Tuft the World: Lecture and Rug Tufting Workshop

Sat. Mar 23, 2024 3:00pm - 5:30pm EDT
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Price: $40.00
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Price: $40.00
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Image: Portrait of Tim Eads (left) and Tiernan Alexander (right). Photo credit: Ed Newton 

Explore the intersection of art and craft with Tiernan Alexander and Tim Eads, proprietors of Tuft the World—a Philly-based company that’s helped to inspire a revival in rug tufting. After a deep dive into the fascinating roots of rug craft, try your hand at tufting and other traditional techniques with guidance from the pros.

Interested in all three events? Get $10 off by registering with this bundle.

Tiernan Alexander and Tim Eads are Texas-born artists and business owners living and working in West Philadelphia. In 2018 they started Tuft the World, which provides tufters the high-quality tools, materials, and instruction they need to make their own incredible projects. They have led tufting workshops across North America and collaborated with industry leaders in rug design and carpet manufacturing. Alexander holds an MA from the prestigious Winterthur Program in American Material Culture and an MFA from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Along with being a gifted tufter, Eads is a master printer and holds an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art.

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The Fabric Workshop and Museum 1214 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107