Posts Tagged 'workshop'

Sewing Seeds Summer Series: DIY Natural Paint Swatch Workshop!

Are your walls/patios/end tables white and emotionally withholding? Do VOCs make you sad? Would you like to be simultaneously as happy, focused, and mentally invigorated as this young man above? (Do you find advertisement strategies with three rhetorical questions and

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Sewing Seeds Summer Series: DIY Natural Paint Swatch Workshop!

Are your walls/patios/end tables white and emotionally withholding? Do VOCs make you sad? Would you like to be simultaneously as happy, focused, and mentally invigorated as this young man above? (Do you find advertisement strategies with three rhetorical questions and

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Staff Picks: Design A Bag

In this city each day, we are urban adventurers, setting out at the crack of dawn, flitting about from one thing to the next and seldom returning home until the wee hours. We carry with us all the supplies to

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Staff Picks: Design A Bag

In this city each day, we are urban adventurers, setting out at the crack of dawn, flitting about from one thing to the next and seldom returning home until the wee hours. We carry with us all the supplies to

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Staff Picks: Book Arts 101

I love books. I mean…I really really love books. I make paper and there is an obvious connection there, but I cannot even tell you the hours that I have spent in the Strand since moving to New York (more

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Staff Picks: Book Arts 101

I love books. I mean…I really really love books. I make paper and there is an obvious connection there, but I cannot even tell you the hours that I have spent in the Strand since moving to New York (more

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Staff Picks: Pattern Drafting for Knitters

I’ve never enjoyed knitting other people’s patterns, mainly because modern knitting books rarely have anything I’m interested in making, AND I HAVE A VISION. The most important thing I’ve ever learned as a knitter was how to draft my own

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Staff Picks: Pattern Drafting for Knitters

I’ve never enjoyed knitting other people’s patterns, mainly because modern knitting books rarely have anything I’m interested in making, AND I HAVE A VISION. The most important thing I’ve ever learned as a knitter was how to draft my own

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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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Inspiration Board: Silk Painting

What’s great about learning a skill is that it never needs to fit inside one box. Like drawing? Try creating an illustration on silk screen or experiment with nonconventional surfaces. Like sewing? Take a stab at sewing into a 3d

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Inspiration Board: Silk Painting

What’s great about learning a skill is that it never needs to fit inside one box. Like drawing? Try creating an illustration on silk screen or experiment with nonconventional surfaces. Like sewing? Take a stab at sewing into a 3d

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Show some LOVE with Leather! Handmade Leather Wallets

Valentines Day is just around the corner, but instead of hitting up the drugstore at the last minute for the oh-so-predictable flowers, box of chocolate and stuffed teddy bear consider giving that special someone in your life a gift they

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Show some LOVE with Leather! Handmade Leather Wallets

Valentines Day is just around the corner, but instead of hitting up the drugstore at the last minute for the oh-so-predictable flowers, box of chocolate and stuffed teddy bear consider giving that special someone in your life a gift they

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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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Felted Wall Hangings with STATE:

Don’t you wish sometimes walls had pockets for all those little things, like scissors and pens, and bike lock keys, and everything else you’re always misplacing? Brooklyn-based designer Adrienne Antonson (from STATE) thought so too. In this workshop, Adrienne Antonson

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Felted Wall Hangings with STATE:

Don’t you wish sometimes walls had pockets for all those little things, like scissors and pens, and bike lock keys, and everything else you’re always misplacing? Brooklyn-based designer Adrienne Antonson (from STATE) thought so too. In this workshop, Adrienne Antonson

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Large Scale Silk Marbling with Ilana Kohn

My very first class at the Textile Arts Center — and quite possibly my favorite — was silk marbling with designer Ilana Kohn.  I had marbled a bit in high school art class, but never properly. The class I took

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Large Scale Silk Marbling with Ilana Kohn

My very first class at the Textile Arts Center — and quite possibly my favorite — was silk marbling with designer Ilana Kohn.  I had marbled a bit in high school art class, but never properly. The class I took

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