Posts Tagged 'yarn'

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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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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Work in Progress: Alicia Scardetta

This month, along with sunny, spring days, a new program started at TAC Manhattan – Work in Progress. Work in Progress (WiP) is a behind the scenes look into the studio practice of contemporary artists and designers, to engage the public

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Work in Progress: Alicia Scardetta

This month, along with sunny, spring days, a new program started at TAC Manhattan – Work in Progress. Work in Progress (WiP) is a behind the scenes look into the studio practice of contemporary artists and designers, to engage the public

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Whittney Klann

I came across Whittney Klann at the 3rd Ward Craft Fair back in December. Ceramics work has become so popular lately, in Brooklyn especially, but something really stood out about Whittney’s ceramic bead necklaces. Whittney is a Wisconsin native who

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Whittney Klann

I came across Whittney Klann at the 3rd Ward Craft Fair back in December. Ceramics work has become so popular lately, in Brooklyn especially, but something really stood out about Whittney’s ceramic bead necklaces. Whittney is a Wisconsin native who

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SHOP: Hanmade Yarns

What better gift is there than one you can make yourself.  These hand-spun natural yarns are the perfect gifts for the hand knitters among us or any one who would like to create a one-of-kind, custom gift for that special someone.

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SHOP: Hanmade Yarns

What better gift is there than one you can make yourself.  These hand-spun natural yarns are the perfect gifts for the hand knitters among us or any one who would like to create a one-of-kind, custom gift for that special someone.

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MEND: A Knitting Intervention with Liz Collins

    Liz Collins is at it again. As a NY-based knit-wear designer, artist, and adjunct faculty at RISD, Liz undertakes some amazing projects that cross fashion and art. After some recent Knitting Nation events, and a Retail Intervention at Barney’s

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MEND: A Knitting Intervention with Liz Collins

    Liz Collins is at it again. As a NY-based knit-wear designer, artist, and adjunct faculty at RISD, Liz undertakes some amazing projects that cross fashion and art. After some recent Knitting Nation events, and a Retail Intervention at Barney’s

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Friday AfterWorkShop: Space Dyeing

So, as you may know our very first book came out last month! The Textile Artist’s Studio Handbook is one in a series of artist books from Quarry publishing that help you to set up a studio at home. As

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Friday AfterWorkShop: Space Dyeing

So, as you may know our very first book came out last month! The Textile Artist’s Studio Handbook is one in a series of artist books from Quarry publishing that help you to set up a studio at home. As

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SHOP: Hello Mello Yarns

Heather Love taught me how to knit my very first in-the-round knitting project: a very fine pair of wool mittens. She is an all around fiber artist: spinner, knitter, teacher, designer working out of Brooklyn. She has a great line

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SHOP: Hello Mello Yarns

Heather Love taught me how to knit my very first in-the-round knitting project: a very fine pair of wool mittens. She is an all around fiber artist: spinner, knitter, teacher, designer working out of Brooklyn. She has a great line

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Spin, Spin, Spin

I’m currently taking the Spin + Dye class, and am in love. Not only is the process of spinning fun and relaxing, but it’s absolutely rewarding being able to choose the fibers you want to use, the thickness of your

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Spin, Spin, Spin

I’m currently taking the Spin + Dye class, and am in love. Not only is the process of spinning fun and relaxing, but it’s absolutely rewarding being able to choose the fibers you want to use, the thickness of your

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Whistle While You Weave

I recently moved to this amazingly great city from Sydney, Australia with big dreams and high ideals about what the big apple had to offer me. As a relatively young textile designer, I was keen to get in amongst it

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Whistle While You Weave

I recently moved to this amazingly great city from Sydney, Australia with big dreams and high ideals about what the big apple had to offer me. As a relatively young textile designer, I was keen to get in amongst it

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