If you’d like to turn your passion for textiles into your livelihood, take some cues from recent Cornell grad (+ SDA member) Jessie Fair. With a day job at a prestigious fashion company, 2 online stores AND freelance clients like H&M, she strives to keep her fiber focus in flow & in balance.
Find out how SDA-Washington State took the idea for a 4 hour networking event and turned it into a 2-day symposium, members’ exhibition + studio/vendor tour – with a waiting list. If you’d like to get this kind of energy flowing in your area, let Peggy O’Heron’s story get you started. Then just add your own collective expertise and passion for the textile arts to make it happen.
Take another fiber cyber-safari with Mickie as your guide. Bag some tasty knotting from a Macrame Master. Check out Canadian “World of Threads” artists’ profiles. Peruse UK’s Silk Painters Guild + American Tapestry Alliance online galleries. Watch tech geek fashion in action…just pick a click.