Posts Tagged 'travel'

A Textile Story in Three Parts

India is an exciting destination for handcrafts with a rich variety of textile traditions. At the core of modern India is a reverence for hand-spun, hand-woven khadi fabric, which Ghandi made central to his fight for Indian independence in the

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A Textile Story in Three Parts

India is an exciting destination for handcrafts with a rich variety of textile traditions. At the core of modern India is a reverence for hand-spun, hand-woven khadi fabric, which Ghandi made central to his fight for Indian independence in the

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Traveling with Twofold: Mexico City & Oaxaca

Mexico is emerging as an exciting destination for design. A new generation of textile designers is tapping into the country’s rich history of craft-based skills to create textiles with a modern Mexican aesthetic. Twofold Travel, which organizes small-group tours exploring contemporary

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Traveling with Twofold: Mexico City & Oaxaca

Mexico is emerging as an exciting destination for design. A new generation of textile designers is tapping into the country’s rich history of craft-based skills to create textiles with a modern Mexican aesthetic. Twofold Travel, which organizes small-group tours exploring contemporary

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Residencia de la Tela: A Holistic Examination of ‘Making’

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it a million times over: my time at TAC was crucial to understanding and exploring the vast importance of community and creativity to our wellbeing. It isn’t only the ongoing programs that provide

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Residencia de la Tela: A Holistic Examination of ‘Making’

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it a million times over: my time at TAC was crucial to understanding and exploring the vast importance of community and creativity to our wellbeing. It isn’t only the ongoing programs that provide

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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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The Language of Weaving: The Back Strap Loom in Guatemala

Nearly every human civilization has created some form of textiles. Of those, textiles are a means specific to their needs, resources, and spirituality. Regardless of the time and place, if a mechanism for weaving was created it must follow a

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The Language of Weaving: The Back Strap Loom in Guatemala

Nearly every human civilization has created some form of textiles. Of those, textiles are a means specific to their needs, resources, and spirituality. Regardless of the time and place, if a mechanism for weaving was created it must follow a

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Navajo Tapestry in Antelope Canyon

Last week I got the chance to fly out to Arizona and join my sister for the remainder of her cross country road trip home to Los Angeles.  Upon arriving in Phoenix, we headed north towards Page to visit the

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Navajo Tapestry in Antelope Canyon

Last week I got the chance to fly out to Arizona and join my sister for the remainder of her cross country road trip home to Los Angeles.  Upon arriving in Phoenix, we headed north towards Page to visit the

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Guatemalan Textiles from Chichicastenango Market

Greetings from Guatemala! Over the next few months I will be researching, photographing, and writing about the diverse world of textiles in Guatemala exclusively for the TAC community. Just a few days ago I traveled to the famous market in

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Guatemalan Textiles from Chichicastenango Market

Greetings from Guatemala! Over the next few months I will be researching, photographing, and writing about the diverse world of textiles in Guatemala exclusively for the TAC community. Just a few days ago I traveled to the famous market in

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