Christina Garton


What's Making Us Happy: Little Looms 2020

I’d like to show all 23 projects and give you brief descriptions of each article, but instead I asked some of the Handwoven and Long Thread Media crew what made them excited about the 2020 Easy Weaving with Little Looms.

Turning Confinement into Creativity

Like many people around the world, I’m choosing to practice social distancing. While I’m stuck at home, I’m going to use my newfound free time to take on a few of my “someday” weaving projects.

Cloth Inspired by Trees: Two Ways

Why publish two projects based on the same tree? While both designers cite the birch tree as their inspiration, the different ways they each interpreted bark as cloth is absolutely fascinating.

Call for Submissions for 2021 Easy Weaving with Little Looms

For the 2021 Little Looms, we wanted a theme that would be specific enough to inspire designers while being general enough to appeal to almost everyone. And so the This & That issue was born.

Sorry, Not Sari

Indian fashion is far more than just saris. Learn about a few of the other Indian garments you might see in movies or read about in books.

Auspicious Weaving

While you're weaving today, think of the Chinese New Year. Yesterday was the Chinese New Year’s Eve, which makes today the first day of the Year of the Pig.

The Weaver's Surprise

If you are looking for a book about a young one in your life read this review of The Weaver's Surprise by Tom Knisely.

Endnotes: Remembering the Assistant Editor

Over the years, assistant and associate editors have played a big role in keeping the Handwoven ship afloat.

Traditions: A Joy and Pleasure to Use - Norwegian Kitchen Linens

We know a lot about Norwegian weaving that is special, but what about traditional everyday house linens?

A Sunny Scarf for a Dreary Day

When the weather is gray, bring some color to your world with Elisabeth Hill’s bright and happy Grellow and Yay scarf.