Posts Tagged: embroidery

Spring Session II Open Studio Schedule

5/12/17: Insert gif of me eating my hat. Sorry, Thursday night First Time Sewing- I didn’t mean to forget you! 5/10/17: OKAY, LAST CHANGE, I SWEAR. No open studio in the sewing room on Friday night’s ’cause we’re makin’ bras, baby. And Frame Loom Weaving is now from 2-5pm on Sunday afternoons in the Print… Read more »

Craftivism Opportunity

Now that the fall has settled in, hopefully you’ve found some time to get creative. If you haven’t and you’re looking for a unique project that has positive-impact-potential, look no further! A local fiber artist has initiated a craftivism opportunity that highlights the gun violence that is devastating the citizens of Chicago in a very real… Read more »

Textiles Department at One of a Kind!

The Lillstreet Textiles Department will be hosting a bunch of workshops and demos at the One of a Kind Show + Sale next weekend! Stop on by to try your hand at a new skill and learn all about our classes!   Friday, April 29th 1:30-3:30pm – Screen Print a Tote Bag w/ Nora Renick… Read more »

Gallery Hopping NYC

  I did some gallery hopping on a recent trip to NYC and discovered these unusual textiles by Francesco Clemente, a favorite artist of mine. The exhibition consists of 2 canvas tents: Angel Tent and Devil Tent set up in the main gallery space at Mary Boone in Chelsea. These are taken with my cell phone… Read more »

Embroidery Samplers with Camille Canales

In Camille’s Embroidery Samplers class, students learn numerous stitches such as chain stitch, bullion stitch and couching techniques. Students are given a screen-printed piece of fabric that outlines where to place their stitches. This class is full of demos and socializing, as embroidery is a very communal activity. Interested in taking a class in the… Read more »