DRESSED TO SMILE
by Elizabeth Lopeman
With a nod to traditional German peasant dresses, Olga von
Moorende breaks through the mundane with wild prints and
carefully structured patterns.
by Jacqueline Ruyak
Wearable artist Starr Hagenbring turns her love of color,
texture, and painting into a heady mix of beauty and fun.
by Shannon Werle
Set apart by a penchant for do-it-yourself fashion, Berber
Soepboer designs garments that blossom with each collector’s
by Laurie Fagen
Driven by her passion to create unique fabrics and chic attire,
Candiss Cole-Footitt continues to push the boundaries of
textile design in her timeless art-to-wear collections.
by Sherida Warner
Australian cloth artist India Flint walks hand in hand with
Mother Nature, wandering the countryside in search of plants
to create sustainable garments.
From the Garden Garments | Text and Transformation | Eco Colour
Heirloom Quilt Couture
Angela Ellsworth | Betina Moeller | Noel Paloma-Lovinski
Charles LeDray | Empowering Women | Carved Board Clamp
Travel & Traditions
Antwerp, Belgium: Homegrown High Fashion | Traditional Roots,
Contemporary Style | The Guatemalan Sole of Osborn Design
Lisa Sorrell: The Perfect Fit
News & Notes
Current & Coming
Competitions & Opportunities
ABOVE: Berber Soepboer, Colour-In Dress (detail), 2008; organic cotton
fabric; machine-stitched, digitally printed and colored with
textile markers. Garment design
and concept by Berber
Soepboer, textile design by Michiel Schuurman. Photo by the
ABOVE: India Flint (Prophet of Bloom), Bushbaby
Dress (detail), 2010; Milkymerino fabric and silk, silk thread;
machine- and handstitched,
natural-dyed with eucalyptus.
Photo by the artist.
ABOVE: Charles LeDray, Overcoat, 2004; fabric, wood, metal, paint, plastic, thread; 25½" x 20" x 11". Collection of Tom and Alice Tisch, New
York. Courtesy of the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston, the artist, and Sperone Westwater, New York. Photo: Tom Powel.