Long Thread Editorial Staff

Sir Walter Scott & the Tartan Craze

Scott influenced far more than literary trends. Tartan—previously a fabric that, if seen south of the Highlands, indicated imminent fighting—soon became a mainstay of nineteenth-century fashion.

Free Guide to Hand Weaving Supplies

Learn everything you need to know about choosing, designing and weaving with yarn in this FREE hand weaving supplies eBook for beginner weavers.

Free Guide to Weaving on a Loom

Learning how to weave on a loom is easier than you think with this FREE eBook that includes the basics of weaving, weaving looms, weaving terms, and more!

Hail to the Hostess Bottle Bags Sewing Instructions

Here are the sewing instructions for Susan Horton's Hail to the Hostess Bottle Bags from the September/October 2016 issue of Handwoven.

How to Weave a Rug: 3 Free Rug Patterns + Tips and Tricks for Successful Rug Weaving

Learn how to weave a rug like a pro with this FREE eBook that includes 3 free hand woven rug projects and expert instructions.

5 Fun (And Free) Weaving Projects: Handwoven Towels and Placemats

Handwoven placemats and towels are perfect for beginner weavers. Learn how to weave placemats and towels from these 5 FREE beautiful weaving projects.

Silk Weaving: Ultimate, FREE Guide on How to Weave with Silk and More!

Learn everything you need to know about silk weaving in this FREE eBook on how to weave with silk plus FREE weaving projects that use silk yarn!

Free Recycled Yarn Projects You Have to Weave

Learn everything about creating recycled yarn projects in this exclusive, FREE eBook that'll show you plastic bag & T-shirt weaving techniques!

Gear Guide: Pin Loom

A pin loom is a sweet and simple way to make cloth. The shape and size of the loom determine what you can make with it—a creative challenge to weavers to transform small pieces of fabric into inventive and sometimes three-dimensional weavings.

Weave the Vientiane Scarf

Marilyn Murphy's Vientiane Scarf uses clasped weft to create pattern on a rigid heddle loom.