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“Couture is…” – 15 Revealing Questions for Guest Artist Kenneth King

“I don’t even have any good skills. You know, like nunchuck skills, bow hunting skills, computer hacking skills. Girls only want boyfriends who have great skills!” –Napolean Dynamite • In the world of sewing, great skills include things…

Textile Center at the 2017 Minnesota State Fair

Selections from A Common Thread 2017 • August 24 – September 4 • Minnesota State Fairgrounds • Join us in the Creative Activities Building to see an amazing array of pieces from this year’s Textile Center member exhibition. Participating Artists…

Guest Teaching Artist: Kenneth D. King

Don’t miss New York couture designer Kenneth D. King September 22 – 24, 2017! Join Textile Center for an exciting weekend of events with Kenneth King, the Elvis of Haute Couture, on his return to Minneapolis for the first…

Indigo-Go! Saturday, August 26, 1–4 pm

A Family Festival of Free Fiber Art Making Experiences! • Join our afternoon celebration with indigo dyeing experiences for youth and families, teaching Ikat resist dyeing techniques using a community dye vat in Textile Center’s parking lot, next to our…

Member Day Excursion to Moorhead for Quilt National ’15

Thursday, August 17, 2017 • Join Textile Center for a day excursion to Hjemkomst Center to view the contemporary quilt exhibition Quilt National ‘15 at the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Moorhead, MN. Quilt National ’15 is the 19th biennial…

Cricket Loom Challenge!

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Cricket Loom Challenge! Our youth programs now have several new looms on which children can learn to weave. "Muriel" - named for the weaving master mother of Jesse Chapman and…

Barbara Lee Smith: That’s How the Light Gets In

That’s How the Light Gets In: Reflections on Transitions Recent Work by Barbara Lee Smith May 4 – June 24, 2017 • Joan Mondale Gallery Opening Reception with the Artist • Thursday, May 4, 6 – 8 pm…

WOW! Textile Artists on Tuesday exhibition

May 4 – June 24 • Studio Gallery Opening Reception: Thursday, May 4, 6 – 8 pm Welcome to the work of a group of women who have been meeting at the Textile Center on Tuesday mornings to…

Remembering Elsa Sreenivasam

Elsa Marie Sreenivasam passed away March 15, 2017 in Green Valley, Arizona. She is survived by Dharma, her beloved husband of 47 years, five children (Patrick, Brigid, Hallie, Fanchon, and Rakesh), and three grandchildren (Briana, Robyn and Ryan).…

The World’s Largest Textile Garage Sale

So much more than a garage sale ... it's a celebration of fiber and thrift from April 12 - 14, 2018! Are you an artist, student, crafter, church group, guild doing charity work, or just love a bargain?…