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All the Strands Come Together: A Life in Fiber Arts

All the Strands Come Together: A Life in Fiber Arts

Nora Schacht grew up making textiles and has launched her own dye kits to help other people enjoy the same crafts.

The World of Indigo

The World of Indigo

Judy Newland explains the science, history, and future of this magical plant.

The Unstable Design Lab: Where Weaving and Technology Meet

The Unstable Design Lab: Where Weaving and Technology Meet

Technology, smart fabrics, and weaving combine in this lab's fascinating projects.

Weaving With Kids: Before & During the Pandemic

Weaving With Kids: Before & During the Pandemic

The Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn offers classes, camps, and more for kids. Find out how they teach weaving and other fiber crafts in person and...

Textiles, the Power of Resistance, and Winning the Vote

Textiles, the Power of Resistance, and Winning the Vote

Textiles and textile makers helped women earn the right to vote.

Dye Plants in the Garden

Dye Plants in the Garden

I used to harvest natural dyestuffs in the field, but now I grow my own. Start small and rely on local experts, like I did.

Developing the Arras Tapestry Loom: An Interview with Rebecca Mezoff

Developing the Arras Tapestry Loom: An Interview with Rebecca Mezoff

Tapestry artist Rebecca Mezoff talks about her work and her cooperation with our design team.

From Loving Hands – Sharing Stories that Honor the Past

From Loving Hands – Sharing Stories that Honor the Past

We never get to where we are without a helping hand and honoring those who came before.

40 Years of Handwoven: Musings from a Former Editor

40 Years of Handwoven: Musings from a Former Editor

Jane Patrick reflects on her favorite magazine, Handwoven.

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