Shelley Norton, "Necklace" (detail)

Blog Post Tag: Book club

SDA Book Club: “The Nature of Things” reviewed by Vivien Zepf

July 1, 2022 5:00 am

The Nature of Things: Essays of a Tapestry Weaver by Tommye McClure Scanlin In his artist statement in the 1988 World Tapestry Today exhibition catalog, Archie Brennan wrote that tapestry is a frequently boring 20th century activity (1). Author and tapestry artist Tommye McClure Scanlin concedes the point. She notes it can be boring when …

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SDA Book Club, February: “The Golden Thread”

February 7, 2020 5:00 am

This year, Surface Design Association wants to share more of the amazing fibers and textiles-related books out there with our new SDA Book Club. The books featured will range from teaching skills and techniques, fiction, historical surveys, critical essays, exhibition catalogues, and more! So keep an eye out, because we’re bringing you a new book every …

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