Jo Hamilton "Shine Reclining" 2013

Blog Post Tag: Crochet

“The Body Embellished” – Out Now!

September 14, 2016 9:00 am

This edition of The Journal is filled with a selection of textile and fiber objects of adornment from around the world, along with captivating tactile interpretations of portraiture from multiple points of view. Throughout human history, the body has been both muse and canvas for a wide range of fiber art forms. Aspects of personal …

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Woven Community: An Invitation To Work Shoulder-to-Shoulder

July 28, 2015 9:47 am

Andrea Vail creates community weaving events where people arrive as strangers and leave as friends. Hands working together untangle social tension as diverse participants – who might not otherwise meet – sit side by side to make something remarkable. Find out how these socially-engaged art events evolved. Take part in her next one at SDA’s Made/Aware conference at Arrowmont in October!…

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In the Loop 3: Knitters Unite in the UK

May 1, 2013 7:58 pm

Whether or not you use looping techniques to express your ideas, you’ll enjoy this glimpse of those who do. Let knitter (and SDA Area Representative from MA) Adrienne Sloane take you to a recent international confab in the UK, where she encountered lots of local color – along with some knitting royalty….

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Web Links to Confluence Winter 2011 SDA Journal

January 28, 2011 4:09 pm

To entice you to register for CONFLUENCE: 2011 International Surface Design Conference in Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN (June 9-12), this issue spotlights featured speakers Pat Hickman and India Flint along with SDA’s President Emeritus Jason Pollen, who will have an exhibition there. Other articles consider ways in which the notion of “confluence” is textile-specific, where “ideas meet and mingle”–whether it be the surface design of municipal recycling trucks or how has supercharged the DIY craft movement. Get your hot links here!…

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