Monthly Archives: January 2011

Sewing + Space Invaders + Zoetrope!

“I sewed you a zoetrope” says Moxie This makes me happy for no good reason. [via Boing Boing]

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Textile Book Club: Matilda McQuaid

Sometimes books change the way you think about your craft. I thought I’d start highlighting some books and exhibition catalogs that reset the way I thought about the potentiality of textiles, or re-opened doors I hadn’t considered for some time. … Continue reading

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Posted in 3d textile, Architecture, armor, book, clothing, design, engineering, felt, Gloves, knit, NASA, protection, Space Suits, structure, Textiles, woven | Leave a comment

Manuel Rivera

Manuel Rivera is an artist that I caught a glimpse of for one hour in a foreign land and was only able to bring back a catalog filled with images accompanied by words in a language I do not speak. … Continue reading

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Harry Guild, where the hell are you? This one’s for you.

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Textile Concrete Formwork

Concrete between fabric; you’re probably familiar with it if you’ve done any tile work in the last 20 years. Similar to the way drywall is plaster made stable between 2 sheets of paper, concrete board is given shape and stabilized … Continue reading

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Textile Brand Name Bonanza Book!

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” -Juliet Capulet Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare The textile industry has long been addicted to re-branding the mundane in order to stand … Continue reading

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Coming Attractions

Two months ago I started this Blog thinking that I would fill a hole in Textile Blogging; namely: Things Seth is interested in. Now that I’ve been at it, and a few months have passed, I thought I’d take a … Continue reading

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