Susan Hotchkis "Rust-rose" (detail) 2016

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All the articles, exhibitions, and projects for this week’s Friday Fibers Roundup highlight the diversity and wonderment of the simple technique of embroidery. 1) The interview Irem Yazici: Embroidery in Miniature, reveals how Irem transfers images from her imagination into her delightful miniature hoop landscapes and explains exactly why embroidery is so precious to her

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“Color”—Out Now!

Surface Design Association is excited to announce “Color”, our Fall edition of Surface Design Journal! This Journal considers the theme of color from multiple angles and viewpoints–from aesthetic decisions and color theory to color’s weight as cultural significance. Here’s a little preview of what you’ll discover: 1) “Category Is: Rainbow Linen Realness” by Danny Orendorff

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Friday Fibers Roundup: Mapping / Vision / Traces

This week’s Friday Fibers Roundup features a groundbreaking exhibition series, maps of embroidery techniques by country, as well as silk recreations of homes and objects. 1) “Artistic Maps of Pakistan & India Show the Embroidery Techniques of Their Different Regions” by Dan Coleman shows how diverse elements come together to make beautiful things and the

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