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Fiberarts - Winter 2010/2011
Winter 2010/2011

 
Fiberarts - Winter 2010/2011
 
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Contents
Images of Berber Soepboer’s Treasuring Places wearable art collection
Revisit “Made for Love” by Al Paqua, Candiss Cole-Footitt’s debut article from our May/June 1979 issue
Candiss Cole-Footitt’s one-of-a-kind handwoven shibori coat
Updated exhibition and competition listings
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Inside the Winter 2010/2011 Issue

Volume 37  Number 4
Everyday
ABOVE: Starr Hagenbring, Geometric Nine Gore Swing Jacket, 2010; vintage and modern silk and silk-blend fabrics; handpainted and machine-stitched. Model: Valencia Davis. Photo: Tom McInvaille.

ON THE COVER: Candiss Cole-Footitt (Candiss Cole Designs), Ocean Sunrise Bay Jacket, Euro Collection, 2010; industrially needlefelted alpaca and merino wool fabric; hand-dyed and wet-felted. Photo: John Cooper


Features

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.

ECLECTIC ELEGANCE
by Jacqueline Ruyak
Wearable artist Starr Hagenbring turns her love of color, texture, and painting into a heady mix of beauty and fun.

FASHIONABLE MUTATIONS
by Shannon Werle
Set apart by a penchant for do-it-yourself fashion, Berber Soepboer designs garments that blossom with each collector’s vibrant alterations.

CELEBRATING SUCCESS
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.

BOTANICAL ALCHEMIST
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.

Departments

Creative Process
From the Garden Garments | Text and Transformation | Eco Colour Heirloom Quilt Couture

Profiles
Angela Ellsworth | Betina Moeller | Noel Paloma-Lovinski

Reviews
Charles LeDray | Empowering Women | Carved Board Clamp Resist Dyeing

Travel & Traditions
Antwerp, Belgium: Homegrown High Fashion | Traditional Roots, Contemporary Style | The Guatemalan Sole of Osborn Design

Curtains
Lisa Sorrell: The Perfect Fit

Fourth Street
Letters
Contributors
Commentary
News & Notes
Previews
Books
Exhibition Catalogs
Current & Coming
Competitions & Opportunities
Classifieds
Resources

Anthropodino
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 artist.

Anthropodino
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.

Everyday
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.


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