing Seeds Summer Resident, Ricki Dwyer!

Ricki Dwyer is our new Sewing Seeds Artist in Residence for the summer! Ricki is a textile artist who comes to us by way of San Francisco. She started her undergrad at Pratt in Brooklyn, NY and completed it for Fibers

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Introducing Sewing Seeds Summer Resident, Ricki Dwyer!

Ricki Dwyer is our new Sewing Seeds Artist in Residence for the summer! Ricki is a textile artist who comes to us by way of San Francisco. She started her undergrad at Pratt in Brooklyn, NY and completed it for Fibers

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