Anne Merrow

The Year that Flew Faster than a Speeding Shuttle

2021 felt very short indeed for the team at Long Thread Media.

Long Thread Podcast: Cassie Dickson

Season 3, Episode 8: Cassie Dickson is leading her part of a textile craft revival—and we're invited to join in.

Long Thread Podcast: Anita Luvera Mayer

Season 3, Episode 5: Cover yourself in cloth—and clothing—that makes you proud.

Long Thread Podcast: Amy D. McKnight

Season 3, Episode 2: Love the loom you have, says motivational, inspirational weaver Amy D. McKnight.

Long Thread Podcast: Rebecca Mezoff

Season 2, Episode 6: A teacher and artist on how she makes magic carpets as a tapestry weaver

Sizing Up My Weaving

What would my sizing experiment look like after weaving & washing? Only a hot bath can tell...

Season 2, Episode 2: John Mullarkey

What can you weave with a pack of cards? More than you’d imagine…

Try Sizing On for Size

To use a softer yarn for warp, I turned to an old technique: applying a coating to minimize the effects of abrasion.

Long Thread Podcast Episode 9: Norman Kennedy Spins Tales of Waulking

World-renowned singer, teacher, spinner, and weaver Norman Kennedy recounts how he learned to spin and weave in the old days, what it was like to be Master Weaver at Colonial Williamsburg, and what's wrong with the waulkings you've seen on television.

Weave Krokbragd on an Inkle Loom (it's easy and delightful)

What's as easy as plain weave but makes intriguing patterns? An inkle weaving technique known as turned krokbragd.