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Angelina DeAntonis's Luminous Wearables
In Memory: Ed Rossbach
Quilts of Gee's Bend
Fiber Online
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Inside Fiberarts

Vol. 29 No. 5   Mar / Apr 2003   
ISSN No. 0164-324X

Special Issue: WEARABLES

 

Sandy Swirnoff, Gall: Green Trees (detail); engraved and painted Gall glass shard knotted with beads and antique button closure. Photo: Melinda Holden. For more on Swirnoff's work, see page 37.

Features
ANGELINA DEANTONIS'S LUMINOUS WEARABLES 31
by Victoria Alba
Abstract yet organic forms gleam in the designer's clothing and costumes.

UNEXPECTED INSPIRATIONS 37
by Jane LaFerla, Ayelet Lindenstrauss Larsen, Noelle Backer, and Karen Searle
A map, a gown, a building, a fragment of art glass - these unlikely stimuli
were behind recent projects by four diverse textile artists.

BEHIND THE SCENES AT DREAM WEAVER 45
by Rhonda Sonnenberg
Successful marketing of art-to-wear is an art in itself. Retailer Joan McKeon shares her insights into the field.

Satu Nortunen Itp in Wasp's Nest, a dress she made by embroidering. Vegetable-dyed silk thread, water-soluble stabilizer; free motion machine embroidery. Photo: Hannu Miettinen. See Sampling on page 22.
21st-CENTURY HOMESPUN 50
by Susan Tamulevich
Drawing on computer and knitting technology, Brian Janusiak created
sweater "portraits" of seven individuals.

IT'S A SMALL WORLD AFTER ALL 54
by Barbara Isherwood
In her teeny paper sculptures and tiny prints, Cyble Young tells stories,
often with a little twist.

Notable Events 10
Textile Society of America Biennial Symposium, Haystack and MIT's "Digital Dialogues"

Worldwide Connections 14
Paris's Galerie a l'Enseigne des Oudin, The Library of Decorative Arts in Paris Reopens, A Wild World of Wearable Art (and Cars)

The Creative Process 18
Yvette Smalls, Genius of Hair; Scottish Tapestry Artist Sax Shaw; Rickie Wesbrooks' Flora and Fauna in Tapestry

Sampling 22
Intriguing Threads

In Memory 24
Ed Rossbach: Basketmaker, Weaver, Teacher, Textile Historian

Fiber Online 28
Cataloguing Fiber Collections

Reviews
Looming Large: Contemporary Weavers of the Vanguard 58
The Quilts of Gee's Bend 60
Norma Minkowitz: Portraits and Passages

Departments
67 Broadway 7
Letters 8
News & Notes 13
Books 30
Current & Coming 63
Fibermart 67
Classifieds 68
Education & Travel 72
Competitions & Opportunities 77
Resources 78
Advertisers' Index 79
Curtains 80






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