Now you can take 2 “workshops” with American Shibori Master Ana Lisa Hedstrom – at your convenience in your own home / studio. After years of being asked to document her creative process and exploration of arashi shibori, smocking and stitched resists, she’s finally made it available on 2 videos. Find out more, in her own words, here.
In 2010, artist Anne Wilson invited participation in an interactive public art project that explored both past and present of textile history in Knoxville, Tennessee. Let Surface Design Journal Editor Marci McDade give you access to this ambitious and thoughtful installation via her review of the exhibition catalog.
Best-selling “World of Rozome” book by American master of Japanese wax resist Betsy (now Kiranada) Sterling Benjamin is out of print – but no matter. You can study with her via CD with bonus material added. Or get her instruction on Ro-kata, or wax stencil resist, from her latest DVD. It’s all here!
This go round, Mickie serves up hot links to international yarnbombers, Mobilia Gallery’s textile-rich database, V&A’s delectable video channel featuring edgy toile – plus favorites from Hand/Eye online magazine. And don’t miss far-flung quilts of many colors. Let Mickie hook you up, here!
Artist/arts writer Karen Searle gives an overview of Jiyoung Chung’s first book about her signature technique of joomchi, the Korean paper-making process. Preview a few of the book’s spectacular gallery of images here!
Let Studio Art Quilt Associates Executive Director (and SDA member!) Martha Sielman be your guide on this tour of contemporary art quilts that explore the beauty of the natural world – as well as the creative process of the maker. First in a series by Lark Books.
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.
After her first book sold out, Tilleke Schwarz (NE) decided to self-publish the next one. Savor the whimsey of her embroidery while tasting the complexities she faced upon deciding to finance – and take control of – all decisions herself.
SDA Member Joe Cunningham features the work and short profiles of 30 contemporary male quilters in this recent overview. SDA member Luke Haynes, whose work is included, shows us some highlights.