Vol. 29 No. 5 Mar / Apr 2003
ISSN No. 0164-324X
Special Issue: WEARABLES
|Sandy Swirnoff, Gallé: Green Trees (detail);
engraved and painted Gallé glass shard knotted with beads
and antique button closure. Photo: Melinda Holden. For
more on Swirnoff's work, see page 37.
DEANTONIS'S LUMINOUS WEARABLES 31
by Victoria Alba
Abstract yet organic forms gleam in the designer's clothing
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
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.
21st-CENTURY HOMESPUN 50
|Satu Nortunen Itäpää 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.
by Susan Tamulevich
Drawing on computer and knitting technology, Brian Janusiak
sweater "portraits" of seven individuals.
IT'S A SMALL WORLD AFTER ALL 54
by Barbara Isherwood
In her teeny paper sculptures and tiny prints, Cybèle Young
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
In Memory 24
Basketmaker, Weaver, Teacher, Textile Historian
Fiber Online 28
Looming Large: Contemporary Weavers of the Vanguard 58
of Gee's Bend 60
Norma Minkowitz: Portraits and Passages
67 Broadway 7
News & Notes 13
Current & Coming 63
Education & Travel 72
Competitions & Opportunities 77
Advertisers' Index 79