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Morna Crites-Moore – Wicked Waif finds great pleasure in recycling abandoned articles of clothing into new works of art. She creates pieced and hand stitched mixed media work. For more, see - www.tafalist.com/profile/morna-crites-moore-wicked-waif/

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Morna Crites-Moore – Wicked Waif finds great pleasure in recycling abandoned articles of clothing into new works of art.  She creates pieced and hand stitched mixed media work.  For more, see - http://www.tafalist.com/profile/morna-crites-moore-wicked-waif/

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Morgen Bardati’s surface designed textiles reflect her deep love for the natural world and are often inspired by the beautiful mountainous Kootenay region of Canada where she lives. Using layers of hand dyeing and printing techniques on cloth she creates wearable art, housewares and small art objects. Morgen always uses natural fibre cloth and much of her work is dyed with natural plant dyes.

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Some photos of my studio during the Columbia Basin Culture Tour last week-end - we had a steady stream of visitors on both days of the tour. I have'nt yet photographed my Old Age Security Blanket whic...

Morgen Bardati’s surface designed textiles reflect her deep love for the natural world and are often inspired by the beautiful mountainous Kootenay region of Canada where she lives. Using layers of hand dyeing and printing techniques on cloth she creates wearable art, housewares and small art objects. Morgen always uses natural fibre cloth and much of her work is dyed with natural plant dyes.

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Morgen has a new studio!

Madoc and Mick Paul do their part to make the world a better place! They source strong materials destined for landfills and transform them into wonderful bags. They live in Germany and sell on Etsy. peace4you Taschen

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Madoc and Mick Paul do their part to make the world a better place! They source strong materials destined for landfills and transform them into wonderful bags. They live in Germany and sell on Etsy.  peace4you Taschen

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Deanne Fitzpatrick Studio has one of a kind hooked rugs, rug hooking kits, patterns, and supplies. "I have a rug hooking studio in downtown Amherst, Nova Scotia where I show my one of a kind hooked rugs, create rug hooking kits, patterns, host workshops, and sell supplies."

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Deanne Fitzpatrick Studio has one of a kind hooked rugs, rug hooking kits, patterns, and supplies. I have a rug hooking studio in downtown Amherst, Nova Scotia where I show my one of a kind hooked rugs, create rug hooking kits, patterns, host workshops, and sell supplies.

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Dennis Brining of CulturalPatina Gallery sells rugs and tribal art, focused on the American Southwest.

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Dennis Brining of CulturalPatina Gallery sells rugs and tribal art, focused on the American Southwest.

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Don't miss tomorrow's Artist Talk, "Blind Driving," with Sandra Enterline at 3pm. Opening Reception for "Politically Speaking: New American Ideals in Contemporary Jewelry" immediately to follow at 4pm. Hope to see you there! #sandraenterline #jewelry #PoliticallySpeaking #artisttalk #craftinamericacenter ... See MoreSee Less

Dont miss tomorrows Artist Talk, Blind Driving, with Sandra Enterline at 3pm. Opening Reception for Politically Speaking: New American Ideals in Contemporary Jewelry immediately to follow at 4pm. Hope to see you there! #sandraenterline #jewelry #PoliticallySpeaking #artisttalk #craftinamericacenter

Sri Threads is a by-appointment textile showroom in Brooklyn which showcases Japan's antique indigo dyed country textiles and the folk textiles of India.

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Sri Threads is a by-appointment textile showroom in Brooklyn which showcases Japans antique indigo dyed country textiles and the folk textiles of India.

http://www.tafalist.com/profile/sri-threads/

Jess of Jwrobel has a passion for textiles. She knits, hooks rugs and delights in finding new uses for thrifted finds. Sustainability with style, fair trade, the Primitive aesthetic are all driving forces. Jess collaborates with her husband, Dave, on salvaged furniture pieces and has a baby line of her knitwear.

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Jess of Jwrobel has a passion for textiles. She knits, hooks rugs and delights in finding new uses for thrifted finds. Sustainability with style, fair trade, the Primitive aesthetic are all driving forces. Jess collaborates with her husband, Dave, on salvaged furniture pieces and has a baby line of her knitwear.

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/jwrobel/

Peppermints, anyone? Hang it on your wall! Hooked rug in old pie tin...

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Artists use needle and thread to tell stories of migration for a special exhibit at the The George Washington University Museum and Textile Museum in Washington, D.C. Join curators Rebecca A. T. Steve...

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American Artist, Laura Lee Burch Textile Art, lives in Jaffa, Israel, where she creates needle felted dogs and other creatures. Laura has a special interest in pit bull rescue and education. She also designs children’s costumes. Baaaaaaa!!!!

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American Artist, Laura Lee Burch Textile Art, lives in Jaffa, Israel, where she creates needle felted dogs and other creatures. Laura has a special interest in pit bull rescue and education. She also designs children’s costumes.  Baaaaaaa!!!!

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/laura-lee-burch-textile-art/

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"#tbt to our time in #SantaFe recently at the International Folk Art Festival. We're always finding inspiration in this beautiful town." #SimplySantaFe 📷: @amandaparet 📷: @haciendachic ... See MoreSee Less

#tbt to our time in #SantaFe recently at the International Folk Art Festival.  Were always finding inspiration in this beautiful town. #SimplySantaFe 📷: @amandaparet 📷: @haciendachic

Please read this important notice from the SAQA Board of Directors regarding the People and Portraits exhibition at AQS QuiltWeek. www.saqa.com/weblog/?p=2352 ... See MoreSee Less

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Jennifer SchultzWhat is the point of feeling any accomplishment when one's work is juried into a SAQA show, if anyone can second guess the artist AND the curators, at any time, and effectively reverse that acceptance?

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Annie Helmericks-LouderBalancing act? Really! Decisions like this are what keep Quilt Art in the minor leagues of the art world. Some say how can we (artists) keep making art in a time like this. Response: how can we not! Art is not just eye candy but a powerful way to communicate important social content.

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Jodi LockyerI am happy that #SAQA has responded with a public statement regarding the removal of Kathy Nidas pieces from the People and Portraits exhibition at AQS QuiltWeek. While I am disappointed in their decision, at least they had the balls to put something in writing. I sincerely hope #AQS follows suit. I am glad we have the freedom to support or not support societies and associations. We all need to do what is best for ourselves and our own works of art.

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Kathleen C. ArceneauxSocial commentary has a long and important history in art, and art/quilts should be no different in that respect. I don't have a quilt in this show -- but if I did, I'd remove it in solidarity. What other artists would do is up to them, but I'd hope they'd see how serious this is and follow-suit. This sets a dangerous precedent where artists and juries can be overruled and acceptances reversed. If these were paintings and not quilts, would this be tolerated? I don't think so.

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Sue BleiweissSo SAQA is allowing AQS to exclude Kathy Nidas work from an exhibit that it was juried into because they've agree to exhibit Balancing Act at a couple of their other shows? Well that's very disappointing.

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Marie Z. JohansenI think that this was a good statement...legally and politically correct- as, unfortunately, these kind of this must be. Censorship has been a part of the art world's landscape since art began to adorn cave walls I imagine. It takes all kinds as "they" say. I am still very saddened, however, that voices of the few seem to receive more recognition than the voices of many. You cannot please everyone every time though...a fact of life that both the few as well as the many should understand. I think that this issue has sparked some excellent questions and discussion. SAQA does a good job and they have been a support for textile artists of all kinds for many years. We all can continue to learn and and grow and, perhaps, we can recommit ourselves to appreciating the rich diversity that textile arts can represent.

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Cathy NeriI don't have a horse in this particular race but I hope all of the artists juried into any of the SAQA exhibits to be displayed at AQS venues will have the right to withhold their work.

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Beth BlankenshipVenues that are concerned about complaints regarding "R-rated" work often put up a little notice at the entry to the show to warn viewers but truly professional places don't take something down because some prudes objected. I'm glad SAQA is going to rewrite the Exhibition Loan Agreement but that seems to indicate a venue will be able to decide to not take a show because they are concerned one particular quilt might be found objectionable—naked ladies, how scandalous! Thanks SAQA Board for working on this touchy subject. I hope you can figure out something we will all be happy with.

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Jamie FingalAnd not be censored by the organization that has agreed to show the complete exhibit in the first place. Artists first!

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Mary Beth FrezonIt would be even better if SAQA worked harder to get their members' work into non-quilt shows. I applaud them however for getting info out on their activity and thoughts on the matter.

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Vernon SimsOrganizaaartiona are just another form of bureaucracy, and they will always support three BELIEF statue quoo even if uuif gthge action us to it's members. Imho boards are armour of legal incest, that is why I an a JEFFERSONIAN DENMOCRZTV Viva LS REVOLUTION, MZY IG NDVER ENF

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Marvin FletcherGreat statement. Art quilts should challenge you as well as be beautiful

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Mari GardnerThis is like banned book lists....pathetic and should not be allowed.

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Connie Simmons BandstraThis will make her quilt more popular, because of the buzz, she needs to sell it while it is hot.

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Cecile WhatmanI feel that this statement falls a bit short of what is required to reassure Kathy and others who may want to use textile art to say something. I have shared it on my business page, along with Kathy's latest blog post because I think we need much more clarity on whether future art will be pulled if it is found to be unpalatable; where the line on what is acceptable and what is not falls; and who the ultimate adjudicator on any of this is. If SAQA is not going to advocate for cutting edge art quilts, who will? It will not currently effect me directly, I just make flowers, but we need textile art that challenges to be out there to engender discussion and debate. The work of the artist should be respected for what it is.

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Sheila GaquinThe bigger picture here is that a very, very small group, or even one single complainer, has the power to edit what art, books, movies, music, etc. the rest of us can see and enjoy. Across the country, organizations like AQS, local TV and radio stations, museums, libraries, school boards and others, knuckle under to tiny, but vocal, groups who believe they are the moral gatekeepers for the rest of us.

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Here's a little Throwback Thursday goodness. This cheerful art quilt was created by greatly-missed SAQA founder Yvonne Porcella for the 2015 SAQA Benefit Auction. It is quintessentially Yvonne!

(The 2016 Auction begins September 16. Check out the gorgeous donated art quilts here: saqa.com/auction)

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Heres a little Throwback Thursday goodness. This cheerful art quilt was created by greatly-missed SAQA founder Yvonne Porcella for the 2015 SAQA Benefit Auction. It is quintessentially Yvonne!  

(The 2016 Auction begins September 16. Check out the gorgeous donated art quilts here: saqa.com/auction)

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#tbt to filming with glass artist Mark Mitsuda and the high school glassblowing program at Punahou School for the #TEACHERSepisode premiering on PBS Sept 15 (*check local listings). For more photos: www.craftinamerica.org/filming-mark-mitsuda

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#tbt to filming with glass artist Mark Mitsuda and the high school glassblowing program at Punahou School for the #TEACHERSepisode premiering on PBS Sept 15 (*check local listings). For more photos: http://www.craftinamerica.org/filming-mark-mitsuda

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Our Passport to Folk Art group enjoyed a cooking class in Durban, South Africa! Want to visit with folk artists, see the sights and enjoy experiences like this? Travel with us in 2017 on one of our #PassportToFolkArt Trips! See folkartalliance.org for more information or to book. #wanderlustwednesday #cookingclasses #folkart #folkartalliance #travelwithus ... See MoreSee Less

Our Passport to Folk Art group enjoyed a cooking class in Durban, South Africa! Want to visit with folk artists, see the sights and enjoy experiences like this? Travel with us in 2017 on one of our #PassportToFolkArt Trips! See folkartalliance.org for more information or to book. #wanderlustwednesday #cookingclasses #folkart #folkartalliance #travelwithus

This Sunday at 1pm, 8/28, Roberta and David Williamson, featured in the PROCESS episode, are giving a free presentation for the The American Craft Exposition at the Chicago Botanic Garden. To register for free: www.chicagobotanic.org/craft/lecture

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This Sunday at 1pm, 8/28, Roberta and David Williamson, featured in the PROCESS episode, are giving a free presentation for the The American Craft Exposition at the Chicago Botanic Garden. To register for free: http://www.chicagobotanic.org/craft/lecture

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The American Craft ExpositionThank you for sharing, Craft in America! This is sure to be a fabulous event!

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'An Enchanted Carpet' Yoav and Gil have yet to create a carpet that can fly. However, as the product of cross-cultural collaboration that links ancient and contemporary design, the Scales Rug is certainly enchanting.
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An Enchanted Carpet Yoav and Gil have yet to create a carpet that can fly. However, as the product of cross-cultural collaboration that links ancient and contemporary design, the Scales Rug is certainly enchanting.
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Join Polly Leonard, Founder of Selvedge, in conversation with indigo designer and artist Katherine May, woodworker Max Bainbridge and quilt maker Abigail Booth of Forest + Found, as well as hand weaver Amy Revier. Polly will discuss how their work relates to the urban environment and why they find it important to work within the context of the city.
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Join Polly Leonard, Founder of Selvedge, in conversation with indigo designer and artist Katherine May, woodworker Max Bainbridge and quilt maker Abigail Booth of Forest + Found, as well as hand weaver Amy Revier. Polly will discuss how their work relates to the urban environment and why they find it important to work within the context of the city.
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Happening right now ! NYNOW Trade Fair with our regional officer Tony Hall and our secretariat support intern Anton Delchev. Visit us and our members at Javits Center, New York. #FairTrade #nynow2016

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The Market Signs team had its first annual award dinner on Thursday at Del Charro restaurant. Every volunteer received the Golden Zip Tie award, made by former volunteer Alan Karp. They had a great ...

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Our Market Readiness Program is underway! We'd love to welcome all our amazing participants from all over the world, and we are excited to see what this week brings! #NYNOW #AidToArtisans #MRP ... See MoreSee Less

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Good morning from New York! We are looking forward to the opening of NY Now today! Many of the Fair Trade Federation members are showing in Handmade Global Design as well as other locations throughout the show! See where they are here: www.fairtradefederation.org/nynow/ ... See MoreSee Less

Good morning from New York! We are looking forward to the opening of NY Now today! Many of the Fair Trade Federation members are showing in Handmade Global Design as well as other locations throughout the show! See where they are here: http://www.fairtradefederation.org/nynow/

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  • NPR Live Visits Stories of Migration Exhibition
    Still from video featuring “Blood Line” by Alice Beasley We are thrilled that NPR broadcast a Facebook Live video stream from the George Washington University Museum and Textile Museum today featuring our collaborative exhibition “Stories of Migration: Contemporary Artists Interpret Diaspora.” Click to watch the video on NPR’s Facebook page! Read full details about the exhibition on our website. ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on August-26-2016By Social Media Manager
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  • An Important Message from SAQA’s Board of Directors
    As people we react to injustices. As artists we react to censorship. SAQA’s exhibition “People and Portraits” is currently traveling with AQS QuiltWeek and was recently shown in Grand Rapids, Michigan, August 10-13, 2016. AQS received several complaints from visitors about one of the pieces in the exhibit: Kathy Nida’s “I Was Not Wearing a Life Jacket”. The show management decided to remove the piece on Saturday morning of the 4-day event.  And they have decided not to continue to tour it with the rest of the exhibition.  They have also decided not to tour Kathy’s other piece “Fully Medicated”. AQS’s removal of Kathy Nida’s work from the People and Portraits exhibit has created a major response from our members and the art community at large. Over the last week, the SAQA board has analyzed this situation from every angle and tried to make sense of what transpired. What could have been done differently? What does this mean for our ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on August-25-2016By Jen Solon
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  • Culture Tour in the Kootenays brings visitors to my new art studio
      ‘Old Age Security Blanket’ project in process On the 13th and 14th of August I participated in the Columbia Basin Culture Tour. Though this is the 8th year that this tour has occurred it was the first year for me. Having a new studio separate from my home made it possible for me to […] ... read more
    Source: Morgen BardatiPublished on August-25-2016By morgenmaker
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    There is NO other place online that will work harder to help expand your reach, enhance your online impact or improve your understanding of what to do and how to do it to improve your fiber-related business. I am proud to be a member AND a sponsor for TAFA and will continue long after other of my memberships is gone!"  Visit Cat's Shop

    Cat Brysch Creations Studio