Archives for the day of: December 23, 2010

Last winter I bought one of the ever-popular eternity scarves. I searched and searched on Etsy for the right thing (Of course it had to be unique. No H&M crap for me…) Finally, I came across Yokoo — who continues to be a fave Etsy seller for her product and styling.

And almost the same day that my new Nantucket Scarf arrived in the mail, I came across the NY Times article featuring the seller, talking about making the transition to turning her craft into a profit. Upon searching, I realized via Vice Magazine, that I’d been missing out on Yokoo all of 2009!

I took particular interest in this, as we had just gotten started with Textile Arts Center, and had a main goal of helping folks to make these kinds of transitions, whether they were sick of the office life or had lost their job, or maybe just needed a new creative outlet.

So, why the tangent back to Yokoo’s rise to popularity in 2009? Because we are having a Warm Weather Gear class, and her items are entirely classic, beautiful, relevant inspiration for Winter 2011!

(all photos courtesy Yokoo)

Join us for Crochet 101: Warm Weather Gear on Tuesdays, 6:30-9PM January 4 – 25.

When you make it yourself, it will last beyond seasonal trends.

Too busy? Then we support you supporting Yokoo. : )

It’s time, it’s time!

Textile Arts Center needs new interns for the Spring term.

We’re looking for FOUR new people to join our team in the following areas from January – April:

Education

Product Development

General Studio

Marketing

If you or someone you  know is interested in becoming involved at the Textile Arts Center, is a student or individual able to commit 15-20 hours per week in exchange for classes and studio time, this could be the right internship for you!

TAC interns are an integral part of the team, taking on larger projects in addition to the day-to-day. There are no coffee runs (except for yourself) and we love you forever.

Send in resume and cover letters to submit@textileartscenter.com, subject: [position title]