February/March 2011

February/March 2011

Featured Articles

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And Then There Was Glass...

Since 1971, Pilchuck Glass School has been a hotbed of innovation. To mark its 40th year, we connect with 12 artists whom the storied school has touched, plus co-founder Dale Chihuly.

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CraftedSystems: Hope in the Making

Portland, Oregon-based designer Aurelie Tu hires women from a local YWCA shelter to help her assemble the stylish felt lampshades, rugs, and vessels she sells.

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Restoration Values

At Red River Restorations in Austin, Texas, John Hindman and his team of woodworkers are reviving century-old craftsmanship. Julie K. Hanus talks to Hindman about his company's time-tested values.

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Defined by Daring

In a career spanning four decades, Joan Schulze has been a fearless explorer, employing all manner of techniques and materials in her signature quilts, collages, and other works.

In This Issue

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Buckle Up

Blacksmith Erica Gordon creates chic buckles and lustrous dyed-leather belts.

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Hand-Ear Coordination

We're accustomed to the idea of craft as expression, but could we also consider it a form of listening?

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Member News

Listening sessions, convening at Penland, and the 2011 show season.

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Object Lessons

Few have lived life as happily steeped in materials and handwork as James Bassler.