December/January 2015

December/January 2015

December/January 2015 Cover of American Craft Magazine
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Joe Cunningham

Crazy Quilts

Joe Cunningham adds a dose of anarchy to age-old quilting traditions.

Wayne Branum and Warren MacKenzie

The Disciples

We hear from 15 of 90-year-old potter Warren MacKenzie's former students.

Warren MacKenzie Portrait

The Open Door

Warren MacKenzie has influenced generations of potters through the simple act of welcoming them into his home.

In Every Issue

Shop Talk

Loretta Pettway Remember Me

Bright Ideas

Lessons from the first year of Benchspace Gallery & Workshop.

The Short List

Unconventional & Unexpected

Deep Texture

Reviews of Unconventional & Unexpected, Strange Material, and In the Realm of Nature...

Personal Paths

Rachel Sherman Dome Applique Skirt

Form Follows Figure

Malagueta garments radiate someing few art-to-wear lines can claim: body consciousness.

Collective Unconscious

Diem Chau Carved Crayons

Independent Study

School supplies are surprising and inventive art materials. Here are seven artists who make the grade.

Product Placement

Material Matters

John Lopez Maverick

Iron on the Hoof

John Lopez had a career in classical bronze casting before scrap-metal sculpture caught his attention.


Boys Busy Woodworking

Making as Morality

The premise of the manual training movement: Children need handwork to become upstanding citizens.

Wide World of Craft


Inside Track

Shows to See

On Our Radar

Crafted Lives

Amber Corcoran and Jaime Jennings

The Ladies and the Tiger

At Fancy Tiger Crafts in Denver, co-owners Amber Corcoran and Jaime Jennings want to empower people to reach their creative potential.

One Piece

Web Extras

Editor's Letter