Leslie Pearson lives in the US and visited Australia for the first time as a result of a commission for Mountain to Mouth, a ritual of cleansing and renewal where a canoe is built, celebrated and then burnt. "In our slow walk of contemplation, we honored our connections with earth and with each other."
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.
Scarves have so many uses! Wear them and display them in your home. Our textile artists work with many different techniques and this post showcases some of the scarves they make as wearable art.
When you think of jewelry, do you automatically think of metals or beads? Cultures around the world have decorated themselves throughout history with soft jewels made of …
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.
Our modern botanical alchemists study how local dyes can be used on fabric, yarn, and threads. Featured artists represent US, Canada, Europe, and Australia. TAFA has many, many members working with both botanical and commercial dyes. This post just points to a few wonderful projects!
TAFA: The Textile and Fiber Art List was launched in 2010 with the primary goal of helping online businesses in our community reach larger markets. A secondary …