Christina Garton


Challenge Yourself with the “Draft” Issue of Handwoven.

Most weavers enjoy a good challenge, and the May/June 2020 issue of Handwoven is chock full of projects resulting from weaving challenges.

Giving Back to the Navajo Nation

Currently COVID-19 is sweeping through the Navajo Nation, endangering the lives of elders including many talented artists. Fortunately, there’s much we can do to help.

Bedtime Stories with Tom Knisely

Sometime during this lockdown, my 3-year-old son developed a new obsession: Tom Knisely.

Free Project! Weave a Tapestry Cuff Bracelet (or Twenty)

By the end of the day, I don’t have the energy to warp my loom. Fortunately, there are options for looms that don’t require hours of warping or careful planning: frame looms.

Weave Your Way through Easy Weaving with Little Looms

One of my goals when creating each issue of Easy Weaving with Little Looms is that the projects are diverse enough that folks can build their skills by weaving through them. The 2020 issue is no exception.

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.