Meet Pam Talsky, Basket Maker & Teacher for the National Basketry Organization

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This Fiber Art Now guest post was graciously submitted by fiber artist and writer, Cindi Serfes. I recently had the pleasure of being introduced to award-winning basket maker, Pam Talsky – albeit virtually! Of course I’m generally familiar with basket making, but was not fully familiar with the art of… Read more »

Dyeing Alchemy with Diane Franklin

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Guest Post by Jane Dunewold Diane Franklin’s self-published book, Dyeing Alchemy, is a welcome addition to the library of available books explaining the use of fiber reactive MX dyes. The book, which is available from Franklin’s website, covers the basics of dyeing plant-based fabrics using Procion-MX dyes; but goes beyond… Read more »

Artists’ Books at the Smithsonian

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Smithsonian Libraries has been working to share its collection of artists’ books. One of the end products of the this initiative has been the creation of a new Smithsonian Libraries artists’ book collection portal where visitors can explore the many artworks in the collection and learn more about the medium…. Read more »