Common Coin

Posted on October 20, 2016

By Joshua Callandret Joshua Callandret is a writer residing in Savannah Georgia. He develops online courses for the Savannah College of Art and Design while also pursuing his MFA in writing through SCAD eLearning. His interests revolve around the intersection of space, culture, and digital media, and in particular how both well-established and burgeoning technologies […]

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Posted on October 18, 2016

By Margaret Hubert Margaret Hubert started in the needle arts business in 1963, as co-owner of a small yarn shop. She later became the needlework instructor for Bloomingdale’s in White Plains, New York. She has written 25 + books on knitting and crocheting, two of the most recent being Customize Your Knitting and Customize Your Crochet. […]

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A Feminist Pedagogy through the Sociopolitical Stitch

Posted on October 16, 2016

By Laura Sapelly Laura Elizabeth Sapelly’s research merges her background in fiberarts, women’s history, feminist theory, and art education. While earning her Ph.D. at Penn State, she related the pedagogical significance of historical sewing circles meeting in the U.S., with one that she formed on the campus. Penn State’s Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department awarded […]

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Falling In Love Again: A Continuing Mystery about Stitched Glass

Posted on October 14, 2016

By Sam Norgard Sam Norgard grew up working in her family-run flower shop. By her grandmother’s side, she learned design, quality crafts(wo)manship and humor.  A long career of university teaching as well as working in a number of design industries, Sam assembled an unusual array of skills in a variety of media. Sam’s current focus […]

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A City’s History and a Family’s History Woven Together in Poland

Posted on October 12, 2016

By Mirka Knaster Mirka Knaster, Ph.D., creates contemporary textile art in a studio overlooking the Pacific Ocean in northern California. Growing up cross-culturally and living and/or traveling across the world’s continents, she has long been fascinated by the wide range of ethnic traditions, including those related to textiles. Holding graduate degrees in Latin American Studies and […]

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