In the letters section of our September/October 2009 issue Tara Young of Brooklyn,
New York, shared information about a video she produced for Etsy.com’s
Handmade Portraits series for the Storque section of their website that featured
fiber artist Holly Stewart (Artstew). Here we share a links to Stewart’s
video and other videos of interest to fiber enthusiasts. Be sure to check out
the Etsy.com site for additional videos.
Handmade Portraits on:
- Holly Stewart of Artstew
from Kansas City, Missouri, and her creations silk screening and dispersion dying
- Kim Dye of Topsy
Turvy Design from Oakland, California, and her anachronistic hats for burlesque
performers and the occasional fashion daredevil.
- Sarah Faber of Blackeyedsuzie
from Montréal, Québec, Canada, and her Victorian inspired art dolls.
- Susan Gibbs of MVKnits
from Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, and her experience leaving Los Angeles
to start a farm based on the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) model where
shareholders by a stake in the season’s wool harvest.
- Stacey Gordon of Staceyrebecca
from Phoenix, Arizona, and her moving mouth puppets.
- Allison Sattinger of Sunny
Rising Leather from Petaluma, California, and her modern twist on leather
tooling to create contemporary jewelry.
- Katherine Rasmussen of Reiter8
from Brooklyn, New York, and her line of bags and pillows made from sailboat sails.
Process videos on:
- Lacey Smith of PrettyLittle
from Portland, Oregon, and her felted-crochet booties.
Stalder from Portland, Oregon, and her vintage inspired clothing designs.
There’s No Place Like Here (see into the homes and spaces of artists):
- Dawn Younger-Smith of BoudoirQueen
from Austin, Texas, and her boudoir-doll inspired feminine clothing.
- Hannah Kopacz of Made
with Love by Hannah from Los Angeles, and her German chalet inspired skirts
and kitsch tableaus.