Tag Archives: fiberart international

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 […]

Behind the Scenes – The Technical Team in Action + Registering to Vote

We are days away from our big meeting with the folks in charge of the bridges to help us figure out the permitting process, assess safety hazards, and determine the final scope of the project… But even though we’re just on the edge of the official process, I realize the community process that will literally […]

August 30th Community Leader Info Session

Our first info session for folks interested in taking Knit the Bridge out into their own communities…

Behind the Scenes – The Process of a Great Work of Community Art

Great community artworks take time, planning, and oodles of fabulous enthusiastic folks working side-by-side up to their elbows in yarn and really big scarfs (just like you!).  Knit the Bridge has been extremely grateful and excited by everyone’s energy and hard work so early in the process! Behind every new and slightly experimental project of […]

Yarn Bombing Fiber Installations from around the World

Check out these other examples of yarn bombing from around the world…