When European soldiers came back from the Crusades they brought back more than just spices and silks, they also brought back the hijab which was then modified into the wimple and became the must-have head wear for queens and nuns alike.
October is the start of skeleton season! Why not weave up a Hearts 'n Bones scarf to celebrate?
We all know the new November/December 2019 issue is printed on great paper, but what about the projects and articles printed on those extra-thick and beautifully white pages?
To make a floating selvedge "float" you need to weight it in some way. Through trial and error (mostly error) I've found the best (and worst) ways to weight your floating selvedges.
Chantilly lace is more than just a pretty face. It's a type of bobbin lace with a long history and ties to Marie Antoinette and Napoleon.
What better way to honor her father, Tom Knisely, than with a beautiful handwoven runner inspired by a project he wove and published in Handwoven years ago?
Sometimes it's best to advance your warp, move your fell line, and keep looking forward.
As I began to plan my summer weaving in my head, I realized something: The summer colors that inspired me so much would make a perfect autumnal palette as well.
I recently realized that nearly all of my bizarre historical fashion posts have focused on women’s fashion. Today, I’d like to talk about the bizarre practice of using bombast.