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Solar-powered Textiles: You Could Wear the Sun’s Energy

Solar-powered textile technology is still in its early stages of development, and it could be several years before we can wear—or weave—solar-powered fabric. Learn about it.

Weavers in Laos Aim to Share Their Culture with Textiles

A group of 8 weavers from Laos are working hard to fulfill their textile dreams this year. The weavers are part of Ock Pop Tok in Luang Prabang, Laos, a team that works to shed light on Lao textiles and artists while increasing economic opportunity.

Cozy Clothes for Rescued Elephants in India

Thanks to the knitters and staff, the rescued elephants at the center were kept warm through the winter

The Knitting War Spies of History

In the United States and abroad, wartime has long involved knitters.

How to Weave on a Stick with Branch Weaving

Even the most inexperienced weaver (me) can learn branch weaving! The resources to do so are inexpensive and found almost anywhere.

Pineapple as the new leather? Meet Piñatex

Piñatex is a textile made from the pineapple leaf fiber that could revolutionize the fashion industry!

From Scary to Snuggly: The History of the Teddy Bear

Theodore Roosevelt might not look much like a Teddy bear, but he is the namesake of the famous toy