Season 7, Episode 9: Foraging for plants in the woods near home, a novice textile artist took on a major project: to transform stinging nettles to a handmade dress.
You may be surprised by the unlikely hues that result from these sources of natural dye.
Long before she was a knitwear design luminary, Kristin Nicholas showed off her spinning skills in a holiday window display.
For her master’s degree in textiles and clothing, Kristin wrote a thesis that was near and dear to her heart.
After learning to spin, cotton balls in medicine bottles, dust bunnies behind the couch, and even your husband’s beard may all look like potential yarn.
Season 7, Episode 6: What do you get when you give a Free-Speech Movement activist a spinning wheel? A lifelong teacher, a Bay Area institution, and a spark for fiber arts exploration.
We’ve all heard of Christmas in July, but it really is the the perfect time to start planning and working on those handmade gifts.
What are primitive breeds? And why are they good for the modern spinner?
Is it understanding new-to-me fibers, or learning a new spindle trick, or sitting around telling stories with kindred spirits? Here are a half-dozen ways.