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

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Tastemade Home
Braided rugs are a staple of American home decor, but do you know how they’re made? Watch how Capel Rugs Stores, a family-owned business, makes their classic braided rug.
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I find it interesting that they need so many machines to create a ‘truly handmade’ product

I love't ..thanks a lot

Christen T. Schmeling

Linda Robertus lives in Australia and has many talents! She quilts, designs fabric, prints, and makes fun things out of burlap and other materials. Lately she has been doing a lot with crochet! Blue Jacaranda

www.tafalist.com/profile/blue-jacaranda/
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Linda Robertus lives in Australia and has many talents! She quilts, designs fabric, prints, and makes fun things out of burlap and other materials.  Lately she has been doing a lot with crochet!  Blue Jacaranda

https://www.tafalist.com/profile/blue-jacaranda/

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This is beautiful Stephie Stone 😍

6 hours ago

Artizan Made

Cindy Grisdela Art Quilts
artizanmade.com/portfolios/cindy-grisdela-art-quilts/

This is Cindy's latest quilt, Confetti, and it is spectacular! She has a process post on her blog, so if you are interested in how it was constructed, do visit! This has an urban, modern feel to me and would look great in almost any setting!
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Cindy Grisdela Art Quilts
http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/cindy-grisdela-art-quilts/

This is Cindys latest quilt, Confetti, and it is spectacular!  She has a process post on her blog, so if you are interested in how it was constructed, do visit! This has an urban, modern feel to me and would look great in almost any setting!

Two Rivers Gallery at the American Craft Show in St. Paul
We're thrilled to have a group of Native American artists curated by Two Rivers Gallery at the Minneapolis American Indian Center joining us to exhibit at the American Craft Show in St. Paul this weekend at Saint Paul RiverCentre. We talked to Maggie Thompson of Makwa Studio and Charlie Stately of Woodland Indian Crafts Gift Shop to learn more about the artists. Come meet the artists and pick up some amazing work. Get show info at craftcouncil.org/stpaul.
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Artizan Made

Sacred Balance Energy Art
artizanmade.com/portfolios/sacred-balance-art/

This weekend we celebrate Earth Day and honoring the earth is core to what Sacred Balance does. You can commission your favorite animal, perhaps your spirit one?

SPIRIT/TOTEM ANIMAL - Energy Art by Claire

•​Soft Sculpture always handmade by Claire with fibers from happy animals (ethically raised and shorn) and non-toxic dyes.
•Colors, textures, size, and body mechanics are artistically done, yet accurate to the animal.
•Each animal has a Herkimer 'diamond' in the heart center - programmed to the vibration of the guardian's message and energetic footprint.
•Infused with The Flower of Life essence, a universal sacred geometry symbol that connects deeply with the animal realm.
•A notecard that gives the traditional meaning associated with the animal.
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Sacred Balance Energy Art
http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/sacred-balance-art/

This weekend we celebrate Earth Day and honoring the earth is core to what Sacred Balance does. You can commission your favorite animal, perhaps your spirit one? 

SPIRIT/TOTEM ANIMAL - Energy Art by Claire

•​Soft Sculpture always handmade by Claire with fibers from happy animals (ethically raised and shorn) and non-toxic dyes.
•Colors, textures, size, and body mechanics are artistically done, yet accurate to the animal.
•Each animal has a Herkimer diamond in the heart center - programmed to the vibration of the guardians message and energetic footprint.
•Infused with The Flower of Life essence, a universal sacred geometry symbol that connects deeply with the animal realm.
•A notecard that gives the traditional meaning associated with the animal.

Threads of Life Textiles is a fair trade business that uses culture and conservation to alleviate poverty in rural Indonesia. The heirloom-quality textiles and baskets they commission are made with local materials and natural dyes. With the proceeds from the Threads of Life gallery, they help weavers to form independent cooperatives and to manage their resources sustainably. The gallery is located in Ubud, Bali where they also have a dye studio and teach workshops.

www.tafalist.com/profile/threads-of-life/

Threads of Life Textiles
We work directly with over 1,000 women on 10 islands across Indonesia, helping weavers to form independent cooperatives, to recover the skills of their ancestors, to manage their resources sustainably, and to express their culture identity while building their financial security.
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14 hours ago

Craft in America

Mary Little installation, part 1! Opening Saturday at 4pm ... See MoreSee Less

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this video would be better with less ladders in it and more of the installations.

16 hours ago

Aid to Artisans

Using "Palo de brasil" or longwood, @FutsiMadi in Tlxacala, Mexico creates a variety of natural vibrant colors during their product production. From the raw materials you use, to everyday business practices, you can be eco-friendly, green and sustainable! Learn how to make your business environmentally and socially aware at the Market Readiness Program this August.


Reserve your space now!

#HandmadeIsModern #DiscoverHandmade #ExportHandmade #Green #Sustainable #MarketReadinessProgram

www.aidtoartisans.org/training-resources/market-readiness-program/
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Using Palo de brasil or longwood, @FutsiMadi in Tlxacala, Mexico creates a variety of natural vibrant colors during their product production. From the raw materials you use, to everyday business practices, you can be eco-friendly, green and sustainable! Learn how to make your business environmentally and socially aware at the Market Readiness Program this August. 

 
Reserve your space now!

#HandmadeIsModern #DiscoverHandmade #ExportHandmade #Green #Sustainable #MarketReadinessProgram 

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

Pattern is our Spring 2018 Journal if you haven't checked it out it yet!

To learn more, visit: www.surfacedesign.org/journal/about-the-journal/
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Pattern is our Spring 2018 Journal if you havent checked it out it yet! 

To learn more, visit: https://www.surfacedesign.org/journal/about-the-journal/

17 hours ago

Fair Trade Federation

This Sunday, April 22 is Earth Day! Join us in celebrating by adding our #LiveFair frame to your profile picture. ... See MoreSee Less

This Sunday, April 22 is Earth Day! Join us in celebrating by adding our #LiveFair frame to your profile picture.

MayaMam Weavers has put together a lovely collection of gift items for Mother's Day:
www.mayamamweavers.com/collections/mothers-day

Handwoven in Guatemala and Fair Trade, your gift will have great value in its story as well as in its function! Look around the website while you are there as there are so many options for both home and body!

MayaMam Weavers is both a TAFA Member and Sponsor and we thank them for their support! Our sponsors keep TAFA tickin'!
Become one, too! www.tafalist.com/tafa-sponsors/

Explore our member profiles:
www.tafalist.com/tafa-members/
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MayaMam Weavers has put together a lovely collection of gift items for Mothers Day:
https://www.mayamamweavers.com/collections/mothers-day

Handwoven in Guatemala and Fair Trade, your gift will have great value in its story as well as in its function! Look around the website while you are there as there are so many options for both home and body!

MayaMam Weavers is both a TAFA Member and Sponsor and we thank them for their support! Our sponsors keep TAFA tickin! 
Become one, too! http://www.tafalist.com/tafa-sponsors/

Explore our member profiles:
http://www.tafalist.com/tafa-members/

19 hours ago

Artizan Made

Brenda Abdullah Designs
artizanmade.com/portfolios/brenda-abdullah-designs/

Check this out! It would look great with layers and is a perfect weight for those days when the seasons are changing... Brenda's description:

Stylish up cycled poncho wrap/shawl. One of a kind and 100% recycled from sweater knits.

Versatile wearing options, can be worn off to the side with funky oversize buttons at shoulder or with button & loop closure at center front with one pocket. Made from buttery soft Beige and Tan alpaca/wool/mohair sweater knits.
One-of-a-kind.

Ready to ship. $115
One Size (14/20)
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Brenda Abdullah Designs
http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/brenda-abdullah-designs/

Check this out! It would look great with layers and is a perfect weight for those days when the seasons are changing...  Brendas description:

Stylish up cycled poncho wrap/shawl. One of a kind and 100% recycled from sweater knits.

Versatile wearing options, can be worn off to the side with funky oversize buttons at shoulder or with button & loop closure at center front with one pocket. Made from buttery soft Beige and Tan alpaca/wool/mohair sweater knits. 
One-of-a-kind.

Ready to ship.   $115
One Size (14/20)

20 hours ago

Fair Trade Federation

Did you miss the 360° Fair Trade Conference & Expo? Check out our video below to hear from this year's attendees! Also, visit our recent blog post for an overview of the conference speakers and content: ftfconference.org/highlights-2018/.This is "Fair Trade Federation" by The Invisible Lens on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. ... See MoreSee Less

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林幸珍纖維藝術家 Lin Hsin-Chen: Art Quilts, Independent Curator, and Fiber Artist is a quilt artist in Taiwan who actively promotes collaboration and education. She shows internationally.

www.tafalist.com/profile/lin-hsin-chen/

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林幸珍纖維藝術家 Lin Hsin-Chen: Art Quilts, Independent Curator, and Fiber Artist is a quilt artist in Taiwan who actively promotes collaboration and education. She shows internationally.

https://www.tafalist.com/profile/lin-hsin-chen/

Beehive

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好真實的拼布作品!感動!!

Thanks for sharing my work! It's always good to see them in the cyber world 🙂

作品意境深遠,觸動人心,太感人的創作!棒

21 hours ago

Artizan Made

Afghan Tribal Arts imports textiles, beads, carpets and artifacts from Afghanistan. Abdul Wardak travels a show route between Wisconsin and Florida. Visit the gallery if you are ever in Paducah, Kentucky!

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Afghan Tribal Arts imports textiles, beads, carpets and artifacts from Afghanistan. Abdul Wardak travels a show route between Wisconsin and Florida. Visit the gallery if you are ever in Paducah, Kentucky!

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/afghan-tribal-arts/

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Artizan Made

Hot Moon Collection
artizanmade.com/portfolios/hot-moon-collection/

Antique Chinese Wooden Temple Figures
$1,485.00

Superb pair of antique carved polychromed wooden temple figures with traces of paint and hair.

China, late Ming Dynasty, 17c.
Beautifully worn through the ages.

10.5"H and 9.25"H
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Hot Moon Collection
http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/hot-moon-collection/

Antique Chinese Wooden Temple Figures
$1,485.00

Superb pair of antique carved polychromed wooden temple figures with traces of paint and hair.  

China, late Ming Dynasty, 17c.
Beautifully worn through the ages.

10.5H and 9.25H

HandBEHG Felts offers components for felting projects, kits, tutorials, workshops and ready made gift items. Tami Pfeil and Kim Kleine live in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

www.tafalist.com/profile/handbehg-felts/
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HandBEHG Felts offers components for felting projects, kits, tutorials, workshops and ready made gift items. Tami Pfeil and Kim Kleine live in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

https://www.tafalist.com/profile/handbehg-felts/

There is a audio youtube recording of Jane Dunnwold’s keynote lecture from this year’s SAQA Conference TEXtiles in San Antonio, Texas. < www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjtsT2BWK6k&feature=youtu.be&utm_source=Jane+Dunnewold+Subscribers&utm_ca...*Audio Only* Sunday April 8, 2018 Annual Conference of the Studio Art Quilt Associates San Antonio, Texas www.janedunnewold.com/ A steward is someone... ... See MoreSee Less

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2 days ago

Selvedge Magazine

Missing any of your Selvedge collection?... buy back issues here- www.selvedge.org/collections/magazines ... See MoreSee Less

#TrunkShowTuesday for April 17, 2018
In this week's #TrunkShowTuesday, enjoy artwork by SAQA members Natalie Friedman, Chantal Guillermet, Jaynie Himsl, Jenny K Lyon, Kathleen Probst, Linda Syverson Guild, Leslie Vieth, and Susan Auden Wood.

Find out how to bring a trunk to YOUR community! saqa.com/trunkshow
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The staff at Handmade Business survived Blizzard Evelyn, and after a "snow day" yesterday (in April?!) we are back in the office. Midwestern makers, show us your snow shots! ... See MoreSee Less

The staff at Handmade Business survived Blizzard Evelyn, and after a snow day yesterday (in April?!) we are back in the office. Midwestern makers, show us your snow shots!

3 days ago

Rayela Art

I love this!! Can we do something similar here in Paducah? Please? Pretty please?CALLING ALL TRASH ART!
Do you make artwork out of trash and found materials? 11:11 and friends have some cool opportunities coming up as part of a Zero Waste movement as well as art mentorship for students. comment below or email Erin@1111acc.org!
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I love this!!  Can we do something similar here in Paducah?  Please? Pretty please?

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my entry in our local recycling art exhibition a few years ago

3 days ago

Craft in America

This detail image more clearly shows the process of Mary Little, whose exhibition opens this Saturday at the Center. For her work, Little creates a pattern and cuts strips of artist's canvas. She then sees them together very precisely. In this particular piece, she is working with horizonal strips.

#marylittle #theshapeofcloth #craftinamerica #Craft #handmade
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This detail image more clearly shows the process of Mary Little, whose exhibition opens this Saturday at the Center. For her work, Little creates a pattern and cuts strips of artists canvas. She then sees them together very precisely. In this particular piece, she is working with horizonal strips.

#marylittle #theshapeofcloth #craftinamerica #Craft #handmade

Happy Monday!

This piece is from June Lee, titled “Bystander,” from our Spring 2018 Journal, Pattern!

Discover more about our quarterly journals at: www.surfacedesign.org/journal/about-the-journal/
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Happy Monday!

This piece is from June Lee, titled “Bystander,” from our Spring 2018 Journal, Pattern!

Discover more about our quarterly journals at: https://www.surfacedesign.org/journal/about-the-journal/

4 days ago

Aid to Artisans

Thank you to all the wonderful entrepreneurs who attended our Market Readiness Program in Tunisia! We had a packed week of training, and were blessed to see the many inspiring handicrafts from Tunisia. A special thank you to our implementing partner Institut du Développement Humain, and our trainers Alex Bates, Stacy Spivak, Annie Waterman and Lauren Barkume!

#HandmadeIsModern #MarketReadinessProgram #Tunisia #Handicrafts #Artisan

Photo Credit: Annie Waterman

www.facebook.com/org.IDH/
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Thank you to all the wonderful entrepreneurs who attended our Market Readiness Program in Tunisia! We had a packed week of training, and were blessed to see the many inspiring handicrafts from Tunisia. A special thank you to our implementing partner Institut du Développement Humain, and our trainers Alex Bates, Stacy Spivak, Annie Waterman and Lauren Barkume!

#HandmadeIsModern #MarketReadinessProgram #Tunisia #Handicrafts #Artisan

Photo Credit: Annie Waterman

https://www.facebook.com/org.IDH/

4 days ago

Afghan Tribal Arts

This is Abdul Wardak's new gallery in Paducah, conveniently located in the Downtown main street, 626 Broadway. Follow the local news by liking its page: Beads & Rugs By ATA

Beads & Rugs By ATA
We have extended our hours from 10.00 am to 7.00 pm for the weekend of the quilt show .
Big sale on beads and rugs, see you !!
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We need a shop like this in Australia.

5 days ago

Jennifer Day - Art Quilter

My two latest Fiber Art pieces are very diverse. I recently returned from my third trip to Havana Cuba to photograph Cuban Cars. This 1951 Chevy Styline Deluxe is completely covered in thread and framed. The Mondrian Flower is a piece in which I cut the art and placed the pieces in a shadow box. This is based on the art of Piet Mondrian. I am now concentrating on creating a large collection of Cuban Cars. If you visit Santa Fe, New Mexico, please stop by Tresa Vornberg Goldsmith Gallery on Canyon Road to see my work! ... See MoreSee Less

My two latest Fiber Art pieces are very diverse.  I recently returned from my third trip to Havana Cuba to photograph Cuban Cars.  This 1951 Chevy Styline Deluxe is completely covered in thread and framed.  The Mondrian Flower is a piece in which I cut the art and placed the pieces in a shadow box.  This is based on the art of Piet Mondrian.   I am now concentrating on creating a large collection of Cuban Cars.  If you visit Santa Fe, New Mexico, please stop by Tresa Vornberg Goldsmith Gallery on Canyon Road to see my work!

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Beautiful work Jennifer! Where do you stay when you go to Havana?

AWESOME!

Love your work!

Love!

Inspirational!

Exquisite fiber art!

Your art is amazing! Just gorgeous!

Beautiful!

漂亮美拍

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5 days ago

Rayela Art

Idea for a Flower Power Club house...

wp.me/p2tMDN-x5Transform the side of a shed or garage by painting a tree and attaching some birdhouses!
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Idea for a Flower Power Club house...

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6 days ago

Craft in America

Thank you to all who came to view our exhibition "The Circuitry of Joyce J. Scott: A Group Exhibition of Collaboration and Innovation" and made it our most attended exhibition ever! It speaks wonders to the level of work in the exhibition including Sonya Clark's pieces "Rooted" and "Uprooted," in which thread is braided so masterfully that it seems like hair. The work speaks to the artist's ability to trace her European ancestry but not her Black heritage because of the slave trade.

We are open until 6pm if you have a chance to catch the show before it closes today.
#sonyaclark #thread #hair #art #hairart #craft #handmade #craftinamerica #circuitryofjoycejscott
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Thank you to all who came to view our exhibition The Circuitry of Joyce J. Scott: A Group Exhibition of Collaboration and Innovation and made it our most attended exhibition ever! It speaks wonders to the level of work in the exhibition including Sonya Clarks pieces Rooted and Uprooted, in which thread is braided so masterfully that it seems like hair. The work speaks to the artists ability to trace her European ancestry but not her Black heritage because of the slave trade.

We are open until 6pm if you have a chance to catch the show before it closes today.
#sonyaclark #thread #hair #art #hairart #craft #handmade #craftinamerica #circuitryofjoycejscott

6 days ago

Craft in America

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7 days ago

Craft in America

We are in the final two days to see these fantastic artworks featured in "The Circuitry of Joyce J. Scott: A Group Exhibition of Collaboration and Innovation." These works employ similar techniques and material (beads) to vastly different ends. The exhibition is on view through Saturday, April 14th at the Center in Los Angeles.
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We are in the final two days to see these fantastic artworks featured in The Circuitry of Joyce J. Scott: A Group Exhibition of Collaboration and Innovation. These works employ similar techniques and material (beads) to vastly different ends. The exhibition is on view through Saturday, April 14th at the Center in Los Angeles.
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#craftinamerica #joycejscott #beads #art #craft #handmade @ Craft in America

7 days ago

Handmade Business magazine

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1 week ago

Aid to Artisans

Do you know what it takes to make a successful product line? Join us this August at the Market Readiness Program to learn this and many other skills to make your business a success!

Spots are still open, so sign up today!

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

#HandmadeIsModern #DiscoverHandmade #ExportHandmade
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Do you know what it takes to make a successful product line? Join us this August at the Market Readiness Program to learn this and many other skills to make your business a success!

Spots are still open, so sign up today!

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

#HandmadeIsModern #DiscoverHandmade #ExportHandmade

A close-up of a lovely embroidery available in our shop on Etsy. The link is in the text below the image.Vintage Embroidered Textile, Uzbek Suzani Silk Wedding Saddle Cover from Afghan Tribal Arts
www.etsy.com/listing/88874500/vintage-embroidered-textile-uzbek-suzani

Silk embroidery on black cotton fabric. The embroidery is rather unusual in this piece and though we are guessing that it is Uzbek, we're not sure. Tightly stitched in silk, the piece resembles others in the region that are used as saddle covers for a bride as she rides a horse on her wedding day. No signs of machine sewing are visible and the background fabric is either Chinese or Russian floral fabric that has almost faded completely, so this is an old piece. The dyes are probably synthetic that were not stable and have run throughout the embroidery, creating a nice, soft pink overcast.

Dimensions:
24" x 19.5" (61 x 50 cm)

Estimated age: 1930's, Free shipping worldwide.

Abdul has other beautiful textiles in his shop on Etsy along with tribal jewelry and gemstone beads. Go have a look!

Afghan Tribal Arts is both a TAFA Member and Sponsor and we thank Abdul for his support! Our sponsors keep TAFA tickin'!
Become one, too! www.tafalist.com/tafa-sponsors/

Explore our member profiles:
www.tafalist.com/tafa-members/
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A close-up of a lovely embroidery available in our shop on Etsy. The link is in the text below the image.

2 weeks ago

Rayela Art

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What a great layout! Will have to remember this for my next garden!

2 weeks ago

Fair Trade Federation

Thank you to all of the businesses who donated beautiful fair trade products for the 360° Fair Trade Conference and Expo swag bags. Attendees loved them! ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you to all of the businesses who donated beautiful fair trade products for the 360° Fair Trade Conference and Expo swag bags. Attendees loved them!

2 weeks ago

Afghan Tribal Arts

Isn't this cool? It's a vintage embroidery intended for a bicycle seat... I think it's too fragile for that now (silk on silk embroidery), but it would be a great gift for a biker... We have four listed on Etsy:

www.etsy.com/shop/afghantribalarts?search_query=bicycleAfghan Tribal Arts imports textiles, beads, carpets and artifacts from Afghanistan. Abdul Wardak travels a show route between Wisconsin and Florida. This is a vintage embroidered bicycle seat cover.

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Isnt this cool? Its a vintage embroidery intended for a bicycle seat... I think its too fragile for that now (silk on silk embroidery), but it would be a great gift for a biker... We have four listed on Etsy:

https://www.etsy.com/shop/afghantribalarts?search_query=bicycle

2 weeks ago

Aid to Artisans

Made by MANOS NICAS Artesanías, 2016 MRP alumni, this basket uses cutting edge designs, selecting colors and fibers 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 2018 Market Readiness Program today!⠀

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

#HandmadeIsModern #DiscoverHandmade #ExportHandmade #MarketReadinessProgram #Design
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Made by MANOS NICAS Artesanías, 2016 MRP alumni, this basket uses cutting edge designs, selecting colors and fibers 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 2018 Market Readiness Program today!⠀
 
http://www.aidtoartisans.org/training-resources/market-readiness-program/ 
 
#HandmadeIsModern #DiscoverHandmade #ExportHandmade #MarketReadinessProgram #Design

Uzbek textiles are also found in Afghanistan. Such an amazing skill and tradition!

Karimov Foundation - Каримов Фонди
Шелкоткачество сквозь века: Икат в Узбекистане
Ипакчилик санъати асрлар оша: Ўзбекистон ипаги
Silk Weaving through the Ages: Ikat in Uzbekistan
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Magnificent

Amazing

So nice

3 weeks ago

HAND/EYE Magazine

Happy Monday! Enjoy some gorgeous suzani with your morning coffee! Take a peek:An expert at the embroidery in 'susani' style. Large works of impressive design are shown as well as the distinctive hook embroidery being done by hand. ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

HAND/EYE Magazine

Happy Passover and Easter! To kick off the weekend we take a look at an exhibition and workshop of Mari Mochizuki.
Who taught Kantha. Take a peek:Exhibition and workshop of Mari Mochizuki. Who has maintained, spread and taught the art of Kantha. Kantha is an type of Indian embroidery. 'Japanese Art in ...
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If you missed yesterday's plenary speaker Nasreen Sheikh, check out her Tedx to hear a bit about her story. #FTFWestminsterNasreen has escaped from child arranged marriage, the only girl in her Nepalese village of 2,000 to ever have avoided that fate. Then she was a child sewer o... ... See MoreSee Less

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‪A sneak peek of today’s fair trade expo. Our biggest yet with 58 #FTFverifiied businesses exhibiting!‬ #FTFWestminster ... See MoreSee Less

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I love fair trade but that video made my head hurt. 😀

Wish I was there!

4 weeks ago

Jennifer Day - Art Quilter

This is a new piece art - available at Tresa Vornberg Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. "Long Day at the Escondido". We had finished branding 200 calves that morning when I took this photograph at dusk. Even after a long days work, the camaraderie between the cowboys is still evident. This piece of Fiber Art is 100 percent covered in thread and framed. I am now am framing all of my art. ... See MoreSee Less

This is a new piece art - available at Tresa Vornberg Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Long Day at the Escondido.  We had finished branding 200 calves that morning when I took this photograph at dusk.  Even after a long days work, the camaraderie between the cowboys is still evident.  This piece of Fiber Art is 100 percent covered in thread and framed.  I am now am framing all of my art.

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Nice!

Absolutely stunning!

It is fabulous and should be framed to protect it!!! Thanks for sharing.

Once again, beautiful piece! Greetings from Utopia, hope all is well with you and yours

I really like seeing your art when you post it!

Stunning!!!

Beautiful!!!

Amazing!

Gorgeous.

Absolutely amazing! I think you outdid yourself on this one!

You are immensely talented! I lived in New Mexico for a year back in 2015. I miss it badly. I lived near the 4 corners in the Navajo Nation. I loved seeing their rodeos.

What’s the size of this one, Jennifer?

Just amazing

That is so beautiful. I would love to see it in person and observe how you make something so incredible!

Better water mark these so they can’t be stolen!

Beautiful work as always.

Love it!Beautiful!

This is amazing beautiful

This is stunning work. Unbelievable. So is there no fabric showing through, all covered in thread?

It is beautiful ,lots of work but worth it.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
“Like Life: Sculpture, Color, And The Body” opens today at The Met Breuer. This exhibition looks at seven hundred years of sculptural practice and explores replicas of the human body. met.org/2ptJDPY
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www.facebook.com/helen.hoelck/posts/10155412484703601

BBC
Meet the amazing 84-year-old who’s never had an art lesson but painted a life-size replica of a Canaletto masterpiece. 🎨🖼️
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Eyecatcher
This super realistic model of Oscar nominee Guillermo del Toro is mindblowing!

By Hiperrealismo -Ruben Orozco Loza
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Carol Pitre

James Kane !!

Vraiment hot

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#chainmail #hat #inprogress #tedious #helmet #costume #costumeaccessory

2 months ago

Afghan Tribal Arts

Gorgeous faceted turquoise! Only one strand left...

www.etsy.com/listing/497132281/large-faceted-turquoise-graduated-strandAfghan Tribal Arts imports textiles, beads, carpets and artifacts from Afghanistan. Abdul Wardak travels a show route between Wisconsin and Florida.

artizanmade.com/portfolios/afghan-tribal-arts/

Stunning hand faceted natural turquoise!
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Gorgeous faceted turquoise!  Only one strand left...

https://www.etsy.com/listing/497132281/large-faceted-turquoise-graduated-strand

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Hi, where is the turquoise from?

Beautiful! Amazing!! #blue

Hey makers, it's Fun Fact Friday! Get your weekend revved up by sharing a wild, weird fact most people wouldn't know about you.

Use this format: First name; your medium; your fun fact

Here's an example from Handmade Business's editor:

Stephanie; reclaimed functional art; held a private detective license for two years in the early 90s
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Hey makers, its Fun Fact Friday! Get your weekend revved up by sharing a wild, weird fact most people wouldnt know about you.

Use this format: First name; your medium; your fun fact

Heres an example from Handmade Businesss editor: 

Stephanie; reclaimed functional art; held a private detective license for two years in the early 90s

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Bri; jewelry designer; was a carny and amateur pinhead in the summer of '99. 😉

http://www.lauraleeburch.com/2018/03/pig-jokes-and-needle-felted-pigs/

12 months ago

Jennifer Day - Art Quilter

I am now being represented in a gallery on Canyon Road in Santa Fe, New Mexico!! Santa Fe is the second largest art market in the United States.The emphasis this month is Cosmos flowers. These three pieces include the flowers. Oreo - the new Bull calf was born at our ranch in New Mexico a month ago. I am now covering the entire art in thread with no free motion quilting. I am also incorporating metallic and silk threads to give a shimmer to the image. My art is now framed. My next piece will be covered in art resin with a metallic paint. It is wonderful to have a new direction in my fiber art!! ... See MoreSee Less

I am now being represented in a gallery on Canyon Road in Santa Fe, New Mexico!!  Santa Fe is the second largest art market in the United States.The emphasis this month is Cosmos flowers.  These three pieces include the flowers.  Oreo - the new Bull calf was born at our ranch in New Mexico a month ago.  I am now covering the entire art in thread with no free motion quilting.  I am also incorporating metallic and silk threads to give a shimmer to the image.  My art is now framed.  My next piece will be covered in art resin with a metallic paint.  It is wonderful to have a new direction in my fiber art!!

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Jennifer Day, your work is just amazingly beautiful! Love them all.

Bravo!!!

Beautiful!

Which gallery? I will be in Santa Fe next week.

Beautiful!

WOW

Congratulations!

Congratulations!!

Are these quilts or photographs

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1 years 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

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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que trabajos tan bonitos y originales!!!

Just discovered your page and shop today.. are you going to reopen your Etsy store sometime soon ?