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Blog Post Tag: Stitching

Friday Fibers Roundup: Subversive Designs

August 3, 2018 9:00 am

This week’s roundup brings together recent articles on embroidery, from hip hop fashion, to smart fabrics, and an artists that works between North and South Korea. 1) The exhibition Organic Explorations features the work of Ellen Schiffman and Heide Follin who work is inspired by observing organic and symmetrical forms in nature and their travels …

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“Artful Conversations: Liz Kettle” by Catherine Kirsch

February 28, 2018 10:00 am

Liz Kettle is a trailblazer, a pathfinder and a doer. I can feel her energy over the phone as we speak candidly about her journey in the fiber arts. From the challenges of mothering three sons, Kettle drew strength to pursue an artist’s life and build connections in her community. Kettle’s single mother made cultural …

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Friday Fibers Roundup: Stitched Together

December 8, 2017 9:00 am

Our Friday Fibers Roundup for this week spotlights a variety of artists working with traditional and non-traditional forms of embroidery and stitching to create works that are both conceptual and visually enticing. 1) This video shows the amazingly squishy and mesmerizing sculptures by Chilean artist Serena Garcia Dalla Venezia (via Explore Fiber). 2) “Knotted Thread …

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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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FUNK & FLASH: The Abiding Impulse to Free Self-Expression

September 20, 2013 12:01 pm

Re-view or – view anew – images from a book that has inspired several generations of outrageous fashion statements plus a few controversies. See the vest that a Balenciaga designer was busted for knocking off. Let author Alexandra Hart introduce you to the new 3rd edition, now being used as a textile book for “counter-couture”….

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