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Fiberarts - January / Febuary 2008
January/February 2008

 
 
Contents
Fall Textile-Art Events
Scottsdale Wearable ArtWalk
More News & Notes
Scott Schuldt: A Closer Look
Sampling: Sculptural Wearables
Carter Smith on Creativity
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Inside the January/February 2008 Issue

Vol. 34  No. 4
Carter Smith’s shibori silk-chiffon banner - Fiberarts

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.

Features

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.

SUSTAINABLE FASHION

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

Previews
Shoe Exhibits | Spring in Philadelphia | Calder in Georgia

Creative Process
Danielle Gori-Montanelli: From Paint to Silver to Felt

Collecting
Caring for a Wearable-Art Collection: Tips from the Pros

Profiles
Scott Schuldt | Tina Puckett

Sampling
Sculptural Wearables

Reviews
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

Curtains

Linda Friedman Schmidt


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ABOVE: A detail of Danielle Gori-Montanelli’s hand-cut and sewn wool Flower brooches (3" x 3" x 1 1/2" each) from 2007. Gori-Montanelli writes about her creative process on page 16. Photo: Lorenzo Gori-Montanelli.
 

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