Michelle Stitzlein "Slub Weave - Boucherouite Series" (detail)

Blog Post Tag: Japanese Textiles

Friday Fibers Roundup: Embroidery Evolution

February 16, 2018 10:00 am

This week’s Friday Fibers Roundup examines the many different ways embroidery has evolved over the years, and some new artists that are pushing the technique in innovative directions. 1) “Ulla-Stina Wikander’s Cross-Stitched Household Objects” by Andy Smith spotlights the surreal, sculptural domestic and everyday objects that Wikander meticulously hand stitches (via High-Fructose). 2) In Nagoro,

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Hybrid Transitions: A Modern Take on Katazome by Tyler Peterson

October 30, 2016 1:28 am

This moment is an exciting time to be working in the field of fibers and textiles. More so than any other time in history makers, craftspeople, and artists are able to access information about a multitude of different techniques, processes, and materials. Classes, books, and YouTube tutorials are readily available to learn how to make

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20 Textile/Art Books to Give & Get (2015)

December 10, 2015 9:34 am

With so much of our time spent looking at screens, who doesn’t relish the hands-on experience of a good book full of inspiring images and words – bound in paper fiber? Find 20 such books on textiles and art here, all published in 2015, to give or get for that delightful analog joy. Purchase them through Amazon.com’s philanthropic programs to generate a donation to support SDA – at no cost to you.

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Focus On Fiber at Kaneko in Omaha, NE

February 27, 2015 5:28 pm

Kaneko – an awesome artspace in Omaha, NE – is all about FIBER right now. Let artist Jay Rich show you around an enticing group of exhibitions, talks and workshops with a textile arts focus – on throughout March and April, 2015. You’ll want to make it an inspiration destination!

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New on DVD: Study Shibori with Ana Lisa Hedstrom

April 6, 2013 10:01 am

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.

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