Anne Merrow

Long Thread Podcast: John Marshall

Season 4, Episode 2: Starting as a teenaged apprentice, John has made a life's work in learning, practicing, and sharing traditional Japanese fiber arts.

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 (classic)

Season 7, Episode 7: 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

Season 2, Episode 2: John Mullarkey

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

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.

Les Tricoteuses: A Bastille Day Yarn

On July 14, France celebrates Bastille Day (or as they call it “Quatorze Juillet”), the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille prison in 1789 that marked a turning point in the French Revolution—well, the first of their revolutions, anyway.

Fiber Festival: Beyond the Shopping

What can you do at the sheep and wool festival? Along with the price of admission, you have access to demonstrations that can be the best part of your fiber festival weekend. Here are a few demos you can’t miss.