Long Thread Podcast: Rowland & Chinami Ricketts, Indigo Artists

Season 9, Episode 10: In the field and in their studios, Rowland and Chinami explore and reimagine traditional Japanese methods for growing, processing, and dyeing with indigo.

Call for Submissions: Summer 2025—Going on Vacation

This issue focuses on textiles to take along on trips, or to use while lounging in the sun or under the stars.

Explore the Power of 4-Shaft Weaving with Free Towel and Napkin Projects

Discover just how much you can do with four shafts and a few simple ideas.

Long Thread Podcast Spotlight Episode: Brown Sheep Company

In the decades since Brown Sheep Company began, nearly everything in the American wool business has changed. Maintaining the company’s tradition of high-quality wool yarns is a tale of family, persistence, and self-reliance.

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Mix It Up Mug Rugs

Use all your random bits of yarn to create custom colors.

Choosing and Using Shuttles: Boat Shuttles, Bobbins, and Quills

In this third entry of our shuttle series, Liz covers the ever-popular boat shuttles.

A Weaving Retreat You Won’t Want to Miss

Mark your calendar now, and join in the fun at the next Weave Together

5 Tips for Every Inkle Weaver

Measure often, and don’t forget to secure those tails!

Notes from the Fell: All About Temples

What they are, how they work, and the ways they improve your weaving.

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A Slice of Layer Cake Runner

Precut quilting fabric makes for a quick and easy project

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Fancy Hemstitching Adds Pizzazz to Your Handwovens

Beautiful textiles deserve beautiful finishes, and hemstitching might be just the final touch that you are looking for.

10 Reasons You Need to Know How to Weave Rugs

They’re quick to make, easy to customize, and weaving them is a great way to recover from a bad day.

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