My first time at Vogue Knitting Live NYC was last weekend…such a great experience! With all the changes in events due to the pandemic, I get hesitant about virtual events that are so based in a human experience – the reason I enjoy my knitting and weaving community. However, the more intimate lectures and workshopsContinue reading “Community + Inspiration @ Vogue Knitting Live”
Shown on PBS with multiple topics on craft. Enjoy! Craft in America explores the vitality, history and significance of the craft movement in the United States and its impact on our nation’s rich cultural heritage. Capturing the beauty, creativity and originality of craftsmanship, the film highlights artists and explores the inter-relationship of what they do,Continue reading “Good Sunday Doc: Craft In America”
Warren Wilson College MA Craft Studies
Thriving At High Altitude—The Bolivian Textiles of Andi’Art Truly stunning photos from photojournalist Anne-Laure Camilleri, who visited the Bolivian Altiplano to document Andi’Art — a design collaboration between indigenous weavers and a French designer.
Materials innovation startup Bolt Threads introduced its second biomaterial today – a leather made from mycelium, the roots of a mushroom. Mycelium is the underground root structure of mushrooms. It grows as tiny threads that form vast networks under the forest floor. We developed Mylo™ from mycelium cells by creating optimal growing conditions for it to self-assembleContinue reading “New Innovation in Textile…Mushrooms”
The importance of natural dye in textiles.
Looking at Cashmere
Like knitting, crochet, and all things handmade, weaving has had its bit of glorious comeback for a while now. In fact, weaving is making everyone go a bit crazy! – in the best way possible of course. There are so many weaving tutorials out there, from creating simple shapes to making your own loom usingContinue reading “Weave one, purl one”
A heartfelt glimpse into the world of Haida elder and weaver, Delores Churchill and a discussion generating documentary about the multilayered meaning of an object.
I stumbled upon this movement and I am so glad I did. Love it when I see the craft industry using the art to support those in need, which offers more than just a skill but a means of income. Read more about Re:loom, located in Georgia founded in 1990 and tour their #Weavehouse!