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Long Thread Podcast: Stephenie Gaustad

Season 4, Episode 8: From her first treadle sewing machine to her houseful of beautiful, useful fiber equipment, Stephenie Gaustad has turned her dreams of textiles into the fabric of life.

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Happy Stitching: A Bargello Spindle Bag

A treat for subscribers featuring handspun yarn in needlework

Spin Off Call for Submissions Spring 2023: Color Scheme

It’s time for our spring color issue once again! We want to hear all about your experiences dyeing, blending, spinning, and stitching in pursuit of the perfect palette. Share your article and project ideas with Spin Off!

Your Finished Object: Kaffe Fassett Pillow

Sue’s vivid color choices are the perfect fit for a knit-along theme and resulted in the perfect addition to her colorful living room.

The Spinner’s Guide to Spring-ish Clean a Spinning Wheel

The longer days of spring and extra daylight mean more time for spinning! Make sure your tools are in tip-top shape.

Sheep Facts: Merino, Part 3

Our final installment on Merino looks at the fiber's versatility for use in fiber arts.

Long Thread Podcast: Kate Larson

Season 4, Episode 7: Lamb snuggles, Dorset buttons, Indiana soil, plain sewing, and spinning cotton on a charkha—these are the joys of editor Kate Larson.

Planting Hope: Planning a Dye Garden

Eyeing an unused patch of the garden, Devin plots a colorful and color-yielding bed.

Llama Fiber: A Realm of Possibilities

There's more to these camelids than you might think; what a variety!

Become a Spinning-Wheel Detective: Tips for Buying Vintage Wheels

Sleuthing out the best vintage wheels can be challenging. Learn what one handspinner looks for in used and antique spinning wheels.