This feed showcases our TAFA and Artizan Made Facebook posts, along with select member and resource pages. Enjoy!

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9 hours ago

Artizan Made

Laverne Zabielski works from her home in Monticello, Kentucky where she employs dye techniques to fabrics and then transforms them into wearable art. Her mission is to help women at midlife and beyond stop suppressing and start expressing their unique, colorful, deeper selves through what they wear.

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Laverne Zabielski works from her home in Monticello, Kentucky where she employs dye techniques to fabrics and then transforms them into wearable art. Her mission is to help women at midlife and beyond stop suppressing and start expressing their unique, colorful, deeper selves through what they wear.

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/laverne-zabielski/

Yekaterina Mokeyeva, of Feuer Und Wasser, is originally from Russia, now living in California. Katia is a master at nuno felted garments and accessories, focusing on Woodland themes.

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Yekaterina Mokeyeva, of Feuer Und Wasser, is originally from Russia, now living in California. Katia is a master at nuno felted garments and accessories, focusing on Woodland themes.

http://www.tafalist.com/profile/feuer-und-wasser/

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Gorgeous, masterful indeed.

This is really beautiful

Somptueuse étoffes. ...

sublime tout simplement sublime !

10 hours ago

Craft in America

The online gallery of "NATURE: Highlights from the Exhibition" will be available on the website soon, but these works are so intricately crafted, it's a real treat to see them in person.

Pictured is Michelle Holzapfel's "Ondines" from 2003.
This piece is carved from the mass of wood in the center of the turned vessel, not carved separately and placed inside. The figures are based on characters from a children's story by Eleanor Fargeon.

"NATURE: Highlights from the Exhibition" is open through May 13, 2017
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The online gallery of NATURE: Highlights from the Exhibition will be available on the website soon, but these works are so intricately crafted, its a real treat to see them in person.

Pictured is Michelle Holzapfels Ondines from 2003.
This piece is carved from the mass of wood in the center of the turned vessel, not carved separately and placed inside. The figures are based on characters from a childrens story by Eleanor Fargeon.

NATURE: Highlights from the Exhibition is open through May 13, 2017

11 hours ago

Artizan Made

Lynn of LoomOnTheLake weaves luxurious home accents from top quality materials, normally a mix of cotton and linen. She enjoys complexity in design.

artizanmade.com/portfolios/loomonthelake/
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Lynn of LoomOnTheLake weaves luxurious home accents from top quality materials, normally a mix of cotton and linen. She enjoys complexity in design.

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/loomonthelake/

12 hours ago

Artizan Made

Irith Mashiah of Haifa, Israel, is a metalwork jewelry designer inspired by the sea. She uses silver, gold, copper and brass in Rioritajewelry designs, along with semi precious stones, sea glass, Roman glass and ancient coins.

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Irith Mashiah of Haifa, Israel, is a metalwork jewelry designer inspired by the sea. She uses silver, gold, copper and brass in Rioritajewelry designs, along with semi precious stones, sea glass, Roman glass and ancient coins.

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/rioritajewelry/

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Beautifull!

What is this ring called, the stone is stunning!

Susan Fennell Studio dyes clothing and textile pieces in her home studio. While she also works with other dyes and colors, her main interest is indigo. Sue lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, and teaches dye workshops. Oriba Shibori

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Susan Fennell Studio dyes clothing and textile pieces in her home studio. While she also works with other dyes and colors, her main interest is indigo. Sue lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, and teaches dye workshops.  Oriba Shibori

http://www.tafalist.com/profile/susan-fennell-studio/

13 hours ago

Fair Trade Federation

The FTF fair trade expo is underway with over 50 fair trade companies and supporting organizations joining us. Stop by to see the beautiful products! ... See MoreSee Less

The FTF fair trade expo is underway with over 50 fair trade companies and supporting organizations joining us. Stop by to see the beautiful products!

Christine Mauersberger Artist Page is an Ohio textile artist who explores concepts of time through her work. She dyes, stitches, uses found objects, always exploring how marking time can be translated into paper or thread.

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Christine Mauersberger Artist Page is an Ohio textile artist who explores concepts of time through her work. She dyes, stitches, uses found objects, always exploring how marking time can be translated into paper or thread.

http://www.tafalist.com/profile/christine-mauersberger/

18 hours ago

Selvedge Magazine

WORK TO RULE
Dawson Denim wear the trousers
All in the Endeavour Issue, No 75
Photography: Allun Callender
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WORK TO RULE 
Dawson Denim wear the trousers
All in the Endeavour Issue, No 75
Photography: Allun Callender

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kann man euch besuchen? WO?

einfach nur schön... ich liebe euch

19 hours ago

Aid to Artisans

Meet Guillermo Jester Rentería, a successful 2014 Market Readiness Program Alumnus. Since participating in the Market Readiness Program, Guillermo has been busy not only building his brand, but supporting other artisan initiatives as well. Today Guillermo works as the Commercial and Design Coordinator for Aid to Artisans México while simultaneously building his self-named genderless fashion brand Guillermo Jester. In addition, Guillermo support other artisans’ groups through KUNU and PATAKUA, two brands of which he is a co-owner. How does Guillermo balance all this work? By knowing and understanding the tools and strategies necessary in the artisan world and retail market, enabling him to work smarter and more effectively.

Join entrepreneurs like Guillermo this August at the 2017 Market Readiness Program.

Apply Today!
www.aidtoartisans.org/trai…/market-readiness-program/

#HandmadeIsModern #DiscoverHandmade #ExportHandmade #Artisans #MarketReadinessProgram #MRP #Global #Handmade #Design #Mexico #Patakua #Michoacan #Fashion #Ethicalfashion #highfashion #Modern #Inspiring #Individual #innovation
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Meet Guillermo Jester Rentería, a successful 2014 Market Readiness Program Alumnus. Since participating in the Market Readiness Program, Guillermo has been busy not only building his brand, but supporting other artisan initiatives as well. Today Guillermo works as the Commercial and Design Coordinator for Aid to Artisans México while simultaneously building his self-named genderless fashion brand Guillermo Jester. In addition, Guillermo support other artisans’ groups through KUNU and PATAKUA, two brands of which he is a co-owner. How does Guillermo balance all this work? By knowing and understanding the tools and strategies necessary in the artisan world and retail market, enabling him to work smarter and more effectively.

Join entrepreneurs like Guillermo this August at the 2017 Market Readiness Program.

Apply Today!
http://www.aidtoartisans.org/trai…/market-readiness-program/

#HandmadeIsModern #DiscoverHandmade #ExportHandmade #Artisans #MarketReadinessProgram #MRP #Global #Handmade #Design #Mexico #Patakua #Michoacan #Fashion #Ethicalfashion #highfashion #Modern #Inspiring #Individual #innovation

Based in Istanbul, Turkish Folk Art sells textiles and ethnographic items from Turkey and the region: rugs, textiles, trappings, accessories, and more.

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Based in Istanbul, Turkish Folk Art sells textiles and ethnographic items from Turkey and the region: rugs, textiles, trappings, accessories, and more.

http://www.tafalist.com/profile/turkish-folk-art/

19 hours ago

Selvedge Magazine

Luisa Cevese Riedizioni are offering readers the chance to win a large tote bag made with coloured silk selvedges. Enter for a chance to win here: bit.ly/1L63mXQ ... See MoreSee Less

Luisa Cevese Riedizioni are offering readers the chance to win a large tote bag made with coloured silk selvedges. Enter for a chance to win here: http://bit.ly/1L63mXQ

20 hours ago

Fair Trade Federation

Fair trade retailers are hearing from Kevin Natapow of Creative Retail Solutions as well as FTF's Chris Solt in this morning's Retailer Intensive session. #FTFLouisville ... See MoreSee Less

Fair trade retailers are hearing from Kevin Natapow of Creative Retail Solutions as well as FTFs Chris Solt in this mornings Retailer Intensive session. #FTFLouisville

20 hours ago

Fair Trade Federation

With our fair trade coffee, tea, and snacks, the conference is off to a strong start. #FTFLouisville ... See MoreSee Less

With our fair trade coffee, tea, and snacks, the conference is off to a strong start. #FTFLouisville

21 hours ago

Handmade Business magazine

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Join your fellow craft enthusiasts at our American Craft Show in St. Paul Preview Party on Thursday, April 6. The evening is an exclusive opportunity to meet the artists and shop the show while enjoying cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, live music, and The Balvenie US tastings. Get tickets and more info at: bit.ly/MSP17party ... See MoreSee Less

Join your fellow craft enthusiasts at our American Craft Show in St. Paul Preview Party on Thursday, April 6. The evening is an exclusive opportunity to meet the artists and shop the show while enjoying cocktails, hors doeuvres, live music, and The Balvenie US tastings. Get tickets and more info at: bit.ly/MSP17party

The rise of the “Bleu de Travail" French worker’s jacket. Read more in the Endeavour Issue. Photo: Carrier Company ... See MoreSee Less

The rise of the “Bleu de Travail French worker’s jacket. Read more in the Endeavour Issue. Photo: Carrier Company

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We love this look, Monty Don pulls it off rather well!

Look Liz!

Look Don Craig - like Bill's

Friday Night's "Members Only Event" was a huge success. Museum members were treated to a pre-opening preview of the new exhibit, "Wild Fabrications". ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago

Craft in America

Fiber artist Joy Stocksdale's artist talk is this Saturday 4/1 at 4pm at the Craft in America Center. Have you reserved your seat yet? rsvp@craftinamerica.org

#craftinamericacenter #paper Freehand Gallery
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Fiber artist Joy Stocksdales artist talk is this Saturday 4/1 at 4pm at the Craft in America Center. Have you reserved your seat yet? rsvp@craftinamerica.org

#craftinamericacenter #paper Freehand Gallery

2 days ago

Selvedge Magazine

Mother and Daughter Bonnie and Crystal Flynt present a selection of their favourite things at Tucson's Bon Boutique. Read more in the Endeavour Issue. Photography by Kate Edmonson. bit.ly/2ocSxPC ... See MoreSee Less

Mother and Daughter Bonnie and Crystal Flynt present a selection of their favourite things at Tucsons Bon Boutique. Read more in the Endeavour Issue. Photography by Kate Edmonson. http://bit.ly/2ocSxPC

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Reminds me of Magnolia Pearl and Paris Rags 😊

2 days ago

Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc.

Some images of Wild Fabrications at the Grace Hudson Museum in Ukiah, California ... See MoreSee Less

Some images of Wild Fabrications at the Grace Hudson Museum in Ukiah, California

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Wonderful quilts displayed in a wonderful venue!

We have arrived in Louisville and are excited to be preparing for and welcoming the Conference & Expo attendees! #FTFLouisville ... See MoreSee Less

We have arrived in Louisville and are excited to be preparing for and welcoming the Conference & Expo attendees! #FTFLouisville

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Anything in, or near Seattle coming soon. We have a "fair trade only" women's clothing & accessories store on Whidbey Island, but don't have the funds to travel that far. Is there a list of vendors that is available? Companies, not reps.

Good luck guys and have a wonderful time! 🙂 I'm sure it's going to be as awesome as ever!

Very much looking forward to it!

2 days ago

Selvedge Magazine

VIEW. 'Massed Media.' Until 9 April 2017. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Image: Black River by El Anatsui. bit.ly/2fuI0gy ... See MoreSee Less

VIEW. Massed Media. Until 9 April 2017. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Image: Black River by El Anatsui. http://bit.ly/2fuI0gy

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This is a beautiful piece, saw it it Boston this time last year

Love it.

He is such a wonderful artist.

Amazing artistic talent

Lyn Kingsmill this was who I was trying to remember!

woah!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Idit Steinberg

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#TrunkShowTuesday for March 28, 2017
Welcome to another #TrunkShowTuesday! This week enjoy beautiful art quilts by Leslie Cohen, Cathy Drummond, Debra Goley, Loree Jackson, Hildegard Mueller, Deborah Ross, Carole Staples, and Martha Wolfe!

The 2017 SAQA Trunk Show will debut in just a little less than a month at the SAQA Conference in Lincoln, Nebraska. We can't wait!

Want to host a trunk and share some of these wonderful pieces in your community? Contact exhibitions@saqa.com for more information.
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Man wish I lived closer

Show more, slowly!

2 days ago

Rayela Art

Michael June 2016
#BurningmanI quilt and sew accessories. These photos are of some of the things I've made in the last couple of years.
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Michael June 2016
#Burningman

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amazing

that is so cool!!

Great work!

Wow!

I love it!

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2 days ago

Rayela Art

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Pauls Hat January 2017

2 days ago

Rayela Art

My friend, Diane Gerlach, was here for a visit last December and as she is a master knitter, I finally gave in and asked her to show me how. Ugh. Birth of a new addiction! But, at least now I have something I can post here on my page...

I grabbed these two handsome young men, Pablo and Kilo for an impromptu photo shoot. 🙂

Thanks to Elena Rosenberg Wearable Fiber Art and Rose Hughes - Quilt Artist for yarn donations. Now I'm hounding eBay for dead people's yarn...
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My friend, Diane Gerlach, was here for a visit last December and as she is a master knitter, I finally gave in and asked her to show me how. Ugh. Birth of a new addiction! But, at least now I have something I can post here on my page...  

I grabbed these two handsome young men, Pablo and Kilo for an impromptu photo shoot. :)

Thanks to Elena Rosenberg Wearable Fiber Art and Rose Hughes - Quilt Artist for yarn donations. Now Im hounding eBay for dead peoples yarn...

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Nice work!

Well done. They look great! The knitting is great too 😜 x

2 days ago

Craft in America

Lessons Learned: Old Tools and Native American Skills

While we were in Phoenix to cover the Heard Museum Fair and Market, and review their exhibition, Beauty Speaks for Us this March, we stopped in to see longtime friend John C. Hill, in his Scottsdale gallery. Situated on a corner, the gallery space is a warm setting, full of good Southwest art, and especially so regarding the jewelry, mostly vintage and of a quality not often seen now. John is well respected for his knowledge of all the Southwest crafts, and is called upon to appraise collections. Shown alongside the jewelry was an excellent selection of old tufa molds, steel female dies, punches or male steel dies/stamps (some made from old rebar) and cold chisels. If a gallery visitor knew about tool use, it would greatly enhance that person’s understanding of how Native American jewelry were made. These old tools vividly reminded me of photos in John Adair’s classic book, The Navajo and Pueblo Silversmiths.

The Heard Fair and Market is always a learning experience; with the old tools fresh in mind from John Hill’s gallery, the continuity of beautiful and precise use of punchwork or stampwork was immediately evident in the work of many artists. None more so than in Norbert Peshlakai’s demonstration in the courtyard of the museum. A master of his art in many techniques, Peshlakai is Navajo, born in 1953. A demonstration is somewhat like the old Navajo way of teaching, where the pupil silently watches the master, then attempts to replicate what he has seen. I am afraid my curiosity got the better of me, since I asked Norbert many questions about his techniques. I came away more impressed than ever with the simplicity, precision and cleverness of his metalworking.

I thank John Hill and Norbert Peshlakai in sharing their knowledge with me, and deepening my understanding of both old and new Navajo and Southwest metalworking techniques. Seeing old and new jewelry reinforces the perception of how much human creativity, innovation and hard work goes into the making of these handmade art.

Robert K. Liu, Coeditor, Ornament Magazine
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3 days ago

Craft in America

A blown glass collaboration with Dante Marioni. See more at: www.prestonsingletary.com/work/detail/primitive-elegant

Untitled, 2016
Blown Glass
Marioni & SIngletary
19" x 9" x 9"
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Beautiful!

Rob McMahon

Stunning!!!

My favorite glass artist.

3 days ago

Afghan Tribal Arts

Beautiful vintage Pashtun pendant featured on Artizan Made!

See all of our tribal jewelry here:
www.etsy.com/shop/AfghanTribalArts?ref=hdr_shop_menu&section_id=5840731Afghan Tribal Arts imports textiles, beads, carpets and artifacts from Afghanistan. Abdul Wardak travels a show route between Wisconsin and Florida.

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Beautiful vintage Pashtun pendant featured on Artizan Made! 

See all of our tribal jewelry here:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/AfghanTribalArts?ref=hdr_shop_menu&section_id=5840731

3 days ago

Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc.

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Just a heads up for those planning on seeing Layered Voices at the IQSC&M this weekend - the opening has been delayed until April 4th.

There's still plenty of time for you to subscribe to our quarterly journals. This piece is from our Winter EIP Journal from J. Casey Doyle, “I am my own Cheerleader." ... See MoreSee Less

Theres still plenty of time for you to subscribe to our quarterly journals. This piece is from our Winter EIP Journal from J. Casey Doyle, “I am my own Cheerleader.

Had a great time connecting with the team behind Santa Fe International Folk Art Market at Arlington (June 16-17) and seeing the grounds of our first sister Market on the campus UT Arlington. #folkart ... See MoreSee Less

Had a great time connecting with the team behind Santa Fe International Folk Art Market at Arlington (June 16-17) and seeing the grounds of our first sister Market on the campus UT Arlington. #folkart

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Excellent service

6 days ago

Fair Trade Federation

We are pleased to welcome HoonArts and JOYN as new FTF members! Welcome to the 360° fair trade community. ... See MoreSee Less

We are pleased to welcome HoonArts and JOYN as new FTF members! Welcome to the 360° fair trade community.

Oh! I want one!

And, I want a driver, too.... (have a thing about going over bridges...)

Viral Thread
Road trips will never be the same again
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If you haven't seen our Winter EIP Journal, you're missing out. It's filled with beautiful pieces like this and many more. Photo from Kaitlin Shae, “Sacred Geometry and CERN in Self.” ... See MoreSee Less

If you havent seen our Winter EIP Journal, youre missing out. Its filled with beautiful pieces like this and many more. Photo from Kaitlin Shae, “Sacred Geometry and CERN in Self.”

Eight countries are represented around this table...Market season is upon us! with Hilary Kilpatric and Sandy Constantine Peinado #folkart ... See MoreSee Less

Eight countries are represented around this table...Market season is upon us! with Hilary Kilpatric and Sandy Constantine Peinado #folkart

1 week ago

International Folk Art Alliance

This is how IFAA represents in Dallas! #folkartfashion ... See MoreSee Less

This is how IFAA represents in Dallas! #folkartfashion

1 week ago

International Folk Art Alliance

Howdy from the Dallas Market Center, Apparel and Accessories Show! We are the "Four Corners of the World." #folkart ... See MoreSee Less

Howdy from the Dallas Market Center, Apparel and Accessories Show! We are the Four Corners of the World. #folkart

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great selection of artists!!!

1 week ago

Aid to Artisans

With artisan Jaime Equihua, Guillermo Jester Rentería is co-owner of PATAKUA and a successful alumnus of the 2014 Market Readiness Program. Working with artisans in Michoacan, Mexico, Guillermo uses original, cutting edge designs, selecting colors and textiles attractive to the western retail market. Do you want to learn to differentiate your brand and products from your competitors using best practices in design and product development? Join us for the 2017 Market Readiness Program today!

www.aidtoartisans.org/trainingresources/market-readiness-program/

#HandmadeIsModern #DiscoverHandmade #ExportHandmade #Artisans #MarketReadinessProgram #MRP #Global #Handmade #Design #Mexico #Patakua #Michoacan #Fashion #Ethicalfashion #highfashion #Modern #Inspiring #Individual #innovation
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With artisan Jaime Equihua, Guillermo Jester Rentería is co-owner of PATAKUA and a successful alumnus of the 2014 Market Readiness Program. Working with artisans in Michoacan, Mexico, Guillermo uses original, cutting edge designs, selecting colors and textiles attractive to the western retail market. Do you want to learn to differentiate your brand and products from your competitors using best practices in design and product development? Join us for the 2017 Market Readiness Program today!

http://www.aidtoartisans.org/trainingresources/market-readiness-program/

#HandmadeIsModern #DiscoverHandmade #ExportHandmade #Artisans #MarketReadinessProgram #MRP #Global #Handmade #Design #Mexico #Patakua #Michoacan #Fashion #Ethicalfashion #highfashion #Modern  #Inspiring #Individual #innovation

This is the latest poem by Abdul Wardak, owner of Afghan Tribal Arts. It is called, "The Bartender" and is a beautiful way to think about life.

You can follow him on The Writings of Abdul Wardak!The Bartender

This is the tavern where the attendant sees all
Through the eye of equality.

It's not a crime here to serve a drink nor be a drunk.
It is a crime to wake up sober by the door.

This is the tavern where time is sipped with wine sweet or bitter.

It's not a crime to bury your thoughts.
It is a crime not to kill the pain.

This is the tavern where you don't remember
Your arrival or your departure.

Here it is a crime to know the future.
It is not a crime to know the past.

Be aware, though, to stay quiet if you are narrow minded.

The religion here is humanity, and the language is love.
It is multicolored all around.

It's not a crime to hear or be heard.
It is a crime to be a Judge without a jury.

This is the tavern where the attendant is the guide:

It's not a crime if you have not seen the light.
It is a crime not to know of one.

AAW March 9, 2017 Chicago, IL
All Rights Reserved
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This is the latest poem by Abdul Wardak, owner of Afghan Tribal Arts. It is called, The Bartender and is a beautiful way to think about life.

You can follow him on The Writings of Abdul Wardak!

2 weeks ago

Afghan Tribal Arts

These textiles are amazing! We have several listed on Etsy, but the photos do not do them justice. They are tiny embroidery chain stitches, silk thread on silk fabric. There are just a couple in the shop now, but we will be listing new things soon:

www.etsy.com/shop/AfghanTribalArts?section_id=7483952Afghan Tribal Arts
artizanmade.com/portfolios/afghan-tribal-arts/

Getting married? These textiles from Afghanistan have an interesting story. The bride embroiders it with tight chain stitching, showing off her skill. Usually, it is silk thread on silk fabric. The textile will be used on a horse. Traditionally, the bride rides in to meet her groom. She and the horse are all decked out with examples of her beautiful embroidery.
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These textiles are amazing! We have several listed on Etsy, but the photos do not do them justice. They are tiny embroidery chain stitches, silk thread on silk fabric. There are just a couple in the shop now, but we will be listing new things soon: 

https://www.etsy.com/shop/AfghanTribalArts?section_id=7483952

#Purim #princess #prince #shark #frankenstein #makeupArtist #costumes #telaviv #purimparty ... See MoreSee Less

#Purim #princess #prince #shark #frankenstein #makeupArtist #costumes #telaviv #purimparty

Nice !

NowThis
Nike designed a breathable hijab for female Muslim athletes
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Just do it. *if you live in a country where you will not be honor killed.

3 weeks ago

Aid to Artisans

According to industry experts, 60-92% of consumers initially judge a product on color alone. This gives artisans a unique, yet challenging opportunity to instantly connect and engage potential buyers. Learn more about color and how to identify the latest trends at the Market Readiness Program this August!

Reserve your spot now!

www.aidtoartisans.org/training-resources/market-readiness-program/

Thank you to Aid to Artisans México and the artisans in Chiapas for these beautiful photos!

#HandmadeIsModern #DiscoverHandmade #ExportHandmade #AidtoArtisans #Artisans #Global #Handmade #Color #Design #Art #Handicrafts #MarketReadinessProgram #Market
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According to industry experts, 60-92% of consumers initially judge a product on color alone. This gives artisans a unique, yet challenging opportunity to instantly connect and engage potential buyers. Learn more about color and how to identify the latest trends at the Market Readiness Program this August!

Reserve your spot now!

http://www.aidtoartisans.org/training-resources/market-readiness-program/ 

Thank you to Aid to Artisans México and the artisans in Chiapas for these beautiful photos!

#HandmadeIsModern #DiscoverHandmade #ExportHandmade #AidtoArtisans #Artisans #Global #Handmade #Color #Design #Art #Handicrafts #MarketReadinessProgram #Market

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#bullTerrier #mySpot #kingOfTheCouch #dogs #mansBestFriend

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He looks huge! I thought he was smaller...

Hahhahahhaha El perro es el capo........

3 weeks ago

Aid to Artisans

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3 weeks ago

Aid to Artisans

Today we celebrate #InternationalWomensDay! Women represent over half of the world's population, yet only receive a small portion of its total income. At #AidToArtisans we strive for gender empowerment and economic inclusion. Over 70% of the artisans we work with are women.

Today we thank the women of the world for the beautiful products, life and world you create for us!

#GenderEquality #EconomicEmpowerment #GenderEmpowerment #Gender #Women #Girls #Arisans #Global #Handmade
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Today we celebrate #InternationalWomensDay! Women represent over half of the worlds population, yet only receive a small portion of its total income. At #AidToArtisans we strive for gender empowerment and economic inclusion. Over 70% of the artisans we work with are women. 

Today we thank the women of the world for the beautiful products, life and world you create for us!

#GenderEquality #EconomicEmpowerment #GenderEmpowerment #Gender #Women #Girls #Arisans #Global #Handmade

Atelier 51r l'Armadillo
#CALLIGRAPHY Making a paintbrush from feather:
(fragment from BBC - Tudor monastery farm)
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Villa Maroc in Tel Aviv is such a beautiful place for design ideas! ... See MoreSee Less

Villa Maroc in Tel Aviv is such a beautiful place for design ideas!

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Beautiful !!!

Our editor picked up this fun, motivational piece for the office yesterday at Creative Juices Designs, LLC. in Kimberly, Wis. Check them out! All the items featured in Alissa Henrickson's shop are all handmade by Wisconsin artisans. ... See MoreSee Less

Our editor picked up this fun, motivational piece for the office yesterday at Creative Juices Designs, LLC. in Kimberly, Wis. Check them out! All the items featured in Alissa Henricksons shop are all handmade by Wisconsin artisans.

1 month ago

Handmade Business magazine

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1 month ago

Handmade Business magazine

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1 month ago

Handmade Business magazine

Who can relate? Happy Tuesday!
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Who can relate? Happy Tuesday!
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5 months ago

Jennifer Day - Art Quilter

Ingrid – Beautiful

Ingrid - Her voice from the past is revealed through the layers of Forensic Reconstruction.

She is 41-47 years old and was found at the excavation 'Hole in the Market' in Vlaardingen , Holland. She died approximately 1100 years ago. The goal of reconstruction is to take a skull of an unknown person and recreate the face so that the person can be identified. So many times, people are lost and their bones are discovered under suspicious circumstances or maybe found after thousands of years. By using the reconstruction process, their musculature is recreated and it is possible to discover what they looked like and who they are after the final touches to the skull. This sculpture shows the beginning and the end of the process in another form of art – thread painting. I have applied over seventy colors of thread to the sculpture, bringing her to life. The blending of the colors is integral to the process.

This art is framed with a fabric matte. The quilt has exposed raw edges, allowing the viewer to see the layers of the quilt. The ragged edges echo the passage of the years since Ingrid passed away. Ingrid is now alive through this thread painting for all to see.
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Ingrid – Beautiful

Ingrid  - Her voice from the past is revealed through the layers of Forensic Reconstruction.  

She is 41-47 years old and was found at the excavation Hole in the Market in Vlaardingen , Holland. She died approximately 1100 years ago.  The goal of reconstruction is to take a skull of an unknown person and recreate the face so that the person can be identified.  So many times, people are lost and their bones are discovered under suspicious circumstances or maybe found after thousands of years.   By using the reconstruction process, their musculature is recreated and it is possible to discover what they looked like and who they are after the final touches to the skull.  This sculpture shows the beginning and the end of the process in another form of art – thread painting.  I have applied over seventy colors of thread to the sculpture, bringing her to life.  The blending of the colors is integral to the process.  

This art is framed with a fabric matte.  The quilt has exposed raw edges, allowing the viewer to see the layers of the quilt.   The ragged edges echo the passage of the years since Ingrid passed away.  Ingrid is now alive through this thread painting for all to see.

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Stunning work of art

I live in Vlaardingen! Where did you find the picture?

Amazing

Stunning

Oh Jennifer, what a tribute!

WOW

Oh, wow! Fascinating!

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Tija Viksna explores color and design through tapestry crochet. Highly influenced by her natural surroundings in Latvia, she sells her scarves, hats, sweaters and home decor products on Etsy as Tija Crochet.

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Jennifer Day - Art Quilter

Branding day at the ranch is a day of hard work. The United States government requires, by law in all 50 states, that all newborn calves be branded. This is a tradition that dates back to othe 1800's. Occasionally, a calf gets away as you can see in one of the pictures. The two cowboys were dragged as they tried to catch the cow! We branded 142 calves that day. My ranch manager, Amanda, gathered people from adjoining ranches to help. These cowboys and cowgirls will travel to another ranch each week to assist in brandings for no pay. This is tradition. I was in the pens with my camera, trying not to get run over by a fast horse! We will have 300 calves born this year in New Mexico. ... See MoreSee Less

Branding day at the ranch is a day of hard work. The United States government requires, by law in all 50 states, that all newborn calves be branded. This is a tradition that dates back to othe 1800s. Occasionally, a calf gets away as you can see in one of the pictures. The two cowboys were dragged as they tried to catch the cow! We branded 142 calves that day. My ranch manager, Amanda, gathered people from adjoining ranches to help. These cowboys and cowgirls will travel to another ranch each week to assist in brandings for no pay. This is tradition. I was in the pens with my camera, trying not to get run over by a fast horse! We will have 300 calves born this year in New Mexico.

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I can see your next project here!!!

I see a few quilts in those pictures!

Nasty process, probably painful so I think I'd run too