Lia Cook "Spatial Ikat II" 1977

Blog Post Tag: African Textiles

Friday Fibers Roundup

October 27, 2016 9:00 am

Another shout out to an accomplished SDA member, an Arrowmont call-for-entry, textile podcast, and so much more this week for your Friday Fibers Roundup! 1) SDA member Yoshiko Wada was just granted the 2016 George Hewitt Myers Award! This award recognizes an individual’s lifetime achievements and exceptional contributions to the field of textile arts. 2)

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Knitting & Stitching Show by Jamie Chalmers

October 18, 2016 1:21 pm

Last week was the Knitting & Stitching Show at the Alexandra Palace in London. I was lucky to get Jamie “Mr X Stitch” Chalmers  to attend the show and share what he found interesting on display there! The event featured work from 3D crochet to surface embroidery, patchwork and quilting to intricate crochet, and highlighted the immense level of craft in

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Friday Fibers Roundup

October 13, 2016 9:00 am

From surreal fashion worlds and collaborative weaving shows to a long lost tradition of clam silk harvesting, this week’s Friday Fibers Roundup features a variety of exhibitions, historical textiles, curator appointments, and a goofy GIF! 1) This Solar System Quilt by Ellen Harding Baker was created as used a teaching aid in astronomy classes back

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