Author Archives: Rachel Biel

4 years ago

Living with textiles and fiber art through the web

Living with textiles and fiber art through the web

Rachel Biel is the founder of TAFA (the Textile and Fiber Art List), a business community of entrepreneurs rooted in textile business and fiber art products and traditions. We’re really grateful that Rachel has taken the time to offer some words of wisdom to the readers. In this epic article…

Hello and welcome to is a place for textile artists and art enthusiasts to be inspired, learn from the best, promote their work and communicate with like-minded creatives.

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What the artists say

" is an invaluable resource. I am constantly sending students there and sharing it with other practitioners".

Nigel Cheney
Lecturer in Embroidered Textiles at NCAD

"The beauty of is that whenever you visit you'll discover something that you didn't already know".

Rachel Parker
Textile Study Group Graduate of the year 2012

" gives contemporary textile practice a voice; leading artists, useful guides and a forum for textiles".

Cas Holmes
Textile Artist and teacher

"This website is exactly what we need in the textiles world. A fantastic inspirational resource".

Carol Naylor
Textile and Embroidery Artist

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