The Textile Arts Center is partnering for the seconf year of the NEW YORK TEXTILE MONTH , a month long city wide festival designed to celebrated textile creative and promote textile awareness.

 

We have an exciting line up of events at TAC, from lectures to movie screenings:

 

 

SEPTEMBER 10

 

RUFFS TO RUFFLES: LACE IN THE 17TH CENTURY COSTUME

2PM

Brooklyn Studio

 

Join us for “Ruffs to Ruffles: Lace in 17th Century Costume,” a talk by Devon Thein, independent scholar and Brooklyn Lace Guild member, highlighting the dynamic, humorous, and even scandalous history of lace’s stylistic development.

 

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SEPTEMBER 14

 

GABBEH: MOVIE SCREENING + G&A

7PM

Brooklyn Studio

 

Textile Arts Center invites you to join Heirloom for a screening of Gabbeh, an epic tale of the forbidden passion that shapes the legend of a magical carpet.
Gabbeh rugs are a coarsely woven variety of Persian carpet. The simple, abstract designs are quite distinctive and are typically woven with uncarded, handspun wool. See and touch a Gabbeh to conclude the evening with a short Q&A with Zach Zaman of Heirloom.

 

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SEPTEMBER 17

 

WILD CROCHET WORKSHOP

 1-4PM
Manhattan Studio

 

Like nature, the resiliency of textiles is a story of form. A mystery of geometric interplays, textiles are ever present yet not fully understood. Join Work In Progress resident Diedre Brown to explore these questions, while learning more about natural hyperbolic structures and crocheting wild textiles.

 

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