Silk

A closeup of a recent batik on silk.
May 3rd, 2013
Mexican Fencepost Lite
April 29th, 2013
A River Runs Through It
April 29th, 2013
"Blu Fields"
April 25th, 2013
Nuno Felting
April 23rd, 2013
Something Borrowed
April 23rd, 2013
Nothing Is Certain
April 12th, 2013
Uplifted - detail
April 12th, 2013
My Undergraduate course graduation works
April 11th, 2013
Cousin (detail)
April 1st, 2013
Sewing Educator
April 1st, 2013
het Keurslijf ( Tight)
March 29th, 2013
detail Het Keurslijf ( Tight)
March 29th, 2013
Water Wall
March 26th, 2013
Untitled 1: Rhythm Series
March 25th, 2013
Stockholm Winter
March 24th, 2013

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Loom bands? Those rainbow loops created by a Michigan dad:


Dress Made Of 20,000 Loom Bands Sells For More Than $200,000 on ebay
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Kornit teamed up with FIT Textile Surface Design students to promote new environmentally-friendly, easy-does-it digital printer:


Kornit - Direct to Garment
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Scientist quits his day job to devote his life to folding paper:


Online Origami Tutorials Eclipse the Traditional Manual
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ArtQuilt Gallery NYC hosts an upcoming exhibit by Barbara McKie "Quilts from Nature" http://ow.ly/zihDZ
Pleased to announce that longtime partner @Surface_Design will participate in the Partner Pavilion at the fair! #sofa21 #sofapartner
Check out summer workshops with Gunnel Hag in Toronto, CA. http://ow.ly/zihnB
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Holland Cotter of NYT calls this "the most unassumingly beautiful show I’ve seen in NYC this summer."


‘Waterweavers’ / Bard Graduate Center
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Master of Materials Phyllida Barlow has inaugural "Gig" at new H&W gallery in Somerset, UK:


Exhibitions / Hauser & Wirth
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Who is in Rhode Island for #HGAconv? How was the fashion show? @hgaconvergence
Mirka Knaster, is part of the The Sea Ranch Art Tour. Her textile studio is open for the tour Labor Day weekend http://ow.ly/zfurH
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UK-born Sophie Standing paints the wildlife in Kenya with thread:


Elaborate Textile 'Collages' of African Wildlife
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The sobering surface of what we throw away:


Lying Down in a Week's Worth of Trash
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Handweavers Guild of America is about to converge in Providence, RI. See related shows here:


A Lively Experiment: All Media Exhibition
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Now on at Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, MA:


Game Changers: Fiber Art Masters & Innovators
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Rebozos get some love at Fashion & Textile Museum in London:


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Flax goes DIY in Wisconsin:


On Campus: UWGB’s Grow-Your-Own Flax Project
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The Flax Project at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay gives new meaning to “grow your own.” Find out how faculty worked across disciplines to make it happen from seed to multi-use fiber – and how happy-making the process was for everyone. Art Department Chair (and SDA Member) Alison Gates tells all.




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Congrats to 24 emerging makers!


Outstanding Student Award - 2014 | surfacedesign.org
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Nominated by their instructors, these outstanding undergraduate and graduate students received a one-year membership to SDA.




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Provocative idea:


x.pose

...is a wearable data-driven sculpture that exposes the skin as a real-time reflection of the data the wearer is producing.




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NEA honors Carolyn Mazloomi (Ohio) for her work & advocacy via Women of Color Quilter's Network:


NEA National Heritage Fellowships
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