July 18, 2014
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Sneak Peek into the #Tapestry Trenches

By Kathleen. We’re hard at work preparing another long-form Tapestry video, which the intern and I totally just bonded over, and we have our subject to thank: Frances Hardinge. Romeo, our intern, says it’s his favorite Tapestry video yet! Equipped … Continue reading

May 19, 2014
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The Oracle: Social Media Edition

By Kathleen. The rapidity at which technology changes, new apps are developed & trends formed makes it difficult to forecast the future landscape of social media. Almost every day (or so it seems), a new study is published predicting what … Continue reading

December 11, 2013
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Tapestry: Who Is Your Sherpa? Tell Us

You may have seen on our various social media sites the Tapestry question of the month: Who is/was your Norgay in your life? Are you still climbing your Everest? … but who exactly is Norgay? Named by Time as one of the … Continue reading

November 4, 2013
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Tapestry Takes

By Kathleen. Today’s already been a terrific Tapestry-filled morning. It started off with a wonderful in-house brainstorming session (mega things to come!), and then I was off to Skype three amazing people for their introduction videos. Now, I don’t want … Continue reading

October 18, 2013
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Tapestry Takes

By Kathleen. Today’s been a fun-filled Tapestry day! I was able to speak with four wonderful women, who are each doing unique, inspiring things with their lives. Two of them are designers, who are taking the plunge in building their … Continue reading

October 14, 2013
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Tapestry: Andrea Paltzer

By Kathleen. Another Tapestry plug or behind-the-scenes take — guess it depends on how you look at. But I just got off a Skype call with the nomadic Andrea Paltzer, who often travels from London to Nicaragua and back. Yet … Continue reading

October 11, 2013
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Tapestry: Kim Cameron

By Kathleen. If you’re from DC, you’re well aware that the weather has been delightfully dreary this past week. We finally have the fall chill back (hooray!), but unfortunately it’s been accompanied by a sunless sky. As someone who is … Continue reading

October 9, 2013
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Tapestry: Liz Stookey Sunde of music2life

By Kathleen. Technology is an absolutely remarkable thing, as it allowed me to connect (& to record a Tapestry video!) with Elizabeth Stookey Sunde of music2life. Liz founded music2life with her father, Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary. … Continue reading

July 17, 2013
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And Now a Message From the Interns

Hello darling readers and OJ fans! The lovely Zack, Joy, and myself have been tasked with helping out with something called the Tapestry Project. And, friends, we need your help! As interesting as our lives are (and we’re definitely cool, … Continue reading

July 3, 2013
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Threading a Movement

by Ally Bailey Hetero-normativity. It’s an ugly, restrictive thing that does its work in a subtle way, affecting all our lives and perceptions of the world. It has to do with the proliferation of strictly heterosexual content everywhere: in the … Continue reading