Vol. 34 No. 4
ON THE COVER: Patchwork Recycled-Wool Dress from Davina Hawthorne’s Recycled Extensions Collection,
autumn/winter 2006–2007. Hawthorne’s and three other U.K. designers’ sustainable design is the focus of the
feature on page 40. Photo: Othello De Souza Hartley. ABOVE: Carter Smith’s shibori silk-chiffon banner (45" x
104") from 2005. Smith discusses creativity with our editor, Sunita Patterson, on page 44. Photo: Gordon Berstein.
RADICAL SELF-EXPRESSION: THE COSTUMES OF BURNING MAN
by Linda Gass
At Nevada’s annual festival, clothing becomes a vehicle for truth-telling and transformation.
by Jessica Hemmings
Designers are taking diverse approaches to eco and social consciousness. We look at this trend
and how independent makers are approaching going green.
DYEMASTER, DESIGNER, PHILOSOPHER, TEACHER
by Sunita Patterson
Carter Smith talks about his forty-year creative evolution. Plus, he answers our readers’
questions about creativity
DRAPED AND SWADDLED
by Dana Dale Lee
In Stéphanie Bush’s evocative paintings, textiles evoke narrative, emotion, and atmosphere.
CAMOUFLAGE AND IDENTITY
by Sabrina Gschwandtner
Between clothing and sculpture, photography and installation, anonymity and individuality,
exist the crocheted works of Agata Olek.
News & Notes
In Memoriam: Lenore Tawney | Friends of Fiber Art Awards | Artist
Awards | Fall Textile-Art Events | New Jacquard Loom | Artistic
Buttons | and other tidbits from the fiber world
Shoe Exhibits | Spring in Philadelphia | Calder in Georgia
Danielle Gori-Montanelli: From Paint to Silver to Felt
Caring for a Wearable-Art Collection: Tips from the Pros
Scott Schuldt | Tina Puckett
Indigo—A Blue to Dye For | Fransje Killaars | Kent Henricksen
Travel & Traditions
Tasara Centre for Creative Weaving | Chinese Badges of Honor |
London-Wul Fibre Arts | Weaving in the Peruvian Highlands | Lacis
Museum of Lace and Textiles
Linda Friedman Schmidt
Current & Coming
Competitions & Opportunities
ABOVE: A detail of Danielle Gori-Montanelli’s
hand-cut and sewn wool
(3" x 3" x 1 1/2" each) from 2007. Gori-Montanelli
writes about her creative process on page 16.
Photo: Lorenzo Gori-Montanelli.