Monday, August 8, 2011

ECO Vision: Surface Design Assoc European Conference (Oct'11, Tilburg, NL)

“Ecovision," 2nd SDA European Meeting 18-28th, 2011, in Tilburg, Netherlands

ECOVISION, the second meeting for the European membership of the Surface Design Association, will be presented by Karina van Vught (SDA EU representative) at Studio Zijdelings and the AUDAX Textile Museum in Tilburg, Netherlands on the following dates.

Pre-Conference Workshops (2): Tuesday, Oct. 18 – Thursday, Oct. 20.
Fiber Study Tour: Thursday October 20.
Conference: Friday, Oct. 21 and Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011.
Design Academy Graduation Show
& Dutch Design Week: Sunday October 23.
Post-Conference Workshops (5): Monday Oct. 24 – Friday Oct. 28.

The conference and accompanying events will provide a setting for textile artists, teachers and practitioners to meet in an informal way, and to share information under the umbrella of the Surface Design Association*.
The theme is Ecovision, inspired by a similarly titled issue of the Surface Design Journal.

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Workshops with AnaLisa Hedstrom (Oct '11, Netherlands)

Announcing TWO shibori workshops with Ana Lisa Hedstrom this October at STUDIO ZIJDELINGS in Tilburg, Netherlands.

These workshops - one on ARASHI / ITAJIME / PIECING / QUILTING and another focusing on ARASHI / STITCH RESIST/ CLAMP RESIST are related to ECO Vision – the 2nd Surface Design Association (SDA) conference for the European membership. (October 18-28, 2011 in Tilburg).

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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Review of Fiber Celebrated 2011, Durango CO

image courtesy R. Mezoff // source:

Check out artist Rebecca Mezoff's blog for a worthwhile recap (with lots of great images!) of Fiber Celebrated 2011 held in Durango, Colorado this last weekend of July. "Fiber Celebrated 2011," in which Rebecca was showing two pieces, opened at the Intermountain Weaver's Conference. Yoshiko I Wada was honored as a Keynote Speaker of this 4-day conference.

For more info about the Intermountain Weaver's Conference, visit the links above.
Thanks, Rebecca!