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Vol. 30 No. 4   Jan / Feb 2004   
ISSN No. 0164-324X

Jim Bassler, Improvisation, 2002; linen, silk, waxed linen, indigo; hand woven wedge weave, pieces cut and sewn; 46 by 48 by 1 inch. Private collection. Photo: Andrew Newhart. See page 22.

Features
A HUMAN PACE, A RESPECT FOR PROCESS 22
by Barbara Hamaker
In Jim Bassler and his weaving, you’ll find straightforward simplicity, respect for world traditions, and a spirit of discovery.

FIGURE, FORM, & FABRIC: DAVID SCHORR’S KHADI CANVASES 27
by Brinda Gill
India’s draped garments and homespun cloth inspire this New York City artist.

COPYRIGHTS, TRADEMARKS, & WORKSHOP ETHICS 31
by Kayla Kennington and Melodie Bankers
Understanding intellectual property law and how it applies to textile artists

THEY YEARNED FOR AMERICA 36
by Helga Berry
Nine epic tapestries—each measuring six and a half feet tall and more than twice as wide— tell the story of Swedish emigration to the United States.

IMMIGRATION & INTEGRATION 42
by Sunita Patterson
A portfolio of work reflecting the experiences of immigrants and their descendents

Departments
67 Broadway 3
Letters 4
News & Notes 10
Books 20
Current & Coming 54
Competitions & Opportunities 60
Fibermart 63
Education & Travel 64
Classifieds 68
Resources 70
Advertisers’ Index 71
Curtains 72

Commentaries 7
Go Ahead, Put It Out There; The Dangers Of Influence

Notable Events 10
LifeQuilt: Memorial and Message

Traditions 11
Raveled Yarns in Navajo Blankets

Worldwide Connections 12
Haitian Vodou Flags, Maguey Textiles in Guatemala

The Creative Process 14
The Telephone Project, Art Behind Bars, Shibori on Knits

Profile 21
Werner Strub

Reviews
Erica Spitzer Rasmussen: Second Skins 48
Quilt Bonanza: Kaffe Fassett 50
The Idea of a City: The Art Quilts of Elizabeth Barton 52





 

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