Appliqué Methods - check out some techniques used around the world along with video tutorials and cultural examples of variations: needle turning, fusibles and cutwork.
This post features members of TAFA: The Textile and Fiber Art List who have made art bags and purses. Examples include woven, felt, crocheted, embroidered and sewn purses and bags from around the world.
Find handmade supplies, yarn, kits, patterns and more from our TAFA members!
A brief intro on new textile artists and fiber businesses who joined TAFA from July to September, 2016. A diverse group, felt, embroidery, dyeing, and other techniques brought to us from the far corners of the world! Argentina, Australia, Kingdom of Bahrain, Tajikistan, Germany and the USA come together.
2015 New Members on TAFA, October - December features mixed media, embroidery, and other techniques use by textile artists who have joined TAFA. We also welcome two new members who work with vintage ethnic textiles.
Printing and Dyeing on Fabric covers a very basic introduction to surface design techniques used to mark textiles: a bit on the chemistry behind paint and dye adhesion and then videos showing some of the methods used.
New members on TAFA bring exquisite techniques and expertise in thread painting, surface design, and art quilts. Textile artists and fair trade from the US, the UK and Singapore.
TAFA: The Textile and Fiber Art List has a widely diverse membership, brought together by a shared love for the work they do with textiles and fiber art. …
“Wardak Ranch” A couple of years ago I had the pleasure of visiting my friend, Abdul Wardak, in his Wisconsin home. We were partners in a gallery …
Sally Weinberg of Textiil shares a bit about how she started importing handmade fabric from Malaysia and Indonesia, along with how she uses color to decorate her home. Since this post, she has decided to import only from Indonesia.
Boisali Biswas I am Boisali Biswas, a studio Fiber Artist and Art educator, originally from India. I am a real enthusiast about textiles and love to …