Publications

Since its debut in 1976, the quarterly, full color Surface Design Journal -  one of the most prestigious publications on textiles in the world - has enticed members to renew and receive another year of visual and conceptual inspiration. It features articles on a theme, interviews, Exposure for members' work, and Spotlight on Education.

Unsurpassed in the world of non-profit arts organizations, the custom-designed NewsBlog replaced the printed Newsletter in 2010. It features stories about members' creative accomplishments and resources for enhancing creative growth and building community. The eNews email announces opportunities, exhibitions, and Board news.

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Carla Hernandez + the rich textile heritage of Mexico's indigenous communities =


"The Barefoot Designer" at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum / Boston
www.gardnermuseum.org



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Thursday 4.24.14 is Fashion Revolution Day + anniversary of Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh. Wear your clothes inside out to say enough is enough.


Fashion Revolution
fashionrevolution.org
Who made your clothes?




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Check out SDA Members featured on Craft in America fiber page! Joe (The Quilter) Cunningham will be featured in next episode "Industry" that airs May 2.


Craft In America / Cunningham Joe
www.craftinamerica.org



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Get recruited by CARPA to make it better:


Camp CARPA: Craftivism in the Desert
www.surfacedesign.org
Craftivism, or socially engaged making, is HOT.




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Does this list help anyone out there?


25 Things To Do On Your Lunch Break To Further Your Handmade Business
www.handmadeology.com



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Bahk uses nylon thread + charcoal to create the experience of disintegration.....


Seon Ghi Bahk: Fiction & the Fabricated Image
www.coolhunting.com



Valerie Walker is teaching Batik workshops in Montreal May 28 to June 1! http://ow.ly/vFtm3
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Biggie made Coogi sweaters a status symbol & collector's item:


Nineties Nostalgia Propels Coogi Brand Resurgence
www.nytimes.com



9th International Fiber Biennial includes SDA member Renee Harris with “Hold Close What May Vanish” http://ow.ly/vFt5a
@2014CraftShow Smithsonian Craft Show Opened today! Many SDA members including Jackie Abrams. Who else is out there?
Weavers of Surface Design: @websyarnstore is hosting a weaving contest in honor of it's 40th anniversary! http://ow.ly/vFswb
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Judith Braun has it all at her fingertips:


Without Pleasure.m4v
www.youtube.com
"Diamond Dust" 50' live charcoal wall drawing at Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA, done over 7 days in 2012.




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Ab/Ex & Op Art qualities of 20c quilts now on view at MFA in Boston:


60 distinctive quilts from renowned Pilgrim/Roy collection....
www.mfa.org



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Book Arts myth-busting:


Myth About Harvard Book Made of Human Skin Debunked
www.bostonmagazine.com



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Artisanal is IN - even at Calvin Klein!


Calvin Klein - Fall 2014 RTW
www.nytimes.com



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Who knew crochet could look so skeletal?


Crochet Skeleton Artist Caitlin McCormack
www.crochetconcupiscence.com



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You'll be surprised to find out that this is NOT fabric!


New Underwater Ink Plumes Photographed by Alberto Seveso
www.thisiscolossal.com



@TextileCenter 14th Annual World's Largest Textile Garage Sale at the U of Minnesota's ReUse Warehouse Sat. April 12 http://ow.ly/uXW1b
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Janet Echelman goes big - and interactive - over Vancouver:


Unnumbered sparks fly through the sky, initiated by TED attendees using cell phone signals
blog.ted.com



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