Posts Tagged: art

You know how to knit, Do you know how to weave?

All of our clothing is made up of tiny little fibers all attached to one another to create a structure and hold a shape. Garments unfortunately aren’t indestructible. Have you ever snagged a shirt and about two yards of thread were held between you and the edge of a counter? Have you ever tried to button… Read more »

Weaving at Lillstreet!

This winter we are going to be introducing weaving to Lillstreet. It is enjoyable, simple to learn and you can do it almost anywhere. The most exciting thing about weaving on a frame loom are the endless possibilities. There can be lack of order, chaos in your methods, but in the end a cloth –… Read more »

Rooftop Project Space: Congrats 2015 Winners and Apply for 2016

We’re happy to announce the winners of the 2015 Rooftop Project Space Competition: Heather Brammeier and Simon Pyle! Best In Show ($500) Adorn, by Heather Brammeier “Catenaries formed by elegant tangles of PEX (cross-linked polyethylene) adorn the Lillstreet Art Center building like a giant necklace.  To create the tangled blue and red forms in my… Read more »

New Bedding Designs

I’ve never shared anything I do for my full time job as a bedding designer on the blog, but we just introduced new spring collections so I thought I would share and highlight some of my favorite things I’ve worked on. Indira Collection- Japanese inspired with Indigo and orange The design on this pillow was… Read more »

Constructed Objects

This class was a really cool blend of sculpture and textiles.  I went back after shooting it originally to capture the final projects.  That’s what you’ll see here.  If you’re interested in seeing other classes in the Textiles Department, click here.  Also, the Textiles department blog has some really interesting information and is updated regularly…. Read more »