Ruth Tabancay "Knit 322X" (detail)

Blog Post Tag: mark making

“Echoes of the Prairie: Works in Cloth” by Susan Lordi Marker

January 17, 2018 10:00 am

Susan Lordi Marker is recent SDA member, whose work centralizes around themes of natural resources, ecosystems, and mark making. Below, Susan reflects on the many years of creativity and exploration with a retrospective on her own processes. Several years ago I rescued a remnant of original, unplowed native prairie in Missouri. Since then, I have been …

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The Best Books to Give (and Get) this Holiday Season

December 21, 2016 9:00 am

When researching some of the top books for the year, I starting thinking about the main themes that surface when people talk about contemporary textiles. Some of the main ones that have arisen include: digital textiles, natural dyeing, and sustainable fashion. This roundup features the best books to give (and get) in 2015 and includes critical dialogues around textile culture, …

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