Tag Archives: fi2013

Meet the KtB Team: Jenny Tabrum

Since the beginning (of Knit the Bridge) Jenny Tabrum has been an indispensible advisor on all things knit and crochet.  She knows the material structure like no one else and has been gently nudging KtB in the best possible yarn bombing direction as a core member of the technical team and KtB crew.  She’s also […]

June 1st Deadline for Panels

There are many rumors swirling around out there about when panels, parts, and railings are due.  Let’s clear up the confusion. We now have a June 1st deadline for panels, pieces, and railings. (For those of you who thought they were due in April, no worries – we’ll take them early!) Follow this step-by-step guide […]

KtB Artist in Residence at the Neighborhood Academy

Since this summer, Knit the Bridge has been on the move all around Pittsburgh and the region spreading the word and teaching folks the artsy way of knit and crochet. Last November and December Knit the Bridge lead artist, Amanda Gross was supported by the Arts in Education Partnership of the Pennsylvania Council on the […]

From the FI2013 Desk… New voices, new visions

FIBERART INTERNATIONAL 2013, the 21st juried exhibition of the best in contemporary fiber art, will be in Pittsburgh April 19 through August 18, 2013 at two locations – Pittsburgh Center for the Arts and the Society for Contemporary Craft. Produced by the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, inc., the triennial exhibition features 81 works, 24 of […]

Upcoming Not-to-Miss KtB Events

While we’re still waiting for the final word on permitting, dates, and insurance, join us for these fabulous upcoming Knit the Bridge events… Learn to knit and crochet, meet core KtB team members, and enjoy being a part of our crazy endeavor to make SW Pa #1 in yarn bombing! Community Leader’s Meeting Wednesday, January […]

Fiber Flags – A Sister Project of KtB through FI2013

Fiberart International is quickly approaching! Don’t miss Knit the Bridge’s sister outreach program, Fiber Flags – another exciting way to celebrate fiber art and connect with Pittsburgh’s own internationally renowned fiber art exhibition. Read more: Will you make a flag for the Fiber Arts Guild of Pittsburgh Fiberart International 2013: Flag Chain? a.) Example of […]

Alternative Panel Sizes for the Busy or Beginners

We need over 570 panels to Knit this Bridge.  That’s a lot of knitting!  Thanks to the 173 folks who have signed up to make panels!  We’re 1/3rd of the way there. We’ve heard from some folks that a full panel (34″ x 72″) is just too much.  We’ve been thinking of how to make […]

KtB Happenings – Ways to Get Involved!

Folks…  Things are movin’ here at Knit the Bridge.  Fall is in the air and people are reaching for their knitting needles. We’ve got several great ways to connect to Knit the Bridge in the weeks ahead: Wednesday, October 10th – We are so energized by everyone who’s been joining us in this crazy project.  […]

From the FI2013 Desk…

Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes of a jurying process…?  FI2013 co-director Jay van Wagenen shares more about this years jurying process for Fiberart International 2013. From the desk of FI2013 Here come the jurors! It’s been a frenzied couple of weeks here at Fiberart International central as last-minute entries (that would be about […]

From the FI2013 Desk… Fiberart International 2013 Deadline Coming at Us like a Freight Train!

Fiberart International 2013 deadline coming at us like a freight train! Fiberartists around the world are pounding the coffee, hitting the Maalox, and steaming toward the August 31 deadline.  Ok, so maybe that’s just the FI team here in Pittsburgh.  Judging from the number of submissions we’ve already received, the artists themselves are in better […]