“To create one’s world in any of the arts takes courage.” ― Georgia O’Keeffe

In celebration of Women’s History Month, this week, explore the artists who, drawing from their own unique outlook on the world, have used their work to convey the gamut of universal truths, emotions, and experiences.

“The inconvenient spectacle of Frida Kahlo”

“Kara Walker’s Next Act”

“The Art of Louise Bourgeois” (read about Louise Bourgeois on the Journal)

“A Fresh Look at Diane Arbus”

Abstract Expressionist, Joan Mitchell

“The Praise and Prejudices Vigée Le Brun Faced in Her Exceptional 18th-Century Career”

“Uniting politically divided quilters, stitch by stitch” Inspired to create your own quilt? (Find inspiration on the Journal here , here, and hereor design your own throw through our Custom DIY Kit)

“What the world misunderstands about artist Agnes Martin and how her biographer unearthed her story”

In Alabama: “Fabric of Their Lives:” the quilters of Gee’s Bend

The Gathering takes place April 11th – 13th and includes workshops, tours, and a free lecture from Natalie.

@ Alabama Chanin

In case you missed it, we’ve extended our Daylight Savings Sale today. Save 20% on select purchases with code SPRINGFORWARD

Choose between short and long sleeves on our Waffle Sweatshirt as we move from winter to spring.

@ The School of Making

We look forward to welcoming our guests for The School of Making’s Intro to Hand-sewing Workshop this Friday at The Factory. View the 2019 Workshop schedule here and make plans to visit our flagship store, workshop headquarters, studio, and café in Florence.

@ The Factory Store + Café

Next month, we’re hosting two special events at The Factory: The Gathering, our annual community picnic, and the Project Threadways Symposium, our inaugural event surrounding textiles in our community.

Project Threadways Symposium takes place April 25th – 27th and includes lectures, dinners, and more. Join us as we look back at the history of textile manufacturing to shape the future.

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