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TAFA: The Textile and Fiber Art List is a membership organization of fiber artists and textile businesses on the web. TAFA showcases member portfolios through its website, provides access to larger markets, offers business resources and fosters community.

These goals are achieved through this website, market accessibility, TAFA programs, technical assistance and disseminating member information.

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  • Cindy Grisdela Art Quilts
     
  • Boisali Biswas
     
  • The Loaded Trunk
     
  • Roxanne Lasky
     
  • Las Rancheritas
     
  • Wil Opio Oguta
     
  • Floris Flam
     
  • Threads of Peru
     
  • Peggy Brown Art
     
  • Louise Schiele
     
  • Michelle Kingdom
     
  • Afghan Tribal Arts
     

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Artizan Made

TAFA's Sister Site, a collective of 70+ handmade shops. Shop the Market!

Shop Artizan Made on Etsy

Over 2,000 handmade products! Textiles, clay, wood, clothing, jewelry and more!
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26 minutes ago

Artizan Made

Find the artwork of Debra Boudreau along with folk art from around the world and vintage collectibles in her Steel Goat Studio shop on Etsy. She has a nice selection of vintage Mexican jewelry there now.

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Find the artwork of Debra Boudreau along with folk art from around the world and vintage collectibles in her Steel Goat Studio shop on Etsy. She has a nice selection of vintage Mexican jewelry there now.

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/steel-goat-studio/

Click to see some of what MarketPlace: Handwork of India carries and then head on over to their site to see more gift ideas:
www.marketplaceindia.com/category/Holiday-gift-ideas

Mission: "When you purchase and enjoy a MarketPlace product, you become an integral part of an innovative program of social change. Successfully running their own businesses gives the artisans in India the opportunity to forge a new, better future for themselves, their families and even their communities. They are proud to offer you a collection of unique yet versatile products characterized by beautiful traditional hand-dyed fabrics and hand embroidery."

MarketPlace 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/

MarketPlace: Handwork of India
Gifting made easy — thoughtful gifts to inspire you this holiday season!

Take a look: goo.gl/SgbAxQ
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I made this collages for a video that I will set up for our sister site, www.artizanmade.com. So fun! Scroll through to see their links and more info. Please share with your friends and support handmade!At Artizan Made, we honor the past while looking forward to the future. All that we do using handmade processes is informed by those who came before us. We may bring new ideas and alter techniques, listening to our own inner muses, but without the rich history of arts and crafts from all corners of the world, where would we be? Many of our shops also actively support the survival of cultural aesthetics through fair trade practices and through the ethical trade of vintage goods. www.artizanmade.com ... See MoreSee Less

I made this collages for a video that I will set up for our sister site, www.artizanmade.com. So fun! Scroll through to see their links and more info. Please share with your friends and support handmade!

2 hours ago

Rayela Art

I finished a set of images for a video that I am going to do for Artizan Made. It was fun but so time consuming! Scroll through for links and more info and support handmade! www.artizanmade.comAt Artizan Made, we honor the past while looking forward to the future. All that we do using handmade processes is informed by those who came before us. We may bring new ideas and alter techniques, listening to our own inner muses, but without the rich history of arts and crafts from all corners of the world, where would we be? Many of our shops also actively support the survival of cultural aesthetics through fair trade practices and through the ethical trade of vintage goods. www.artizanmade.com ... See MoreSee Less

I finished a set of images for a video that I am going to do for Artizan Made. It was fun but so time consuming! Scroll through for links and more info and support handmade! www.artizanmade.com

2 hours ago

Artizan Made

"Then and Now" is a celebration of the past while looking into the future. As artists, makers and handmade advocates, we come from a long tradition of creativity and excellence. The past informs the present in the same way as we leave our mark for those who come after us. Each photo in this set shows something from the past and an item from one of our shops. Scroll through to see their links and more info.

Visit us on Artizan Made! www.artizanmade.comAt Artizan Made, we honor the past while looking forward to the future. All that we do using handmade processes is informed by those who came before us. We may bring new ideas and alter techniques, listening to our own inner muses, but without the rich history of arts and crafts from all corners of the world, where would we be? Many of our shops also actively support the survival of cultural aesthetics through fair trade practices and through the ethical trade of vintage goods. www.artizanmade.com
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Then and Now is a celebration of the past while looking into the future. As artists, makers and handmade advocates, we come from a long tradition of creativity and excellence. The past informs the present in the same way as we leave our mark for those who come after us. Each photo in this set shows something from the past and an item from one of our shops. Scroll through to see their links and more info.

Visit us on Artizan Made!  www.artizanmade.com

Shopping for handmade? Check out these links:

www.tafalist.com/shop/

artizanmade.com/market/

Our members on Etsy:

TAFA: www.etsy.com/search?q=tafa

Artizan: www.etsy.com/search?q=artizanmade

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Shopping for handmade? Check out these links:

https://www.tafalist.com/shop/

http://artizanmade.com/market/

Our members on Etsy:

TAFA: https://www.etsy.com/search?q=tafa

Artizan: https://www.etsy.com/search?q=artizanmade

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Artizan Made

Shopping from Australia? Check out our two member shops, AllThingsPretty and Gone Rustic Studio. You can explore our Market by provenance, too:
artizanmade.com/product-category/provenance/

AllThingsPretty: Debra Dorgan upcycles her finds into garments, pillows, bags, and jewelry.
www.etsy.com/shop/AllThingsPretty

Gone Rustic Studio: Rita Summers uses plant based dyes on upcycled and sewn garments, textiles, journals, scarves and more. www.gonerustic.com/
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Shopping from Australia? Check out our two member shops, AllThingsPretty and Gone Rustic Studio. You can explore our Market by provenance, too: 
http://artizanmade.com/product-category/provenance/

AllThingsPretty: Debra Dorgan upcycles her finds into garments, pillows, bags, and jewelry.
https://www.etsy.com/shop/AllThingsPretty

Gone Rustic Studio: Rita Summers uses plant based dyes on upcycled and sewn garments, textiles, journals, scarves and more. http://www.gonerustic.com/
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Artizan Made

Gaby has traveled around the world and the Hot Moon Collection grew out of her love for the cultural artifacts she found along the way. Her website has vintage and antique rugs, textiles, sculptures, jewelry and much more!

artizanmade.com/portfolios/hot-moon-collection/

Shop: shop.hotmooncollection.com/

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Gaby has traveled around the world and the Hot Moon Collection grew out of her love for the cultural artifacts she found along the way. Her website has vintage and antique rugs, textiles, sculptures, jewelry and much more!

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/hot-moon-collection/

Shop: http://shop.hotmooncollection.com/

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11 hours ago

Artizan Made

Sandy Kreyer has been painting flowers for years! Kiln House Pottery brings joy to any decor, but especially fits beautifully with Victorian, Craftsman, Country and Natural themes. Each plate, mug, vase and object is different. Together, they are a garden of delight!

artizanmade.com/portfolios/sandy-kreyer-pottery/

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Sandy Kreyer has been painting flowers for years! Kiln House Pottery brings joy to any decor, but especially fits beautifully with Victorian, Craftsman, Country and Natural themes. Each plate, mug, vase and object is different. Together, they are a garden of delight!

http://artizanmade.com/portfolios/sandy-kreyer-pottery/

http://www.sandykreyer.etsy.com/
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Canadian textile artist, Jaynie Himsl - Fibre Artist, creates art quilts that lean towards representational themes with detailed quilting. She especially enjoys cartographic and organic themes that emphasize the natural world.

www.tafalist.com/profile/jaynie-himsl-fibre-artist/

Lovely explanation about her process and the meaning this piece has for Jaynie.

The National Quilt Museum
Artist Jaynie Himsl talks about her quilt "Cottonwood Delta Blues" in the gallery of The National Quilt Museum. Jaynie's quilt is part of the exhibit H20h! by SAQA at the museum through September 19, 2017.

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Meet master textile artist, Rupa Trivedi, today at our Holiday Boutique. We’ll be open until 5pm. Buy amazing gifts from around the world and check out our new headquarters at 620 Cerrillos in Santa Fe. #folkart15 #handmadeholiday ... See MoreSee Less

Meet master textile artist, Rupa Trivedi, today at our Holiday Boutique. We’ll be open until 5pm. Buy amazing gifts from around the world and check out our new headquarters at 620 Cerrillos in Santa Fe. #folkart15 #handmadeholiday

Vintage Zazi Embroidery: Afghanistan Wedding Saddle Cover from Afghan Tribal Arts $450

See large textiles in the Etsy shop: www.etsy.com/shop/AfghanTribalArts?section_id=7483952

The Katawaz embroidery is known as Zazi in Afghanistan and comes from the South Eastern part of the country. A bride would ride on a horse decorated which would be as decorated as she was. The saddle textile might have been made by the bride as a part of her dowry, by another woman in the family, or it could have been handed down from generation to generation.

Estimated age: 1950's

Specifics on this piece: Silk on silk. Tiny embroidered stitching defines the pattern: layered rectangles frame a central geometric design divided into four segments. The background color is a deep purple, with a majority of pumpkin orange top stitching, accented with small amounts of indigo, red, and teal stitching. The stitching is gorgeous, tiny and even! Edges are decorated with olive twisted threads that end in glass seed beads. Backing material is red cotton.

Dimensions:
21.5" x 23"
Metric: 52 x 59 cm

Estimated age: 50 years+

Shipping is free on this textile, worldwide.

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/

#afghanistan #tribal #embroidery #vintage
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Vintage Zazi Embroidery: Afghanistan Wedding Saddle Cover from Afghan Tribal Arts $450

See large textiles in the Etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AfghanTribalArts?section_id=7483952

The Katawaz embroidery is known as Zazi in Afghanistan and comes from the South Eastern part of the country. A bride would ride on a horse decorated which would be as decorated as she was. The saddle textile might have been made by the bride as a part of her dowry, by another woman in the family, or it could have been handed down from generation to generation.

Estimated age: 1950s

Specifics on this piece: Silk on silk. Tiny embroidered stitching defines the pattern: layered rectangles frame a central geometric design divided into four segments. The background color is a deep purple, with a majority of pumpkin orange top stitching, accented with small amounts of indigo, red, and teal stitching. The stitching is gorgeous, tiny and even! Edges are decorated with olive twisted threads that end in glass seed beads. Backing material is red cotton.

Dimensions:
21.5 x 23
Metric: 52 x 59 cm

Estimated age: 50 years+

Shipping is free on this textile, worldwide.

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

#afghanistan #tribal  #embroidery #vintage

What an amazing opening night for our Holiday Boutique! Please make your plans to join us at our new headquarters from 10 am to 5pm today, and shop Handmade for the Holidays! For details, visit www.folkartalliance.org/holidayboutique-2/ ... See MoreSee Less

What an amazing opening night for our Holiday Boutique! Please make your plans to join us at our new headquarters from 10 am to 5pm today, and shop Handmade for the Holidays! For details, visit https://www.folkartalliance.org/holidayboutique-2/

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Awesome!! Wish I had been there,

It looks wonderful!

2 days ago

Laura Lee Burch Textile Art

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Sheep transportation!

We're kicking off a series of gift posts to inspire your holiday giving. First up, we've selected items sure to delight the foodie in your life and add some cachet to their kitchen. See picks from Heartwood Forge, Blanc Creatives, Switchwood, Fringe & Fettle Ceramics, North Drinkware, Chelsea Miller Knives, and more: ow.ly/l9F230h71t7 ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago

Craft in America

Please join us on Sunday, December 17 at 2pm for a conversation between textile scholar and curator Alejandro de Ávila Blomberg and fiber artist Jim Bassler.
The talk will take place at the Biscailuz Gallery at El Pueblo de Los Angeles.
RSVP to rsvp@craftinamerica.org

Pictured is Jim Bassler's work "George Washington" from 2016, which can be seen in our current exhibition "Borders and Neighbors: Craft Connectivity Between the U.S. and Mexico" at El Pueblo.
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Please join us on Sunday, December 17 at 2pm for a conversation between textile scholar and curator Alejandro de Ávila Blomberg and fiber artist Jim Bassler.
The talk will take place at the Biscailuz Gallery at El Pueblo de Los Angeles.
RSVP to rsvp@craftinamerica.org

Pictured is Jim Basslers work George Washington from 2016, which can be seen in our current exhibition Borders and Neighbors: Craft Connectivity Between the U.S. and Mexico at El Pueblo.

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Here is a short video featuring Alejandro de Ávila on weaving, from the recent Borders episode of Craft in America: www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=74&v=hIEyHkigtzM

2 days ago

Fair Trade Federation

Join us for a Holiday Twitter Chat next Tuesday at 2pm for brands & consumers to share ideas about making our holidays more fair 🎁 💕 #FairTradeChat with Fairtrade America & Ten Thousand Villages

Holiday #FairtradeChat!Dec 12, 2:00pmFairtrade AmericaJoin us and our partners from @[121760462864:274:Ten Thousand Villages] & @[50597789842:274:Fair Trade Federation] for a holiday themed #FairtradeChat! We'll have retailers and partners gathered around sharing ideas on how to make your holidays more fair.

And enter for your chance to win wonderful prizes just by participating!
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Holiday #FairtradeChat!

2 days ago

Aid to Artisans

It is your last chance! Don't miss out on your opportunity to exhibit your products at Las Vegas Market, one of the fastest growing retail markets in the U.S! Booth prices are highly competitive and include pre-show training and on-site mentoring.

Few spots are still available. Sign up today!

Register now!
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It is your last chance! Dont miss out on your opportunity to exhibit your products at Las Vegas Market, one of the fastest growing retail markets in the U.S! Booth prices are highly competitive and include pre-show training and on-site mentoring.

Few spots are still available. Sign up today!

Register now!

3 days ago

Selvedge Magazine

We are offering FREE SHIPPING on all purchases with the code CHRISTMAS. Take a look here at our Christmas shop www.selvedge.org/collections/christmas ... See MoreSee Less

We are offering FREE SHIPPING on all purchases with the code CHRISTMAS. Take a look here at our Christmas shop https://www.selvedge.org/collections/christmas

3 days ago

Rayela Art

Check out all of the beautiful vintage products on Artizan Made!
www.artizanmade.com

My shop on Etsy is pretty depleted right now, but there are still some treasures there that could use a new home... I hope to get more listed soon!

www.etsy.com/shop/rayelaExplore vintage on Artizan Made!
artizanmade.com/product-category/niche/vintage/

Vintage and antiques bring us the talent and visions of those who have gone before us. The stories they could tell! Many of the techniques and materials used have been lost or are close to being lost as the elders around the world who make these works pass on. But, there is a great revival happening at the same time, documenting and teaching what can be reclaimed. Artizan works with several ethical vintage traders.

Shown here:
Steel Goat Studio (Mexican jewelry, toys, and other cultural objects)
Fairly (Pakistani ralli quilts and upcycled garments and accessories)
Afghan Tribal Arts (tribal jewelry, textiles, beads)
Rayela Art (textiles)
Sir Raffles Art & History (Santos and other carved tribal art) Siamese Dream Design (Hilltribe textiles and upcycled decor) CulturalPatina (SouthWestern art, Native pottery, Navajo rugs, and tribal art from around the world)
Hot Moon Collection (tribal art, textiles, rugs, furniture, jewelry and collectibles)
Jwrobel (vintage Americana)

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Check out all of the beautiful vintage products on Artizan Made!
www.artizanmade.com

My shop on Etsy is pretty depleted right now, but there are still some treasures there that could use a new home...  I hope to get more listed soon!

https://www.etsy.com/shop/rayela

3 days ago

Afghan Tribal Arts

We're featured with other vintage sellers today on Artizan Made. Have you visited our shop recently? Lots of gorgeous textiles, tribal jewelry and beads:

etsy.com/shop/afghantribalarts

#tribal #beads #textiles #afghanistan #vintageExplore vintage on Artizan Made!
artizanmade.com/product-category/niche/vintage/

Vintage and antiques bring us the talent and visions of those who have gone before us. The stories they could tell! Many of the techniques and materials used have been lost or are close to being lost as the elders around the world who make these works pass on. But, there is a great revival happening at the same time, documenting and teaching what can be reclaimed. Artizan works with several ethical vintage traders.

Shown here:
Steel Goat Studio (Mexican jewelry, toys, and other cultural objects)
Fairly (Pakistani ralli quilts and upcycled garments and accessories)
Afghan Tribal Arts (tribal jewelry, textiles, beads)
Rayela Art (textiles)
Sir Raffles Art & History (Santos and other carved tribal art) Siamese Dream Design (Hilltribe textiles and upcycled decor) CulturalPatina (SouthWestern art, Native pottery, Navajo rugs, and tribal art from around the world)
Hot Moon Collection (tribal art, textiles, rugs, furniture, jewelry and collectibles)
Jwrobel (vintage Americana)

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Were featured with other vintage sellers today on Artizan Made. Have you visited our shop recently? Lots of gorgeous textiles, tribal jewelry and beads:

etsy.com/shop/afghantribalarts

#tribal #beads #textiles #afghanistan #vintage

Have you seen our Fall 2017 Journal "Color" yet?

Piece is from Marie Watt, titled “Susan B. Anthony with Woodland Influences.”
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Have you seen our Fall 2017 Journal Color yet? 

Piece is from Marie Watt, titled “Susan B. Anthony with Woodland Influences.”

3 days ago

Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc.

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We're excited to share that Martha Sielman, SAQA's Executive Director, is the subject of the latest "The Business of Craft Podcast" from Stitchcraft Marketing!

Take a break and head over to listen! You can also subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, or listen on Google Play or Stitcher.

Check it out!

stitchcraftmarketing.com/podcast/martha-sielman/
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Were excited to share that Martha Sielman, SAQAs Executive Director, is the subject of the latest The Business of Craft Podcast from Stitchcraft Marketing! 

Take a break and head over to listen! You can also subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, or listen on Google Play or Stitcher. 

Check it out!

http://stitchcraftmarketing.com/podcast/martha-sielman/

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Martha Sielman...an interesting woman, with an interesting life!

4 days ago

Fair Trade Federation

FTF's Executive Director Chris Solt will be speaking on a webinar tomorrow at 1pm with Grow Ahead and Cooperative Coffees, where they will be exploring more about this topic. For information or to register, see Webinar : Creating Resilient Supply Networks.With climate change expected to bring more severe and more frequent, extreme weather events, how can we make supply networks more resilient?

Learn how 360° fair trade businesses, like Just Haiti​, Dean's Beans Organic Coffee Company​, & Atacora Essential Inc., are helping to lead the charge in our blog with Grow Ahead's Alexandra Groome:

www.fairtradefederation.org/resilient-supply-networks/
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FTFs Executive Director Chris Solt will be speaking on a webinar tomorrow at 1pm with Grow Ahead and Cooperative Coffees, where they will be exploring more about this topic. For information or to register, see www.facebook.com/events/169405403654998/.

5 days ago

Laura Lee Burch Textile Art

Textile artists from Artisian MadeAt Artizan Made, we honor the past while looking forward to the future. All that we do using handmade processes is informed by those who came before us. We may bring new ideas and alter techniques, listening to our own inner muses, but without the rich history of arts and crafts from all corners of the world, where would we be? Many of our shops also actively support the survival of cultural aesthetics through fair trade practices and through the ethical trade of vintage goods. www.artizanmade.com ... See MoreSee Less

Textile artists from Artisian Made

A close up of Kay Sekimachi weaving at her loom #craftinamerica #craftinamericaPBS #CALIFORNIAepisode ... See MoreSee Less

Filming today with Kay Sekimachi at her loom #craftinamerica #craftinamericaPBS #CALIFORNIAepisode ... See MoreSee Less

This image is straight out of our Fall 2017 Journal, "Color!" Silk worker Clarisse Rakotoarimanana selecting reeled silk in the gum.

Join today to receive our quarterly journals!
www.surfacedesign.org/journal/about-the-journal/
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This image is straight out of our Fall 2017 Journal, Color! Silk worker Clarisse Rakotoarimanana selecting reeled silk in the gum. 

Join today to receive our quarterly journals!
http://www.surfacedesign.org/journal/about-the-journal/

5 days ago

HAND/EYE Magazine

Fiber Takes Form is the focus of Artistry in Fiber Vol 2. More than 78 artists write of their work and the many materials that shape their superb work. Take a peek: handeyemagazine.com/content/fiber-takes-form ... See MoreSee Less

Fiber Takes Form is the focus of Artistry in Fiber Vol 2. More than 78 artists write of their work and the many materials that shape their superb work. Take a peek: http://handeyemagazine.com/content/fiber-takes-form

#TrunkShowTuesday for December 5, 2017
In this week's #TrunkShowTuesday presentation, enjoy artwork by SAQA members Kathleen Campau, Joan Dyer, Victoria Gordon, Judith Leathers, Susan Mogan, Deb Plestid, Jan Soules, and Deborah Weir.

You deserve a break. Take some time off and click over to saqa.com/trunkshow to view all the 2017 SAQA Trunk Show art quilts!
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6 days ago

Selvedge Magazine

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really cool but what am i looking at?

With climate change expected to bring more severe and more frequent, extreme weather events, how can we make supply networks more resilient?

Learn how 360° fair trade businesses, like Just Haiti​, Dean's Beans Organic Coffee Company​, & Atacora Essential Inc., are helping to lead the charge in our blog with Grow Ahead's Alexandra Groome:

www.fairtradefederation.org/resilient-supply-networks/
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With climate change expected to bring more severe and more frequent, extreme weather events, how can we make supply networks more resilient? 

Learn how 360° fair trade businesses, like Just Haiti​, Deans Beans Organic Coffee Company​, & Atacora Essential Inc., are helping to lead the charge in our blog with Grow Aheads Alexandra Groome: 

http://www.fairtradefederation.org/resilient-supply-networks/

6 days ago

Rayela Art

Such talent on Artizan Made! Go explore! www.artizanmade.comHaving guests for the holidays? Warm your table with handmade! Glorious colors and elegant designs. Our table top category on Artizan's Market includes textiles and other decorative objects, too. Explore!

artizanmade.com/product-category/home-and-office/table-top/

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Such talent on Artizan Made! Go explore!  www.artizanmade.com

#guiltydog #pitbull #dogs #dogsofinstagram #needlefelting #felteddogs #textileart #mansbestfriend #pitbullart #dogart #whatdidyoubreak #textiledogs #dogsculptured #womenartists #storytelling #tellingastory #funnydogs #furbabies #pitbullsofinstagram #doglovers #needlefeltedanimals #wool ... See MoreSee Less

#guiltydog #pitbull #dogs #dogsofinstagram #needlefelting #felteddogs #textileart #mansbestfriend #pitbullart #dogart #whatdidyoubreak #textiledogs #dogsculptured #womenartists #storytelling #tellingastory #funnydogs #furbabies #pitbullsofinstagram #doglovers #needlefeltedanimals #wool

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How come it looks so perfect? 😍😍😍

Tapestry artist Michael Rohde and mixed media artist Barbara Lee Smith have each valued SDA’s support throughout the decades of their careers. Now they are showing their commitment to SDA with an $800 challenge match. Please join them in showing your commitment to SDA with a gift that will be matched up to $800! Thanks for your support!

www.surfacedesign.org/support/
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Tapestry artist Michael Rohde and mixed media artist Barbara Lee Smith have each valued SDA’s support throughout the decades of their careers. Now they are showing their commitment to SDA with an $800 challenge match. Please join them in showing your commitment to SDA with a gift that will be matched up to $800! Thanks for your support!

http://www.surfacedesign.org/support/

SAQA’s live chats and Fiber Art Friday keep you connected, so you can work alone without being lonely. I will connect. I will connect with SAQA.
saqa.com/donate
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SAQA’s live chats and Fiber Art Friday keep you connected, so you can work alone without being lonely. I will connect. I will connect with SAQA.
saqa.com/donate

Also in Santa Cruz is clothing designer Deborah Cross, who still uses the sewing machine that she first used as a child!

#craftinamerica #craftinamericaPBS #CALIFORNIAepisode
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Also in Santa Cruz is clothing designer Deborah Cross, who still uses the sewing machine that she first used as a child!

#craftinamerica #craftinamericaPBS #CALIFORNIAepisode

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I love her work and always check out Freehand for anything new when I am passing through. What an amazing story

Love Deborah Cross!

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Yesss! Finally! So sorry that I am too far a way to buy it. Next greyhound needs to look more alike mine though 😉

Doors are now open for the ACC Holiday Craft Hop. For today only from 12-5, RSP Architects will open their historic space in the Grain Belt Brew House (where ACC is located) to host this massive, handmade holiday craft sale. Shop more than 60 local makers of handmade textiles, wood, pottery, jewelry, and more. This grand selection of Minnesota artists has been co-curated by ACC, MNJag, and A Conspiracy of Strange Girls. Special thanks to RSP Architects and Northeast Bank for their generous support. Details: craftcouncil.org/crafthop ... See MoreSee Less

Doors are now open for the ACC Holiday Craft Hop. For today only from 12-5, RSP Architects will open their historic space in the Grain Belt Brew House (where ACC is located) to host this massive, handmade holiday craft sale. Shop more than 60 local makers of handmade textiles, wood, pottery, jewelry, and more. This grand selection of Minnesota artists has been co-curated by ACC, MNJag, and A Conspiracy of Strange Girls. Special thanks to RSP Architects and Northeast Bank for their generous support. Details: craftcouncil.org/crafthop

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  • #TrunkShowTuesday for November 21, 2017
    http://www.saqa.com/weblog/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/TrunkShowTuesday-2017-11-21.mp4 Welcome to #TrunkShowTuesday! This week, we present work by SAQA members Peggy Brown, Ann Cofone, Betty Davis Daggett, Linda Engstrom, Mita Giacomini, Shirley Neary, Terry Pate, and Ann Ridge. Don’t forget, you can see ALL the fabulous 2017 SAQA Trunk Show artwork on the website: saqa.com/trunkshow We also post these presentations on our Facebook and Instagram accounts. Go follow us while you’re thinking about it. Thank you! ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on November-21-2017By Social Media Manager
    3 weeks ago
  • Marcia Morse Mullins
      Marcia Mullins has been working with black ash for more than 30 years. She learned traditional indigenous techniques from Mike Sagataw, a Potawatomi elder with a deep reverence for honoring the ancestors’ knowledge. Following Mike’s teachings, Marcia honors each felled tree and believes the spirit of an ash tree remains within the forms woven from its wood. Each summer, she travels to a favorite cedar swamp near Lake Superior, where one tree is selected and processed into high-quality weaving splint. While Marcia crafts various functional vessels for commissions and fine art shows, her passion lies in creating free-form sculptures. Gnarly roots, twisted branches, English willow, and deer antlers provide structure for narrow ash weavers. She credits her love for sculptural weavings to Tom McColley, who challenged her to focus on form for a full year. If he felt a weaving was functional, it was destined for the wood stove. Nothing but firewood hit the coals. Marcia’s work has ... read more
    Source: National Basketry OrgPublished on November-15-2017By Admin8
    4 weeks ago
  • Featured Region: Florida – Representation with Flair
    Florida Regional members enjoying their Pod meetings and activities When contemplating qualities Regional Representatives should possess, perhaps you envision people who are energetic, enthusiastic, dynamic, creative, with a boatload full of quirky, fun, and unusual ideas. If you chose these attributes, you have just described Florida’s Regional Representatives, Ellen Lindner and Karol Kusmaul. Interviewing Ellen and Karol was delightful and I was impressed by their diligence in unifying Florida. Their enthusiasm was apparent as they discussed continuity by building on past Regional leadership, continuing to nurture strong feelings of camaraderie and friendship. With their own style, they are fulfilling the promise of this evolving Region. PODs: A conceptFormer Representatives Nancy Billings and Jayne Gaskins felt a system was necessary for Florida’s membership to create connections through networking and friendship. To meet this need, in 2012 Nancy and Jayne developed the much-acclaimed POD system (also known now as Local Connections). After painstakingly plotting each member on a map, they drew ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on November-15-2017By Jen Solon
    4 weeks ago
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