Current and Upcoming Events
The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum will host a SCRAPS workshop and lecture on the 1st of October.
The Museum of Modern Art examines a range of environments with the aim of exploring the complex collaborative partnerships, materials, and processes that have shaped the modernist interior.
The NYTM is celebrating the Mood matter with a day of mood board making lessons in at Mood U School at Mood Fabrics. Teaching amateurs, artisans and students the skills of trend board making; how to discern trends, how to feel color, how to interpret signs of the times. The selection of fabrics will have central focus.
There's an expression Mottai-nai! in Japanese, which we say to remind ourselves not to let anything go to waste. The idea has origins in ancient Buddhist philosophy but has long since become part of our everyday thinking, an attitude of respect toward nature and care toward the material things we use.
Visual Magnetics is joined by designer Ellen Van Dusen in an interactive celebration of Textile Month at Seaport Studio’s Design Market.
Pınar&Viola x Print All Over Me as part of the New York Textile Month (NYTM)
Show up anytime between 3 to 5pm wearing something you can get dirty on. You will learn basic shibori & itajime technique and dye one bandana in Japanese fermenting “sukumo” indigo vat. Each session takes 30 min per person. All material and tools will be provided (no bring-in items).
Sally Orgren will bring in an assortment of shuttles so we can examine and delve into the specific considerations of shuttles including shape, height, length, fiber feed, and special-purpose shuttles designed for bulky warps, double bobbins, and end feed (EFS)
Thread Lines is an Artist-in-Residence with Dutch textile artist Farida Sedoc at Brooklyn’s Wyckoff House Museum, bridging heritage with contemporary culture to explore our relationships with fabric, fibers, and textiles.
Designtex is thrilled to announce participation in the inaugural New York Textile Month by constructing a large-scale fabric on site, and Designtex invites textile enthusiasts to join!
Quilters Take Manhattan 2016 (http://quiltalliance.org/events/quilters-take-manhattan-2016/) is the 6th annual fundraising event produced by the Quilt Alliance and it’s presenting sponsor Moda Fabrics. The nonprofit Quilt Alliance documents, preserves and shares the rich history of quilts and their makers.
In her painterly, sculptural and architectonic idiom of weaving, Hiroko Takeda expresses deep sensitivities and incongruous harmonies. Celebrate New York Textile Month with this exhibition of her new, large-scale work.
The artist and designer Han Feng, working in collaboration with paper artist Brett McCormack, will provide period-inspired dress for full-scale mannequins placed throughout the exhibition.
Textile Study Group of New York will host California fiber artist LISA KOKIN at their monthly meeting where she will speak about her process and inspiration and show images of her work in which she uses reclaimed fabric, buttons, photos and books.
Innovative designer, Gabi Asfour, of threeAsfour and Friends of Light artist and designer, Pascale Gatzen, will discuss the influence of the third dimension in fashion and the boundless possibilities of design, construction and production in the textiles and clothes of the future.
Textile Study Group of New York Presents Yard Works, A Juried Exhibition of TSGNY Artists.
Join Kiva Motnyk of Thompson Street Studio for an evening quilting workshop.
Join Marimekko Artwork Studio Manager, Petri Juslin, for an in-depth look at how hand printing influenced pattern design in the 1950s and 1960s, and how this heritage is carried out by present designers.
Come meet the faces behind Hable Construction - Katharine and Susan Hable - for an exclusive art show and book signing at Garnet Hill's new mobile boutique. Tuesday September 20th from 4PM to 7PM.
TALKING TEXTILES is a full-day seminar to talk about textiles for fashion and interiors – exploring the important trends, fabrics, yarns and techniques for the seasons to come. Hosted by Lidewij Edelkoort, Dean of Hybrid Studies and featuring a long list of inspiring speakers, this seminar seeks to promote textile education and celebrate September as the first ever New York Textile Month!
Founded in Lower Manhattan in 1988, the Children’s Museum of the Arts provides authentic hands-on art experiences for children, both in its art-filled museum and in the community. CMA’s mission is to introduce children and their families to the transformative power of the arts by providing opportunities to make art side-by-side with working artists.
Loop of the Loom is a mindful zen weaving dojo in the NY metro area since 2005. Our method, SAORI is a Zen art of weaving from Japan lets us celebrate the beauty of our imperfections by weaving differing colors and textures into a fabric. It reflects the masterpiece of our own humanity. Loop of the Loom offers classes and workshops of weaving, natural dyeing and origami clothing design with sustainable and no-waste concepts.